Entries by sarah.wells@scheffelboyle.com

Beware of Seasonal Scammers

It’s a common story that we see far too often. Seasonal tax preparers looking to take advantage of taxpayers with promises of big refunds and overblown tax credits. Those most frequently targeted are the elderly, low-income taxpayers, non-English speakers, or some who may not have a filing requirement. They commonly advertise with word-of-mouth (boasting big […]

Introducing Jessie Beckemeyer!

We are excited to introduce a new member of our fantastic team, Jessie Beckemeyer. Jessie joins us as our Human Resources Coordinator and will be based out of the Edwardsville office. Jessie received her undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2010 and went on to earn her Master of Science in Human Resource […]

Did You Repair Your Business Property or Improve It?

Repairs to tangible property, such as buildings, machinery, equipment or vehicles, can provide businesses a valuable current tax deduction — as long as the so-called repairs weren’t actually “improvements.” The costs of incidental repairs and maintenance can be immediately expensed and deducted on the current year’s income tax return. But costs incurred to improve tangible […]