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.

Lisa Heckman’s List of IRS Audit Triggers To Watch Out For

When the tax deadline looms (this year’s is little more than a month out), a lot of McMinnville people start rushing to slap things together before the deadline expires. But in all the rushing, it’s easy to get on thin ice… and fast.So, let’s talk about what can get...

Heckman’s Guide to Navigating the IRS Office of Appeals

Huge federal tax debt can make you feel like you’re drowning with no life preserver. And keeping your head above water on your own without some help can spell doom. A good place to start (besides calling your favorite McMinnville tax specialist, wink) is to send...

Four Keys to Achieving Financial Freedom by Lisa R Heckman

Four Keys to Achieving Financial Freedom by Lisa R Heckman "You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor." -James Allen Often, as we strive to keep our heads above water in these culturally crazy times,...

Lisa R Heckman on Patterns and Habit, via Parable

Last week I wrote about worry, and this week ... well, the summer is fully upon us, and as things get hotter, some days I come into the office and with the intensity of the heat causing sleepiness, I occasionally find myself a little stuck. Can you relate? You see,...

Smart Planning for Financial Independence in McMinnville

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 McMinnville wrote me saying that they were feeling pretty...

Lisa R Heckman’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...

A Basic Mid-Year Tax Planning Method for McMinnville 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...

How McMinnville Businesses Can Stay on Top of Payroll Taxes

We all have to pay our fair share of taxes. It’s a reality we just can’t escape. But sometimes people try. Missed deadlines or membership in the payment avoidance club are not helpful ways to deal with mounting tax debt. Eventually, we all have to face the music,...

How McMinnville Taxpayers Can Get Help with IRS Problems

Imagine, for a moment, that you owed the IRS $5,000 on your tax return last year. You filed your return and sent a check a few weeks later via USPS.Then, 3 months later, they hadn’t cashed the check and were sending you new collection notices. Plus, they started...

Lisa Heckman’s Three Simple Steps to IRS Audit Preparation

Congratulations, you’ve won the lottery!The IRS audit lottery, that is.If you’re being audited by the IRS, you’re in a very select group. Since the IRS audits less than one-quarter of one percent of all income tax returns – that’s less than 1 out of 400 – it’s a very...

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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