Frequently Ask Questions
Here are the answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions our firm receives. PLEASE NOTE: The information found on this website is general in nature and may not apply to your situation. Therefore, do not rely on the information on this website ALONE. For specific advise, please call us at (818)772-2277 or email us your specific question to firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you.
What services do you provide?
What are your hours and are you a seasonal company?
What size clients do you serve?
What size clients do you accept?
Do you service clients outside of California?
How do you charge for your services and how does your cost compare to other tax preparation firms?
Do you work with Start-up Companies?
I want to start a new business. Can you tell me which type of business I should form?
What do I need to do to start a new business?
Should I use a lawyer or an accountant to incorporate my business?
Do you offer free business consultations?
What is a reasonable wage for S corporation owners?
Which items qualify for a cafeteria plan deduction?
How do colleges calculate student financial aid?
Can I deduct student loan interest?
Do I need to visit your office to have my taxes prepared?
Can I ever save tax by filing a separate return instead of jointly with my spouse?
How are Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) taxed?
How do I know when certain taxes are due?
What is the Social Security wage base and rate?
What is the standard mileage rate?
What is the unified credit shelter amount?
What is the annual gift tax exclusion?
When should I give you my tax information?
I prepare my own tax return, why use your services?
How can I pay my taxes by credit card and which credit cards are accepted?
Is the IRS storing credit card information?
Is there a fee charged for using by credit card to pay my taxes?
Can I pay my balance due by phone or Internet with a credit card if I'm a 'married filing joint' filer?
What if I owe and cannot pay the full balance due on my taxes?
What is a Form 9465, Installment Agreement Request?
Where can I get additional information about IRS e-file?
If I owe, how do I pay my taxes electronically?
What do I gain by using IRS e-file?
What is an Authorized IRS e-file Provider?
What is the Personal Identification Number (PIN)?
Do I really get my refund faster?
Should I wait until April 15 to file electronically if I owe taxes?
Do I have a greater chance of getting audited by the IRS if I use IRS e-file?
How do I know that the IRS really has my return?
Can my state tax return be e-filed with my Federal return at the same time?
If my return is electronic, how do I sign it?
What happens if my return is filed electronically, I am receiving a refund, and I owe taxes from previous years?
Is there any non-tax record that I should keep?
Should I keep my old tax returns? If so, for how long?
What pieces of paper do I need to keep in order to do my taxes?
Are QuickBooks or Peachtree good products?
By using QuickBooks, can I reduce my fees?
Extended hour during tax season from 8am to 6 pm and Saturday from 9am to 1pm. appointments may be available by appointment.