The IRS announced that another 1.5 million taxpayers would receive refunds averaging more than $1,600 as it continues to adjust unemployment compensation from previously filed income tax returns. The ...
The IRS updated Rev. Proc. 2013-26, 2013-22 I.R.B. 1160, to reflect amendments to Code Sec. 451(b) made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) ( P.L. 115-97) and related Reg. §§1.451-3 and 1.127...
The IRS Security Summit partners outlined how tax professionals can assist clients who were victims of unemployment compensation fraud schemes that targeted state workforce agencies in 2020 and 2021. ...
The IRS urged entities with Employer Identification Numbers (EINs) to update their applications if there has been a change in the responsible party or contact information. The Service called this a ke...
The IRS updated automatic consent procedures for taxpayers to change their method of accounting to comply with final regulations under Reg. §§1.451-3, 1.451-8, and 1.1275-2(l); and for certain in...
An individual, who was employed as a contractor on a US military base in Afghanistan, was entitled to exclude wages from gross income which she earned as "foreign earned income" under Code Sec. 911...
The tentative White County equalization factor (multiplier) for Illinois property tax purposes has been set for 2020 at 1.0000. The final 2019 multiplier was 1.0000. Release, Illinois Department of R...
Wisconsin updated its Streamlined Sales and Use Tax (SST) Agreement taxability matrix and certificate of compliance. The changes are effective August 1, 2021. Taxability Matrix, Wisconsin Department ...
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Corona Virus Response
We are open for business!
To ensure your protection and to protect our staff, we have implemented the recommednations of the CDC for re-opening our offices. Therefore, we ask:
- If you are not feeling well, do not come to our office
- Wear a face mask if you prefer
- Pracitce social distancing when in our office
- Use hand sanitizer when you come in and when you leave our office
- If you would prefer that we wear a face mask, let us know and we would be happy to oblige
We also have drop boxes available at our office if want to to drop off your information. The drop box is located on the alley side of the building towards the back. You can also send it to us via our secure portal, File Share (See link below) or through our online organizer, Client Collaboration (contact us for details). Lastly, you can always mail your information to us.
When your returns are completed, most of the above options are available to get your Form 8879 to you and\or the copy of your return. We also offer e-sign which allows you to sign electronically and provides you with a PDF of your return. Approval to file your returns via email will also be available if you don’t have a way to scan in your Form 8879. Staff will explain these options when they call to notify you that your returns are ready.
If you have any questions, please call us at (262)-249-1100
Thank you for your patience and we will do everything we can to get your tax returns completed in a timely fashion.
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On our home page you will find a link to our secure portal, File Share. This application will allow you to upload documents, QuickBooks files, and prior year tax returns to the portal where we can access them. Similary, we can upload these same documents for you to access.
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