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You may want to re-think that software.

By Fred Snyder Columnist for the Gettysburg Times excerpt of article dated 01/09/2019 Gettysburg times Around Town.      With 2018 in the books, the lingering memory will be this year’s April 15th deadline when those federal and state taxes are due.   A lot of workers were excited last February when federal withholding tables were changed […]

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Should I Do My Own Taxes Online?

Many of us like to do as many things as we can for ourselves. For example, I like baking my own bread or taking care of my own DIY projects. So it’s not surprising that many people find the idea of doing their own taxes online using Free File or paid software appealing. After all, […]

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Choosing Your Tax Return Preparer

So you’ve decided to find a tax return preparer to help guide you through tax season! That’s great, but it’s also incredibly important to choose the right tax preparer for you and/or your family’s needs. Did you know that around 80% of people never check the credentials of their tax preparer? No, it’s true. It’s […]

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Top Three Reasons to Hire a Tax Preparer

Benjamin Franklin once wrote that “nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And this is certainly as true now as it was in 1789. However, our tax system has become somewhat more complicated since the days of Franklin, and our choices for tackling the perennial issue of taxes are more diverse. […]

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The Gettysburg Tax Pros are BEST of the County!

Well, now you’ve done it. You voted Forsythe & Donahue Tax Solutions to be a “Best in the County” company for accounting, and we provide the BEST solutions for small business taxes. We are humbled and thankful for all the amazing customers we’ve worked with over the last year, and that continue to spread the […]

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Personal Income Tax Rates for 2016

Personal income tax rates of 10, 15, 25, 28, 33, 35 and 39.6 percent remain in place for filing next April. (The more you made, the greater your percentage.) The standard deduction for 2016 income will stay the same: $6,300 if you file your taxes using the status single or married filing separately. Married joint filers still receive a […]

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Tax Extenders in Gettysburg

Tax Extenders in 2016 for Gettysburg Residents

There is potential legislation as pending in Congress that includes a package of tax extenders, possible revisions to the Affordable Care Act and more. Lawmakers might renew them either before year-end or early in 2016. Some of the extenders include: Exclusion of cancellation of indebtedness on principal residence: Allows you to exclude from income the […]

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