Tax Problem Resolution

You’ve got a friend in the tax business. Let us be your go-to for your any tax resolution needs you may have. From IRS wage garnishment protection to helping you get “Innocent Spouse” protection, we have the experience you need.

What our Clients are saying

When did you first become a client?
• Longhorn Concrete Co. (LHC) became a client the 4th Quarter of 2017

What is your overall feeling about our firm?
• Could not be more pleased — wonderful firm

Describe a particular experience with us that made you very happy?
• Hard to describe just one… I like how proactive and expeditious Mike is in handling our needs.

Was there any matter or office procedure that you feel could be improved upon?
• No.

Describe the one or two benefits you have received from us that you value the most.
Please be specific, and tell us how these benefits improved your life.
• Knowledge of the latest tax laws applying to our industry
• Very Accessible to discuss & get clarification on tax issues in order to make the correct decision for our business
• Very easy to talk to and has an ability to bring tax issues to a level that is easy for us to comprehend

I do not mind if you use my name in any or all of your promotional materials.
• The LHC Team would highly recommend Michael A. Essick, CPA and would be glad to be a part of any promotional materials or reference list.

Internal Client Review

How San Antonio Taxpayers Can Lower Their 2020 Tax Bill

Finally, the IRS issued guidance on Friday evening about payroll tax deferrals.And, as we've been communicating ... this may not be a very helpful program for most San Antonio taxpayers. In fact, it's actually up to employers (not employees) whether or not to withhold...

Four Key Steps For Effective Customer Care By Michael Essick

As "customer service" goes, I can guarantee that you (and YOUR customers too, btw) have multiple stories of San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country businesses or organizations that have massively bungled the encounter.For instance, anyone who calls the IRS directly --...

Michael Essick’s Seven End of Year Tax Planning Strategies

Here we are, a week past the election, and it's looking like the year 2000 all over again, with a long, drawn-out process until there is final certification of this election. Back then, it took a full five weeks for all of the legal process to play out. Hopefully, by...

Tax on Cryptocurrency: 2020 Tax Code Changes for San Antonio Taxpayers

Back in August, the IRS listened to Congressional urging that they stop sending out "balance due" notices until they got caught back up on a mail backlog.Well, last week, we got the news that the IRS has apparently caught up. (Or, well enough, they say.)That means...

How To Find a Business Mentor In San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country

We're knee-deep in extension-land for some of our individual and family clients from San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country (extensions due in about a week). And I'm glad to say that we've been able to help a lot of families keep far more in their pockets...

Why Procrastination Makes Sense in 2020 For San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Taxpayers

We've had impeachment votes, worldwide pandemics, quarantine-like lockdowns (for the healthy), public police brutality, widespread protests, intense riots, MURDER HORNETS, statues falling, social media anger and now we have a drunken and murderous monkey to top off...

Back Taxes, The Stimulus Checks and the EIDL For San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Taxpayers

The short answer is: not really.There are some caveats.Before I get into all of that, though, a word...This pandemic represents an opportunity for you.Whatever it is that caused your initial problems with the IRS and other taxation authorities ... our cultural moment...

Stimulus Payments, Retirement Account Updates and Tax Changes for San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Taxpayers

 Chances are good that you or someone you know and love has lost their job recently. You've also probably been touched in some personal way by the actual virus (whether through someone you know, or with whom you keep in touch).This crisis has a steadily-unfolding...

An Important Stimulus Bill Update For San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Taxpayers

You might have seen the news that Congress has agreed on the massive new stimulus bill, called the CARES Act.As of this writing, the stimulus bill is NOT YET SIGNED. But it is getting very close.And it might help you VERY much, depending on your situation.I will have...

Effective Meetings Guidelines For San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Companies Looking For Efficiency

Well, I don't want to alarm you but the chances are good that we DON'T have to meet anytime in the next couple weeks, as we move towards tax season. (That is, unless something has changed with your San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country business, and you need...

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!