ASY are Small Business Accountants that treat me like family.

Bookkeeping • Payroll • Tax Preparation • Government Correspondence

From small business to non-profit (501(c)(3))… from new business to established… we handle the numbers so you can concentrate on the business!

AS of York caters to small business owners. Because you’re in business, you need the peace of mind that working with a trusted accounting firm like ASY can provide. At ASY, our goal is to help you thrive by providing the responsive, intelligent service you need. For over 25 years we have been contributing to the success of companies just like yours through our integrity, expertise, and client focus. Let us help you succeed by delegating your accounting and tax functions to us so you can focus on what you do best.

Experience the peace of mind that comes with working with ASY… contact us today.
(717) 757-5482

We offer year round Tax Service and electronic filing for both personal, corporate, and non-profit tax returns. Setting up a new business? Have questions? We can help. We offer a no charge consultation. Are you processing your own payroll? Are you being overcharged by a big National Payroll Company? We can help! We have been processing payroll for many local and National companies for over 25 years and we’ll take care of the headache of payroll taxes for you. Contact us for a quote on our payroll service today.

We’ll count the beans… you enjoy the coffee!

Whether you’re a new client or a familiar face, feel free to use our handy Tax Organizer to get you ready for the season. Available in both Word.doc or PDF format.

Click the links below to get the status of your refund

Federal — Where is My Federal RefundWhere’s My Federal Amended Return

Pennsylvania — Where’s My PA RefundWhere is my Pa Property Tax Rebate

What to Do When an IRS Letter Arrives in the Mail

Accounting Services of York Specializes in IRS letters and notices. If you receive one call us immediately. If the letter states that you owe money don’t pay it until you let us revive the notice.

The IRS mails millions of pieces of correspondence every year to taxpayers for a variety of reasons.
Below are some suggestions on how to best handle a letter or notice from the IRS:
1. Do not panic. Simply responding will take care of most IRS letters and notices.
2. Most IRS notices are about federal tax returns or tax accounts. Each notice deals with a specific issue and provides specific instructions on what to do. Careful reading is essential.
3. A notice may likely be about changes to a taxpayers’ account, taxes owed or a payment request. Sometimes a notice may ask for more information about a specific issue or item on a tax return.
4. If a notice indicates a changed or corrected tax return, review the information and compare it with your original return.
5. There is usually no need to reply to a notice unless specifically instructed to do so, or to make a payment.
6. Taxpayers must respond to a notice they do not agree with. Mail a letter explaining why there is a disagreement with the IRS. The address to mail the letter is on the contact stub at the bottom of the notice. Include information and documents for the IRS to consider and allow at least 30 days for a response.
7. There is no need to call the IRS or make an appointment at a taxpayer assistance center for most notices. If a call seems necessary, use the phone number in the upper right-hand corner of the notice. Be sure to have a copy of the tax return and notice when calling.
8. Always keep copies of any notices received with tax records.
9. Be alert for tax scams. The IRS sends letters and notices by mail. IRS does not contact people by email or social media to ask for personal or financial information. The IRS will not demand payment a certain way, such as prepaid debit or credit card. Taxpayers have several payment options for taxes owed.
For more on this topic, visit IRS.gov. Click on the link ‘Respond to a Notice’ at the bottom center of the home page. Also, see Publication 594, The IRS Collection Process. Get IRS.gov/forms at any time.

Apr 04, 2017 – IRS Funding Information

The IRS releases refunds each weekday throughout the year. We provide the percentage of refunds that have not yet been funded by the IRS. We update these funding statistics at approximately 2:00pm eastern each weekday throughout the year.

As of today, the estimated percentage of refunds not yet released by the IRS are:

– for returns filed 02/15 and prior, most refunds have been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 02/16 – 03/05, approximately 10% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/06 – 03/21, approximately 15% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/22 – 03/28, approximately 35% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/29 – 03/29, approximately 90% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/30 and beyond, the IRS has released very few refunds.

    Apr 03, 2017 – IRS Funding Information

As of today, the estimated percentage of refunds not yet released by the IRS are:

– for returns filed 02/14 and prior, most refunds have been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 02/15 – 03/05, approximately 10% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/06 – 03/14, approximately 15% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/15 – 03/19, approximately 25% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/20 – 03/20, approximately 30% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/21 – 03/21, approximately 35% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/22 – 03/22, approximately 60% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/23 – 03/27, approximately 65% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/28 – 03/28, approximately 95% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/29 and beyond, the IRS has released very few refunds.

