Tax Services

When it comes to the world of taxes, preparation and planning go a LONG way. We have the expertise and knowledge you are looking for in a tax professional and can help you navigate your options.

We’re happy to help you with any of these services:

Tax Preparation

Stop missing out on potential deductions that could be saving you big money!

Tax Planning

Real strategies and solutions to help you minimize your IRS liability.

IRS AUDIT Representation

Don’t go it alone! We’re your ally and representative in an IRS audit.

Millennials In The Centralia IL Workplace

Memorial Day is behind us, and our lives move forward. Mere words, even a full day of memorializing cannot measure the worth and honor due to our fallen service men and women. For many of us, a 3-day weekend ushers in the summer ... and maybe that's because the task...

Get Lower Taxes: 4 Last-Minute Tax Moves For Centralia IL Taxpayers

The first round of holiday festivities are behind us, and the nation turns its eyes to Washington DC to see if this December will be festive or glum. Well ... perhaps that's an exaggeration. Most of us don't take our cues from DC! Either way, this season marking the...

Alan Newcomb On: Avoiding An Audit On Your Taxes (Part 1 of 2)

Sometimes I see a story which reminds me of the very reasons why I started doing what I do, here at this Centralia IL tax preparation business. Not every Centralia IL tax professional is the same -- some of us got into this business simply because we were pretty darn...

Centralia Accountant Discusses “Freedom From Taxes”

It's the final week of tax season, and our office here in Centralia IL is hopping! Which isn't to say that I don't have the time to step away for a moment and write to you, my friend (if you have all your papers in, and are waiting for our completion -- fear not! My...

Alan Newcomb Shares On Overcoming Procrastination

I've heard rumors that (for some unknown reason) many people don't like to file taxes? It appears that most folks do NOT like to fill out reams of paperwork only to finally discover how much money they are really giving to the IRS! This, of course, is why we work so...

How To Buy Happiness In Centralia IL

Not a huge amount of "tax news" these days ... we're watching Congressional movement on tax reform, Obamacare, etc. but right now, it's all mostly just talk. But that's politics, I suppose. Which is a good argument for not diving too deeply into it. Now ... moving to...

What To Do With An Inheritance (Or A Large Refund): 5 Tips From Alan Newcomb

Even though all the news media are telling us how HARD things are out there, there are still regular people who are quietly but quickly moving forward with their financial goals. And, sometimes, they get a little help. (For instance, you know someone who is NOT...

Alan Newcomb’s 11 To-Dos For Your ‘Financial Health’ Day

I've become increasingly aware that although I share with you strategies, tips and whatnot every week -- it can be difficult to actually act on them, in the evenings for example, when the demands of family and the need for down-time pull at you. That's ESPECIALLY true...

Alan Newcomb’s Holiday Season Prayer

I came in to the office this morning, and I noticed that traffic is already a little lighter around town. Many of us are still working, but I have plenty of friends who have already taken time away from work, starting today. Whatever your faith background, it's hard...

“A Tax Hike for You?” Centralia Accountant Advises

"Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity." - Goethe Monday morning, we all woke up to a new deficit-reduction plan from the White House: raise taxes. (Story here: http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-obama-deficit-20110918,0,2819262.story ) I'm...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!