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.

Help with Non-Filed Returns

We’ll help you create a plan of action to remedy the situation.

2021 Tax Credits Phoenix Valley Taxpayers Can Bank On

Believe me, I’ve seen some of the craziest tax claims in my office over the years, but claiming captured military equipment hasn’t been one of them. Recently the Ukrainian government assured its people they wouldn’t be held liable for taxation on any Russian...

When Amending a Tax Return Is Right for Phoenix Valley Taxpayers

Here we are in May. The tax deadline is in the rearview … and we’re still here for our Phoenix Valley friends. Ready to rock on your behalf. Today I’m talking about second chances.Ctrl + Z. Ever used that keyboard shortcut? It’s also known as the “undo” button –...

Nine Crucial Questions To Prepare Phoenix Valley Taxpayers For Their 2020 Taxes

First some important reminders for all Phoenix Valley taxpayers, then I have a bunch of questions to which I'd like you to respond...Depending on when you read this, the October 15th tax return extension deadline (for families and individuals) is either VERY close, or...

Making Children Less Costly For Phoenix Valley Families With Kids Through The Child Tax Credit

To be clear, children are costly in the best way possible.Once the dust settles from changing diapers, sweeping floors, slapping bandaids on booboos, driving to sports practice, attending back-to-school meetings, saving for college, and buying countless goldfish...

Hirlinger, PLC’s 2017 Tax Preparation Checklist

Lots of things have been changing recently -- from Academy Award ratings (they're down), to mortgage rates (which have been rising), to the effective tax rates for most businesses and families in 2018 (which, you may have heard, have changed!). But we here at...

Big Earned Income Tax Credit Changes for all Phoenix Valley Filers in 2021

I have to apologize to all of my Phoenix Valley clients for the sheer volume of tax-centric writing I've been doing the last few weeks and months.Normally, I like to write on other topics (in addition to the tax-related stuff) ... but I cannot emphasize enough how...

Charles Hirlinger’s Insights on How to Choose the Right Health Insurance Plan

November has officially begun.Decisions are upon us. All of the normal holiday decisions, like which Lego set to buy the little one or which relatives to invite (or not invite) for Thanksgiving dinner, are dancing through our heads as the seasons change.But not only...

Paying Off Debt by Charles Hirlinger

Last month, I talked about [ENGBLOG]some potential moves Phoenix Valley taxpayers could make by the end of the year. I wanted to remind you of those possibilities before I get to what else I want to talk with you about... (paying off debt)Those were:Look ahead to 2021...

Multilevel Marketing Tips for Phoenix Valley First-Timers

Summer break. For Phoenix Valley school-age children, those are the two sweetest words in the English language. For parents, it’s … a mixed bag. You might have family vacations and cookouts and some memory-making planned, but it also means YOU are the one figuring out...

How to Reduce Taxes in Retirement: Charles Hirlinger’s Pro Advice

Before I get into today’s discussion on how to reduce taxes in retirement, let’s talk about the combined excitement of the Super Bowl, the Olympics, and Valentine’s Day that has swept Phoenix Valley homes and businesses the past week. A surge of football parties,...

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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