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Client Feature: Tom Sumwalt of Tom’s Auto Center Inc.

In a two-bay garage in 1986, Tom Schoenmann and his wife, Lisa, opened Tom’s Auto Center with the dream of providing quality maintenance and repairs for their neighbor’s vehicles. Soon after, they expanded to the back of a body shop on Terminal Drive before building...

Transitioning from Employee to Self-Employed

Transitioning from Employee to Self-Employed

A quick tax guide for sole proprietors just starting out Starting a small business is exciting, however, if you’re used to working as a full-time employee, the transition to self-employment can be overwhelming when it comes to keeping track of your taxes....

4 Ways Your Taxes Will Differ When You File in 2021

As we all know, the ancient Greek quote “change is the only constant” most certainly applies to your taxes, and this year has seen more changes to tax guidelines and requirements than in many other years. So, in today’s blog, we wanted to shine a light on some of the...

Tax Deduction Tips When Working From Home

A report by Gallup indicates that the number of people working from home has jumped from 28% in April 2020 to almost 46% in September 2020, showing a rising trend. So how does this affect your taxes? If you’re working from home as a W2 employee, unfortunately, you...

2020 Wrap Up: End-of-Year Tax Tips

We’ve reached the end of the year; the time of year where you’re working on closing out your books for the calendar year. You may have already started planning for the new year and have set goals for 2021, but before you do, it’s important to look back at 2020 and...

Small Business Guide to Income Taxation

When starting a small business, one of the most important decisions you will make up-front is how you’re going to structure and register it with the state and the federal government. How your business is structured will affect how you are categorized for income tax...

The 3 Tax Extenders that Could Save You Money

As part of the Appropriations Act of 2020 that was signed into effect at the end of 2019, several tax laws were extended (sometimes called the “extenders”) that had previously expired on December 31, 2017. Three of the more common tax items that were extended include...