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.

2013 Mid-Year Tax Moves For Centralia IL Families

I hope your Independence weekend was glorious -- whether you're here in the Centralia IL area, or outside. From the fireworks, to the extra-long weekend for many (even your trusty Centralia IL tax business), this was a great little interregnum from "regular" life,...

What are YOU thinking?

"Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." They Live psp - From A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh Last week, I touched a nerve (again). I gave you some hard numbers related to our current...

Alan Newcomb Identifies 5 Money Habits That Are Financially Crippling You

I appreciate the need for all of us to debate about where our local and national policies should be focused. As a tax professional, political decisions affect my work, and I do pay close attention. But in the wake of the shootings in Orlando, and the...

A Centralia IL Tax Accountant Explains How To Prepare For The Fiscal Cliff (Part 1)

I'm just now beginning to realize how busy these next three months will be here at Team Newcomb -- and that's before tax season even begins. Just so you know, here's the "normal" behind-the-scenes calendar for Centralia IL (and beyond) tax professionals:    ...

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 --...

There ARE Some Shady Tax Pros Out There

"A lot of people like to do certain things, but they're not that good at it. Keep going through the things that you like to do, until you find something that you actually seem to be extremely good at. It can be anything." - George Lucas This subject came up in a note...

Centralia Accountant Reports On: “Financial Mistakes Hardly Anyone Talks About”

"The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves." - Robert Burton In the course of our daily work around here, we not only work with numbers a LOT ... but we also get a regular course on how...

Centralia IL Tax Preparer Highlights How Obamacare’s Tax Provisions Could Affect You

This is one of those weeks when I sit down at my computer here at my Centralia IL tax office to write to you and I think, "Where do I even begin?" Millions are without power, fires continue to rage in Colorado (though they finally seem to have calmed down), and, of...

Putting Your Money Where Your Heart Is

"Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." - Luke 12:34 I'm in a bit of a contemplative mood as I write, this morning. After a restful weekend with friends and family ... being out and about, listening to the radio and watching some TV, I'm struck by...

Newcomb’s 6-Step Plan For Preparing For A Financial Emergency

Here at Team Alan Newcomb, we are working hard through a pile of returns for our Centralia IL tax clients, both from extensions and for corporate filings (due tomorrow, 9/15, as I sit down to write this on Monday morning!) -- but that doesn't mean I won't carve out...

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!