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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.

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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.

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...

Big PPP Loans Forgiveness Update From The IRS For Greater Sacramento Businesses

Are you tired of talking and thinking about the PPP? Because I'm tired of talking and thinking about the PPP.That said -- this program has been a lifesaver for a variety of my Greater Sacramento clients, and it has provided a great shot in the arm for others.And, well...

Passing Down Your Greater Sacramento Family Business

There is talk right now that Congress might enact automatic forgiveness for all PPP loans under $150K. This would be a sigh of relief for Greater Sacramento small businesses (and their accountants!) everywhere. Nothing has been passed, but it's under strong...

8 Important Steps for Greater Sacramento Non-Profits Before Year-End

With the increased standard deduction this past year ($12,400 single, $24,800 married filing jointly, $18,650 head of household), some smaller charities began to see a decrease in donations.This year might be worse.Yes, I hate to be the one to say these things, but...

Four Keys to Achieving Financial Freedom by Jim J. Ornelas

Four Keys to Achieving Financial Freedom by Jim J. Ornelas "You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor." -James Allen Often, as we strive to keep our heads above water in these culturally crazy times,...

For The Sake of Your Greater Sacramento Business, Don’t Navigate This Extended Tax Season Alone

...don't navigate this season alone.The more we learn about the nuances of PPP forgiveness, EIDL regulations, the Employee Retention credit (an alternative, payroll-tax-specific way to save cash for your Greater Sacramento business) ... well, the more that we discover...

Struggling Greater Sacramento Businesses Be Careful With Price Reductions

Here we are, with Q3 of 2020 in the rearview mirror, THANK GOODNESS.Only one more quarter left in this 2020 donkey -- but it's going to be an eventful one.I get asked a bunch by Greater Sacramento clients and friends what I think the markets will do, and the only...

Jim J. Ornelas’ Next Steps After Settling With The IRS

Let's talk about what happens AFTER we are able to strike a deal on your behalf with the IRS. Because after all, that really is the goal here isn't it? So ... the IRS agreed that you could not pay all of your taxes back, and that a settlement was in everyone's 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...

Six Common Ways Greater Sacramento 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, Greater Sacramento clients come to us from other Greater...

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!