THE WANDERING TAX PRO
Up-to-the-minute advice, information, resources, and, on occasion, commentary on federal and New Jersey state income taxes, and the various New Jersey property tax rebate programs, and insights and observations on tax policy and professional tax practice, by 45+-year veteran tax professional Robert D Flach.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
WHERE THE FAKAWI III - THE HALF-WAY MARK
Tax Filing Season (February 1 through April 18) is now half over!
completed and put in the mail 116 sets of returns during the first half of the
season.Given I completed 229 returns
before calling it quits on April 17 last year I have done slightly more than
half that number already.And the 2nd
half actually has a little more work time (despite losing an hour this Saturday night) – since I will have less days “on the
the IRS has announced that actual returns filed are down from last year at this
time – that is certainly not the case with me.I
have only a handful of “red files” (need more info) and only a handful
of returns received in February to complete.And the “to be done” box is not as full as it usually is at this time.
payments are also slightly up from the same time last year.
So all is
going smoothly – and hopefully it will remain smooth and I can end the season
with a minimum amount of GD extensions!