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August 9, 2019

NEW Tax Withholding Estimator!

The IRS has launched a new & easy to use Tax Withholding Estimator tool!  The estimator makes it easier for taxpayers to review their withholding & […]
August 7, 2019

NTPI Fellow!

Congratulations to our Senior Accountant & Tax Manager, Melanie Willis, E.A., for becoming an NTPI Fellow® ! Last week she attended the NAEA National Conference in […]
July 31, 2019

Check out our NEW Client Portal Help page

Are you looking for some help on creating or accessing your Client Portal?   Check out our Client Portal Help page here!  Here we created some videos […]
July 24, 2019

Things to do in Grand Rapids – Weekend of July 26 – 28

Are you looking for events & things going on this weekend in Grand Rapids, MI?  We have gathered a few local events that are going on […]
July 14, 2019

Shortened Hours 07/15/19

We have shortened hours tomorrow – Monday, July 15th!  We will be open from 9 AM – 2 PM.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may […]
July 12, 2019

Visiting Clients – BLiS

Yesterday our Office Manager, Wendy, traded in the office & her heels for barrels & flip flops! We love going to visit Sarah & the gang […]
July 10, 2019

BSBS Series Thank You

Thank you to our staff & those who attended our first ever Building Small Business Success event! It was a success! We appreciate everyone for coming […]
July 10, 2019

Keep Your Retirement Plan Well Kept

~Check out this guide to ensure that your retirement plan is well kept, just like your garden~   Like a garden, a retirement plan needs regular […]
July 1, 2019

Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day! 🎇  As a reminder to our clients & friends, we will be closed on the 4th of July! We will resume normal business hours […]
June 23, 2019

Fake Text Messages from the IRS

If you find yourself receiving fake text messages from the IRS, here’s what to do:   Check out more info from the IRS 
June 16, 2019

Happy Father’s Day 2019!

We at HAS would like to wish all of the fathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, cousins, father figures, dog fathers & more a happy Father’s Day!  We […]
June 13, 2019

“Beware of Little Expenses”

“Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.” – Benjamin Franklin  Have you ever heard this quote by Franklin?  As a business […]
June 7, 2019

National Doughnut Day!

Celebrate by going out & getting yourself a doughnut today!! 🍩 Check out one of our favorite places The Donut Conspiracy 😋
June 6, 2019

Traveling This Summer?

Summer is a popular time for travel & visiting friends & family! Be careful out there! Our friends at Micro Visions, Inc. say: Beware of those […]
May 27, 2019

Tips Gathered from Successful Small Business Owners

While learning and growing in life, have you ever looked back and thought, “I wish someone would have told me that?” … well now someone can. […]
May 23, 2019

Tips for Starting a Small Business

Tips for starting a Small Business: Find Your Niche It is best to start at what you’re good at and continually innovate and grow your niche […]
May 16, 2019

Social Security & Retirement

Social Security & Retirement Do you need help making decisions for your Social Security & Retirement? Scroll to check out these tips from Chad Zagel at […]
May 12, 2019

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day 2019!  We celebrate all mothers and mother figures who play an important role in our lives. We hope everyone had a great weekend […]
May 9, 2019

National Small Business Week

Sunday, May 5th – Saturday, May 11th is National Small Business Week! Don’t forget to support your local & small businesses this week especially & every […]
May 2, 2019

Do You Have a 401(k) Set Up?

Do you have a 401(K) set up yet? Whether you are in your 20’s or in your 40’s, the time to start investing in your future […]
April 24, 2019

Remember! The IRS Will NEVER…

Avoid Scams!!!  This time of year, following tax season, many people will pretend to be the IRS or TAS in an attempt to steal your information. […]
April 19, 2019

Wondering Where Your Tax Refund Is?

Wondering where your tax refund is? Use this link provided to check out it’s status!   
April 18, 2019

End of Tax Season

Finishing another wonderful tax season, thanks to our amazing clients! We appreciate your loyalty & continued business! We couldn’t have done this without our awesome tax […]
April 9, 2019

New Addition to QuickBooks Online

JUST IN – New addition coming soon to ALL versions of QuickBooks Online! It has been confirmed that all online versions of QuickBooks will now have […]
April 4, 2019

April 15 is Tax Day

Don’t forget to file your taxes if you still haven’t yet!  It’s less than 2 weeks until Tax Day and you do not want to be […]
March 30, 2019

State Laws Have Changed

As of March 29, 2019 — State laws have changed Michigan’s minimum wage and what employers can offer their workers in paid medical leave.  These 2 […]
March 21, 2019

Integrating Company Values

Integrating Company Values — Achieving 20/20 Vision  Align your employees Make sure employees’ work continues to support the company vision, mission & values. Teach values through […]
March 14, 2019

Be Wary of Scams!

