What do you charge for a tax return?
The cost of a return depends on the forms that are filed and the complexity of the return. For an accurate quote, please call our office with a copy of last years return.
What do I bring to a tax appointment?
What to Bring to Tax Appointment-Personal Clients
Does my spouse have to come with for the appointment?
Both spouses are welcome to attend; however, only one spouse is required to attend as long as they have the necessary information.
I received a letter from the government pertaining to taxes, I am not sure what I should do.
Anytime our clients receive documentations from a Government Agency, we encourage you to send them to us so that we can explain the notice and take any necessary actions to protect you.
What do I do if I can’t pay what I owe for state and federal?
Both Federal and State Agencies have programs to make monthly payments. You can call our office to help you set up these plans.
What is the mileage rate for 2016?
The standard mileage rates are 54 cents per mile for business use of an automobile and 19 cents per mile for use of an automobile as a medical or moving expense. The standard mileage rate for charitable miles is 14 cents per mile.
What is the mileage rate for 2017?
The standard mileage rates are 53.5 cents per mile for business use of an automobile and 17 cents per mile for use of an automobile as a medical or moving expense. The standard mileage rate for charitable miles is 14 cents per mile.
What documents are needed to process my company’s bookkeeping?
For each month, we need bank statements and credit card statements, copies of checks written, copies of your check register, and documentation for asset purchases.
My ex-spouse already claimed our children on their tax return and they should have been claimed on mine. What do I do?
Unfortunately, the tax return cannot be efiled. You must file a paper tax return. In a few months, you and your ex-spouse may receive a notice stating a child was claimed by each of you. The dependent may be disallowed on your return as well as your ex-spouse. Please bring in the notice when you receive it and we can go from there.
What is the deadline to file my Property Tax (M1PR)?
Property Tax Refunds are due by August 15th of the following year.
Where’s my Refund?
Internal Revenue Service – go to www.irs.gov and click on “where’s my refund”. Be sure to have you a copy of your return handy for reference.
Minnesota Revenue – go to www.revenue.state.mn.us and click on “where is my refund”. Be sure to have you a copy of your return handy for reference.
What are the steps to starting my own business?
There are many issues involved in starting a new business. That is why we offer free consultation to anyone seeking information on starting their own business. Call our office today to schedule your appointment. 763.421.1819
What kind of records should I keep for my small business?
Business transactions often require various documents to support the entries in your books and on your tax return. IRS.gov has information on the types of records you should keep as supporting documents.
What can I do if I have not received my W-2 from my employer?
- Contact your employer. Make sure your employer has your correct, current, information.
- Contact the IRS if you have not received your W-2 by February 16th.
- You must still file your tax return or request on extension by April 15th.
- If you receive your missing W-2 you may need to file an amended tax return.