We Prepare Tax Returns!

We prepare most type of tax returns:

Individual. 

S Corporation.

C Corporation.

Partnership.

Payroll.

Amended.

Gary Bode, CPA is a Master's Degreed, nation wide accountant offering tax and business services. Member of AICPA and NCACPA. Our virtual office provides excellent service to long distance and international clients. Call (910) 399-2705 for a free phone consult.

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Client Testimonials

I used Gary’s services to file my 2012 income tax return. This was my first year having an accountant do my return, as I have always done it myself using TurboTax. However, this year I had cancelled debt from my old primary residence which I was forced to convert to a rental property after relocating out of state.

While it didn’t cost me anything to do the short sale, the income tax consequence from the cancelled debt, roughly $50,000 in my case, was enough to move me from the 15% tax bracket to the 25% tax bracket.  Needless to say, I was concerned about that.

Finances were already tight and my husband and I are expecting our first child this fall. So the possibility of owing income tax was stressing me out. However, Gary was great at relieving my fears.

He is extremely knowledgeable, answered all my questions and was very thorough. I knew I was in good hands. He kept in constant contact with me throughout the process, keeping me updated on the progress of my return and letting me know what paperwork he needed to complete my filing.

In my mind, best case scenario would have been to not owe any taxes. Second best would be to only owe a little. Well, you can imagine my surprise and delight when Gary told me I was actually due a refund of a little over $2,700.00!

To top it all off, I found Gary’s fee for service to be fair, competitive and affordable; especially given the complexity of this type of return. I am so glad I did not try and go it alone this year. I am extremely pleased with Gary’s service and would recommend him highly to anyone, in fact I already have. If you have cancelled debt from a short sale or foreclosure, don’t freak out. Take a deep breath and call or email Gary. I am grateful I did.

Angie Falke of Holiday, FL

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Even though Gary enjoys helping colleagues, we no longer provide free consults to other tax preparers. He's happy to consult on an hourly billing basis if our schedule allows.

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CPA Accountants answers, “How do I get a copy of my tax return from the IRS?” | Form 4506 |Form 4506T-EZ | Form 4506-T

back tax CPA accountant discusses IRS tax transcripts

CPA accountants routinely pull IRS tax transcripts. Taxpayers can access the same IRS tools. (910) 399-2705.

As a CPA accountant I pull IRS information on clients when amending tax returns, working a back tax case etc. But any taxpayer can access the same IRS tools. Providing copies is a fact of life for the IRS. Here are some tips on how to do that.

How do I get a copy of my tax return from the IRS?

The IRS can send you an exact copy of the tax return you filed. But it costs $57 per year. And it takes up to 60 days. The good news? They offer free services to provide the same information in less time. Per the IRS:

Complete Form 4506, Request for Copy of Tax Return, and mail it to the IRS address listed on the form for your area. Copies are generally available for the current year and past six years. Please allow 60 days for delivery.

If you live in a Presidentially declared disaster area, the IRS may waive the fee to obtain copies of your tax returns. Visit IRS.gov and select the ‘Disaster Relief’ link in the lower left corner of the page for more about IRS disaster assistance.

Tax Return Transcripts

A transcript of your tax return is free. You can go back three years. An IRS tax transcript provides essentially all the information your original return does. But it’s in a different format. Most lenders ask for copies of tax returns. But you can talk to them and explain the transcript should be sufficient.

Tax Account Transcripts

A normal tax return transcript doesn’t show any changes to return after it was filed. But a tax account transcript does. So to get a complete picture of the current IRS status, for a given tax year, order both transcripts.

Per the IRS:

To request a 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ tax return transcript by mail or fax, complete Form 4506T-EZ, Short Form Request for Individual Tax Return Transcript. Estimated delivery: 5-10 days.

Businesses and individuals who need a tax account transcript should use Form 4506-T, Request for Transcript of Tax Return. Estimated Delivery: 30 days

IRS Tax Forms:

Form 4506, Form 4506T-EZ and Form 4506T are available online at IRS.gov.

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