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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 33 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.                Visit us on Facebook
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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 30 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.  PDF format.
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Due to Covid-19 we are only accepting drop off tax returns at this time.

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Announcement: COVID-19 Alert and ASY

ASY continues to monitor information from health officials about the COVID-19, and are working to maintain a safe work environment to protect the health and well-being of our staff and Clients. We have increased the frequency of deep cleanings in our office and wipe every surface used multiple times daily. If you are concerned about coming to our office to get your taxes prepared you may drop off your tax information at our front desk or upload your info to Smart Vault, our secure online portal. If you need assistance or forgot your login feel free to send us a txt or call us at 717-759-4227 and we will be glad to help you. Together we shall get thru this.

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Reviewing these disaster resources now can help taxpayers be more prepared later

No one can fully prepare for a disaster, but knowing what resources are available beforehand can make the recovery a little easier.

Here’s a list of resources that taxpayers might find helpful before and after a disaster:

Tax relief in disaster situations – This page features links to disaster resources. These walk taxpayers through information that will help them after a disaster. This page also links to local news releases and frequently asked questions.

FAQs for disaster victims – Users will find links to several different pages of FAQs. Each set of FAQs is about a specific topic to help people after a disaster.

Around the nation – This page highlights news specific to local areas. This includes disaster relief and tax provisions that affect certain states.

Publication 2194, Disaster Resource Guide for Individuals and Businesses – This resource guide provides information for individuals and businesses affected by a disaster. It also covers the help available for disaster victims. The guide can help taxpayers claim unreimbursed casualty losses on property that was damaged or destroyed.

Reconstructing records after a disaster; IRS provides tips to help taxpayers – This fact sheet helps people who are facing the challenge of reconstructing their financial records after a disaster. It covers how to properly document a tax-deductible loss.

Publication 584, Casualty, Disaster, and Theft Loss Workbook – This workbook helps individual taxpayers figure the loss on their property because of a disaster, casualty or theft.

Publication 584-B, Business Casualty, Disaster, and Theft Loss Workbook – This workbook helps businesses figure the loss on business property because of a disaster, casualty or theft.

Publication 547, Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts – This publication explains the tax treatment of casualties, thefts and losses.

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Helpful information for taxpayers on backup withholding

Taxpayers who receive certain types of income may have backup withholding deducted from these payments. Backup withholding can apply to most payments reported on certain Forms 1099 and W-2G.

Here are some facts to help taxpayers understand backup withholding.

Backup withholding is required on certain non-payroll amounts when certain conditions apply.

The payer making such payments to the payee doesn’t generally withhold taxes, and the payees report and pay taxes on this income when they file their federal tax returns. There are, however, situations when the payer is required to withhold a certain percentage of tax to make sure the IRS receives the tax due on this income.

Backup withholding is set at a specific percentage.

The current percentage is 24 percent.

Payments subject to backup withholding include:

• Interest payments
• Dividends
• Payment card and third-party network transactions
• Patronage dividends, but only if at least half the payment is in money
• Rents, profits or other gains
• Commissions, fees or other payments for work done as an independent contractor
• Payments by brokers
• Barter exchanges
• Payments by fishing boat operators, but only the part that is paid in actual money and that represents a share of the proceeds of the catch
• Royalty payments
• Gambling winnings, if not subject to gambling withholding
• Taxable grants
• Agriculture payments

Examples when the payer must deduct backup withholding:

• If a payee has not provided the payer a Taxpayer Identification Number.
– A TIN specifically identifies the payee.
– TINs include Social Security numbers, Employer Identification Numbers, Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers and Adoption Taxpayer Identification Numbers.

• If the IRS notified the payer that the payee provided an incorrect TIN; that is the TIN does not match the name in IRS records. Payees should make sure that the payer has their correct name and TIN to avoid backup withholding.

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IRS extends Economic Impact Payment registration deadline for non-filers to Nov. 21

The deadline to register for an Economic Impact Payment using the Non-Filers tool is extended to November 21, 2020.

The IRS urges people who don’t typically file a tax return – and haven’t received an Economic Impact Payment – to register as quickly as possible using the Non-Filers: Enter Info Here tool on The tool will not be available after November 21.

This additional time is solely for those who haven’t registered or received their EIP and don’t normally file a tax return. For taxpayers who requested an extension of time to file their 2019 tax return, that deadline is Thursday, October 15.

Most eligible U.S. taxpayers automatically received their Economic Impact Payment. Others who don’t have a filing obligation need to use the Non-Filers tool to register with the IRS to get up to $1,200. Typically, this includes people who receive little or no income.

The Non-Filers tool is secure. It is designed for people with incomes typically below $24,400 for married couples, and $12,200 for singles who could not be claimed as a dependent by someone else. This includes couples and individuals who are experiencing homelessness.

Anyone using the Non-Filers tool can speed up the arrival of their payment by choosing to receive it by direct deposit. Those not choosing this option will get a check.

Beginning two weeks after they register, people can track the status of their payment using the Get My Payment tool, available only on

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People experiencing homelessness may qualify for an Economic Impact Payment

People experiencing homelessness may be eligible for a $1,200 Economic Impact Payment and $500 for each qualifying child under age 17. To get this payment, they must register with the IRS by Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020.

If someone’s income is below $12,200, or $24,400 if they’re married, they probably don’t file a tax return. That means the IRS may not have enough information to issue their payment.

To get an Economic Impact Payment this year, these individuals need to register by Nov. 21. They do this by using the free Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info Here tool. It’s available in English and Spanish.

People who don’t normally file a tax return may be eligible for an EIP if they:
• Are a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or qualifying resident alien
• Have a work-eligible Social Security number
• Cannot be claimed as a dependent of another taxpayer

To use the tool, a person needs:
• Name, as it appears on Social Security card, for self and spouse, if they are eligible
• A work-eligible SSN for self and spouse, if they are eligible
• For each qualifying child, name, relationship and SSN or Adoption Tax Identification Number
• An email address to help create an account to use the Non-Filers tool
• A mailing address where they can receive the payment and a confirmation letter, which the IRS will mail within 15 days after issuing their payment
• Banking information, including routing and account numbers, if they want their payment by direct deposit
• An Identity Protection Personal Identification Number, if the IRS sent one in the past. If a person lost it, they can use the Get an IP PIN tool at to retrieve their number

The Non-Filers tool asks for a user’s license or state ID number to digitally sign the document. There are other ways to do this, so an ID is optional in the tool.

If someone wants their payment by direct deposit but doesn’t have a bank account, they can visit the FDIC website for help. The IRS will mail a payment to anyone who doesn’t give direct deposit information.

Other key points about Economic Impact Payments
• The IRS highly recommends the online Non-Filers tool for the fastest Economic Impact Payment.
• People who can’t access or use the tool should follow the steps in the Non-Filers tool section of the Economic Impact Payment FAQs. They should submit their information to the IRS by Nov. 21.
• If someone misses the Nov. 21 deadline, they can claim the payment as a credit on a 2020 federal income tax return next year.
• The payment is not taxable income and getting one does not affect eligibility for other benefits, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, unemployment benefits or other benefit programs.
• People can use the Get My Payment tool at within two weeks to check their payment status.

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Local IRS Offices

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

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

1720 Hempstead Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601
Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
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(717) 291-1994


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