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The good thing about being a recent college grad is that your taxes are straightforward. Unless you own a house or have dependents, doing your own taxes will be relatively easy. You are actually eligible for tax deduction for interest paid on student loans and or tuition. Please scroll down for more information and access to the professional tax services in Fort Collins, CO listed below.

Advantage Tax Service
(970) 224-2449
227 S Howes St
Fort Collins, CO
Prices and/or Promotions
$95

Jackson Hewitt
(970) 490-1040
460 S College Ave
Fort Collins, CO

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Dot Mechtenberg
8100 Ralston Road
Arvada, CO
Company
Company: Dot Mechtenberg, Inc.
Type
Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Years Experience
Years Experience: 40
Service
Portfolio Engineering,401k Rollover From Employer,CD Alternative,Disability Insurance,Retirement Planning,Real Estate Investment Planning,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,Education Funding & Financial Aid Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,Captive Insurance,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Alternative Investments,Annuities,Alternative Asset Class P

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Mr. David Robert Cichon (RFC®), CEP, CSA
(720) 482-1917
7700 E Arapahoe Rd Ste 110
Centennial, CO
Company
Evergreen & Company
Qualifications
Years of Experience: 37
Membership
IARFC, FPA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, personal Coach, Retirement Planning, Medicaid Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Family Offices, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Charitable Planning, Education Plan, Healthcare Accounts, Asset Protection, BuySell, Compensation Pl

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Michael L. Schwartz (RFC®), CFP, RFP
(303) 290-8600
6635 S. Dayton, #300
Greenwood Village, CO
Company
Wealth Masters, Inc.
Qualifications
Education: S
Years of Experience: 33
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Family Offices, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Mortgage Loans, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Charitable Planning, Compensation Plans

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Liberty Tax Service
(866) 871-1040
1101 W Drake Rd
Fort Collins, CO

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H&R Block
(970) 667-6969
383 W 37TH ST
LOVELAND, CO

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Brett Smith
1285 Cimarron Drive
Lafayette, CO
Company
Title: Owner
Company: Brett R. Smith CPA Wealth Management, LLC
Type
Registered Investor: Yes
Education
Kansas State University/Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting Major & Colorado State University, Bachelor of Science - Economics Major
Colorado University - Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Denver University - Master of Taxation (MT)
Years Experience
Years Experience: 20+
Service
Wealth Management,Real Estate Investment Planning,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Individual Income Tax Planning,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,Investment & Portfolio Management,Business Succession & Liquidation Planning,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Business Income Tax Planning,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,401k Rollover From Employer,Retirement Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,Educat

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Mr. Bert Hermelink (RFC®), CHFC, CLU, CSA
(303) 696-6700
23493 E. Phillips Place
Aurora, CO
Company
Strategic Advantage Financial
Qualifications
Education: BA, Valparaiso UniversityCLU, ChFC, The American College
Years of Experience: 40
Membership
IARFC, SCSA
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Portfolio Management, Pension Planning, Executive Compensation Planning, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Employee Benefits, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Precious Metals, Annuities, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medical Insurance, Group Insurance, Charitable Planning, Healthcare Accounts, Charitable Foundations, Asset Protection, BuySell, Compensation Plans

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Mrs. Deborah A. Gamber (RFC®)
(303) 228-7230
4950 S. Yosemite St, F2, #327
Greenwood Village, CO
Company
Sequoia Financial Corp
Qualifications
Education: University of Colorado: BA degree in Theoretical MathematicsFinancial Planning Courses through American College
Years of Experience: 17
Membership
IARFC
Services
Invoice, Estate Planning, Portfolio Management, personal Coach, Retirement Planning, Tax Planning, Seminars Work, Stocks and Bonds, Mutual Funds, Precious Metals, CD Banking, Annuities, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Education Plan, Asset Protection, BuySell, Compensation Plans

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Tackling Taxes

By David Pekema
which documents to keep , and how long to keep all those documents.
  • Whom do you owe? – If your parents usually do your taxes or you've moved to a new state, make sure you don't double pay. If you moved mid-year you may want to check in with an accountant to make sure you're not leaving anyone out (or paying something you don't have to).
  • Do it yourself – The good thing about being a recent college grad is that your taxes are straightforward. Unless you own a house or have dependents, doing your own taxes will be relatively easy. Buy tax preparation software to grease the wheels.
  • Hire a pro – If your life is a little more complicated (home, business, moving, student loans, marriage, children, etc.), it may be more prudent to hire a professional. Just make sure you have the right documents, and let the professional find all the tax loopholes for you.
  • Deductions are your friend – Recent college grads can take advantage of a number of tax deductibles, such as moving after graduation and job training. Keep a look out for any deductions you could apply for; they're easy to miss.
  • The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, through an elaborate propaganda program, has society brainwashed. From the moment we’re born, we are convinced that doing our taxes is some sort of horrific experience—the equivalent to simultaneously

    receiving a prostate check and taking the Bar Exam.

    After years of odd jobs and part-time work, this past year I finally earned enough to warrant filing a return. Waking early one recent Sunday, determined to get this hellish monkey off my back, I hunkered down at my computer—armed with H&R Block TaxCut and a fifth of Beefeater Gin—ready for the worst. To my great surprise, after a scant 90 minutes I had finished both my state and federal returns, was printing receipts for my records, and was turning on the television just in time to catch the tail end of CBS’s Sunday Morning. Here are my stats for the morning: $96 owed to the Feds; $67 owed to me by the State of California; $30 for TaxCut; 90 minutes of my time; and one shot of Beefeater (in celebration of a job well done). The whole experience was really just a simple inconvenience—hardly the paperwork hellstorm I was expecting. Then again, as a recent college graduate, my tax situation was far from complicated—I only had one source of income, no defendants, and I've never given a red cent to charity in my life.

    Ultimately, tackling taxes comes down to a difficult choice between cost savings and being sure to get it right, so consider the following before making the wrong one.

    Doing Them Yourself

    It turns out there is an advantage to being just out of college, making relatively little loot, having few investments, and not owning a home—your taxes are very straightforward. At this “worry-free” stage in your life, all you likely have to keep track of...

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