For Small Businesses

What our Clients are saying

Jim is a Miracle Worker! He represented me in my Offer In Compromise and saved me almost $200,000 in IRS past due taxes. And the IRS settled for only a few thousand dollars! Amazing!

S. Scott

Establish Greater Profitability and Business EffICIENCY!

Your business’ profitability and operational efficiency are at the center of your business’ success!

Our experience, resources, and attention to detail make our accounting services second-to-none. As an experienced accounting team, we look forward to the opportunity to help transform your business’ financials as we work with you to establish short- and long-term strategies for growth and profitability.

Working with us and enlisting our business services could make all the difference!

Whether you need help starting a business, cleaning up your bookkeeping, setting up QuickBooks, handling payroll, or you crave some much-needed business coaching or other strategic consulting, we have been doing this for years, and stay on top of all of the new regulations to help you take the most advantage possible. Legally, and ethically — and profitably.

We work with our clients in a relational way to help them experience the financial success they desire — whether the business is just an idea, relatively new, or a well-established entity. Whether small, large, or in need of some special attention, we have the experience you need so that you can focus on what your business does best.

 

A Checklist For Greater Sacramento Business Owners’ For 2020 Personal Income Taxes

So, last week I ran through the (rather incredible) selection of NEW and/or extended tax credits available for Greater Sacramento business owners.That's just the tip of the iceberg though.But this is the great thing about working with business owners in tax strategy...

A Basic Mid-Year Tax Planning Method for Greater Sacramento Taxpayers

I had the wonderful opportunity to attend an educational conference in Tucson this past weekend, and it poured heavy rains and the weather was cooler. Because we are right in the thick of summer, it's tempting to just sit back and hit the cruise control for the next...

Provisions of the Second Coronavirus Relief Bill That Affect Greater Sacramento Small Businesses

Wow, does it ever feel good to have turned the page on 2020. This first "working week" is when I finally began to feel the newness of it all.Yes, it's "just a date" on a Gregorian calendar, but ...2021 holds great promise for our Northern Ca business clients. With the...

Training Your Heart For Good Financial Stewardship In Greater Sacramento

Working with my Greater Sacramento clients' finances over the years has given me a bit of a crash course in human behavior. Often, I'm floored by the generosity I see displayed by many clients -- even those without significant means. Other times ... well, I think that...

Ornelas’ Guide To Getting Tasks Done

Maybe I'm writing this today because we're very much feeling the end-of-year crunch here at Team Ornelas & Ornelas.Really, we only have a few business days left before 2020 is in the rearview. Yes, my heart wants that to happen YESTERDAY, but my business brain wants...

5 Business Mistakes That Can Be Fatal by Jim Ornelas

All the political people are arguing over taxes, and my inner geek smiles.(By the way, if YOU want to argue about the tax issues, here's a good explainer article to start with before you make big declarations about the tax issues involved.)Because I'm not really...

Jim J. Ornelas 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,...

Ornelas & Ornelas 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...

How To Approach Bigger Business Players In Greater Sacramento or Your Niche

Local Greater Sacramento business owner to local Greater Sacramento business owner(though you might actually be out of the area -- but this still applies), I want to remind you of something that you probably already know:With the election just one month away, the...

What Is Estate Planning? Six Good Reasons Everyone Should Have An Estate Plan In Greater Sacramento

There is this show I've been watching on Netflix called Heir Hunters, and it chronicles 30 research companies in the UK who race to locate surviving heirs when someone dies without a will. The research companies get a commission if they can locate the heirs. It's a...

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!