BTA Blog

Federal Student Loan Relief

By: Elisabeth - May 1, 2020 - 10:42 am

How does it work? What should you do? Provided by Barrows Trostle Advisors, LLC Are you or someone you know currently making federal student loan payments? In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, some welcome relief may be on the way. Thanks to the recent passage of the CARES Act, the U.S. Department of Education will  Read more…


COVID-19: Tax Deadlines & RMDs

By: Elisabeth - April 14, 2020 - 7:33 am

It’s almost April 15th and you all know what that means…well, in a typical year that would mean your income taxes are due, but for 2020, that’s not the case. Due to the spread of COVID-19 across the United States, income tax filing and payment due dates have been extended. Also, Required Minimum Distributions for  Read more…


Key Provisions of the CARES Act

By: Elisabeth - April 1, 2020 - 7:55 am

Distributions can be waived in 2020 for Inherited Accounts, 401(k)s, and IRAs. Provided by Barrows Trostle Advisors, LLC Recently, the $2 trillion “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security” (“CARES”) Act was signed into law. The CARES Act is designed to help those most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, while also providing key provisions that may  Read more…


Chambersburg Office Temporarily Closed

By: Elisabeth - March 21, 2020 - 12:13 pm

On March 19th, Governor Wolf ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in PA to close physical locations. Per this order, we are closing our office located at 239 Lincoln Way East and will be working remotely. We will be monitoring our emails, the answering machine, mail, and fax. The IRS has moved the national income tax filing day to  Read more…


Gettysburg Office Closed Until Further Notice effective 3/19/2020

By: Elisabeth - March 19, 2020 - 9:52 am

We take the health and well-being of our clients very seriously.  As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we are writing you to explain the steps we are taking to keep you and our team healthy and safe. Effective Thursday, March 19, our Gettsyburg office located at 139 Baltimore Street will be closed to the  Read more…