March 1, 2017

What Tax Records Should I Keep?

It’s that time of year when you are getting ready to sort out last year’s financial records and prepare for this year’s recordkeeping. Do you know […]
February 22, 2017

Tax Planning 2017

Each year, certain tax figures are adjusted for inflation. While most figures are unchanged versus 2016, there is more than a 7% increase to the maximum […]
February 15, 2017

“Dependent” Defined

Many people think of a “dependent” as a minor child who lives with you. This is true, but it’s important to remember dependents can include parents, […]
February 9, 2017

Can’t Itemize? You Can Still Claim Some Expenses

Can’t itemize? You can still claim some expenses on your 2016 federal income tax return. Here’s how you can benefit. * IRA and HSA contributions If […]
January 18, 2017

Three New Tax Filing Deadlines

As you begin preparing your final payroll tax returns for 2016, take into account earlier due dates for two common information reporting forms and one extended […]
January 16, 2017

Tax Refund Delay Impacts Low-Income Americans

For many of the 40 million low-income Americans, their annual tax refund is the biggest check they get all year.  But many times scammers and organized […]
January 11, 2017

Do You Need To Revise Your Final Estimated Tax Payment?

The last installment of your 2016 estimated federal income tax is due January 17, 2017. As a general rule, to avoid penalties you need to pay […]
January 5, 2017

2016 Tax Filing Season

The IRS says the 2016 tax filing season begins January 23, 2017, for both paper and electronic filings.   
January 5, 2017

Final 2016 Estimated Tax Payment

The fourth and final installment of 2016 estimated tax for individuals is due January 17, 2017.