Monday, December 31, 2012
The financial deadline looms in Washington, with no deal yet made. Check this primer, and share your questions and thoughts.
With Christmas 2012 over, one reality check is that the looming "fiscal cliff" deadline is just a few days away. On Dec. 31, tax cuts dating to the George W. Bush presidential term are scheduled to expire, and President Obama and congressional leaders have not reached a compromise. Of course, that means tax bills would increase for many middle- and upper-class taxpayers. And that means paycheck withholding for many workers would change, leaving them with less take-home pay in the new year. Apparently, though, there will be no immediate change in withholding tables, while the situation is unresolved. According to John Tuzynski, the IRS’ chief of employment tax policy, employers should continue to use 2012 withholding tables and personal …
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Tell us: is yours on the list?
After a week of voting, readers of MetroWest-area Patches have spoken. The best tax preparers in the region have been chosen. See the list below for the winners. Starting tomorrow, come to Patch to vote on the best place to buy sporting goods. Framingham: H&R Block Shrewsbury/Grafton: Ronald I. Rosen, CPA Holliston: Thomas Dumas, CPA Hopkinton: International Consulting Services Marlborough: Sanchez & Santiago Milford: Mark Bozzini Natick: O'Brien Tax Northborough: Hodge Associates Wellesley: Fillo Financial Westborough: Thomas Financial Associates
Friday, April 6, 2012
The family-owned business is the winner of this week's "Best of Patch: Readers' Choice" poll.
With the April 17 tax filing deadline just around the corner, tax preparation is (or should be) on everyone's mind. That's why we asked you this week, Natick, where you believe the best place is in town to get your taxes done. After a week of voting, you've spoken, and crowned O'Brien Tax as your local winner. "We're here to serve the community," said Bernice Begley, who bought the business in 2000 from Bill O'Brien, who started the firm in 1955. "We've been serving families for generations," Begley said. "Bill started with the grandparents; now we're doing their grandchildren's taxes." O'Brien's specializes in personal tax returns, and returns for self-employed workers. Begley said she decided yesterday not to take any new clients for tax…
Monday, April 2, 2012
The deadline to file tax returns is April 17. Where's the best place in Natick to get it done?
Monday, April 2, 2012
In this week's Patch Readers' Choice, were asking you, the residents who know best: Where's the best place to file tax returns in town? The poll will remain open until 9 a.m. Friday and the winner will be announced at noon. Because the poll is not scientific, the winner is not determined by votes alone, but also comments and reviews on Patch. Ties will go to whichever business has more comments in the comment section. Here are a few of our ideas for places to get your taxes done, but if we're missing any you'd like to be considered, please add it in the comments section: Share the story with your friends, family and fellow patrons to help your favorite tax preparer earn the win! If you own or represent one of these businesses, follow the…