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

Leading Through Change In Your San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Small Business

Goodness gracious, has there ever been change this year. I'm mostly referring to all of the new regulations in the tax code: the fact that strategies that "used to work" to reduce our clients' tax burdens might not work in the same way as they did in...

Michael Essick’s Three Simple Steps Towards a Better Business Budget

It's amazing -- and scary -- how many San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country businesses operate without a true budget. Cash flow becomes their only barometer, and that often doesn't include an accurate picture of ongoing growth, or the health of a business.Look -- in...

Michael Essick’s Nine Can’t Miss Questions For Year-End Tax Planning

With the Thanksgiving leftovers mostly consumed by this point, we are turning our eyes to year-end matters. And this year, there are LOTS of things to consider as we approach 12-31-18. Because yes -- the standard deduction this year has been significantly increased,...

Don’t Wait Until April To Let Michael A. Essick, CPA, PLLC Provide IRS Tax Debt Relief

Here we are in the fall, and the pace of life has clearly accelerated for most families in San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country. Even if you don't have school-aged children, there's just something about this season that increases the intensity for everyone....

Michael Essick’s Key Points On How To Make Sound Financial Decisions (Part 2)

We just wrapped up all the extension returns for TY2017, and can finally place our gaze SQUARELY at what's ahead. Which is a funny thing to say, because, well ... for too many of our clients, we are continuously looking backwards -- simply because they haven't...

Michael Essick’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...

Michael Essick’s Five Reasons You’re In Debt

I'm going to risk being a bit blunt here. That said, I'll apologize ahead of time for those of you in truly tragic financial circumstances. I'm referring to events, completely out of control, which wreck your balance sheets. Like a medical emergency, not...

Smart Planning for Financial Independence in San Antonio

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 San Antonio wrote me saying that they were feeling pretty...

Getting Your Mental State Out Of Fear And Anxiety By Michael Essick

I might be wrong, but I get the sense that many of my friends and clients in San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country are getting wiser about the dangers of our digital age.Because they are, indeed, quite real.There is a famous clip of an interview with NYT-bestselling...

How Much Do I Owe The IRS? Michael Essick Can Help You Get Information From The IRS Discreetly

There is a lot of fear and angst in our culture these days. Sparked by tragic current events, as well as a general sense of disjointedness in our culture. But for many who might be reading this, there is another one that might be lurking latent beneath these other...

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!