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Mar 28, 2017 – IRS Funding Information

The IRS releases refunds each weekday throughout the year. We provide the percentage of refunds that have not yet been funded by the IRS. We update these funding statistics at approximately 2:00pm eastern each weekday throughout the year.

As of today, the estimated percentage of refunds not yet released by the IRS are:

– for returns filed 02/12 and prior, most refunds have been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 02/13 – 02/26, approximately 10% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 02/27 – 03/14, approximately 15% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/15 – 03/20, approximately 35% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/21 – 03/21, approximately 40% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/22 – 03/22, approximately 90% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/23 and beyond, the IRS has released very few refunds.

    Mar 27, 2017 – IRS Funding Information

The IRS releases refunds each weekday throughout the year. We provide the percentage of refunds that have not yet been funded by the IRS. We update these funding statistics at approximately 2:00pm eastern each weekday throughout the year.

As of today, the estimated percentage of refunds not yet released by the IRS are:

– for returns filed 02/12 and prior, most refunds have been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 02/13 – 02/26, approximately 10% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 02/27 – 03/07, approximately 15% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/08 – 03/12, approximately 25% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/13 – 03/13, approximately 30% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/14 – 03/14, approximately 35% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/15 – 03/15, approximately 60% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/16 – 03/20, approximately 65% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/21 – 03/21, approximately 95% have not yet been released by the IRS.

– for returns filed 03/22 and beyond, the IRS has released very few refunds.

Ten Tax-Time IRS Tips to Consider

The tax filing deadline is Tuesday, April 18 this year. This is because April 15 falls on a weekend and the following Monday is a holiday in the District of Columbia. Even with an extra three days, the IRS urges taxpayers to avoid waiting until the last minute to file their taxes.
For those who have yet to file, the IRS has 10 quick ideas to help:
1. Gather Records. Good recordkeeping is important. It helps to ensure that nothing gets overlooked. Records such as receipts and cancelled checks also provide expense documentation.
2. Use IRS Online Tools. The IRS has many useful online tools. The Interactive Tax Assistant tool provides answers to many tax questions. It gives the same answers that an IRS representative would give over the phone.
3. File Electronically. Most taxpayers file electronically these days. It offers ease and convenience. The tax software guides people through the entire process. There are no forms to fill out. Electronic filing is also a more accurate way to file.
4. Use the IRS app, IRS2Go, to check the status of your refund
5. Report All Income. Taxpayers must report all of their income from Forms W-2, Wage and Tax Statements, and Forms 1099. Other income may be reportable as well, even if the taxpayer does not receive a statement.
6. Choose Direct Deposit. The fastest and safest way to a refund is to file electronically and choose Direct Deposit. The IRS issues most refunds in less than 21 days.
7. Visit IRS.gov. IRS.gov is an excellent resource. Taxpayers can click on the “Filing” icon for links to filing tips, answers to frequently asked questions and IRS forms and publications. The IRS Services Guide outlines the many ways to get help on IRS.gov.
8. Explore Filing Options. Taxpayers have many options to file. Self-prepare or use a tax preparer. Millions are eligible for free help from a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance or Tax Counseling for the Elderly site. The IRS Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers provides information on tax professionals including their qualifications and credentials. IRS tools are available 24/7.
9. Check out IRS Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax, is a complete tax resource. This 300-page guide is available as an eBook as well.
10. Avoid Errors. Taxpayers should take extra time to review their return to file accurately the first time. Mistakes slow down refunds. IRS e-file is the most accurate way to file as using it eliminates many common errors. Paper return filers should check all names, Social Security numbers and sign the tax return.
Taxpayers should keep a copy of their tax return. Beginning in 2017, taxpayers using a software product for the first time may need their Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) amount from their prior-year tax return to verify their identity. Taxpayers can learn more about how to verify their identity and electronically sign tax returns at Validating Your Electronically Filed Tax Return

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Local IRS Offices

York
2670 Industrial Hwy, York, PA 17402
Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:30pm - 1:30pm)
(717) 757-4977

Harrisburg
228 Walnut St, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:30pm - 1:00pm) (717) 777-9650

Lancaster
1720 Hempstead Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601
Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:30pm - 1:00pm)
(717) 291-1994










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