Tax Problem Resolution

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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

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,...

Six Common Ways San Antonio Taxpayers Receive IRS Audits

With the tax deadline bearing down on us, I thought I'd touch base today, to give you some thoughts on what could get you into hot water THIS tax season. And, well, really any tax season. Now ... sometimes, San Antonio clients come to us from other San Antonio...

Offer In Compromise Mills And Other Tax Scams For San Antonio Taxpayers To Avoid

Every year, the IRS releases their list of what they call "the dirty dozen".(Apparently, the marketing gurus who work at the IRS think that if they give it a catchy name, maybe even a pop-culturey one, the people will pay more attention.)But aside from the cheesy...

The End of Tax Season, Estimated Taxes, And Unemployment Compensation by Michael Essick

I'm still emotionally adjusting to the fact that we just went through 4th of July weekend ... and "tax season" is STILL GOING.I'm thankful for it, because I also know that extending the deadline during this wild, intensely difficult year (for so many) was a rare...

Can I Take the Section 199A Deduction For My San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Business?

Lots of business owners have been contacting us of late, as we've developed a bit of a reputation around the San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country area for helping business owners save a bundle on their taxes. And many of the business owners in San Antonio,...

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...

Six Underlying Needs For Effective Small Business Planning In San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country

So last week, I began the conversation around those foundational items of necessity for a "real" business that many business owners in San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country don't quite take into consideration when they first get started. These are the...

Michael Essick’s Common Financial Mistakes (Part 1)

You pay your bills on time. You try to save as much as you can. You even follow the advice you read in the books and hear on the radio about how to keep your finances in check. But you're still not getting ahead. Well, sometimes, it's the unchallenged, mental...

Michael Essick’s Thanksgiving Thank You To San Antonio, Boerne, Texas hill country Business Owners

It's Thanksgiving week, which definitely seems to have come too fast this year. Because of the holiday, things are a bit slower -- but not by much. With so many changes for the business owner in this year's tax code, we're having lots of conversations with...

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...

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!