Entries by Ashley Morgan

Stimulus Check: Do you qualify? How much are you going to get?

Congress last week took steps to help individuals who are facing financial uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.  They passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act.  The CARES Act has many provisions that will help those with financial difficulties in the next coming weeks and months.  The act […]

Last chance to get your 2016 Tax Refund!

Have you not filed your 2016 tax return? Do you think you are entitled to a 2106 tax refund? You need to file your 2016 federal tax return by April 18, 2020 to be eligible to receive a refund based on the return.  You must file your tax return with in three years of the […]

Changes to the 2018 Tax Forms

Your 2018 1040 tax return will look very different than years past.  With the passing of the Jobs and Tax Act back in 2017, the Internal Revenue Service is experiencing the most substantial changes to the tax code in over 30 years.  These changes include edits to many of the forms you may be familiar […]

Starting 2019 Off Right: Planning for 2019 Taxes

It is important at the end of the year to start thinking about next year’s tax situation.  While it is likely too late in the year to fix any issues you had in 2018 with your withholding or estimated tax payments; but it is never too early to get your situation fixed going into 2019.  […]

An Open Letter From a Bankruptcy Lawyer: The Truth about Bankruptcy and Debt Relief

To Anyone Feeling Overwhelmed with Debt: As a bankruptcy attorney, my office deals with people who are going through stressful moments in their lives. Every day we help educate people on bankruptcy and debt issues. Hardest part about talking with individuals about debt relief options is combating the significant misconceptions about debt issues and bankruptcy. […]

Mortgages in Bankruptcy: How Secured Debt is Handled in a Bankruptcy

Mortgages in bankruptcy can be discharged, but the lien remains absent specific circumstances When considering bankruptcy, many people ask to leave their mortgage out of the bankruptcy. This is not possible; you must include all your debts. However, a mortgage is treated differently than your credit cards or personal loans, it is secured against property. […]