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Our agents have cruised and traveled extensively throughout Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica, South America & the US. We have the first hand knowledge and expertise that you can only get by being there. If you need help planning your Bachelor/Bachelorette party's, Honeymoon, or family vacations give us a call or drop an email. We will be more than happy to assist you along the way. 


Travel Hours

Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm

We are closed Saturday, Sunday & major Holidays.

Important Tax update due to New Law regarding
Unemployment Benefits


If you have filed your taxes already, I will be doing amended returns from April 25th onwards. There will be an initial rush to file the
amended returns. There will be a fee to file the amended return of $50 per return. This is beyond my control, and causing me to do double work. Please read below for futher details.


A valuable tax exemption emerging during the heart of tax season is a potential windfall and a new curveball for people trying to get back on their feet after a financially devastating year.

Even though jobless benefits count as income for tax purposes, the newly-signed $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan will not impose federal income tax on the first $10,200 in unemployment benefits a person received last year.

The exemption applies for households with adjusted gross incomes below $150,000.

Here is the windfall first: The provision could result in individual household tax savings between $1,000 and $2,000, depending on some different estimates.  

Here is the curveball: The provision is becoming law after Americans have already filed 55.7 million tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service as of March 5.

It’s safe to say at least some of these returns came from people racing for a badly-needed tax refund after a tough 2020 that sent them to the unemployment line. Now, they have filed their taxes before accessing an exemption meant to help people like them.

Taxpayers who received jobless benefits and have not filed their income taxes should try to wait a little longer, experts told MarketWatch.

Taxpayers who have already filed should also wait, they say. But these people should be prepared to possibly file an amended income tax return that will claim the exemption, the observers added. That’s accomplished with the Form 1040-X.

“Amending your return basically means that you re-file your return, but subtract up to $10,200 of [unemployment insurance] benefits,” according to experts at The Century Foundation. “Depending on your tax rate, that could result in a refund check of more than $1,000.”

Legislative language in the American Rescue Plan’s statute does not contain instructions on what the IRS should do when someone has already filed before the government can assess the income tax exemption.















Tax Hours

I will be working remotely for tax season starting Feb 1, 2020. I spent 4 weeks in the hospital battling Covid-19, and won the battle. However, I will be rehabilitating for at least 4 - 6 weeks starting January 8th from home. 

Please feel free to drop off returns to our office from Monday to Friday, 11am - 5pm. Afterhours, they can be left next door at the Kitchen restaurant. Alternatively, you can mail them to the office also.  If you can, keep original tax documents and provide me with copies. Please provide a contact email and phone number (with good time to call). I will do my best to do a 2 day turnaround, and can also mail back the completed returns to you. You will have to sign a form and send back payment by check.
Upon arrival at the office, strict adherence of mask wearing and social distancing is required. We ask that no more than 3 people be in the office at one time.


Notary Services

Notary services are unavailable until I can be present in the office
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Secrets Akumal Dec 2019
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Kentucky Derby 2019
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The Boys Kentucky Derby 2019
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Secrets Akumal Dec 2019
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Secrets Akumal Dec 2019
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Mint Juleps at the Kentucky Derby
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The Girls Kentucky Derby 2019
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Secrets Akumal Dec 2019
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Kentucky Derby 2019
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Secrets Maroma Beach Dec 2018
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Secrets Maroma Beach Dec 2018
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Secrets Maroma Beach Dec 2018
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Diamond Head Honolulu, Oahu Jan 1 2018
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Halekala Crater Maui Jan 10 2018
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Montmartre Paris Sept 2017
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Pisa 2017
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Como - August 2017
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Bellagio - Lake Como - August 2017
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St Marks Square - Venice - August 2017
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St Marks Square - Venice - August 2017
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Atop Torc Mountain - Killarney July 2016
Perfect Pint
Friends...
Explorer of the Sea's 2013
Horseback Riding - Arenal, Costa Rica. 2012.
Haleakala Crater - Maui, HI
Sunset - Kaanapali, Maui, HI
Croke Park - All Ireland Football Final - Dublin, Ireland
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Maui Brewing Company Jan 2018
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Musee D'Orsay Paris Sept 2017
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Best Restaurant Florence
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Sorrento
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St Peters Rome - August 2017
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St Marks Square - Venice - August 2017
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Burano - Venice - August 2017
Great Company in Maynooth, Ireland 2013.
Mythbuster's - San Francisco
Mountain Paradise Hotel - Arenal Costa Rica 2012
Sunrise at Haleakala Crater, Maui, HI
La Buena Vida, Akumal, Mexico
Golden Gate, San Francisco, CA
The Croker, Plan B. Dublin, Ireland.
Plan "B"... Croke Park, Dublin
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Maui Sunset Jan 2018
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The Mill Restaurant - Maui Jan 2018
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Les Antiquiaires Resaturant Paris Sept 2017
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Eifel Tower Sept 2017
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Rome August 2017
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Florence River Arno
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Florence 2017
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Torc Mountain Killarney July 2016
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Gravity Bar Dublin July 2016
Hard Rock Riviera Maya 2014
Hard Rock Rivera Maya 2014
Hard Rock Riveria Maya Summer 2014
The Group on the Beach - Hard Rock Riviera Maya 2014
St Martin - July 2014
St Martin July 2014
Orient Beach St Martin July 2014
Oasis of the Seas July 2014
Oasis of the Seas July 2014
Atlantis - Paradise Island July 2014

We’ve been everywhere. If you’d like to join us as we travel to our next destination, we’d like to hear about your plans.

 

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