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COVID-19 Updates For Des Moines Taxpayers

I hope you're hanging in there. We're LOCKED in, helping our Des Moines clients, and I have a bunch of things to share with you today, based on recent activity.I will say that, between helping clients, and the astonishing rapidity of change, I'm not always able to put...

Ann Hartz’s IRS Deadline Extension Update

I normally write you a weekly strategy note (or so), but these are NOT normal times, are they?And before I get into what's happening with the IRS deadline -- to separate some of the rumors from the reality -- I first want to check with you:How are you doing? Email me...

A Note on the Coronavirus for Des Moines Families

As COVID-19 snakes its way through the world, what's becoming clear to me is that ... well, not much is clear.From death rates (relying upon shaky data from totalitarian regimes), to spread rates, to proper precautions -- you can find an article from a...

Ann’s Top 5 Healthy Financial Habits

Yep, here we are in March, and that means that it's GO TIME for taxes. If it takes you a couple weeks to pull things together, and get organized ... well, now is a very good time to start the process.We're here for you with any questions: (515) 259-7779But don't panic...

Career Planning Advice From A Des Moines Business Owner

Like me, you've probably heard: "Do what you love, and the money will follow!"Hogwash.Personally, I love lying on the beach, but unless I start looking like a supermodel, there's not much chance of me getting paid for it.What we do get paid for is working like expert...

Do Not Procrastinate Tax Filling In 2020 by Ann Hartz

Have you met with us yet?The Super Bowl and the Oscars are over. The IRS has been accepting electronically filed returns for a couple weeks now.Which means, well ... it's about to get real. We are getting busy around here at Team Ann M. Hartz, CPA and Associates.Which...