4 Things Palmdale Crypto Traders Need to Know About Cryptocurrency Taxation

Memorial Day weekend can sometimes feel a little … jarring. Burgers, pools, picnics — set against the solemn backdrop of remembrance for the sacrifice of so many thousands who have laid down their lives so we can have our freedoms. However, if you get the chance to talk to veterans (as I sometimes do in the tax preparation world), they’ll … Read More

Rodney Williams4 Things Palmdale Crypto Traders Need to Know About Cryptocurrency Taxation

Five Key Tax Filing Penalties Palmdale Taxpayers Must Know

We’re slowly unburying after the May 17th federal tax deadline (though for those in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana — we’re still going!). This tax season has been … long. And I promise that I’ll soon take up non tax-related content. Goodness knows, I need a palate cleanser. But there are still some leftover items to address for some of my … Read More

Rodney WilliamsFive Key Tax Filing Penalties Palmdale Taxpayers Must Know

5 Next Steps for Tax Return Review

5 Next Steps for Tax Return Review Soooooo, what now? I’m glad you (ahem) asked. Just because tax season is over, doesn’t mean we’re not still here for you. In fact, with the IRS experiencing a litany of problems right now, we’ll gently recommend a little tax return review. That means going through us for a lot of questions and … Read More

Rodney Williams5 Next Steps for Tax Return Review

The Tax Trap Palmdale Side Hustlers Need to Know About

These days, it seems like everybody and their uncle has a “side hustle.” From delivering for Uber Eats and Instacart to selling crafts on Etsy to teaching English online to renting out your front yard for dog parties on Sniffspot (yes, this is a real thing), there seems to be no end to the available part-time gig options for scoring … Read More

Rodney WilliamsThe Tax Trap Palmdale Side Hustlers Need to Know About

The Why and How Behind Procrastination – Something for Palmdale Friends to Consider

Stress. Anxiety. Unease. Worry. And a pinch of aggravation just to round it all out. No, I’m not talking about the upcoming May 17th federal tax deadline. Or am I? For millions of Americans every year, the tax filing deadline points to a much bigger issue. An issue so pervasive that it’s the subject of internet memes, stand-up comedy routines, … Read More

Rodney WilliamsThe Why and How Behind Procrastination – Something for Palmdale Friends to Consider

A Great Retirement Planning and Portfolio Tip for Our Palmdale Friends

Can you believe it? Three weeks until the May 17th deadline! You’ll forgive me if visions of vacation and beaches are dancing through my daydreams. For many in Palmdale, daydreams like these become more frequent while contemplating retirement (not just surviving the craziest tax season to date) … And whether your vision of retirement involves exotic beachfront locations, exploring new … Read More

Rodney WilliamsA Great Retirement Planning and Portfolio Tip for Our Palmdale Friends

Helping Palmdale Residents Understand the Purpose of Life Insurance

As the old joke goes, the only two guarantees in life are death and taxes. In these updates, I obviously spend a lot of time talking about taxes. And these past 12 months, no matter how things have landed for those of you in or near Palmdale … the other part of that axiom has been staring us in the … Read More

Rodney WilliamsHelping Palmdale Residents Understand the Purpose of Life Insurance

Buying a House in Palmdale During this Housing Shortage

Buying a house in Palmdale right now is painful. Very painful. Inventory is at a historic low, and prices are skyrocketing. I have some thoughts — and while this is admittedly not within my direct “wheelhouse” … I think it will help as we move through the spring and summer real estate seasons. But before I get there, a few … Read More

Rodney WilliamsBuying a House in Palmdale During this Housing Shortage

Big Earned Income Tax Credit Changes for all Palmdale Filers in 2021

I have to apologize to all of my Palmdale clients for the sheer volume of tax-centric writing I’ve been doing the last few weeks and months. Normally, I like to write on other topics (in addition to the tax-related stuff) … but I cannot emphasize enough how massively and significantly the tax code has been impacted by all this new … Read More

Rodney WilliamsBig Earned Income Tax Credit Changes for all Palmdale Filers in 2021

Key Healthcare Changes From ARPA For Palmdale Taxpayers

Last week marked the one year anniversary of the CARES Act (stimulus round 1). This was such a monstrous piece of legislation, it’s still being unraveled. It made “Obamacare” (ACA) and the “Trump Tax Cuts” (TCJA) seem like junior league tweaks. We had not before seen a bill so massive and comprehensive in its changes to the tax code  … … Read More

Rodney WilliamsKey Healthcare Changes From ARPA For Palmdale Taxpayers