Stimulus Payments, Retirement Account Updates and Tax Changes for NE Pennsylvania Taxpayers

  Chances are good that you or someone you know and love has lost their job recently. You've also probably been touched in some personal way by the actual virus (whether through someone you know, or with whom you keep in touch). This crisis has a steadily-unfolding nature to it, and is painful, however you are experiencing it. And no … Read More

Stimulus Payments, Retirement Account Updates and Tax Changes for NE Pennsylvania Taxpayers

The latest on when NE Pennsylvania taxpayers will get their stimulus check — and Social Security Beneficiaries too!

Yesterday, we learned some news, and I thought I'd send you a short note for you to hear this (it is a welcome change). Earlier this week I wrote to you (and it has been all over the news) about the economic stimulus checks (typically for $1,200 for single filers and $2,400 for joint filers). The initial rules were stating … Read More

The latest on when NE Pennsylvania taxpayers will get their stimulus check — and Social Security Beneficiaries too!

An Important Stimulus Bill Update For NE Pennsylvania Taxpayers

You might have seen the news that Congress has agreed on the massive new stimulus bill, called the CARES Act. As of this writing, the stimulus bill is NOT YET SIGNED. But it is getting very close. And it might help you VERY much, depending on your situation. I will have more to say early next week, once I review … Read More

An Important Stimulus Bill Update For NE Pennsylvania Taxpayers

Total Tax Service Clears Up Confusion Around The Stimulus Checks

Well, over the weekend, the President signed the big new stimulus bill, and we have been poring over the details ever since. Bear with us … it is MASSIVE. But it's also full of great benefits for NE Pennsylvania families and business owners (even those with a "side hustle"), so we've already been working on helping our clients with all … Read More

Total Tax Service Clears Up Confusion Around The Stimulus Checks

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