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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!

IRS AUDIT Representation

Don’t go it alone! We’re your ally and representative in an IRS audit.

A 12-Point Financial Health Check For Los Angeles Families And Individuals

We are now fully engaged in our tax "off season" here in Los Angeles. But interestingly, this is where the real difference that we can make on behalf of our tax preparation clients is actually made. We're diving into the new tax legislation, and attending classes...

Buying a House in Los Angeles During this Housing Shortage

Buying a house in Los Angeles right now is painful. Very painful. Inventory is at a historic low, and prices continue to go up.While this is admittedly not within our direct "wheelhouse" (taxes)... we think it will help as we move through the spring and summer real...

Debunking Estate Plan Myths For Los Angeles Taxpayers (Part 2)

We're diving in, with sleeves rolled up, with a bunch of our clients in creating the best tax return possible for their 2020.But we're also keeping an eye on the Congressional conversation around the "American Rescue Plan" (or Stimulus Round 3) presented by President...

What Los Angeles Area Taxpayers Should Know About COVID-Related Scams

Anytime (like now) that there is a rollout of government assistance, you can count on two things:1)    Bumps in the road (it's hard to manage many millions of people needing help)2)    SCAMSWe haven't yet heard of any of my clients or...

5 Money-Saving Tax Tips for Salespeople Who Are Hardcore Closers

So, you're a professional salesperson, and you closed a boatload of business last year. Hate to brag, but you slayed it. Congrats! Now it's time to calculate and pay your taxes. NOT congrats on that because it's likely to be brutal. Yes paying a lot of taxes is a sign...

The Case Against Los Angeles Residents Not Paying Federal Taxes

What a fantastical dream -- to pay no taxes.Now ... would it surprise you if I said most American households (including many Los Angeles households) enjoyed that very dream in 2020 because they ended up not paying federal taxes - not a single dime?Last year’s insanely...

Factors Affecting Los Angeles Taxpayers’ 2021 Tax Refund

The world seems to be hanging on a razor's edge.There’s a lot of fear going around with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last week. With a 24-hour news cycle, a heap of different internet sources, social media feeds, and more, it’s difficult to not give in to it all… and...

Paying Off Debt by Pronto Income Tax Team

Last month, I talked about [ENGBLOG]some potential moves Los Angeles taxpayers could make by the end of the year. I wanted to remind you of those possibilities before I get to what else I want to talk with you about... (paying off debt)Those were:Look ahead to 2021 --...

Four Tips For Los Angeles Couples To Make Money and Marriage Work Together

It seems like crooks these days keep finding new ways to trick people here in Los Angeles into giving them more money. And no, I'm not talking about Congress. Last week, for those of us in the tax professional world in Los Angeles who are paying attention (because...

An Important Stimulus Bill Update For Los Angeles Taxpayers

You might have seen the news that Congress has agreed on the massive new stimulus bill, called the CARES Act.As of this writing, this is NOT YET SIGNED. But it is getting very close.And it might help you VERY much, depending on your situation.I will have more to say...

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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