Tax Problem Resolution

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What our Clients are saying

When did you first become a client?
• Longhorn Concrete Co. (LHC) became a client the 4th Quarter of 2017

What is your overall feeling about our firm?
• Could not be more pleased — wonderful firm

Describe a particular experience with us that made you very happy?
• Hard to describe just one… I like how proactive and expeditious Mike is in handling our needs.

Was there any matter or office procedure that you feel could be improved upon?
• No.

Describe the one or two benefits you have received from us that you value the most.
Please be specific, and tell us how these benefits improved your life.
• Knowledge of the latest tax laws applying to our industry
• Very Accessible to discuss & get clarification on tax issues in order to make the correct decision for our business
• Very easy to talk to and has an ability to bring tax issues to a level that is easy for us to comprehend

I do not mind if you use my name in any or all of your promotional materials.
• The LHC Team would highly recommend Michael A. Essick, CPA and would be glad to be a part of any promotional materials or reference list.

Internal Client Review

Where Do Our Tax Dollars Go? Michael Essick Breaks It Down

Before I get to your tax dollars, and where they went, I have a couple thoughts for you.We're still settling down from the flurry of last week and the passing of the April 15th deadline. There were MANY more procrastinators this year than in years past, in my opinion...

Michael Essick’s First Key To Building Wealth

Not only are we entering into the thick of tax season, but based on our political situation, we could be staring at another federal government shutdown on Friday. Which means, well ... we don't know exactly what it will mean except that God bless you if you are...

Getting Your Mental State Out Of Fear And Anxiety By Michael Essick

I might be wrong, but I get the sense that many of my friends and clients in San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country are getting wiser about the dangers of our digital age.Because they are, indeed, quite real.There is a famous clip of an interview with NYT-bestselling...

Michael Essick’s Three Big Tax Scams And How To Beware

Now we're cooking with gas.After weeks of reports that refunds were down, last week's data from the IRS shows a new trend. Although overall quantity of refunds are down, now the average refund is up 1.9%. After so many headlines to the contrary, I suppose that...

Leading Through Change In Your San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Small Business

Goodness gracious, has there ever been change this year. I'm mostly referring to all of the new regulations in the tax code: the fact that strategies that "used to work" to reduce our clients' tax burdens might not work in the same way as they did in...

Michael Essick on Patterns and Habit, via Parable

Last week I wrote about worry, and this week ... well, the summer is fully upon us, and as things get hotter, some days I come into the office and with the intensity of the heat causing sleepiness, I occasionally find myself a little stuck. Can you relate? You see,...

What Is The Proper Role Of A San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Small Business Owner?

Firstly, I gotta say -- we're past the midpoint of October, and, well ... the calendar is speeding up. Sure, looking back from an historical perspective might still enable us to find some deductions. But by the time the end of the year hits, it'll be too late...

One Significant Habit Of The Wealthy In San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country — Generous Charitable Contributions

Now that we have a divided Congress again, we can all sit back and enjoy the gridlock that is headed our way. Or something. I don't blame you if you tune out from politics -- and I also don't blame you if you find yourself jumping more intentionally into the...

Michael Essick’s Thanksgiving Thank You To San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Business Owners

It's Thanksgiving week, which definitely seems to have come too fast this year. Because of the holiday, things are a bit slower -- but not by much. With so many changes for the business owner in this year's tax code, we're having lots of conversations with...

The TCJA And What It Means For Your San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Business

Usually, in the week following the Super Bowl, I do a fun rundown on the various advertisements -- at least a short one. But this was an unusual year. Because unless you are a Patriots fan, everything about that game experience was boring, including the commercials....

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!