Now’s the Time to Adjust Your Tax Withholding

While the summer season is all about relaxation and fun adventures, it’s also time to prepare for the future. Since you may have a little extra downtime during the summer, it’s the perfect opportunity to get some things in order for next year’s taxes. At John Curtin, CPA Chartered, we believe there’s no time like […]

Now’s the Time to Adjust Your Tax Withholding2017-07-24T13:35:36+00:00

Tax Time’s Over-Now What?

For most people, paying their taxes for 2016 is over and done with. But before you start breaking out the champagne in celebration, you should know that there are things you can do now that will help you prepare for next year’s tax season. Here are five steps from tax preparation professional John S. […]

Tax Time’s Over-Now What?2017-06-14T11:10:37+00:00

Tax Preparation for Married Couples

It’s wedding season! Walking down the aisle to say “I do” is the beginning of an exciting adventure for a married couple. The old saying “What is yours is mine and what is mine is mine” not only applies to those newlywed couples, but to Uncle Sam as well. Filing for taxes as a married couple […]

Tax Preparation for Married Couples2017-06-14T23:37:17+00:00

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Tax Preparation Software

If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that approximately one-third of Americans wait until April to file. When you get down to the last minute, you may be tempted to take care of the paperwork yourself rather than trying to get an appointment with a CPA like John S. Curtin. […]

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Tax Preparation Software2017-06-14T23:37:17+00:00

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Tax Return

We all want to get the most money possible out of our income tax returns. That statement seems simple enough, doesn’t it? However, it means different things to different people. Your individual financial situation plays a big part in what your overall tax strategy should be. When you work with a professional tax preparation […]

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Tax Return2017-06-14T23:37:17+00:00

4 Reasons to Choose Professional Tax Preparation

It’s the end of January and that means one thing: tax time is around the corner. You’ve probably started receiving your tax documents in the mail. But what will you do with them as the April 15 deadline approaches? Will you choose to do your taxes yourself or will you go to a professional? You […]

4 Reasons to Choose Professional Tax Preparation2017-06-14T23:37:18+00:00

Surprise IRA Tax

While preparing 2012 individual tax returns in early 2013, we noticed a trickle of problems on Schedule K-1 from partnership investments in IRAs. That trickle became a flash flood this latest tax season. It is a problem which will erupt in an earthquake of tax and penalty if taxpayers receive an unexpected 1099-R […]

Surprise IRA Tax2017-06-14T23:37:18+00:00