Tax Advice Branson MO

Preparing and filing tax forms often requires the knowledge of a tax professional or CPA in order to find tax advantages and benefits, as well as to make certain of the accuracy and completion of the proper forms. Taxes are applied to a wide variety of things including income, property, sales and much more, and the laws governing these taxes vary between states. Aside from financial professionals, tax software have been developed to help those struggling to understand tax forms and filing procedures. For individuals, or more commonly, companies, with more complex tax issues, advisory services are usually necessary to avoid audits by the IRS.

Mr. Scott M. Schulze (RFC®)
(816) 285-4600
19201 E Valley View Pkwy Ste D
Independence, MO
Company
Mike Martin Financial Group
Qualifications
Education: Series 6,7,63,65, Life and Health Insurance License.
Years of Experience: 7
Membership
IARFC, MDRT
Services
Invoice, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Asset Protection

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Mr. William J. LaCasse (RFC®)
(573) 302-7212
PO Box 506
Osage Beach, MO
Company
SRG Financial Advisors
Qualifications
Education: The American College,Ed Slott Elite Advisor group,Learning Institute for Financial Executives
Years of Experience: 22
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, personal Coach, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Asset Protection, Compensation Plans

Data Provided by:
Mr. Mark Joseph Dunlop (RFC®), CFP, CHFC, CLU, MSFS, RHU
(314) 769-6665
2153 Pardoroyal Dr.
Des Peres, MO
Company
Designed Benefit Incentives
Qualifications
Education: Wharton School of Business/ International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans-various post graduate professional development Programs.The American College- Master of Science -Management; Master of Science -Financial Services The School of Risk Manage
Years of Experience: 35
Membership
IARFC, SFSP
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, personal Coach, Retirement Planning, Medicaid Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Family Offices, Mortgage Loans, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Auto Home Insurance, Business Coach, Charitable Planning, Education Plan, Healthcare Accounts, Charitable Foundation

Data Provided by:
Kerry Niece CFP
4200 Little Blue Parkway
Independence, MO
Company
Title: President
Company: National Financial Services, Inc
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Education
Fort Hays State University
Years Experience
Years Experience: 34
Service
Individual Income Tax Planning,Retirement Planning,Real Estate Investment Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,Annuities,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Long-Term Health Care Plann

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Mr. Brian Standage (RFC®), MBA
(417) 887-1272
3046 S. Delaware, Ste H
Springfield, MO
Company
Holmes & Griffeth, Inc.
Qualifications
Years of Experience: 19
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Employee Benefits, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Annuities, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, BuySell

Data Provided by:
Mr. Kenneth W. Heise (RFC®), LUTCF
(314) 909-1116
10880 Baur Blvd. Suite 104
St. Louis, MO
Company
Heise Advisory Group
Qualifications
Years of Experience: 21
Membership
IARFC, MDRT
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Asset Protection, Compensation Plans

Data Provided by:
Donald D. Allenbrand (RFC®), CPA
(816) 931-7633
1201 NW Briarcliff Parkway, Sutie 335
Kansas City, MO
Company
Wealth Enhancement Group, Inc.
Qualifications
Education: CPA, CWS
Years of Experience: 32
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Trustee Service, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Medicaid Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Family Offices, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Mortgage Loans, Precious Metals, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Charitable Planning, Education Plan, Charitable Foundations, Asset Protection, BuyS

Data Provided by:
Mr. Michael L. Thiel (RFC®), CSA, MBA
(636) 537-1040
15455 Conway Rd., Suite 150
Chesterfield, MO
Company
First Financial Planners
Qualifications
Education: MBA
Years of Experience: 27
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Mortgage Loans, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Charitable Planning, BuySell, LiabCover, Compensation Plans

Data Provided by:
Carl Goodin
300 Ozark Trail Drive, #215
Ellisville, MO
Company
Title: CFP
Company: Financial Planning Associates, Inc.
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Education
University of Missouri, BMED 1973
Webster University, MAFE (Not completed)
College for Financial Planning, CFP 1989
Years Experience
Years Experience: 25
Service
Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,Medicaid,Annuities,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Individual Income Tax Planning,Medicare Planning,Life Insurance,Investment & Portfolio Management,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,Education Funding & Financial Aid Planni

