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.

Alan Newcomb On How to Win Through Giving

The fall is here, but before we're able to *really* enjoy it around here at Team Newcomb, we are carefully working through our roster of 2014 tax returns that were put on extension. As I mentioned last week -- we are still able to set appointments for other matters...

Centralia IL Tax Professional On The Best Reasons To Give To Charity

The wonderful fall weekend here in Centralia IL was made a little more interesting for a tax professional / tax geek like me. Our little tax world was abuzz on Friday afternoon, after the release of Mitt Romney's 2011 tax return. He had filed for an extension, and his...

Some warnings–and hope for the downtrodden…

"Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power." - Clint Eastwood First for the warnings... Are you a social media butterfly...and hiding from the IRS? (Well, in truth--if...

Alan Newcomb’s Three Ways To Live Out Your Retirement Lifestyle In Advance

First off, now that May is upon us, we're moving into a different mode. We have a few clients on extension (and with whom we will continue to correspond), but our attention is now more turned to other matters: tax planning (more about that soon), working with...

Washington Really is a Different Kind of Town

"If it's not something you can decide about, if it's not something you can avoid, then all you can do is worry. And what's the point of that?" -Seth Godin There are just some stories where nobody comes out looking good -- and this "debt ceiling" debacle is one of...

Centralia IL Tax Preparation Business Busts The Big Lie Told To College Grads (And Others)

Another summer is in the books here in the Centralia IL area, with Labor Day now officially behind us. Around here at Team Newcomb, we're starting to prepare in earnest for Tax Season 2014, watching the IRS like a hawk (a couple of big moves last week -- about which...

Surrounded by beauty

"You are the same today as you'll be in five years except for two things: the books you read and the people you meet." - Charlie "Tremendous" Jones Well, I generated some nice reaction last week with my plea that we all calm down! Many thoughtfully wrote me about...

Thoughts On Millennials, Following Your Dreams & Career Choices In Centralia IL

It's getting real around our Bills Tax Service offices these days. Our busiest time of year is definitely during "tax season", but we are in our intense preparatory stage for it AND so are our (smarter) clients. We have no complaints, and we love our clients ... but...

Newcomb’s Five Commitments For Marriage And Money

I'm going to start off this blog post with asking for a small favor -- would you take a few moments and leave an honest review on Yelp or Google Maps about your experience with us? And obviously, if you have NOT yet used our services for preparing your taxes or...

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...

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!