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.

Bills Tax Service’s Holiday Prayer

As you probably know if you are paying any kind of attention to events OUTSIDE of Centralia IL (which, this week, you'd certainly be sane if you DIDN'T pay attention to the national news), the government is in "shutdown mode".This means that unless the President and...

2018 Tax Refunds Have You Confused? Alan Newcomb Provides Clarity

We are cranking along with tax return preparation here at Bills Tax Service, and there are some interesting things that you should know about from Tax Land (that wild, scintillating world that it is). Look -- it is our J-O-B to handle this junk so you don't have to,...

Spending Money From Tax Refunds Wisely By Alan Newcomb

Just about one month left before the tax deadline. As the parents say, the days are long, but the months are fast.And as we tax pros say, the days are long, and the days are long.But that's simply because we've been getting to do some meaty, fun tax preparation work...

Making Children Less Costly For Centralia IL Families With Kids Through The Child Tax Credit

To be clear, children are costly in the best way possible.Once the dust settles from changing diapers, sweeping floors, slapping bandaids on booboos, driving to sports practice, attending back-to-school meetings, saving for college, and buying countless goldfish...

Surrounded by beauty

"You are the same today as you'll be in five years except for two things: the books you read and the people you meet." - Charlie "Tremendous" Jones Well, I generated some nice reaction last week with my plea that we all calm down! Many thoughtfully wrote me about...

Start the decade right

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. - Henry David Thoreau Well, now the holidays are truly behind us, and this is the week where reality sets in for everybody. No more family (which might be a relief?), no more parties, no more presents. Just...daily...

Centralia IL Tax Pro Discusses: Organizing Your Financial World Around a Child With Special Needs

There probably isn't much that a Centralia IL tax professional could add to the growing commentary on Colorado's most recent tragedy. And it wasn't even so much a tragedy in the classic sense -- more like an atrocity. Root cause analysis (Hollywood violence, lack of...

Alan Newcomb’s Reflections On Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation While Our Country Is In Chaos

Is it just me, or does it feel like Thanksgiving week arrived suddenly this year? And how did it get here so fast?With so many momentous events over the past few weeks (elections, shootings, wildfires, and more), it feels a bit surreal -- and incongruous, even -- to...

Alan Newcomb Discusses 11 Traits of the Financially Secure

Part of my early-Monday news scan this week brought me this story: http://cbsn.ws/1Q0chAV. One of the "highlights": almost half of all US households could not come up with $400 to cover an emergency expense. They would need to sell something or borrow cash to do so....

Facebook for thieves?

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. - Ayn Rand This fall is already shaping up to be one of our busiest ever. We've had clients calling us in a panic because of all of the media clamor over rising tax rates on...

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!