Tax Services

When it comes to the world of taxes, preparation and planning go a LONG way. We have the expertise and knowledge you are looking for in a tax professional and can help you navigate your options.

We’re happy to help you with any of these services:

Tax Preparation

Stop missing out on potential deductions that could be saving you big money!

Tax Planning

Real strategies and solutions to help you minimize your IRS liability.

IRS AUDIT Representation

Don’t go it alone! We’re your ally and representative in an IRS audit.

Ask For The Sale! Frederick Business Owners Sales Psychology

I make it my goal in these weekly notes to pass along information which has proven useful to our firm and our more successful clients. I do this because we want to be a partner with you in helping you grow your Frederick business. We're not marketing "gurus" around...

What Are My Chances of Getting Audited? 11 Tips For Frederick Small Businesses

On March 15th, 2018, Subchapter S Corporation (S-corps, for short), have their tax returns due. We're already on top of things for our Frederick clients, but this is a quick reminder to you to make sure that we've communicated, and that your books don't contain any...

Increase Profits For Your Frederick Business With Effective Compensation Strategies

We're still waiting on Congress to reconcile the different tax reform plans passed by the House and the Senate, but we do know a couple things. First, it looks pretty certain that you're not going to be able to deduct your state and local income taxes in 2018. Both...

Growing Customers For Life For Your Frederick Business

We're starting in on the second half of the summer, and I have a question for you: How are you feeling about 2017 thus far for your Frederick business? Now that we're over halfway through the year, it's a nice time to take stock. So, really, I'd be interested: How are...

10 Simple Fraud Protection Safeguards Frederick Companies Should Implement

Things have been cranking at the J Allen & Associates offices of late! We have had a steady stream of new Frederick clients calling, emailing and coming through our doors. But it's also because of all of the questions we are fielding about the new tax law changes, and...

Business Succession Planning Essentials by Jennifer Allen

The final quarter is a great time to take a look at where things have gone for your Frederick business, and that's perhaps an obvious point. But now (before the holidays really hit), it might also be an even better time to take stock of where you are headed LONG term...

3 Important Questions For Frederick Small Business Owners To Answer In 2018

Now that we are into the first full work week of 2018, how are you feeling about your direction? We're here, and we're in your corner. I'd love a note from you about what you are hoping to accomplish during this year, and how we can be a resource to you as you do. As...

A Few More Common Marketing Mistakes Made By Frederick Businesses

Seeing what has happened in our nation's fourth-largest city has been a sobering reminder about the fragility of life, and business. It's helpful to be reminded that threats and disasters can (and do) strike from directions that you might least expect. And while this...

Should You Buy A Building For Your Frederick Business?

Every week, we advise our clients about how to handle their Frederick businesses, and particularly their finances. It's a big part of what we do around here, and many don't even realize how much we're willing and able to help. (And that's fine, because we are plenty...

Three Easy Ways for Frederick Business Owners to Develop Delegation Skills

The corporation deadline for Frederick businesses is behind us, and we're taking a big breath around here (while still focusedly working through personal tax returns as well). Apparently, there are basketball games being played.  Not that we would know much about...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!