Together, Apart: Connectivity During Quarantine

Currently, more than 90% of Americans are observing stay-at-home orders due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In total, 43 states, along with Washington D.C., have issued shelter in place directives to limit the exposure and the spread of COVID-19. Non-essential businesses are closed, kids are home from school and we are banned from gathering in small […]

Working from Home: Ten Tips on Productivity

At one point or another in our careers, we’ve all found ourselves needing to work remote. For some it’s indefinite, others temporary. However, working from home can often times be a challenge when you’re accustomed to the accessibility of resources that an office setting can provide. It’s no surprise that being “at work” offers routine, higher productivity […]

Understanding the 2019 IRS Extension

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and consistent with our expectations, the IRS released their notice on March 21 outlining the 90-day automatic extension for federal income tax filing and payments. This deferment applies to  individuals, trusts, corporations and non-corporations without interest or penalties, regardless of amount owed. What does this mean for the average taxpayer? […]

Income Tax Refund: The Do’s and The Don’ts

Are you expecting, or perhaps already received, an income tax refund from your 2019 filing? If so, a tax refund is an excellent opportunity to set yourself up for success and in a better financial position for the future. We’ve rounded up ten creative ways to put your tax refund to work: Do – 5 […]

Certified Public Accountant: Why You Need One in 2020

What does financial success mean to you? Security, peace of mind or perhaps more free time spent with family and friends probably sound right. Often times, the shape of financial success will change over the course of time (think: marriage, kids, starting a business).  It’s deeply meaningful to have a financial advocate along the way, […]

Workplace Dependent Care Benefits

If you have paid for the care of your dependent(s) in the past and anticipate that dependent care will likely continue through 2020, then you will want to think about a specific work place benefit that may be available through your employer. Dependent Care Benefits, located on your W-2, Box 10, allows you to exclude […]

Welcome to the Senter, CPA Team – Kylie N. Harig

Hi there! My name is Kylie Harig and I am the new office manager at Senter, CPA. I am so thankful for the opportunity to introduce myself to you and hope that you enjoy learning a little about me and my family.  I come to you with nearly a decade of experience in the financial […]

Comprehensive Financial Planning: Building a Dream Team of Professionals

Building a network of well-connected financial professionals is a crucial means of personal wealth management. A dream team of experts will provide service and support towards working for and achieving your financial goals, while monitoring progress along the way. These collaborative relationships ultimately ensure that your financial future and legacy are well-protected, even in catastrophic […]

2019 Yearend Checklist

5 Things to Put on Your Year End Checklist

It’s important to keep a checklist of items on your financial radar as we approach the close of 2019. Below are 5 simple tax savings strategies, which will protect your financial health and ensure future success as you move into 2020. The Top 5 Year End Items: Speak with your CPA – Consult with your […]

Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce: The 2019 Young Professional of the Year Award

The Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce honors individuals and organizations each year for their excellence in success and contributions to the community. We are pleased to announce the Clarkston Chamber of Commerce has exclusively selected Matthew Senter as the 2019 Young Professional of the Year. Matt and his family are residents of Clarkston, where he […]