Tax Services

At Hankins & Company, 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.

Individual Taxes

At Hankins & Company, 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.

Expert Tax Preparation

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 Hankins & Company, our tax experts put their knowledge and experience to work for you - they know the tax code and constantly study changes in tax policy to understand how those changes affect you, and they will accurately prepare your return to take advantage of all of the deductions and credits to which you are entitled.

Tax Problem Resolution Specialist

Tax problems don’t go away by themselves – they just get worse and worse, not only as penalties and interest mount up, but also from the stress that dealing with the IRS and other tax authorities can cause. If you are facing tax difficulties, let us help you to resolve them. At Hankins & Company, our knowledgeable and experienced tax professionals will provide a realistic and confidential assessment of your position and your options, work with you to develop an achievable plan to resolve your tax problems, and are experienced in negotiating Offers in Compromise with the IRS on your behalf. We’re quick, efficient, affordable, and discreet. Let us help you to resolve your tax problems, put an end to the stress they cause, and regain your peace of mind.

Tax Planning and Return Preparation

Our experienced, insightful staff believes that providing effective tax services to individual clients involves more than simple tax return preparation. At Hankins & Company, the core of our firm’s philosophy is that planning is the key to an individual’s overall financial health, and we believe that staying on track with a strong, comprehensive plan is the best way to minimize your taxes, manage your finances, maximize your assets, and achieve your goals. We don’t just prepare your tax return…we can help you to develop a solid, sensible plan that can help you not only with this year’s taxes but also your future expenses, from saving for your children’s educational expenses, to funding your retirement, to protecting your assets and estate.

Estate, Gift, and Trust Tax Return Preparation

Hankins & Company provides expert preparation of complex federal and state estate, gift, and trust tax returns, as well as offering comprehensive and knowledgeable assistance with the tax implications of your estate plans, business succession plans, and gifting strategies. We can advise you about the efficacy and tax implications of a number of estate planning strategies including irrevocable trusts and charitable giving strategies. We constantly strive to maximize the value of your estate, gift, or trust, and to protect your heirs or beneficiaries from confusion, uncertainty, and the distraction of unforeseen estate tax levies.

Corporate Taxes

At Hankins & Company, 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.

IRS and State/Local Tax Representation

Hankins & Company knows the tax laws, we know how your tax return was prepared, and we stand behind our work and with our clients. If the need arises, we have the experience and knowledge to provide complete representation services before the IRS and state and local taxing authorities. We are also experienced in negotiating Offers in Compromise with the IRS. If you are facing tax problems, we can help.

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