IRS Moves 2020 Tax Filing Deadline

The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced on March 17, 2021 that the 2020 tax filing deadline will be extended from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021.  This change is automatic and does not require you to take additional steps.  The deadline to pay your 2020 tax liability has also been extended to […]

Office Operations for the 2020 Tax Filing Season

Tax season is quickly approaching, and it is our goal to keep you informed of our plans for the 2020 tax season.  As part of our community, your input is valuable to us. The survey we conducted in August showed that 94% were supportive of a virtual tax season. Taking your feedback into consideration, we […]

Office Operations as of April 1, 2020

In light of the recent executive order to shelter in place by Governor Northam, our office will be closed starting April 1, 2020 and continue through June 10, 2020 (unless new guidance is issued). We will be working remotely in order to complete any new or in process tax returns, bookkeeping, and payroll. Someone will […]


As we continue to learn more about COVID-19 and as the recommended precautions continue to evolve, we are finding ourselves in an unusual position.  Our core values and personal preferences are to meet with you and provide in-person service, however, we must take the advice from health organizations and those with whom the expertise lies. […]

Covid-19 Response

We take our relationship with you, our clients, very seriously.  You are a valued member of our community.  It is in that vein and in accordance with our core values, that we must take steps to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 for you and our staff.  Tax season brings the joy of seeing […]

Do you need a “paycheck checkup”?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made significant changes that affect federal income tax withholding. The TCJA lowers the income tax rates, changes the tax brackets, increases the standard deduction, removes personal exemptions, increases the child tax credit, and limits or discontinues certain deductions. These changes may have complicated your wage withholding situation. You […]

Important information for the 2018 Tax Season

The IRS has announced that the tax filing season for tax year 2017 will open on January 29, 2018.  Although this means that they will begin accepting electronic and paper filed returns on that day, paper filed returns will not be processed until sometime in February.  This is one of numerous reasons why filing electronically […]

Tax Tips for Self-Employed Taxpayers

For more than 10% of the population, tax season arrives with the daunting task of accounting for their small business as a self-employed taxpayer.  What is and isn’t deductible is the source of much confusion.  Here are a few tips to help guide the self-employed. One of the most commonly asked questions is “Can I […]

Delayed Refunds for Many 2016 Tax Returns

There are some important changes that will impact your individual income tax return for tax year 2016.  The changes range from refund delays, due diligence requirements and updated exemption and deduction amounts. Any tax return that claims the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) will be delayed beginning with […]

Thank you, Lakeside!

  Lakeside will forever hold a place in my heart.  My dad, Earl W Moore, started this business 30 years ago in The Hub shopping center and we have called The Hub home ever since. In 2008, I stepped in to help run the business as Dad battled Leukemia. After he passed and I took […]