Disappointed in Your Tax Refund? 

Disappointed in Your Tax Refund? 

Article Highlights:

  • Average Refund Down
  • Tax Filings Down
  • Effects of Lower Refunds
  • Actual Tax Generally Lower
  • How This Happened

 

If your tax refund is less than you anticipated, you are not alone. Read More

2019 Tax Guide

2019 Tax Guide

Highlights of Changes

EFFECTIVE 2019

Congress in December of 2017 passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) that made sweeping changes to the tax laws. The issues impacting individuals and small businesses are included throughout this pocket tax guide. Some of those changes were not effective until 2019 as described below. In addition, a substantial number of the changes required the IRS to write regulations to provide clarification. A brief summary of the most significant changes follows. Read More

Keeping Your Tax Records

Keeping Your Tax Records
When it comes to your taxes, good records are the best protection you can have if the government decides to audit your returns. But just as important as your effective recordkeeping are the measures you take to make certain that your records are kept safe. While it may cause a chuckle to picture a mythical taxpayer confessing to an IRS auditor that tax records were destroyed by the family pet, it probably wouldn’t be nearly as funny to give a similar response in a real audit of your own. Read More

Tax Time Is Around the Corner! Are You Ready?

Tax Time Is Around the Corner! Are You Ready?

Article Highlights:

  • Time to gather your information for your tax appointment
  • New for 2018
  • Choosing your alternatives
  • Tips for pulling your information together

 

Tax time is just around the corner, and if you are like most taxpayers, you are finding yourself with the ominous chore Read More