Making Children Less Costly For Birmingham Families With Kids Through The Child Tax Credit

To be clear, children are costly in the best way possible. Once the dust settles from changing diapers, sweeping floors, slapping bandaids on booboos, driving to sports practice, attending back-to-school meetings, saving for college, and buying countless goldfish crackers … you realize children are a lot of work. They’re also monetarily costly. Depending on your income, you could be spending … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCMaking Children Less Costly For Birmingham Families With Kids Through The Child Tax Credit

Randall Hancock’s Three Building Blocks To Healthy Personal Finances

It’s understandable if things might feel a little bit … shaky right now for you. If you pay attention to the media, you are seeing trade wars with China, uncertain stock markets, apocalyptic elections rumbling in the future, even the Apple juggernaut is seeing its empire show signs of trouble. All of these, by the way, are good reasons to … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCRandall Hancock’s Three Building Blocks To Healthy Personal Finances

College Is Expensive But Birmingham Families Can Save Big Through These Tax Breaks

What, you think I’m on vacation? Yes, the tax deadline has passed. But we’re still available, and handling post-deadline matters for Birmingham clients.   But moving along to today’s subject: figuring out how to pay for college tuition. Things are different from the days when I considered college… I’m talking to Birmingham parents left and right who are scrambling to … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCCollege Is Expensive But Birmingham Families Can Save Big Through These Tax Breaks

Where Do Our Tax Dollars Go? Randall Hancock Breaks It Down

Before I get to your tax dollars, and where they went, I have a couple thoughts for you. We’re still settling down from the flurry of last week and the passing of the April 15th deadline. There were MANY more procrastinators this year than in years past, in my opinion because of so much confusion in the marketplace. In fact, … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCWhere Do Our Tax Dollars Go? Randall Hancock Breaks It Down

A Thank You To Our Birmingham Clients For A Successful 2019 Tax Season

This has been one of the wildest tax seasons in recent memory. I saw a note from the IRS last Friday (the 12th) that as of that day, 50 million taxpayers had yet to file. LOTS of extensions happened out there, as all of the tax law changes caused a bunch of confusion. It’s our hope that our Birmingham clients … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCA Thank You To Our Birmingham Clients For A Successful 2019 Tax Season

2018 Tax Extensions and Payment Options for Birmingham Taxpayers

Yep. This is the final week, and the personal filing deadline (April 15th) is *so* close. It’s officially the final week of tax season — and we are working our tails off for you and our other Birmingham clients. But I’m still taking the time to step away for a moment and write to you, my friend. And if you … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PC2018 Tax Extensions and Payment Options for Birmingham Taxpayers

An Under-Utilized Tax Break For Birmingham Taxpayers: Summer Day Camp

Okay, that’s a joke. We’re so busy with our client work, we can’t really enjoy the college basketball or the new baseball season, but at least we still have April Fools. And yes, I know that day has already passed. More coffee please. But speaking of things getting past us — are YOU procrastinating with your taxes? If so, you’re … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCAn Under-Utilized Tax Break For Birmingham Taxpayers: Summer Day Camp

Randall Hancock’s Under-Utilized Pet Tax Deductions

Apparently, there are some politics things happening these days. But even more apparently, the tax deadline is three weeks away. Politics? As the young people say, ain’t nobody got time for that. But you know what we DO have time for? Saving you a boatload on your taxes, and finding creative ways to do that, even if you don’t think … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCRandall Hancock’s Under-Utilized Pet Tax Deductions

How Birmingham Taxpayers Can Support The Alabama Disaster Relief Effort

The college hoops brackets are set, and the madness begins. And, per the American Gaming Association, 47 million of us will be wagering $8.5 BILLION on this event. Which, of course, means that my mind immediately goes here. You see, me and Debra have already been knee-deep in our own version of March madness over here at our office, and … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCHow Birmingham Taxpayers Can Support The Alabama Disaster Relief Effort

Spending Money From Tax Refunds Wisely By Randall Hancock

Just about one month left before the tax deadline. As the parents say, the days are long, but the months are fast. And as we tax pros say, the days are long, and the days are long. But that’s simply because we’ve been getting to do some meaty, fun tax preparation work for our Birmingham clients. Already, we have many, … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCSpending Money From Tax Refunds Wisely By Randall Hancock