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.

How To Get Out of Credit Card Debt Fast in San Antonio: 6 Key Steps

Often, when you're faced with IRS debt, there are other nasty little financial problems out there that can tend to crop up. I have to tell you though, as I sat down to write this strategy note, it made me think about some San Antonio clients that I've walked with over...

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 Essentials On Small Business Insurance Coverage

"Go start a business!" they said. "It'll be fun and you'll make a lot of money!" they said. "FLEXIBILITY!" "BE YOUR OWN BOSS." But then ... well, you are your own boss now. And there are so. many. things. to think about...

Smart Planning for Financial Independence in San Antonio

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 San Antonio wrote me saying that they were feeling pretty...

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...

One Trump Tax Plan Mistake That Michael Essick Wants You To Avoid

The internet can be a confusing, anxiety-inducing space. The national news is downright scary (and tragic), and places that used to be the province of baby pictures and goofy status updates are becoming increasingly divided over cultural questions and differences. But...

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...

Michael Essick’s Five Reasons You’re In Debt

I'm going to risk being a bit blunt here. That said, I'll apologize ahead of time for those of you in truly tragic financial circumstances. I'm referring to events, completely out of control, which wreck your balance sheets. Like a medical emergency, not...

Six Common Ways San Antonio Taxpayers Receive IRS Audits

With the tax deadline bearing down on us, I thought I'd touch base today, to give you some thoughts on what could get you into hot water THIS tax season. And, well, really any tax season. Now ... sometimes, San Antonio clients come to us from other San Antonio...

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!