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 Patterns and Habit, via Parable

Last week I wrote about worry, and this week ... well, the summer is fully upon us, and as things get hotter, some days I come into the office and without the intensity of tax return filing season to keep me distracted, I occasionally find myself a little stuck. Can...

Focus Training For Folks In Centralia IL

Now that we're into June, it really does feel like summer is here. The air conditioning kicks in, the days are hotter ... and, if you're like me, "focus" becomes something I have to set myself towards. It doesn't just "happen" -- especially when the days are hot. It...

Centralia Accountant On: “How To Handle All These End-Of-Year Giving Requests”

"The only way to get positive feelings about yourself is to take positive actions. Man does not live as he thinks, he thinks as he lives." - Vaughan Quinn The other day, I received probably the 20th "Consider including _____ in your holiday giving...

“A Tax Hike for You?” Centralia Accountant Advises

"Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity." - Goethe Monday morning, we all woke up to a new deficit-reduction plan from the White House: raise taxes. (Story here:...

Centralia IL Tax Expert, Alan Newcomb, on How To Be a Great Newcomb Tax Client

Well, it's hard to believe but we're just about at the halfway point to our "tax season". And I should tell you -- it's been fairly messy, on the IRS side. Certain specific tax forms are still (!) not available, many refunds are being significantly delayed, there are...

Valentine’s on a Centralia IL Tax Pro Budget

We're pretty darn good at navigating the labyrinth of our tax system around here (and we've been called the best Centralia IL tax preparers!). But we may not be the most authoritative source on all things Valentines. That doesn't prevent me from chiming in on it this...

Tax Filing Expert Alan Newcomb Explains What You Should Have in Place When There is a Mistake On The Return

By the way, I have a couple of important tax season tidbits at the end of this post, after the article. Well, the "sequester" is here, and nothing has collapsed just yet. Not to say that I've been able to watch too closely -- we've been somewhat busy around our...

Six Steps To Debt Recovery By Alan Newcomb

Our hearts are with the Carolinas, and with the cleanup process that is just beginning over there. With all of the the flooding that is hampering efforts to get in and even evaluate the damage, we know this will be a long road to recovery.The slow onset of these...

Alan Newcomb, Centralia IL Tax Professional, Explains What To Do When The Paperwork Doesn’t Come

Congrats to the Baltimore Ravens for hanging on to win the Super Bowl ... and congrats to GoDaddy for finally making a commercial which didn't rely on the exploitation of Danica Patrick! (Truly, a pretty decent collection of Super Bowl ads -- some of which may have...

Are things looking up?

"The past does not define you, the present does." - Jillian Michaels Phew! I'm feeling rested this week--how about you? Sure was nice to wake up Sunday morning with an "extra" hour of sleep, thanks to Daylight Savings--well, Daylight "Losings" in this case. And I've...

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!