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.

Newcomb’s Hope In A Complex Tax System

Part of me can't believe that I'm taking the time to put together this note, now, the week of the big tax deadlines. But I also know if I don't do it now, this tax season having been so full ... well, I may be spending a few days in bed this week just to recover from...

Profitable tax moves to make

"Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless." - Thomas Alva Edison Finished with one holiday (and I'm still stuffed with leftovers) ... but now we move into the "holiday season". Yikes. I'm *already* overwhelmed with all of...

Availability and Info

Details for Appointments at Bills Tax Service Direct Contact: Alan K. Newcomb Phone:(618) 532-7223 Email Us Alan's Availability * Located in Centralia, IL * Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm * Call (618) 532-7223 to schedule your appointment. * Appointments...

13 Reasons The Taxman Fears Alan Newcomb

As I was scanning the news this past week, and seeing the *continued* doom and gloom in our 24-7 world, the glut of "experts" who clamor for your inbox and your attention, and the unfortunate reality of our scattered, modern age ... well, I just thought you should...

We Don’t Stop Now

"It's not what you do once in a while, it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference." - Jenny Craig The Queen dvd Last week was crazy. We had so many last-minute folks come through our doors before the 15th, that I was (briefly) tempted to shut our...

Will, Trust, Or Nothing: Alan Newcomb Helps You Weigh Your Options

I've recently received some emails expressing confusion about the current estate tax situation, and implications for elderly parents. The facts are that many people will be caught uninformed about *exactly* what their options are for their families when they deal with...

This List Will Help You

"A daily routine built on good habits and disciplines separates the most successful among us from everyone else." - Darren Hardy Last week I wrote about financial resolutions -- and, well, Alan Tierney of the New York Times must be a reader! The columnist devoted a...

Alan Newcomb on Why the DIY Ethic Can Hold Us Back

I hope you are doing well. I have some thoughts for you today that may be a little bit of a mental (or emotional) stretch. You see, when I write about financial principles in these Notes that I post, I do so recognizing that my clients come from a wide variety of...

The Heart Behind Year-End Giving – Alan Newcomb’s Three Key Ideas

Lost amid all of the Thanksgiving and holiday noise was the fact that a federal judge just blocked the implementation of the new overtime rules that small businesses were scrambling to prepare for this year. They had been scheduled to take effect on 12/1 of this year,...

Bills Tax Service’s 2017 Tax Preparation Checklist

Lots of things have been changing recently -- from Academy Award ratings (they're down), to mortgage rates (which have been rising), to the effective tax rates for most businesses and families in 2018 (which, you may have heard, have changed!). But we here at Bills...

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!