March 24, 2020 Statement on Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

Issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be fluid.  Following Governor Mill’s press conference this afternoon, and her decision at this time to NOT extend Maine’s filing deadline to coincide with the IRS, it has been determined that tax preparation and related financial services are considered “Essential” businesses. As of right now, it is our […]


We have just learned that the IRS will now extend the filing deadline to July 15th.  As of the time of this writing, the State of Maine has not decided if they will go along with that deadline. What does this mean to you? Frankly, it means you need to plan on having your taxes […]


They say there are only two things in life that are certain.  Because of these crazy times, I’m not mentioning the first one; the other one is taxes. As of this writing, March 17th, the filing deadline for taxes has NOT been extended by the IRS. We are still here working diligently every day to […]

Energy Credit is Returned!

The energy credit that was taken away with the 2017 tax act, has been returned to the taxpayers by Congress.  As they so love to do, Congress not only returned the energy credit for tax year 2019, the EXTENDED it back to January 1, 2018. What does this mean to you? If you did any […]

December 2019 Tax Saver

2019 Tax Saver

December 2018 Taxsaver

Another year is drawing to a close, and it is time once again to turn our attention to our favorite season – TAX SEASON! Who doesn’t love a good tax return, right? You may recall that we greeted the start of 2018 with the news that Congress had passed sweeping tax reforms that are supposed […]

It’s coming! Are you ready?

No, not the holidays – Tax Season  While we are looking forward to the holidays with our family and friends, we are also faced with the reality that is preparing for tax season.  Linda has been busy updating our checklists (remember to use them when preparing for your tax appointment – and – don’t forget […]

Fees – Tax Year 2018

We are a form based fee system – that means that we charge for each form used in preparing your return.  For the 2018 tax year, the minimum charge for filing a Federal and State return is $193.00  This price includes: Federal 1040  W-2 (1 form) Standard deduction, and State of Maine return Electronic Filing Fee

Tax Reform and You

Confused by the impact the new tax reform will have on you? You’re not the only one.  Jacob Shamsian, a reporter for Insider and Business Insider, breaks it down for us.  His article is based on an average person who makes $40,000 a year.  We know that this particular situation does not apply to a […]

Tax Saver 2017 Edition

2017 Tax Saver – double click on this link to open our latest newsletter (remember to use the back arrow to return to the website!)