New Hire Announcement

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New Hire Announcement

February 21, 2019

New Hire Announcement

Martin Hood is extremely pleased to announce the hiring of two new staff members! From left to right: Liz Dietz; Kari Thompson…

Identity Protection Tips

February 12, 2019

Identity Protection Tips

Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund. You…

MyTax Illinois Now Accepting Filed Returns

January 31, 2019

MyTax Illinois Now Accepting Filed Returns

It is that time of the year again! MyTax Illinois began accepting 2018 Individual Tax returns on January 28. Taxpayers will need…

Underpayment of Estimated Tax

January 22, 2019

Underpayment of Estimated Tax

The IRS has expressed concern that the updated withholding calculator it released in February 2018 in association with the Tax Cuts and…

To Itemize or Not to Itemize?

January 9, 2019

To Itemize or Not to Itemize?

With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to be in effect for tax years beginning with 2018, there are…

Recent Promotions

January 4, 2019

Recent Promotions

Martin Hood is pleased to announce the following promotions at the firm: Wade Hoey, Paul Chae Wade Hoey, pictured left, has been…

Martin Hood Announces New Partner

January 2, 2019

Martin Hood Announces New Partner

We are extremely pleased to announce that Justin Overstreet has been promoted to Partner at the firm. Justin graduated from the University…

2018 Year-End Tax Planning

December 14, 2018

2018 Year-End Tax Planning

Did you know that some fringe benefits provided to employees must be included on W-2s as taxable wages? Items such as the…

New Hires Announcement

December 6, 2018

New Hires Announcement

Martin Hood is extremely pleased to announce the hiring of two new staff members! From left to right: Anthony Deddo; Amy Pilcher…

IRS Increases Contribution Limits for Retirement Accounts

November 8, 2018

IRS Increases Contribution Limits for Retirement Accounts

The IRS has increased the contribution limits for various retirement accounts for 2019. The Internal Revenue Service says that the contribution limit…