For Individuals

College Financial Planning

How Can You Pay for Your Kid to go to College, Spend and Save as You Are Now, and Increase the Amount of Money You have for Retirement?

Elder Care Financial Care

Finally… Worry Free Financial Management for Your Aging Parent or Family Member.

Estate Planning Done Right

Make Sure Your Family Transitions Prepare Your Children and Your Family for Financial Freedom.

A Big IRS Update For Frederick Businesses On Using The PPP Loan Funds

Well, if you were wise, you probably saw this coming.Turns out ... if you received a PPP loan, that the expenses you pay from the proceeds of this (forgivable) loan ... are not deductible for Frederick businesses.Ouch.The IRS just released new guidance to this end...

Frederick Non-Profits Taxes – 10 Important Year-End Steps

We deal with all kinds of businesses and organizations around here at Team J Allen & Associates. And while I often address "for profit" organizations with these notes, many of those same strategies (cost controls, marketing, growth, management) apply equally to...

Using KPI’s For Your Frederick Business

Scattershotting around the world of SBA loans and taxes here before the huge deadlines looming on July 15th.(As a reminder: 2019 personal tax returns and payments, first AND second quarter 2020 estimated tax payments are ALL due on Wednesday, July 15th.)We're working...

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...

An Important PPP Loan Update For Frederick Business Owners

There's both good news (for some) and bad news (for many) as we round the corner into December.And I'm not talking about our culture, or politics, or sports, or anything like that.I'm talking about TAXES.I'll start with the good news. This is applicable to some of my...

Five Ways To Get Small Business Help Right Now For Your Frederick Business

I'd like to simplify things for you today.There is so. much. noise. right now about how to survive (even thrive) in the midst of this very difficult season."Pivot" they say.And yes, if you are running a business, these times call for a bit of a shift. Only a very...

Tax Paperwork Checklist

These days, I'm often glad that it's our busy tax filing season, so that I have an easy excuse when political conversations are happening: Oh THAT [crazy new political story]? Huh, didn't see it -- I'm too busy with tax season. With all of the chaos out there, the...

How to Eliminate Workplace Gossip in Frederick Businesses

I'm going to step away from tax land today, and put on my business coaching hat.But don't get me wrong -- we are diligently working through many of our Frederick business owner client files and getting a significant thrill from being able to help so many of our...

Measuring Key Numbers In Your Frederick Business And Developing Accountability

During the first Super Bowl that Tom Brady won (with the Patriots), these were some of the companies who advertised (hat tip to Jon Erlichman of Bloomberg):AOLBlockbusterRadio ShackCircuit CityCompUSASearsHotJobsYahooVoiceStream WirelessGateway ComputersThe year was...

The New Stimulus Bill Has Huge Impacts For Frederick Businesses

Some huge news is happening for Frederick business owners, that I'm sure you've heard rumors about, so I wanted to reach out to you quickly with some first-blush details.I also wanted to offer this:If you have business associates or friends who need help ensuring that...

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!