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2021 Tax Season is here!

Did you know?

This year taxpayers, including married individuals filing separate returns, can claim a deduction of up to $300 for cash contributions to qualifying charities during 2021. 

The maximum deduction is $600 for married individuals filing joint returns. 

We are a ​year round tax, accounting,
and financial advising service.

Joette Claude is the founder of C.E.B. Financial Accounting & Tax Services and a tax preparer based in Suffolk, VA.

With 35 years of experience Joette Claude specializes in corporate business accounts, small business start-ups, churches, and non-profits and is committed to delivering services that meet each client’s unique objectives. 

Our professionals at C.E.B. Financial Accounting & Tax Services can assist you with your tax return preparation and planning needs. As a participant in the IRS Annual Filing Season Program, Joette has passed an annual tax update education requirement and can represent clients whose returns she has prepared and signed. 

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    These payments are not stimulus checks but advancements. These advances could result in an overpayment of child tax credits. In this case, the IRS may demand repayment of the credit come tax time. If you don’t usually receive a refund, the advance payments could cause you to owe. The advances will also affect divorced parents, especially if children move between households alternating the child tax credit.

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