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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.

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...

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...

The Seven Primary Tasks For Any Greater Sacramento Business Team

A week past the election, and still plenty of disagreement about the results.That means this is another week where you have the opportunity for the other chumps out there to get massively distracted by the political war games ... while you go about quietly building...

Jim Ornelas’ Insights on Reducing Business Expenses

No matter how far around the block customers are waiting, in business, only one line counts.The bottom one.That’s why reducing business expenses is critical.Getting a grip on the costs of doing business brings you benefits both short- and long-term. “Cost controls”...

Identifying Your Target Prospect by Jim Ornelas

With the business deadline (9/15) behind us, we're in tax planning season.Though the IRS (and Congress) haven't yet definitively made a statement about it (that we know of), here at Ornelas & Ornelas we are operating according to the fact that the filing deadline...

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...

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...

Four Key Points If You Find Yourself Owing the IRS Money by Jim Ornelas

For many Greater Sacramento small business owners, and families, it can seem that the government has simply been throwing money around and not paying attention to what is done with it, or collecting what is due.After all, there is a backlog of notices that the IRS is...

EIDL Updates For Sacramento Business Owners

With all the floods, fires, hurricanes, and other events that happened in 2019, it turned out to have been a very expensive year for natural disasters.Then...2020 rolled in and said, “Wait until you see what I’ve got!”For decades, a little-known federal loan program...

The Problem with Unfiled Tax Returns for Sacramento taxpayers

Recently, I saw some data on the US Census Bureau website that was both encouraging and troubling at the same time. I would imagine Sacramento business owners who might face tax problems would be interested in seeing this:(Here is the page from which this is...

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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