Data Provided by:
John J. Barada (RFC®), CHFC, CLU, LUTCF
(314) 843-7623
12430 Tesson Ferry Road #305
St. Louis, MO
Company
Woodbury Financial Services
Qualifications
Education: CLU ChFC RFC 5 yrs college, no degreeMarketing majorFinance Minor
Years of Experience: 37
Membership
IARFC, FPA, SFSP, NAIFA, GAMA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Auto Home Insurance, Business Coach, Charitable Planning, Education Plan, Asset Protection, BuySell, LiabCover, Compensation Plans

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Tax Advice

Taxes

H&R Block a Cent Ahead, Revs Fall
By: Zacks Equity Research
March 09, 2010

H&R Block Inc. (HRB - Analyst Report) reported fiscal third quarter 2010 (ended Jan 31, 2010) net income of $50.6 million or 15 cents, up from $47.4 million or 14 cents in the year-ago period. However, income from continuing operations was 16 cents, down 4 cents from the prior-year period. Results were slightly ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 14 cents, primarily driven by cost cuts.

However, revenues were down 5.9% from the prior-year period to $934.9 million as the company prepared fewer tax returns. This was partially offset by a 5.9% decrease in operating expenses from the prior-year period to $840.4 million. The decrease reflects the benefits from the company’s cost cutting initiatives.

Revenue from the Tax Service decreased 6.2% year-over-year to $747.7 million. The decrease stemmed from a 7.1% decrease in total retail tax returns prepared. Pre-tax income was $131.2 million compared with $133.5 million in the year-ago quarter.

RSM McGladrey (RSM) reported a 3.6% year-over-year drop in revenues to $6.7 million. The decrease reflects the weak economic environment. However, the company posted a pre-tax loss of $11.2 million compared with a pre-tax income of $10.7 million a year ago, primarily due to a $15.0 million goodwill impairment related to RSM's capital markets business.

RSM and McGladrey & Pullen LLP entered into new definitive agreements in February concerning their alternative practice structure. As a result, RSM incurred $3.3 million of legal and consulting expenses related to these negotiations in the reported quarter.

Corporate operations reported a pre-tax loss of $22.5 million compared with a loss of $42.4 million in the prior-year quarter. The decrease in loss reflects a decrease in expenses. This stemmed from reductions in self-insured liabilities, lower interest expense on corporate borrowings and a decrease in loss provisions on mortgage loans held for investment.

Interim Tax Results....

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Know Your IRS Tax Levy Rights

According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), all taxpayers have rights with regard to tax levies:

1. If an agreement is made between the IRS and the taxpayer that a back tax liability is not collectible, then the IRS is required to release an IRS wage levy.
2. The IRS may not place a lien on the taxpayer’s residence in situations when the amount of the IRS tax levy is less than $5,000.
3. Once the collection statute of limitation expires the IRS is required to stop all collection efforts and cancel the IRS tax levy.
4. 30 days before issuing a tax levy the IRS is required to send a Final Notice of Intent to Levy and Notice of Your Right to A Hearing (levy notice).
5. Taxpayers have a right to a hearing and must be notified of this at least 30 days before the levy is filed.
6. A taxpayer may request to have an appeals officer hear the case, but may not challenge the actual tax unless there was no previous opportunity to do so.
7. Taxpayers have 30 days to appeal unsatisfactory outcomes to the U.S. Tax Court or Federal Court.

The IRS asserts that it does not typically release levies on a bank accounts once issued. However an aggressive tax professional may be able to get a partial or full release if the monies in the account are needed for medical expenses, housing expenses, transportation expenses, payroll, etc. There is a small window of 21 days to do this ... just enough time for a taxpayer to contact a competent tax professional.

Attribution: Victoria J. Burns has over 25 years of experience preparing Federal, state, and payroll tax returns. She’s helped thousands to resolve their tax problems and settled millions of dollars in tax debt. Victoria is an active member of the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers and National Association of Tax Professionals. She leads the team of professionals at AmeriPride Tax Group helping clients through tax audits, offers in compromise, levy/lien releases, penalty abatements and other tax issues. AmeriPride Tax Group

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