These are very popular this time of year! Be wary of scam groups pretending to be charitable organizations offering tax deductions as bait! This scheme is […]
March 8, 2019
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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day 2019  Today on International Women’s Day, as the world reflects on the accomplishments of women, we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge […]
March 8, 2019

New Drop Box!

Can’t make it in by 5pm to drop off your paperwork?  NO worries!  Don’t forget about our secure drop box located right outside of our door! […]
March 7, 2019
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Midtown Craftsmen

John Leegwater & Kevin Doenier Co-Founders “Amazing team, amazing work! You can trust Midtown Craftsmen to do a high-quality job! Not just carpenters, but artisans.” ~ […]
March 7, 2019
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JoJo’s House of Beauty

  Josephine White Owner/Stylist/Educator JoJo’s House of Beauty is a multicultural diverse salon designed to serve women and men of all color and hair texture. Our goal is […]
March 7, 2019
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D&L Auto Sales

Inspected.  Reliable.  Inexpensive A family-owned used car dealership Darrin & Lori Tosh, Owners Website:  www.dandlautosales.com   Facebook:  DandLAutoSales   Taking car buying to a whole new level of Customer Service!
March 7, 2019
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BLiS Gourmet

Steve Stallard, Executive Chef and founder of BLiS Gourmet Featured in USA Today, Self, and Food & Wine Magazine www.blisgourmet.com “Life is Short – treat yourself and […]
March 7, 2019
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Big O’ Smoke House

Big O’ Smokehouse offers the best and freshest smoked products available in West Michigan www.bigosmokehouse.com “Committed to Quality and Customer Service” Custom Venison, Fish, and Wild […]
March 7, 2019
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Adolescent & Family Behavioral Health Services

Compassionate counseling on your journey towards emotional wellbeing. Grand Rapids Business Journal’s 2017 Top Women Owned Business Award Profiled in West Michigan Woman Magazine   “More People Get To […]
February 28, 2019

Newer Three-Factor Test to Classify Employee vs IC

The IRS and Department of Labor pay close attention to what employers classify their employees as! Make sure you’re aware of these 3 broader categories they […]
February 22, 2019

Lacking Clarity This Tax Season?

Are you a Small Business lacking clarity this tax season?  Check out some Frequently Asked Questions answered by the IRS for clarification!  You can also check […]
February 21, 2019

Don’t Forget We’ve Moved Our Office Location!

We would like to remind our clients of our new office location! 
February 7, 2019

Tips to Find Extra Cash & Resources Now

Here are some examples:  Create a New Program/Product/Service This could add an extra source of new revenue, and increase your income & efficiency. Bill Faster By […]
January 18, 2019

Stay Alert!

It’s almost the weekend! Remember to have some fun, but be careful where you use your cards! These are the riskiest places to use them right […]
January 15, 2019

New Year, New You!

Begin your new year with some budgeting! Here’s a few easy tips to keep track of your finances this year and to stay on budget all […]
December 19, 2018
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Holiday Hours

Spending some time with family and friends before busy season.  Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday!      
December 18, 2018

2019 Mileage Rates Announced

Beginning on Jan. 1, 2019, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:  585 cents for […]
December 17, 2018
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Is Your Business Prepared For Winter?

Have you prepared your business for winter? It’s not something you think about. “If there’s a winter storm, it just means I might have to shut […]
December 16, 2018

Why A Business Appraisal May Be Your Best Friend

For many business owners, business appraisals can provide vital planning information and help mitigate risk. Consider what it may be able to do for you: Establish […]
December 12, 2018

Audit-Proof Your Shareholder Loan

If you’re a business owner and your company lends you money, you’ll enter it in the books as a shareholder loan. However, if your return is […]
December 5, 2018
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Seven Simple Steps to Cyber Security

    Cybercriminals are especially busy this time of year as online shopping climbs sharply for the holidays. Stealing your information means quick cash from draining […]