Centralia IL Tax Preparer Shows How To Write Off Alanny’s Soccer Camp

Call me a geek, but I love finding hidden gems in the tax code (ESPECIALLY for Centralia IL people looking around for the best tax preparer in the Centralia IL area!). Ok, I'm a geek. And yes, I should get out more. But it just so happens that my geekery can redound...

A Guardian Plan For The Unexpected by Alan Newcomb

This is the week the real work begins. The IRS started electronically accepting returns on Monday (the 27th), and our offices have already been hopping.As I've mentioned before, it's a GREAT idea, this year of all years, to get a jump on your taxes. I won't rehash all...

Why You Should Consider Giving Away Your Tax Refund by Alan Newcomb

This past Sunday, the NCAA revealed the brackets for March Madness. The country will be inflicted with a particular form of hysteria these next few weeks, but unfortunately, this little national hoops holiday isn't one which my staff and I get much chance to...

Halftime Tax Adjustments for Centralia IL Taxpayers

I have an action item for you in a moment, but before I get there, allow me to explain... You see, one of the projects toward which I devote my time during the summer, is expanding my financial intelligence. I'm not just referring to learning more technical moves, or...

Get Lower Taxes: 4 Last-Minute Tax Moves For Centralia IL Taxpayers

The first round of holiday festivities are behind us, and the nation turns its eyes to Washington DC to see if this December will be festive or glum. Well ... perhaps that's an exaggeration. Most of us don't take our cues from DC! Either way, this season marking the...

Summer Time is Tax Cutting Time!

No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined. - Harry Emerson Fosdick It's pretty crazy that we're already nearing the end of July! Is it just me, or is time really flying by? More than halfway through 2009... Well, I often try to avoid...

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...

An easy add-on to your tax preparation process

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." - Alan Fitzgerald Kennedy As I wrote a couple weeks ago, the start of the year is pretty important, in my opinion. And the LAST thing you need...

Alan Newcomb’s Four Tips On Building Wealth

Ah, sweet May. I love it. The birds are chirping and the flowers are blooming. Once the weather begins to get warmer, you see people start thinking about summer and, of course, they want to lose weight to look good in their bathing suits. Why do so many wait until it...

Will a Trump Tax Cut (or Raise) Affect You in Centralia IL?

There's a lot of chatter around Washington and the media (at least the media which cares about such things) about a tax cut, and whether or not the Trump administration is actually going to do anything of substance in this area. And, of course, there's talk about tax...

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!