• Springfield, Illinois: Tax Checklist for Newly Married Couples

    Congratulations! You’re married and ready to start a beautiful and exciting life with your best friend, but before the fun begins, we recommend viewing our tax checklist for when you and your spouse are ready to file your first joint taxes together. It is no secret that filing your taxes can be a daunting and confusing task, which is why we’ve come up with a handful of must-have to-do tasks that you and your partner should address before tax season. Read below to learn more! Changing Your Name & Address These may seem like obvious things to do after you get married, but they can [...]

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    Springfield Illinois: How is the Coronavirus Affecting Your 2020 Tax Return?

    With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) still in full effect, many home and business owners are wondering whether or not the country-wide stimulus check they received last May will affect their 2020 tax returns. Well, we did our research and found answers to your pressing questions regarding your next tax filing session. Whether you are a dependent or are filing your own taxes, read below to get an idea of how your tax return will be affected in the spring of next year. Will I Owe Any Taxes on My Stimulus Payment? The first question we get at JLW Tax & Bookkeeping Services regarding the [...]

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