Jerry Coon

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

January 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Review of tax changes Jerry Coon It may seem like I am beating this topic to death, but since it is now 2012, I think it is important to review one more time all of the Michigan tax changes that took place on January 1, 2012. I have been preparing Michigan tax returns since 1978 and there may be more changes that took effect on January 1 than perhaps all of the previous [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

January 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon Refining old, proposing new Welcome to the 2012 tax season! For tax professionals, this is a day that was on the horizon as soon as the previous tax season ended on April 15, 2011. There weren’t a lot of changes that Congress made last year. Furthermore, this is an election year so there most likely won’t be many moves by Congress this year before the [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

December 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

Changes that affect tax returns Jerry Coon The passing of The Independent a few weeks ago prompted me to go back and review those initial articles I wrote for The Rockford Squire. It’s a little known trivia fact, but I wrote my first Tax Attic on October 3, 1996, replacing a business column written by Hal Babcock. Interestingly enough, The Independent also published [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

December 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

Top 10 Tax Planning Strategies Jerry Coon It’s nearing December 31. For most tax-planning strategies, December 31 is a hard deadline. I’m going to borrow from David Letterman and give you my Top 10 Action Tax Service Tax Planning Strategies. Since Herman Cain dropped out of the presidential race, I think it’s a fair bet that our current tax system is going to stay [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

December 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Donations not tax-deductible next month  Jerry Coon A few weeks ago, The Grand Rapids Press’ Outdoor Page highlighted the Sportsmen Against Hunger (SAH) program. What a good program it is, too. Thousands of pounds of venison are processed and delivered to homeless shelters/food banks such as Mel Trotter Ministries. It starts by a hunter shooting a deer and taking it to [...]
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