IRS Audit Rate Decreases in 2018

Continuing a downward trend from the past year, 2018 saw 7% fewer IRS audits of tax returns than the amount that were audited in 2017. 150 million personal tax returns filed for the 2017 tax year.  Of that amount 892,000 were audited representing only 0.59% of all...

2019 Tax Amount Updates

For 2018, the standard deduction for a single individual is $12,000 and for a married couple is $24,000. A person will benefit by itemizing once allowable deductions exceed the applicable standard deduction. Itemized deductions include state and local income taxes (or...

Save the Date – Sept 27 Annual Client Event

Please join us for our annual fall client event on Friday, Sept. 27 at Cafe Escadrille from 11 am – 4 pm. This year we expanded the focus of our annual financial and practice management summit to include two groups of healthcare professionals: For Mental Health...

Still Waiting For Your Refund?

Did you file your tax return this spring and are still waiting for your refund? The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in fewer than 21 days. However, it’s possible that some tax returns require further review and take longer to process. Some common...

What To Do If Your 401(k) Account Value Declines

From CBS Interactive/ By Steve Vernon  Have you ever opened your 401(k) account statement and stressed out because the balance has declined? Don’t panic. Instead, try these strategies to address the inevitable stock market fluctuations that will occur during your...