At A. Francis & Associates, Inc., 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 A. Francis & Associates, Inc., 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 A. Francis & Associates, Inc., 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.
Our experienced, insightful staff believes that providing effective tax services to individual clients involves more than simple tax return preparation. At A. Francis & Associates, Inc., 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.
A. Francis & Associates, Inc. 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.
At A. Francis & Associates, Inc., 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.
Navigating the complex laws of different international tax jurisdictions has many challenges, from the difficulty of ensuring compliance with widely different tax systems, to the risk of double taxation, to the intricacies of residency rules and the reporting of income and credits. At A. Francis & Associates, Inc., our international taxation experts can guide you through these complexities while protecting your interests. Whether your business is considering overseas expansion or is looking to qualify for tax-advantaged treatment under NAFTA, our international tax services can help you understand how international tax laws can affect your business.
Sales tax compliance can be complicated and frustrating. At A. Francis & Associates, Inc., our staff of seasoned professionals has the knowledge and experience to expertly prepare all sales tax filings and we offer full sales tax audit representation. In addition, we can guide you through the complexities of sales tax registration, compliance, and exemptions for a single location or across multiple jurisdictions.