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COVID-19 Relief: What You Should Do Next

We understand you have been impacted by the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we are here to help. Information is changing daily and clear guidance won’t be available until late April or possibly later this summer, nevertheless, the time to act is NOW. Economic Impact Payment (stimulus checks) Eligibility: AGI $75,000 Individuals/$150,000 Married Couples with phaseouts […]

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, […]

Tax Credits: Take Them All

With tax season in full swing you are probably starting to work on your personal return or getting ready to discuss your personal return with your CPA. One thing to keep in mind this year are tax credits; they’re real, they are valuable and you should take all you are entitled to. Tax credits are […]

2020 Tax Season: It Begins Today

Tax season officially starts today with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) now accepting e-files for 2019 tax returns. Let the countdown begin: Days Remaining Common Documents Needed (please note this is not an exhaustive list and depends on each individuals situation): Income documents W-2(s), 1099(s), K-1(s) etc. Investment income and gain or loss detail Business […]

IRS Penalties: Abatement & Resolution

Have you ever paid an IRS penalty or feel like you’ve accumulated too many penalty notices from the IRS? If so, it’s possible we can help alleviate the pain. Let’s review a couple of ways to reduce, remove or abate some of those penalties. There are many forms of penalties, such as failure-to-file (FTF), failure-to-pay […]

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 […]