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A Strategy For Des Moines Taxpayers With A Higher Than Expected Tax Bill

A Strategy For Des Moines Taxpayers With A Higher Than Expected Tax Bill

Taking a look around the world these days, and where things seem to be headed… But our heads are high here at Ann M. Hartz, CPA and Associates because we worked our tails off for our Des Moines clients this year. We helped a bunch of people save a ton on their taxes — with […]

Reflections On The Extended Tax Season By A Local Des Moines Tax Professional

I remember at the end of April 2019 that I felt like it had been one of the wildest tax seasons in memory. The TCJA (“Trump Tax Code”) had thrown a ton of curveballs our way, and we were looking forward to implementing tax planning strategies for our Des Moines clients with an entire year […]

The End of Tax Season, Estimated Taxes, And Unemployment Compensation by Ann Hartz

The End of Tax Season, Estimated Taxes, And Unemployment Compensation by Ann Hartz

I’m still emotionally adjusting to the fact that we just went through 4th of July weekend … and “tax season” is STILL GOING. I’m thankful for it, because I also know that extending the deadline during this wild, intensely difficult year (for so many) was a rare offering of grace from the IRS for Des […]

Ann Hartz’s To-Do List If You Can’t Pay All Your Taxes

Ann Hartz’s To-Do List If You Can’t Pay All Your Taxes

Some of our Des Moines clients are STILL pulling their paperwork — which is understandable during this donkey of a year, and with all of the new complications. But sadly, ye olde IRS isn’t extending any payment grace in a couple weeks. (I say “sadly”, but here at Team Hartz we may or may not […]

Why Procrastination Makes Sense in 2020 For Des Moines Taxpayers

Why Procrastination Makes Sense in 2020 For Des Moines Taxpayers

We’ve had impeachment votes, worldwide pandemics, quarantine-like lockdowns (for the healthy), public police brutality, widespread protests, intense riots, MURDER HORNETS, statues falling, social media anger and now we have a drunken and murderous monkey to top off our 2020. What’s worse —  the year isn’t even halfway over yet. And there are plenty of other […]

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