Meet with your accountant this fall; your tax return will thank you in the spring

Fall isn’t just for pumpkin spice lattes anymore. If you’re used to only seeing your accountant once a year during tax season -- Peekz ConsultiN owner Amy Peek says this is the year to make an exception. She’s advising taxpayers to meet with an accountant as soon as possible this fall while there is still … Continue reading Meet with your accountant this fall; your tax return will thank you in the spring

IRS strongly urges taxpayers to do a ‘paycheck checkup’

The IRS is trying to spread the word: Check your tax withholdings now to avoid possible surprises in April.

Coming soon to early tax filers: Your refund

One of the biggest questions that comes at the end of meeting with a tax professional is, "So, when will I get my refund?"

IRS offers tips to avoid Presidents Day rush

The IRS expects a “surge” of tax returns on Presidents Day weekend, urging taxpayers to use online tools so they can avoid long wait times and busy signals.

What changes to expect when you file your tax return in 2018

Here's more on two big changes to expect when preparing your IRS tax return for the 2017 tax year.

Book your 2018 tax appointment directly with our new online scheduling system

With all the headaches that can come with filing taxes, we are hoping to eliminate stress associated with at least one of them for our clients -- scheduling your tax appointment.

Why you should file your tax return ASAP this year — before someone else files it for you

Amy Peek, accountant and owner of Pittsburgh-based Peekz ConsultiN warns taxpayers to file as soon as possible this year in light of Equifax and other security breaches.

Things you can do by Dec. 31 that will help your 2017 tax return

Here's a checklist that you should run through now that could affect your financial situation next year. Let’s walk through some things you can do by Dec. 31 that could lessen your tax burden and/or increase your tax refund for 2017.

Why you might not have to pay estimated quarterly taxes this year

Not everyone needs to make these payments. And that may be confusing for business owners or independent contractors worried about penalties or fines. Here's a breakdown from Peekz ConsultiN accountant owner Amy Peek.

The right way to spend your tax return

Taxpayers expecting large returns from the IRS this year already may be dreaming of what to do with their hefty cash infusion.