THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Out with old, in with new GM The deer season got monumentally better for me on Saturday, Nov. 20. I was able to forget all about my escapades of the opening two days. My split lip is mostly healed up and my flat tire was an easy, albeit $125, fix. I could afford to move […]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Be thankful This has not been the greatest of deer seasons. One good thing is that I get to spend some time with two of my Central Michigan University (CMU) roommates, Gary McCrimmon and his brother Grant, along with Gary’s son Jason, Grant’s son Scott, and another long-time friend, Jim Melvin. As far back as […]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon — November 18, 2008

Interesting time for taxes Now that we know the make-up of the House and Senate in Washington, we can make some educated guesses as to what is going to happen to our tax system in 2011. We will find out if the politicians really do listen to the voters. Based on their hearing capacity, the […]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon — October 28, 2010

Some tax cuts not well known Next week’s election is one of the more important elections that we have had recently. I won’t over-dramatize the situation, but this election may mean much to you and me in a variety of matters. Since I’m a tax person, I will concentrate on just the potential tax consequences of […]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

RAL a thing of the past   Recently, I wrote an article publicizing that the Internal Revenue Service, starting next January, is not going to provide something called the “debt indicator” to tax preparers and financial institutions. This is a big thing because the “debt indicator” is the one item that tax preparers and financial […]