Fixing Your Credit Score: How North Central Texas Spenders Can Build Better Credit

We’re nearing the end of “extension season” around here at Andre + Associates, PC … and it’s been a doozy. With so many changes thrown at us, word on the tax professional street is there are going to be a lot of very tired and very grateful North Central Texas CPAs and tax pros after October 15th. (Which, after all, … Read More

Keith AndreFixing Your Credit Score: How North Central Texas Spenders Can Build Better Credit

Buying a homeowner’s Insurance Policy: The What and the Why for North Central Texas Homeowners

Click on the news right now and you’ll see: floods, storms, fires consuming whole states. And that’s not even taking into account the everyday crime from thieves or vandals that usually dominates the news. Seeing and hearing all of that, it’s easy to look around your four walls and think, “Boy, a lot can happen to all this.” Yes, it … Read More

Keith AndreBuying a homeowner’s Insurance Policy: The What and the Why for North Central Texas Homeowners

Taxes & Timeshare Points: A Guide for North Central Texas Timeshare Owners

Labor day rushes up on me every year. There’s a corporate tax deadline on the 15th of September to keep me busy and focused (not to mention estimated taxes for June 3 through August 31 are also due on the 15th) … but the truth of the matter is that the beginning of fall means that my team and I … Read More

Keith AndreTaxes & Timeshare Points: A Guide for North Central Texas Timeshare Owners

The Case Against North Central Texas Residents Not Paying Federal Taxes

What a fantastical dream — to pay no taxes. Now … would it surprise you if I said most American households (including many North Central Texas households) enjoyed that very dream in 2020 because they ended up not paying federal taxes – not a single dime? Last year’s insanely rocky economy and subsequent federal relief efforts led to “an extraordinary … Read More

Keith AndreThe Case Against North Central Texas Residents Not Paying Federal Taxes

North Central Texas Real Estate Investors: The 1031 Tax Deferral May Be Changing

It’s getting harder and harder to brace ourselves for the ongoing images of human struggle. They just keep coming. No matter your position on what’s happening, either nationally or abroad, the possibility of disaster touching us — that is out of our control — is very real. But even a step back from disaster, most of us have a hard … Read More

Keith AndreNorth Central Texas Real Estate Investors: The 1031 Tax Deferral May Be Changing

Should North Central Texas Parents Take The Child Tax Credit Payments?

The federal government is handing out a lot of money to North Central Texas individuals lately. Remember those stimulus payments that started showing up in your bank account last year? There’s more en route… Now comes the federal advance payments of the Child Tax Credit (CTC). Money for having kids? Sounds like a great idea. Maybe and maybe not. If … Read More

Keith AndreShould North Central Texas Parents Take The Child Tax Credit Payments?

Andre + Associates, PC’s Insights on Good Debt Vs Bad Debt

Before I jump into outlining good debt vs bad debt for all those in North Central Texas trying to tackle their personal debt, let’s touch on some news from everyone’s not-so-favorite government agency. Late last week (Friday news dump?), ye olde Internal Revenue Service announced that it had 15.6 million unprocessed tax returns. They made no fanfare about it but … Read More

Keith AndreAndre + Associates, PC’s Insights on Good Debt Vs Bad Debt

Andre + Associates, PC’s Tax Scams 2021 Edition: The Big 12

Alright, North Central Texas readers, before we jump into the tax scams 2021 edition, let’s circle back on some info we posted about recently … the IRS sent out a lot of moolah last week — and, if you have children, you might have received some. Note: If you received it, this is an advance on future tax credits. It … Read More

Keith AndreAndre + Associates, PC’s Tax Scams 2021 Edition: The Big 12

The Latest Advance Child Tax Credit Payment Info for North Central Texas Parents

I normally don’t send these special bulletins, but I wanted to get this to North Central Texas parents ASAP. You probably heard on the news that the IRS is sending out “advance payments” of $250 – $300 per month for children. The first advance child tax credit payments went out TODAY (as I write), July 15th. The payments will continue … Read More

Keith AndreThe Latest Advance Child Tax Credit Payment Info for North Central Texas Parents

Being Financially Independent: Planning for the Future Starts Now

I'm going to stick with last week's theme on being financially independent because I got some nice feedback.   Before I get there, a quick word about the IRS for our friends in North Central Texas… Per Kiplinger, as of June 25, the IRS had a backlog of 16.7 million 2019 and 2020 individual returns that require manual processing by … Read More

Keith AndreBeing Financially Independent: Planning for the Future Starts Now