Frequently Asked Questions

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Click here for a list of WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU to your tax appointment.
Click here for a list of common types of TAXABLE AND NON-TAXABLE TYPES OF INCOME.  Please note this is not a complete list. If you have specific questions, please contact us.
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Am I required to file taxes for 2019?


If your gross income is more than the following you are required to file taxes...

Filing Single

 Under age 65                                                      $12,200

 Age 65 or older                                                    $13,850

Married and living together at end of 2019

 Filing a joint return - both under age 65              $24,400

 Filing a joint return - one age 65 or older            $25,700

 Filing a joint return - both ages 65 or older         $27,000

 Filing a separate return (any age)                       $ 5

Married and living apart at end of 2019

 Filing joint return or separate                              $ 5

Head of Household

 Under age 65                                                      $18,350

 Age 65 or older                                                   $20,000

Widowed in 2017 or 2018 and have a dependent child

 Under age 65                                                       $24,400

 Age 65 or older                                                    $25,700


How long does it take to get my refund?


Most refunds which are directly deposited into your bank account take approximately 7-21 days from the day your tax return is acknowledged by the IRS.


Refunds which are mailed to you can take anywhere from 4-12 weeks.

Can I pay for my tax return preparation fees out of my refund?


Yes, contact us for additional information on this program


Note: There are additional fees associated with having your tax return fees withheld from your refund.  

How soon can I schedule an appointment?


We will begin preparing taxes on Monday, January 13, 2020. The IRS will began accepting tax returns on Monday, January 27, 2020.


You can schedule your appointment to get your taxes done as soon as you receive any and all of your income statements; i.e., W-2's, 1099's, etc.


Appointments available usually within the same day!

How long will my appointment take?


Most appointments take about 20 minutes.  However, we recommend that you give yourself at least an hour window as some tax returns can be more involved than others.


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