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.

Thanking ahead

"The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You don't blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the President. You realize that you control your own destiny." - Albert Ellis It's Thanksgiving Week around here [and, I...

Loving your special children well

Keep steadily before you the fact that all true success depends at last upon yourself. -Theodore T. Hunger First off, I thought I'd point you to a recent USA Today article which does a good job of explaining the current estate tax mess--as well as the dangers for...

Thoughts During Our Final Week

The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business--or almost anywhere else for that matter. - Lee Iacocca I'm writing this on Monday morning, the 11th, and our offices are buzzing! Next Monday will be no different --...

Newcomb’s 5 Retirement Money Mistakes You Can Avoid Ahead of Time

We're turning the corner into November this week, which means that 2017 is close to being over. And based on what I've heard from more than a few of my Centralia IL clients, turning the corner into 2018 is going to be a welcome event. It's been a rough year for the...

Alan Newcomb’s Take On Bad Predictions By Experts

Well, we're staring into the fresh light of 2019 -- and that means that we can now take a good, dispassionate look back at our progress towards what we were aiming for in 2018. Which leads to the big question: How was your 2018?I often believe that reviewing your year...

Let’s all calm down…

.!.He who laughs, lasts. - Mary Poole There is a LOT of political clamor these days about health care and government spending, and it's about time I weighed in as YOUR personal financial guide. But here's my main point--we all need to calm down and stop talking (or...

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 Reveals 5 Ways We Avoid Keeping Better Money Habits

We spend a disproportionate amount of our time around the Team Newcomb offices dealing with government forms and websites. (Seriously though -- can you or I get a gig as a web designer for the government? Those contracts run in the 7 figures ... and the designs still...

4 Goals To Jumpstart Your Financial Freedom In Centralia IL In 2018

It feels VERY good to turn the page on 2017, doesn't it? There were so many hard things that we faced as a nation that the opportunity to start fresh feels particularly bright this week. Obviously, and as I've already written about in some detail, we have a brand new...

Alan Newcomb’s Tax Planning Strategy For 2016

Lots of important things are happening in the world these days, but based on what I'm seeing in social media, perhaps the thing that people are MOST interested in is the return of NFL and college football. Perhaps that causes a mere shrug of the shoulders for many,...

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!