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!

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.

How To Get Out of Credit Card Debt Fast in Greater Sacramento: 6 Key Steps

Often, when you're faced with IRS debt, there are other nasty little financial problems out there that can tend to crop up. I have to tell you though, as I sat down to write this strategy note, it made me think about some Greater Sacramento clients that I've walked...

What Your Greater Sacramento Business Should Do If They Received PPP Funding

I promise that one day I'll write to you and my Greater Sacramento area readers about matters other than government aid, the CARES Act, PPP/EIDL, and whatnot.But as we all keep saying: these are extraordinary times. Pick your cliche -- it all fits right now.But here...

Should Your Greater Sacramento Business Consider Returning The PPP Loan?

There has been a lot of recent chatter about the PPP money, who got it, who didn't, and even if some Greater Sacramento companies should pay it back.Well, I have some thoughts on this for you today, but ultimately, you will have to be the one who makes this...

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...

Jim J. Ornelas’ Seven Negative Results And Six Painful Consequences For Unfiled Tax Returns

The IRS just began receiving tax returns this week, and Tax Preparers all over the nation are cranking and grooving along, finding all kinds of savings on behalf of clients ... as well as chomping at the bit to help them on THIS year's taxes. The buzz around the tax...

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...

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...

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...

Facts About IRS Audits

With all of the chaos out there right now, the division and shouting, it's helpful to try to tune out the shouting and focus on what is actually in our sphere of productivity. One way that the IRS has decided it can be more productive is by outsourcing their...

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!