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.

A Thank You To Our Centralia IL Clients For A Successful 2019 Tax Season

This has been one of the wildest tax seasons in recent memory. I saw a note from the IRS last Friday (the 12th) that as of that day, 50 million taxpayers had yet to file. LOTS of extensions happened out there, as all of the tax law changes caused a bunch of...

Thinking Through Real Estate Investments In Centralia IL

When it comes to your money, you're either spending, saving, giving or investing. I know that many of my Centralia IL clients are doing all four, which is always wonderful to see.The last one, investing, is the one I want to focus on today. I talk a great deal about...

Health Care Reform will affect you like this

What is once well done is done forever.  - Henry David Thoreau Well, as promised, I'm breaking down the new Health Care legislation in this week's blog post. Polls show that this legislation isn't popular--but it's now the law of the land, so we all should get used...

Tax paper chase

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all. - Miguel De Cervantes This has ALREADY been one of our most intense years, in preparing the groundwork for "tax season", simply because the tax code is getting...

A Heartfelt Thank You To Our Centralia IL Tax Preparation Clients

The loudest thing I want you to hear from this post is this: THANK YOU for your trust, Centralia IL. Our primary work for this tax season has just about wrapped up. But notice I said "primary", there ... you see, unlike some tax professionals, we make it a point to do...

The Heart Behind Year-End Giving – Alan Newcomb’s Three Key Ideas

Lost amid all of the Thanksgiving and holiday noise was the fact that a federal judge just blocked the implementation of the new overtime rules that small businesses were scrambling to prepare for this year. They had been scheduled to take effect on 12/1 of this year,...

The Behavior Profile of Our Centralia IL Clients with the Highest Level of Financial Security

The madness of March certainly delivered over the weekend, huh? Plenty of upsets and surprises, which always makes this time of year fun for basketball fans. Or, so I hear. After all, this tournament seems to happen yearly, and until the IRS changes the deadline for...

A Tax Day Thank You From Alan Newcomb

Lifting my heavily-lidded eyes to peer up through the haze of government forms and procedures, I peek at the calendar, which today said: April 17. (If any of the above sounded slightly poetic, that's the coffee talking; I'm a Centralia IL tax accountant, after all.)...

Alan Newcomb’s Quick Guide to How to Work Smart

"I'll get to it later..."No, I'm not talking about us doing your tax return! But come on -- haven't we all uttered that magical phrase, capable of assuaging all our fears, and brilliantly putting off tomorrow what could have been put off today? I'm talking to you, Mr....

Financial Wisdom from Alan Newcomb’s Dad

The events of the past week or so have made some things clear, I think. There really are two different kinds of worlds ... well, perhaps more accurately, in this Internet Age, there are many little worlds that we can inhabit. And your state of mind really does get...

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!