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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 […]

Is Your State Broke? Ann Hartz Analyzes State Tax Revenue Sources

Is Your State Broke? Ann Hartz Analyzes State Tax Revenue Sources

With national events continuing as they are, here at Ann M. Hartz, CPA and Associates, we’re finding ourselves locking into “go mode” … again. It’s unusual for us to be in this mode smack in the middle of June, but this year has not been … usual. This is because the tax deadline (July 15th, […]

Financial Mindset Management for Our Des Moines Tax Clients

Financial Mindset Management for Our Des Moines Tax Clients

Based on the history of events over the course of the last few decades (both here in Des Moines and beyond), you might have thought that world events would have slowed down in the last week — that there could begin to be some sense of normality. But no. This isn’t a normal time in […]

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