Tax Attic

The Tax Attic, April 30, 2009

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Home improvement credits change It’s home improvement time of the year. It was a cold winter and many of us are thinking about adding some insulation wherever possible, replacing a few of those leaky windows, replacing that old leaky slider, ¬†putting in a new insulated exterior door, buying a new high-efficiency furnace, or purchasing [...]

The Tax Attic-April 23, 2009

April 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Continuing health insurance   Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent We are all creatures of habit. For me, the day after the end of tax season, usually April 16, is the perfect example. I always take that day off work. I really enjoy preparing taxes, as do my co-workers, but the pressure is so intense during those last few weeks that a day off is needed to at least partially [...]

The TAX ATTIC

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Reasons to file The end of the 2009 tax filing season is coming up quickly. The majority of all tax returns are completed and either mailed in or e-filed. However, there are still several million, perhaps up to 20 million, taxpayers who are going to file an extension. There are actually some very legitimate reasons for filing an extension. One [...]

Six frequently asked questions answered

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent The Community Expo, one of my favorite events of the year, occurred last Saturday at Rockford’s senior high school. This was the fifth annual expo as sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. We have Carl Shook, past executive director of the Chamber, to thank for our expo. Six or seven years ago, he first proposed holding a community expo. In [...]

Schemes Promise Bigger Refunds

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

The old adage stating that if something is too good to be true, it probably is too good to be true really applies today. We have seen the headlines about the losses incurred by the people who invested with Bernie Madoff. Many of those people were millionaires, with “were” being the operative word of the day. It was too good to be true. However, there are other [...]
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