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.

All People Are Tax People by Rodney Vander Kooi

... except, well ... when they aren't. Or when they have a question. Or when they have to deal directly with the IRS (yikes). Or when they have any kind of complications in their return. Or ... I could go on, but you get the point.The Super Bowl is behind us (congrats...

Controlling Your Tax And Financial Strategy In The Midst Of Chaos By Rodney Vander Kooi

Still no guidance from the IRS about the payroll tax "holiday" (deferral), so it's extremely unlikely that your Ellis County employer will be ready -- simply because the major payroll companies (Paychex, ADP, Gusto, and many others) don't have the answers to many...

Smart Planning for Financial Independence in Ellis County, TX

I have more to say about financial independence today (since I received some great feedback the last time I wrote about it). But before I get there, I'd like to speak some encouragement to you. A few people in Ellis County, TX wrote me saying that they were feeling...

Rodney Vander Kooi’s 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...

The Looming IRS Debt Apocalypse Facing Ellis County Taxpayers

It doesn't take a genius to look around and predict that economic catastrophes are still coming.Yelp recently issued a report which revealed that as of August 31, there were 163,735 businesses who indicated on Yelp that they had closed -- a 23% increase since...

Rodney Vander Kooi’s 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...

Trump’s Tax Returns Are Not The Real Story by Rodney Vander Kooi

Like many things political, one of the best ways to look at the tempest of the day is analytical bemusement. This is (always) especially true when it comes to tax issues.And I might have a take today that could surprise you. I am not interested in getting into...

How To Ensure Ellis County Families Are Prepared For Chaos

Summer is nearing an end, but this has been no ordinary summer.Everywhere, parents are scrambling in the most unusual "back to school" season in memory. Fall sports are in limbo, and others (MLB, NHL, NBA) are operating in a weird Twilight Zone mode. Urban centers are...

Truth and Fiction About the Trump Payroll Tax Cuts For Ellis County Taxpayers

Right now we're living through an age in which media trust has been thoroughly decimated. "Expert" authority itself is being questioned (in many cases, rightly), and misinformation is rampant.That's perhaps one of the reasons I've received so many visits to this...

What Ellis County Landlords And Tenants Should Know About The CDC Eviction Stay

Floating under the radar during so much NOISE the past couple weeks ... the CDC announced a halt to evictions for renters, and that starts THIS WEEK.I have some guidance today for you about what that means (and what it doesn't), but a couple other things first, before...

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!