At Don Brooks & Associates, Inc., we have over 60 years of combined experience and offer a wide variety of services to our clients. We specialize in:

* Preparation and Filing of Individual and Small Business Tax Returns;
* Bookkeeping for Small Businesses;
* A Wide Variety of Payroll Services.

Annual participation in Continuing Professional Education courses offered by local chapters of national accounting and tax associations keeps the firm on the "leading edge" of ever-changing tax laws and accounting methods.

Computerized offices and internet access ensures clients accurate, efficient, state-of-the-art service at a competitve price.

Visit the "Services" area of our site to learn more about the many accounting and tax services available to individuals and businesses.

Visit the "Contact Us" page for information regarding how to reach us via telephone, fax, e-mail or mail.

Unlike firms that close after the tax deadline, we are here all year long. Feel free to contact the office anytime. We're here to help.

Tax Tips Small Business

  • Automobile Expenses

    Which is better - deducting the standard mileage rate or actual expenses?

    With the increasing cost of gas, it might be a good idea to revisit which tax deduction is the most beneficial - claiming 54 cents per mile or your actual vehicle expenses. Claiming the standard mileage rate is easier. All you have to do is keep track of your business miles and multiply them by the current rate. In addition to the standard mileage rate, you may also deduct the costs for parking and tolls. Plus, if you are self-employed, you can deduct the interest paid on your car loan.

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Small Business Quick Tip

  • SS Wage Base

    The Social Security wage base increases to $118,500 in 2016. This means that you are no longer required to withhold social security tax for employees after meeting this threshold. However, you are required to withhold Medicare taxes regardless of the amount of wages paid.
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Tax Tips Personal

  • Job Search Expenses May Lower Your Taxes

    Summer is often a time when people make major life decisions. Common events include buying a home, getting married or changing jobs. If you're looking for a new job in your same line of work, you may be able to claim a tax deduction for some of your job hunting expenses.

    Here are seven things the IRS wants you to know about deducting these costs:

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Personal Quick Tip

  • Medical and Charitable Mileage

    Do you use your auto for charitable purposes? What about going to and from the doctor or dentist? Your mileage for both medical and charitable purposes may be deductible on your tax return. It is important to set up a mileage log and keep it handy so you can track your deductible mileage throuhghout the year.