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.

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...

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...

COVID-19 Updates For Frederick Business Owners

How are you holding up? If you haven't yet done so, please do shoot me a quick note to let me know how your Frederick business is managing.Depending on the situation, I have lots of ways to help ... some of which I'll give you details about today.I will continue to be...

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,...

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...

J Allen & Associates COVID-19 Policy

Until further notice.This is a busy, fearful and unprecedented time of the year for all of us. We are in your corner, even still.Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, our office has stopped seeing clients face to face, until further notice. We will continue to accept...

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...

Frederick Small Business Debt Collection

How are things going for you? Is there something we can do to help your business during this final quarter of 2017? Do let me know. One nice way to make your quarter better is to get an infusion of cash. However, this is too often a rare occurrence. Too many Frederick...

Three Key Reasons You Should Consider Offering Unlimited PTO For Your Frederick Company

That old adage isn't actually accurate. In my line of work, I'm learning something that it would behoove you to also understand:Time is actually worth more than money.So many Frederick businesses have internalized this reality, and have built huge enterprises...

Jennifer Allen’s Price War Strategies: Three Reasons To Raise Your Prices

I take a look around the small business world sometimes, and I get a little sad.It's heartbreaking to watch small businesses in Frederick go out of business or not bring home enough bacon simply because they get trapped into thinking about their pricing in the wrong...

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!