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 Trump Shutdown Is Over And Tax Filing Season Has Begun For San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Taxpayers

Politics aside, I think we can all breathe just a little easier knowing that the federal government is no longer in shutdown mode. And on top of that, this morning, as I write, the IRS has begun accepting filed tax returns. Which means, well ... it's about to get...

Six Key Year-End Tax Moves That San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Folks Should Consider

Do you see that train barrelling towards the station? The one with "2018" all over it? This calendar year is about to change in under three weeks, and most people I know couldn't be happier about the fact. But what that means for our San Antonio, Boerne,...

What To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country

I don't know about you, but I am *celebrating* the end of all of the automated phone calls and ads, now that this election is behind us. And no matter how you feel about the results, I hope we can all agree that it's good to put all the shouting behind us. Er,...

Michael Essick’s Seven Negative Results And Six Painful Consequences For Unfiled Tax Returns

The IRS just began receiving tax returns this week, and Tax Preparers all over the nation are cranking and grooving along, finding all kinds of savings on behalf of clients ... as well as chomping at the bit to help them on THIS year's taxes. The buzz around the tax...

Michael Essick’s Second Key To Wealth Building

Believe it or not, we have less than two months before federal taxes are due. Yikes. We have been meeting with so many San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country clients (including a fair number of new ones, thanks to YOUR referrals -- keep them coming!), finding so many...

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...

Michael A. Essick, CPA 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...

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...

Michael Essick’s Key Points On How To Make Sound Financial Decisions (Part 2)

We just wrapped up all the extension returns for TY2017, and can finally place our gaze SQUARELY at what's ahead. Which is a funny thing to say, because, well ... for too many of our clients, we are continuously looking backwards -- simply because they haven't...

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...

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!