Tax Services

When it comes to the world of taxes, preparation and planning go a LONG way. We have the expertise and knowledge you are looking for in a tax professional and can help you navigate your options.

We’re happy to help you with any of these services:

Tax Preparation

Stop missing out on potential deductions that could be saving you big money!

Tax Planning

Real strategies and solutions to help you minimize your IRS liability.

IRS AUDIT Representation

Don’t go it alone! We’re your ally and representative in an IRS audit.

The Pareto Principle And Your Company’s Work Cycle

Slogging through the summer, and with the weather still hot, it can be really tempting to sort of press cruise control for the month of August until Labor Day hits us, and *then* really put that nose to the grindstone. But could it be that a rhythm of working a little...

Let’s Talk About Your Business…

See, relative to their income, the rich are frugal. They save and invest. They spend less than 65% of their take-home pay on day-to-day expenses.

Sacramento Tax Resolution Answers: Can You Be Fired Because of A Wage Levy?

We're almost at the end of September, which is bewildering -- where did summer go? Pumpkin lattes are everywhere, the weather is turning ... and life is really starting to accelerate. But we do know something that can stop anyone in their tracks on an accelerating...

IRS Scammers Are Targeting Vulnerable Sacramento Taxpayers

You probably already know this. If you've ever faced the pain of climbing out of the hole of an IRS debt, then you also realize that you get on all of the databases for debt consolidation and an abundance of over-aggressive marketing companies who want to take...

The Real Risk From An IRS Audit by Mike Ornelas

You see that piece of mail in your mailbox with the IRS letterhead, and a certain fear kicks in.(Unless, of course, you've "been there, done that", and you had us on your side).But the natural fear of what the IRS might be wanting to tell you (the dreaded audit!) can...

Smart Planning for Financial Independence in Sacramento County

I have more to say about financial independence today (since I received some great feedback the last time I wrote about it). But before I get there, I'd like to speak some encouragement to you. A few people in Sacramento County wrote me saying that they were feeling...

Training Your Heart For Good Financial Stewardship In Sacramento County

Working with my Sacramento County clients' finances over the years has given me a bit of a crash course in human behavior. Often, I'm floored by the generosity I see displayed by many clients -- even those without significant means. Other times ... well, I think that...

The First Thing You Need To Do

Set it as your personal goal to increase (or start) your household money moving in these directions:

Three Overlooked Ways To Control Costs In Your Sacramento Business

I don't know about you, but my Facebook newsfeed is FILLED with so-called experts slinging around big revenue numbers in their business to grab my attention, and get me to sign up for their stuff. But, see ... I'm an accountant. And I know the truth: Revenue means...

Three Keys To Shorter Meetings For Your Business

Last week I wrote about working less and testing the 80/20 hypothesis for your Sacramento County business work cycle. I'd love to know if you had a chance to consider putting this into practice, send us an email using the email icon at the top right-hand corner of our...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.
But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!