Update: If you are reading this after you got my e-mail I just realized I forgot to update the subject line of the e-mail. Same name. Same website. 🙂 This post is mainly for clients to let them know what I will be working on this week in the office. The window for filing amended… Read More

OK. That may be understatement. I have never had to learn this much tax law on the fly and during the height of tax season. A tax season that, at least in my office, started woefully late. Many clients didn’t make getting their documents into the office a priority until “the virus issue” had already… Read More

Well I did not blog yesterday, nor did I make it into the office. I woke up around 7:00 figuring I was going to take a walk and head in. Alas, the universe had other plans. Woke up to a flooded entryway, laundry room, kitchen, garage. Hot water tank had broken and water was pouring… Read More

I’m at work again. Getting a lot done. And legally. The latest update from the NM Department of Health lists “professional services” that “assist in legally mandated activities” (like preparing tax returns) as essential. That’s good. I don’t have to feel like such an unrepentant scofflaw. Why unrepentant? Because church services are still not considered… Read More

I recently read that 95% of small businesses fail within the first 5 years due to either bad management, under capitalization, or some combination of the two. Tax issues for small business owners have the same roots. Bad record keeping is often a sign of bad management. Mileage is one of the most highly scrutinized… Read More

I mentioned in the last post and the one before that that during tax season we require a non-refundable deposit at the time of your intake appointment. Some of you may be wondering why we do that. The short answer is that one tax season I got burned by several “clients.” They came in during… Read More

Still shopping for a #taxpro? Give #TaxTherapy a call! Are you thinking of going from doing it yourself with box software to hiring someone to help you? Did your preparer from last year retire? Get indicted? Die? Hey! It happens! Right now we are still taking appointments for potential clients who are evaluating their options.… Read More

Are you ready?! We are. Reminder postcards for returning clients and new clients who onboarded over the summer and fall will be mailed tomorrow. On Monday, Cat will be here to start answering calls and e-mails and getting organizers delivered. The organizer contains our annual engagement letter, a copy of our privacy policy, and an… Read More

The IRS is opening e-filing for business returns soon and e-filing for individual returns will open a couple of weeks after that. Here at Tax Therapy we are about ready to open our season for new and existing clients. Existing clients will receive a reminder postcard and e-mail letting them know that they can call… Read More

And it’s a doozy! Every year Kelly Phillips Erb (a.k.a. The Tax Girl) posts a list on Forbes.com of the Top 100 Must-Follow Tax Twitter Accounts. For 2020, I’m on it! Mostly this list is for tax professionals (nerds) rather than taxpayers but it is an honor to be included and as you can see,… Read More