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.

Alan Newcomb On Carving Away The Fear

I wrote this piece a couple months ago to my business clients and colleagues, whom I keep in touch with outside of these "Personal Strategy Notes", and I felt that as we turn the corner into March (and we're staving off the lions, hoping for lambs), it was something...

‘This is a Final Notice From The IRS’ Phone Scam, and Other Warnings From Alan Newcomb

For our East Coast friends -- how are you enjoying/surviving #SnowZilla? Keep posting those pictures ... and stay safe out there. For us, this week is actually heating up a little! The first full week of tax preparation is behind us (as of Tuesday this week), and it's...

Estate Planning “Lessons” from Tony Soprano and From Your Friendly Centralia IL Tax Service

The world certainly doesn't seem to slow down -- both here in the Centralia IL area, and beyond -- does it? And now that the whole world doesn't get to distract itself with the Trayvon Martin / George Zimmerman murder trial, there will certainly be a new thing to...

One Trump Tax Plan Mistake That Alan Newcomb Wants You To Avoid

The internet can be a confusing, anxiety-inducing space.The national news is downright scary (and tragic), and places that used to be the province of baby pictures and goofy status updates are becoming increasingly divided over cultural questions and differences.But...

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

Last week, I wrote all about those deadlines. <shiver> 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...

A Centralia IL Parent’s Four Step Guide On Teaching Money Management For Kids

Now that the elections are over, we are all adjusting to the idea of President Donald Trump. Even typing those words is an odd experience (as it would also have been to type "President Hillary Clinton") ... we've had eight years of President Barack Obama, and however...

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...

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...

Alan Newcomb’s Eight Reasons For Having an Estate Plan

A couple weeks back (after Independence Day), I wrote about the shared covenant we are blessed with in our nation. Our Constitution and our laws form a different kind of bond than what was ever seen, at least at the time of our nation's founding. (Speaking of...

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...

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!