Tax preparation is more than just preparing an individual or business income tax return by April 15th each year. It is more than filing a business payroll tax or sales/use tax return each month or quarter.
Tax preparation begins with a relationship or partnership between you as the business owner and me as your CPA. It begins with the knowledge that you need to have at the beginning of the tax year so that you will pay the least amount of taxes that you are required to pay.
Tax preparation requires an active role on my part to reach out to you multiple times during the year to see if anything has changed in your life (marriage, birth of a child, death of a family member, job change, etc.). Life changes have a direct impact on your taxes.
Tax preparation ends with the actual preparation and e-filing of your income tax return or other business tax return. Done correctly, tax preparation will result in the lowest possible tax liability for you and your family.