Truth and Fiction About the Trump Payroll Tax Cuts For Centralia, IL Taxpayers

Right now we're living through an age in which media trust has been thoroughly decimated. "Expert" authority itself is being questioned (in many cases, rightly), and misinformation is rampant.That's perhaps one of the reasons I've received so many visits to this...

How Centralia IL Residents Can Donate for Dorian Relief

Unfortunately, this is a follow-up piece to some advice I shared in the spring -- March to be exact.When tornadoes ravaged Lee County, Alabama, the country rushed to its aid. Although nature is beautiful in various forms, it's also equally unpredictable. And that...

IRS Form 4852: Bills Tax Service Explains the Substitute for the W-2

Word on the tax professional "street" is that tax filing numbers are down across the board so far. That is from data released by software providers (though this year, of all years, I simply don't understand why somebody would use software), as well as overall numbers...

The Art of Connecting With Influencers by Alan Newcomb

Hanukkah is behind us, and Christmas (with its associated slowdown) is just about a week away.The world seems to quiet around that time, no matter your faith tradition, but here at Bills Tax Service, these "holidays" are a bit of a misnomer. That's because while we...

Nine Crucial Questions To Prepare Centralia, IL Taxpayers For Their 2020 Taxes

First some important reminders for all Centralia, IL taxpayers, then I have a bunch of questions to which I'd like you to respond...Depending on when you read this, the October 15th tax return extension deadline (for families and individuals) is either VERY close, or...

Newcomb’s Tax Time Checklist (Again)

In early January, I sent a "checklist" email to our Centralia IL tax preparation business list (and if you're not receiving our weekly emails, you really should fill out the quick form here on this page to receive a copy of one of our free reports -- we'll add you to...

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...

Labor Tax Updates By Alan Newcomb

Everything about this year since March has just felt a little ... off. And I mean aside from all of the cultural and political turmoil we're living through.The seasonality of everything feels different too. Pro sports are out of sync, "back to school" season surely...

Posting This Again

"I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done." - Lucille Ball Well, last week I departed from my normal area of expertise, and wrote a real-world guide on preparing your family and home for a true disaster. Got lots of feedback --...

Alan Newcomb Uncovers Your Money Mistakes In Plain Sight

In the course of our daily work here at Bills Tax Service, we not only work with tax forms and legal/financial documents a TON ... but we also get a regular crash course, via those documents, on how people (our clients, mostly) have arrived to the place where they...

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!