Useful tax tips and information from Jerry Coon of Action Tax Service.
This past Monday, the City of Rockford hosted its’ 27th Annual Board and Commission Recognition Reception at City Hall. City Manager Michael Young and his staff did a wonderful job of putting the event together. It was well attended by a Council Chambers full of volunteers. “Volunteers” is the key word here because those serving on Rockford’s [...]
A grand total of three weeks are left in the 2015 tax season; meaning that April 15 is right around the corner. It seemed like yesterday that we flipped the calendar to January 1. A snap of the fingers and it will be all over for this year which will put another tax season into the books. Let’s do a little analysis of how the season has gone in relation to how [...]
I believe it’s time for me to write an article concerning the coming May 5 vote on Proposal 1. Whether or not to pay some tax and fix our roads is the question that will be answered on May 5. There are plenty of organizations promoting the negatives of the proposal. They are right in that there are a few big negatives. However, there are also quite a few off-setting [...]
I have a long history in the tax business having taken my first course in the preparation of tax returns back in 1978. That was before every household had multiple laptop and desktop computers; Apple had not invented the I-pad; when you said something about Windows, it still meant something you looked through; the words “smart” and “phone” had not [...]
This past November, I was re-elected for a second four-year term to the Rockford City Council. Due to the fact that I had been the Mayor Pro-tem for the previous two years, at the next City Council meeting, I became a member of a rather small group of Rockford residents. In a unanimous vote, the four other City Council members elected me to be the 24th Mayor of the City [...]