Total Tax Service’s IRS Deadline Extension Update

I normally write you a weekly strategy note (or so), but these are NOT normal times, are they? And before I get into what's happening with the IRS deadline — to separate some of the rumors from the reality — I first want to check with you: How are you doing? Email me back through the email button at the … Read More

Total Tax Service’s IRS Deadline Extension Update

Tax Deadline Rumors And Planning For Corona Virus by Total Tax Service

Hello, my friend. The world has shifted under our feet. With the barrage of media, medical, and economic news flying at us, I want to stay in my lane today. You don't need more medical advice, you don't need tips on working from home (at least today — I might share those later), or even my particular thoughts on the … Read More

Tax Deadline Rumors And Planning For Corona Virus by Total Tax Service

A Note on the Coronavirus for NE Pennsylvania Families

As COVID-19 snakes its way through the world, what's becoming clear to me is that … well, not much is clear. From death rates (relying upon shaky data from totalitarian regimes), to spread rates, to proper precautions — you can find an article from a seemingly-authoritative source that will tell you one thing, and then click over to another (equally … Read More

A Note on the Coronavirus for NE Pennsylvania Families

Career Planning Advice From A NE Pennsylvania Business Owner

Like me, you’ve probably heard: “Do what you love, and the money will follow!” Hogwash. Personally, I love lying on the beach, but unless I start looking like a supermodel, there’s not much chance of me getting paid for it. What we do get paid for is working like expert professionals. Which, as it were, is what we happen to … Read More

Career Planning Advice From A NE Pennsylvania Business Owner

Do Not Procrastinate Tax Filling In 2020 by Total Tax Service

Have you met with us yet? The Super Bowl and the Oscars are over. The IRS has been accepting electronically filed returns for a couple weeks now. Which means, well … it's about to get real. We are getting busy around here at Team Total Tax Service Inc. Which is why I have mentioned a few times the importance of … Read More

Do Not Procrastinate Tax Filling In 2020 by Total Tax Service

All People Are Tax People by Total Tax Service

… except, well … when they aren't. Or when they have a question. Or when they have to deal directly with the IRS (yikes). Or when they have any kind of complications in their return. Or … I could go on, but you get the point. The Super Bowl is behind us (congrats KC and coach Andy Reid), which means … Read More

All People Are Tax People by Total Tax Service

A Guardian Plan For The Unexpected by Total Tax Service

This is the week the real work begins. The IRS started electronically accepting returns on Monday (the 27th), and our offices have already been hopping. As I've mentioned before, it's a GREAT idea, this year of all years, to get a jump on your taxes. I won't rehash all the reasons, because some NE Pennsylvania people are still waiting on … Read More

A Guardian Plan For The Unexpected by Total Tax Service

How To Plan For Retirement by Total Tax Service

  The IRS is set to begin receiving tax returns on the 27th. That means, it's about to get VERY busy around here. Which is exactly how we like it. We've been preparing since the summer for this year's tax return process, integrating all of the nuggets we've been unearthing within the "new" (as of last year) tax code that … Read More

How To Plan For Retirement by Total Tax Service

2019 Tax Planning and Almost Completely True Facts About Total Tax Service

Yes, here I am again — and yes, I know the W-2's haven't arrived, and you might not have begun to really think about little ol' Total Tax Service and your taxes yet. But today I want to offer you some reasons why … well, you should. In fact, there are LOTS of good reasons. For instance: get your refund … Read More

2019 Tax Planning and Almost Completely True Facts About Total Tax Service

Total Tax Service’s 2019 Tax Documents List

The new decade is finally in full swing. With big holidays the last couple weeks, you might be like me — this week is when the real work begins. The work of doing something NOW to start in on those goals for the year. As I recently wrote: it's not about the goals … intentions backed up by ACTIONS are … Read More

Total Tax Service’s 2019 Tax Documents List