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.

Your San Luis Obispo Business Better Have Learned These Small Business Tips…

The return of March Madness this past week was a big reminder of everything that has happened in just one year. In my opinion, it was the canceling of this event in 2020 that made the entire nation (including those of us in San Luis Obispo to) sit up and take notice...

Provisions of the Second Coronavirus Relief Bill That Affect San Luis Obispo Small Businesses

Wow, does it ever feel good to have turned the page on 2020. This first "working week" is when I finally began to feel the newness of it all.Yes, it's "just a date" on a Gregorian calendar, but ...2021 holds great promise for our Chorro business clients. With the...

8 Important Steps for San Luis Obispo Non-Profits Before Year-End

With the increased standard deduction this past year ($12,400 single, $24,800 married filing jointly, $18,650 head of household), some smaller charities began to see a decrease in donations.This year might be worse.Yes, I hate to be the one to say these things, but...

PPP Forgiveness Reminders For San Luis Obispo Businesses

Doing business in the summer of 2020 sure ain't easy.I have San Luis Obispo clients all over the spectrum -- some whose businesses are on their last legs because of social restrictions and lockdowns, some who are hanging steady, and some who have found ways to...

4 Next Steps for Business Tax Return Review

This week marks the end of another tumultuous tax filing season.I can’t remember anything like it. With the last minute legislative changes, software update delays, and IRS service issues -- this very well might have been the most disrupted and difficult tax season in...

Our (Early) End of Year Checklist for San Luis Obispo Businesses

When I think about the holiday season, I think "calm before the storm." That's because in my profession, once mid-December hits, we're scrambling to handle EOY matters. And then when the new year strikes, we're holding our breath for a few weeks ... and then tax...

Measuring Key Numbers In Your San Luis Obispo Business And Developing Accountability

During the first Super Bowl that Tom Brady won (with the Patriots), these were some of the companies who advertised (hat tip to Jon Erlichman of Bloomberg):AOLBlockbusterRadio ShackCircuit CityCompUSASearsHotJobsYahooVoiceStream WirelessGateway ComputersThe year was...

The Word on Payment Methods for San Luis Obispo Businesses

…payment methods!Try to come up with one thing that’s more important to your San Luis Obispo business than taking in revenue smoothly. Yeah, I couldn’t, either.And making sure that revenue is coming in becomes almost an obsession when you’re feeling the squeeze...

The Art of Raising Prices for San Luis Obispo Small Businesses

The unfortunate reality of things right now is that businesses across the board might need to raise their prices. Inflation’s increasingly pervasive effects, as well as continued supply shortages, demand that pricing models change – or at least be...

San Luis Obispo Businesses choosing to live out of a place of gratitude

This week is an opportunity.To comfort ourselves away from the noise of our clamoring-for-attention society with good food and (mostly?) good company ... for sure.But also, to pause. There's not many opportunities for that as a San Luis Obispo business owner (without...

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!

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