The Tax Attic

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Tax rebate for golf carts The amount of tax questions I receive on an ongoing basis is a sign of not only how complicated and convoluted our tax system has become, but also how often we think about our tax situations. The questions seem to have gotten a bit more complicated, too. Even though my bank of tax experiences grows year by year, the [...]

The Tax Attic – May 28, 2008

May 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Making Work Pay tax credit problematic The provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 that is of most concern to tax professionals around the state of Michigan and the entire country seems to be the one titled the Making Work Pay tax credit. I have written about this credit previously, but feel that it is so problematic that [...]

The Tax Attic — May 21, 2009

May 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Two provisions of ARRA take immediate affec I attended a tax conference last Thursday and Friday in Grand Rapids. One of the instructors was Marilyn Meredith, an Enrolled Agent from Port Huron. I have known Marilyn since I started in the tax business 30 years ago. Marilyn is one of those rare really smart tax people who also have the ability to [...]

The Tax Attic

April 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent When is Tax Freedom Day? What a difference a year makes. No, I’m not talking about April 15. That day comes hell or high water, or maybe hell AND high water is the more appropriate way of stating it. I’m talking baseball in general and Detroit Tigers baseball in particular. I’m one of those lifelong Detroit baseball fans who [...]

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 [...]
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