Happy New Year!

Keep an eye on your email! We plan to start sending out all info you need to get started on your 2018 taxes next week.
Will the IRS be issuing refunds during the shutdown?
YES! The IRS has announced that refunds will still be issued during the government shutdown.
New Online Tax Organizer!
We are in the final stages of developing our new tax organizer. So easy, a baby can do it! Ok, maybe not that easy, but we think you will like it :)

- Online: Access from any computer, tablet or smartphone.

- Save & Resume: Need more time? No problem! Ability to save your responses and resume later.

- Safe: All data entered is encrypted.

-Efficient: We use conditional logic so you only see additional sections/questions that apply to you.
Learn More About Tax Reform
In December 2017 President Trump signed into law tax reform...and we will finally be seeing the affects now on our 2018 returns.

Want to learn more? See links below:

We will be hosting webcasts over the next few months,
details to come! 

Take a Peek at the 2019 Tax Rates

2018 IRA Contributions Due by April 15th
Save for retirement! You can still make a 2018 Roth or Traditional IRA contribution by April 15th 2019.

Roth IRA Facts

  • Income limitations apply! See link

  • Contributions are not tax deductible.

  • Earnings grow tax deferred.

  • When you retire, distributions are not taxable.

  • No required minimum distributions when you turn 70.5.

Traditional IRA Facts

  • No income limitations to make contributions.

  • Tax deduction may be limited if you have a retirement plan through your employer.

  • Earnings grow tax deferred.

  • If you live abroad, exceed the Roth income limitations and are not participating in a US retirement plan, this is a great option that can reduce your taxes.

  • Contributions are taxed when you pull the money in retirement.

  • You must start taking required minimum distributions at age 70.5.

Client Spotlight - KOV

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KOV dedicates 5% of its sales to ocean conservation efforts through its philanthropic program, 5 for Life.

How to Reach Us
Our office numbers changed in 2018 so please save in your contacts!

Office (we can all be reached through this number)

Laura Astorga, Tax & Administrative Assistant

Holly Evans, CPA

Kaitlin Krozel, CPA

Living Abroad?
WhatsApp also available +16199977320 (rings to Kaitlin)