It’s on!

It’s on!

The IRS has begun accepting filed tax returns. Which means tax season is getting real. Now, leaving aside the fact that the IRS will probably be dealing with the ramifications of the shutdown for quite some time, we are all going to be busy around here at Team Above...
Saving up to buy a home? Read this first…

Saving up to buy a home? Read this first…

HELPING OREGONIANS BUY HOMES In March, the Oregon Legislature took a significant step toward addressing the state’s affordable housing crisis by passing House Bill 4007, establishing a First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account program statewide. The program is set to...
Shutdowns don’t stop the IRS

Shutdowns don’t stop the IRS

As of this writing, the federal government is still in a “partial shutdown,” and things are starting to fray around the edges, even for those whose paychecks aren’t being affected. Already, it’s the longest government shutdown in history. Who...
2018 isn’t actually over yet…

2018 isn’t actually over yet…

It may be 2019 on the calendar, but 2018 isn’t behind us yet! Over the following weeks and months, you will be reliving all of your financial decisions from 2018 while we put together your tax return. We can’t go back and undo any previous decisions, but we can...
2018 Year End Tax Letter

2018 Year End Tax Letter

We enjoyed working with you for your 2017 taxes and hope to see you again. Next year, we will continue to provide quality tax preparation for the 25th year in a row. We are proud of our system designed to minimize our clients’ tax liability as much as legally...
Consider this before 2019…

Consider this before 2019…

Do you see that train barreling towards the station? The one with “2018” written all over it? This calendar year is about to change in under three weeks, and most people I know couldn’t be happier about it. But what that means for our clients and...