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Monday, October 26, 2015

Broadus Halloween Trick-or-Treat Schedule

We're excited to welcome our local Trick-or-Treaters for Halloween this Friday!  

Preschoolers through 2nd grade: Meet at the library for group Trick-or-Treat with adults

3rd Grade and Up: Meet at the library for a list of participating businesses

And don't forget Storytime Trick-or-Treat from 10:30 - 12:00 on the Courthouse Square

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Employment Opportunity at Gardner & Billing CPAs PLLC

Gardner & Billing CPAs are seeking a full-time receptionist with flexible scheduling available for the summer months.  

Duties will include answering the phone, greeting clients, creating a detailed log of each client contact, managing the schedules of the professional staff, basic secretarial duties and file maintenance.  

Familiarity with Excel, Word and Windows 7 is a plus.  Training will be provided.  Position available immediately.  

Competitive wage for the position with sick leave, vacation, retirement and health benefits available.  

Please send a letter of application and current resume to Gardner & Billing CPAs
PO Box 629 Broadus, MT 59317

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Tax Extension Deadline Is Oct. 15: 3 Last-Minute Reminders

By Daniel Taylor, Esq. on October 6, 2014 8:35 AM

For most Americans, tax season ended almost six months ago on April 15. But those who instead filed a tax extension have hopefully spent the last six months preparing for their extended deadline, which is coming up on October 15.

Tax extensions allow taxpayers who are unable to complete their taxes by the filing deadline to instead file for an extension with the IRS, giving them an extra six months to complete their tax returns for the previous year.

What do those who are coming up on the tax-extension deadline need to keep in mind? Here are three last-minute tips:

  1. Tax extensions extend your filing deadline, not your paying deadline. A common misconception about tax extensions is that they allow a person to avoid paying taxes for an additional six months. In reality, the extension only gives an individual more time to file a return; taxes that may be due at the time of filing for the extension must still be paid at the time of filing the extension. If you failed to pay estimated taxes you may owe interest and penalties on taxes that were unpaid.
  2. What if you still aren't ready to file on October 15? Except under limited circumstances to members of the military or U.S. citizens living abroad, the IRS generally does not offer additional extensions past the six-month extension received by filing Form 4868. Failing to file your taxes by the extended deadline will cause you to incur late-filing penalties in addition to the amount of taxes owed.
  3. What if you can't pay what you owe? If you've filed a return and determined that you owe less than $50,000 in taxes, you can file an installment agreement request. Along with a one-time installment fee, if your request is granted you will be able to pay off your tax bill in monthly installments.