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.

Special Business Knowledge And Frederick Business Success

Yes, there's plenty to say about that Super Bowl, the advertisements (apparently, they're all Tide ads), the halftime show, etc. But I'll let others weigh in there. I'm a tax professional after all. Congratulations Eagles fans, etc. Here at J Allen & Associates,...

How J Allen & Associates Plans to Make 2020 Our Best Year Ever

By the time you actually get to reading this, there is a very good chance that you're reading a voice from the last decade. 🙂 I make it a practice to prepare my posts to Frederick clients and friends a few days in advance, and RIGHT NOW, it is still 2019.But 2020 is...

Five Tips To Build A Healthy Company Culture by Jennifer Allen

Like many Frederick business owners, you probably set some goals for 2020.So ... hmmm ... how are you doing on those?Based on data collected by Statistic Brain, 27.4 percent of people typically abandon their resolutions within a week. Within two weeks of January 1st,...

Does Your Cost Structure Match Your Frederick Company’s Value

Here's an unfortunate reality: many businesses offer amazing value, but struggle to make enough money because they don't charge enough.Thinking they are offering customers "a good deal", their business suffers as a result of selling themselves short.But whether our...

Use These Financial Reports For Business Decisions By Jennifer Allen

Just in time for the weekend, the IRS issued Friday-evening guidance about the overly-hyped (at first) payroll tax "holiday".There was initial hope that this might be a great shot-in-the-arm for Frederick businesses and employees, but given how the thing is...

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...

About That PPP Forgiveness Application for Frederick Businesses

I have a few quick-hit things to cover today.The first of which relates to some timing issues. Labor Day is behind us (though many of my Frederick business owner friends and clients don't really take time off for that).(You can't really take a vacation in the same way...

My Frederick Small Business Health Quiz (Part 1)

Things are getting busier around Ye Olde Accountacy Shoppe (i.e. J Allen & Associates) as more and more Frederick business owners are touching base to get on our calendar for the next few weeks.Will you join them?If so, great. You know how to find us. Let us know...

Strategizing Your Frederick Business’s Cash Flow Plan For 2019

2018 is FINALLY over, and we have a brand new year ahead of us ... and it feels pretty great. The year ahead is full of possibilities for your Frederick business, and we are so privileged to walk alongside you in the financial aspects of these possibilities.And...

If There’s Another Government Shutdown We’re Here To Help Your Frederick Business

You're wise these days if you don't pay close attention to the political tug-of-war that seems to be getting worse and worse. If so, you might not have yet seen that the federal government seems headed for another shutdown.Which is rough news for any poor schmoe out...

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!