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.

Six Underlying Needs For Effective Small Business Planning In Frederick

So last week, I began the conversation around those foundational items of necessity for a "real" business that many business owners in Frederick don't quite take into consideration when they first get started.These are the sort of things that can be the difference...

The BEST Marketing Strategy for Your Frederick, MD area Business

When I chat with my Frederick, MD area business-owner clients and friends, I find that many of them are adopting a "herd mentality" when it comes to marketing their business. I'd like to see that change for you, and for all my business-owner friends. Granted, I know...

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...

The Simple ‘Why’ For Frederick Businesses To Consider Professional Mentoring

Whether or not the federal government's continued (as of this writing) partial shutdown affects you, the IRS did manage to pull in about half of its workforce, despite not offering them a paycheck -- which would be a pretty great deal for an organizational leader,...

Five Financial and Tax Strategies For Frederick Small Businesses

It's increasingly clear to all of us that our present "cultural moment" can take a toll on any Frederick person's mind who isn't vigilant. Constant connectedness to those who are (by their very vocation) incentivized to highlight change, chaos and fear is more...

Why Frederick Business Owners Should Excel in Year-End Giving

I wrote something similar to what I'm about to offer you today for our individual/family clients recently, but it occurred to me this morning that YOU, as a successful Frederick business owner, might especially benefit from the perspective that I'd like to offer...

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 Keys To Shorter Meetings For Your Frederick Business

Last week I wrote about working less, and testing the 80/20 hypothesis for your Frederick business work cycle. I'd love to know if you had a chance to consider putting this into practice, send us an email using the email icon at the top right hand corner of our...

Thanksgiving Week Reflections From A Frederick Business Owner

It's a slower week, here in J Allen & Associates World. Yes, it's crazy (and a bit of a relief, to be frank) that we now find ourselves in Thanksgiving week. And I have some thoughts, which are perhaps a bit more meditative than normal, because of how this holiday...

The TCJA And What It Means For Your Frederick Business

Usually, in the week following the Super Bowl, I do a fun rundown on the various advertisements -- at least a short one. But this was an unusual year. Because unless you are a Patriots fan, everything about that game experience was boring, including the...

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!