When it comes to financial matters, there always seem to be more questions than answers. In an effort to help you save time and aggravation, here are the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions:

Q: What is the difference between an enrolled agent and a tax preparer?

A: For more information on what an Enrolled Agent is, view this document provided by the National Association of Enrolled Agents

Q: How long should I keep my files?

A: We have put together a Retention Guide to help you better understand what you should keep and for how long.

Q: What do I need to do to incorporate my company?

A: Incorporation can be complicated, but we can help you with this process.

Our partner, MyCorporation, can handle the legal aspects of the formation of your new company, help you with your business plan and all the required minutes, bylaws and resolutions.

To make matters simpler, we also provide a checklist of items and information you will need to get started.

Q: When will I get my refund?

A: One of the fastest ways to check when your refund is coming is to visit the IRS website. They have a feature where you can check your refund’s status

Q: Where can I find forms?

A: We provide all the necessary forms you will need to properly complete your taxes. However, most forms can be obtained by visiting the appropriate agency’s website. You can download federal forms from the IRS website, and state forms can be obtained from the Oregon Department of Revenue.

Q: Can you help me reduce my taxes?

A: As tax professionals, we have an extensive knowledge of the tax requirements for both individuals and corporations. People who file their own taxes can often overlook deductions or may not have the right tools to properly calculate their taxes, and as such, in many instances, pay more than they really owe. It might very well be worth the effort to find out if we can save you money by having us prepare your taxes for you.

Q: What are your rates/fees?

A: Our rates vary by service provided, but we provide a rates and fees page that should give you a better understanding of how we charge. We also provide pricing on filing rates for both federal and state forms

Q: Do you offer on-site service?

A: Yes,we provide mobile support. While many customers elect to visit our offices, it is often more convenient to have our staff come to your location. We provide on-site service to the Eugene/Springfield and outlying areas.

Guardian Angel Bookkeeping is a family-owned and operated firm, and we are happy to work with individuals as well as businesses of all sizes. Call us today at (541) 607-5052 to find out how we can help you.