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.

My analysis of your next year

"You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want." - Zig Ziglar Our political landscape is very different this week. And it *does* have implications for your wallet (I believe). I mentioned last week that I'd keep my powder dry, so...

9 Questions For Centralia IL Taxpayers To Consider for Tax Planning

I wanted to put this on your radar before the next few weeks, when (apparently) our nation (and perhaps even our little village of Centralia IL) will be going down in flames. If we are to believe either/both sides of this nasty election, if Trump/Clinton...

Newcomb’s Tax Extension Cheat Sheet

This has been an intense tax season. For those of us in the tax professional community, there have been emails, message board postings and blog posts flying about the difficulties that many have been facing with regards to all of the additional paperwork called for in...

Training Your Heart For Good Financial Stewardship In Centralia IL

Working with my Centralia IL clients' finances over the years has given me a bit of a crash course in human behavior. Often, I'm floored by the generosity I see displayed by many clients -- even those without significant means. Other times ... well, I think that we...

A Basic Mid-Year Tax Planning Method for Centralia IL Taxpayers

Well, we are right in the thick of summer. It's hot. It's also tempting to just sit back and hit the cruise control for the next 6 weeks or so, and do nothing different, make no changes, plan no plans. Like many, you're probably averting your eyes from the national...

Considering Filing A Tax Extension In Centralia IL? Read This First.

Last week, I wrote all about those deadlines. I know for a fact that the very word can strike pain and anxiety into the hearts of certain of my clients (who shall remain nameless). So, this week ... well, I'm going to give you the chance to exhale a little. It'll be...

Planning to enjoy the fruit of your labors

"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 How was your long weekend? Hey--whatever your opinion about labor unions, I think we all appreciate an extra...

The coming tax ‘Armageddon’ for you

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark Twain Can you believe it's...

Centralia Accountant On: “Betting On Black”

"95 percent of your emotions are determined by how you interpret events to yourself."  - Brian Tracy You know how Thanksgiving got its start, don't you? Smack in the middle of horrendous civil war, President Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a...

A salve for all this chaos

Israel and Palestine. The Ukraine and Russia. The mess at the border (and in Congress). Ebola. And in the middle of it all, we're all facing our own private fears, struggles and frustrations. So ... may I remind you of a few things? Newcomb's Key Reminder #1: What you...

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!