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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.

 

PPP Forgiveness Reminders For Greater Sacramento Businesses

Doing business in the summer of 2020 sure ain't easy.I have Greater Sacramento clients all over the spectrum -- some whose businesses are on their last legs because of social restrictions and lockdowns, some who are hanging steady, and some who have found ways to...

A Few Helpful Tips for Sacramento Businesses to Win at Controlling Costs

So ... I'm not sure if you knew this.Apparently, running a business is expensive. And controlling costs can be daunting.But despite whatever you might see from those gurus who are posing by their Lamborghinis in the Facebook ads ... even the leanest Sacramento...

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...

Use These Financial Reports For Business Decisions By Jim Ornelas

Just in time for the weekend, the IRS issued Friday-evening guidance about the overly-hyped (at first) payroll tax "holiday".There was initial hope that this might be a great shot-in-the-arm for Greater Sacramento businesses and employees, but given how the thing is...

5 Cybersecurity Steps all Sacramento Business Owners Should Take

From making sure that nobody is doing Zoom calls in their bathrobe to ensuring that work actually gets done on time, you’ve got a few extra things to worry about as a Sacramento business owner these days.Chief among those new concerns, however, should be...

How Greater Sacramento Businesses Get More Done With Less Time

Would you shoot me a note?How are things going for your Greater Sacramento business right now?Doesn't have to be long ... just a little status update, is all. There might be some things we can do to help, if needed (or traps we can help you avoid if things are rolling...

Using KPI’s For Your Greater Sacramento Business

Scattershotting around the world of SBA loans and taxes here before the huge deadlines looming on July 15th.(As a reminder: 2019 personal tax returns and payments, first AND second quarter 2020 estimated tax payments are ALL due on Wednesday, July 15th.)We're working...

How Greater Sacramento Businesses Can Market More Effectively In This New Normal

I have some ideas for Greater Sacramento small business owners to chew on today about how to connect more clearly and deeply with your clients and prospects, but before I get there, some news:There is still no word about automatic PPP forgiveness for smaller loans...

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...

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 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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