Category Archives: Client Notifications

Establishing Separate Entities for a Sole Proprietor

Establishing Separate Entities for a Sole Proprietor: The Advantages and Disadvantages

Setting up a separate entity for a sole proprietor (i.e. LLC or S-Corp) can have its advantages and disadvantages. Here are some things to think about if you’re considering … Read More

SCAM Warning—Taxpayers receiving a wave of Fraudulent IRS Calls

If you receive, or have received, a telephone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS, threatening legal action or arrest for past due tax bills, please do not panic. This is a scam. It has been brought to … Read More

UPDATE on tax relief for Texas federal disaster areas—list of counties expanded significantly

Breaking news—on June 3, we advised our clients that taxpayers in three Texas counties designated as federal disaster areas qualify for tax filing and payment extensions.   The list of counties has been expanded significantly.

The following are federal disaster Read More

International Banking, Anyone?

The IRS is reminding taxpayers with overseas bank accounts of the June 30 deadline for filing the FinCEN Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts. U.S. taxpayers holding foreign accounts with assets exceeding $10,000 at any time during … Read More


The IRS has announced on its website that certain affected taxpayers have until November 2, 2015 to file most tax returns (including individual, estate, trust, partnership, C corporation, and S corporation income tax returns; estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax … Read More

Cheers to Debbie

Maddox, Thomson is pleased and proud to recognize a milestone event for our longest-serving employee, Debbie Meisgeier. Debbie, our office manager, recently completed 25 years of service with us.

Debbie joined us in 1990 as a single mother of a … Read More

If I read it on the Internet it must be true?

Tax facts

Clarifying tax updates (and myths) from around the Internet grapevine.

We’re all in the business of information-wading. You may be a professional email speed-reader or Facebook news feed sifter. For us, it’s about battling wrong information aggregators and putting the … Read More

12 Tax Tips and a Happy New Year

While end-of-year finances and tax tips aren’t nearly as entertaining to review as Houston Chronicle’s recent EOY article Houston’s 50 Most Fascinating People of 2014, they’re still worth a peek to make sure your numbers ring in a Happy … Read More

Update: Shareholders easily approve Kinder Morgan consolidation megadeal

Kinder Morgan merger received 95 percent approval. For those holding KMP, EPB units and KMR shares, there will be tax consequences regardless of whether the units and/or shares are sold.

Latest news for Kinder Morgan unit and shareholders

As you likely have heard, Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) in August entered into merger agreements with Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (NYSE: KMP), Kinder Morgan Management LLC (NYSE: KMR) and El Paso Pipeline Partners LP, (NYSE: EPB) essentially consolidating … Read More

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