Processing Delays and Backlogs at the IRS

The pandemic shutdown in 2020, staffing shortages, budget limitations, and numerous tax law changes have converged to cause a snowball effect on the IRS’s ability to process returns in a timely manner. Both taxpayers and tax professionals have been heavily impacted for the last couple of years,

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How Does the Presidential Election Affect Your Taxes?

Many clients are asking us about whether their taxes will go up now that there will be a change in Presidents in January.  The short answer is no. A US President does NOT have the power to raise or lower taxes. Period.  That power is reserved for

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Accounting Tasks at Year-End

You might wonder why there are so many extra tasks at year-end. While the government requires much of the work, there is clean-up work and adjustments that need to be done to make the books accurate. It’s not always cost-effective to perform all of these updates monthly,

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Five Tips to Make Tax Time Painless

Tax time is probably not your favorite time of year, especially if you have to pay the government your hard-earned dollars. Here are five tips on how we can make it just a bit less painful. 1. Have patience. Practicing patience will go a long way when

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Get Ahead on Year-End Tasks

Year-end is just around the corner, and that means a couple of administrative tasks are necessary to take care of bookkeeping and tax chores. Here are a couple of tips to make year-end go smoother. Cleaning up Things will go a lot smoother if you reach out

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Tax Time, Ready or Not

It’s always a huge relief to many people who get their taxes done early. That gray cloud of stress that nags at you to get it over with can be gone in a matter of weeks instead of months. April is right around the corner, and here

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