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Tacoma Businesses Facing EIDL Repayment

Tacoma Businesses Facing EIDL Repayment

It’s February 2020. Your Tacoma business is thriving thanks to the uptick in the economy in 2019, and this year looks to be one of possibility and growth. Then, March 2020 rolls in. A rampant virus spread brings lockdowns nationwide, and your business begins to...

What You Need for Your Tacoma Tax Appointment

What You Need for Your Tacoma Tax Appointment

If you were watching football this weekend, you likely noticed TurboTax’s “personalized service” ads. Their timing was impeccable… if not slightly annoying – who wants to think about taxes while on the edge of your seat during a playoff game?The allure of big brand...

Paying Bills in 2023: Val Smith-Fulcher’s Tips

Paying Bills in 2023: Val Smith-Fulcher’s Tips

Last week, the IRS announced the "official" beginning of the 2023 tax season – January 23. That's the date that they start accepting electronically filed returns. (Yes, some Tacoma people really do file their taxes this early.) This is the start of the show here...

The TAS: Another Tacoma Taxpayer Advocate

The TAS: Another Tacoma Taxpayer Advocate

The new year should be a time of joy. It’s like a fresh start… for some.But if you’re facing tax problems, anxiety about money owed to the IRS, audit situations, etc. can overshadow the new year euphoria. Pile on that the impending reality of facing yet another year’s...

4 Financial Goals Tacoma People Can Reach in 2023

4 Financial Goals Tacoma People Can Reach in 2023

I want to help you today. With your resolutions, that is.You see, if you take a look at the most common resolutions (lose 20lbs, work out more, quit smoking, read more & watch less, etc. etc. etc.) they’re all pretty similar – you might as well get out last year's...

Val Smith-Fulcher’s 7 Ways to Cut Business Costs

Val Smith-Fulcher’s 7 Ways to Cut Business Costs

With the lingering moments of 2022 and a new year impending, let’s take a moment to reflect.This year was, to put it mildly, difficult. Can you relate?Inflation’s chokehold … supply chain woes … more policies coming out of Congress … SBA business loan craziness … all...

2023 Tax Strategies Tacoma Taxpayers Should Make Now

2023 Tax Strategies Tacoma Taxpayers Should Make Now

Resolutions? Really?It’s kind of what you do in January — new year, new goals, new me … right?Well, as someone who’s made resolutions and failed to keep them over many years, I’m all about focusing on what I know is doable. As your Tacoma tax pro, I’m of course...

The New Crypto Regulations and Tacoma Traders

The New Crypto Regulations and Tacoma Traders

The holidays are fully upon us, and I’ll have more to say along those lines next week. But, as is usually the case, there are many tax and regulatory things to handle before EOY, and I want to keep you abreast of all those things whether you’re one of my Tacoma...