Preparing your own tax return can be confusing, frustrating, and costly, as constantly-changing tax laws can perplex even the savviest taxpayer, and money-saving deductions and credits can easily be overlooked. An experienced tax professional can save time, stress, and money…that's why a study released by the US government last year revealed that most taxpayers feel they benefit from using a professional tax preparer. At Stephens & Soetenga, we offer a broad spectrum of comprehensive and thorough year-round tax assistance for individuals and businesses, from managing sales tax compliance to business and estate tax planning to the preparation of personal and corporate returns to effective representation before taxation authorities. We take an active approach to all aspects of taxation –our seasoned staff monitors compliance to avoid surprises at tax time, and stays current with changes in tax law to identify the tax planning implications, allowing us to proactively apply updated strategies to minimize our clients' tax liability and maximize their financial growth.
At Stephens & Soetenga, we specialize in accurate, quick, and painless preparation of your personal income taxes, offering sensible assistance at reasonable rates. Our knowledgeable and experienced tax professionals ensure that you receive all the deductions to which you are entitled, and speed your refund by filing your return electronically with the IRS and state tax authorities. In addition, we are available year-round to provide valuable assistance with tax planning, helping you minimize your tax liability and avoid surprises during the tax season.
Every financial decision you make, whether in your personal life or for your business, can have tax implications. At Stephens & Soetenga, we believe that providing effective tax services goes beyond simple tax return preparation to comprehensive tax planning, to help you assess and manage the impact your financial decisions have on your taxes and your larger financial picture. Our tax professionals not only accurately prepare returns for all types of entities, including individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, estates, and not-for-profit organizations, but, as your trusted advisor, we can assess the tax implications of your financial decisions, formulate a tax strategy to minimize your liability, and proactively monitor significant changes to both tax law and to your finances to help you stay on track.
At Stephens & Soetenga, careful tax planning is an essential step in the preparation of our corporate and business clients' income taxes, and we strive to minimize your tax liability to improve your profitability. Whether you are a large firm or small, established business or start-up venture, we have the knowledge and experience to offer expert tax preparation services and to help you to find the best possible strategies for reducing your tax liability within the limits of the law.