Tax
Preparation
Done Right

WARNING: IRS Audits Rapidly Increasing…
How Confident Are You That Your Return is Accurate?
Could You be Missing Potential Deductions?

10 million tax payers missed out on a chance to get a bigger refund last year simply because they neglected to fill out one line on their tax return. Will you miss a similar opportunity this year?

Today’s tax laws are increasingly complicated and the rules for deductions and credits change year by year. Are you aware of all the deductions and credits that might be available to you this year, even on the most basic of tax returns? Perhaps you feel secure in your do-it-yourself tax preparation software, but let’s face it… There is no substitute for an experienced tax professional who can answer your questions and ask you the questions that might be key to saving you tax dollars.

With our tax return services you get:

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Assurance that your return has been checked and double-checked for mathematical accuracy and errors that are commonly flagged by the IRS, resulting in fewer chances for contact by the IRS.

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Tips for better managing your payroll withholding so that you can have the advantage of greater income all year long, rather than loaning that money to the government and waiting for it to come back in the form of your yearly tax return.

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A list of common deductions that may benefit you in the coming year, and tips for limiting your future tax liability.

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Electronic filing for a quicker refund.

Ready to come in for an appointment?

Our schedule is very full…but if you call us at (714) 241-0188 or email us we’ll give you two options for coming in right away! We will NOT make dealing with a tax professional as painful as it’s been in the past!

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Tom Bass’ Guiding Principles For Teaching Kids About Money

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A Strategy For Orange County Taxpayers With A Higher Than Expected Tax Bill

Taking a look around the world these days, and where things seem to be headed… But our heads are high here at Accountable Solutions because we worked our tails off for our Orange County clients this year. We helped a bunch of people save a ton on their taxes — with...

Reflections On The Extended Tax Season By A Local Orange County Tax Professional

I remember at the end of April 2019 that I felt like it had been one of the wildest tax seasons in memory. The TCJA (“Trump Tax Code”) had thrown a ton of curveballs our way, and we were looking forward to implementing tax planning strategies for our Orange County...

The End of Tax Season, Estimated Taxes, And Unemployment Compensation by Tom Bass

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Tom Bass’ To-Do List If You Can’t Pay All Your Taxes

Some of our Orange County clients are STILL pulling their paperwork — which is understandable during this donkey of a year, and with all of the new complications. But sadly, ye olde IRS isn’t extending any payment grace in a couple weeks. (I say “sadly”, but here at...