Tax Services

When it comes to the world of taxes, preparation and planning go a LONG way. We have the expertise and knowledge you are looking for in a tax professional and can help you navigate your options.

We’re happy to help you with any of these services:

Tax Preparation

Stop missing out on potential deductions that could be saving you big money!

Tax Planning

Real strategies and solutions to help you minimize your IRS liability.

The First Thing You Need To Do

Set it as your personal goal to increase (or start) your household money moving in these directions:

A 12-Point Financial Health Check For Palm Springs Families And Individuals

We are now fully engaged in our tax "off season" here in Palm Springs. But interestingly, this is where the real difference that we can make on behalf of our tax preparation clients is actually made. We're diving into the new tax legislation, and attending classes...

Gloria J. Hill’s Tips For Using Credit Cards And Avoiding Credit Card Debt

Do you remember that old Visa commercial? It had quite a run during sporting events about a decade ago ... everything in the restaurant/market is running smoothly -- chefs are shipping up meals, customers are moving in an orderly fashion, credit card payments...

A Few More Common Marketing Mistakes Made By Businesses

Seeing what has happened in our nation's fourth-largest city has been a sobering reminder of the fragility of life, and business. It's helpful to be reminded that threats and disasters can (and do) strike from directions that you might least expect. And while this is...

How To Manage Money For Palm Springs Millennials

I'll tell you what... The month of May is beginning to look a lot like December. Definitely not because it's cold out there, but with so much "end of school year" stuff happening these days, from graduation parties (ranging from pre-k "graduations" all the way up...

The Pareto Principle And Your Company’s Work Cycle

Slogging through the summer, and with the weather still hot, it can be really tempting to sort of press cruise control for the month of August until Labor Day hits us, and *then* really put that nose to the grindstone. But could it be that a rhythm of working a...

Hill & Associates, Inc.’s 2017 Tax Preparation Checklist

Lots of things have been changing recently -- from Academy Award ratings (they're down), to mortgage rates (which have been rising), to the effective tax rates for most businesses and families in 2018 (which, you may have heard, have changed!). But we here at Hill &...

3+ Reasons Why Palm Springs Taxpayers Might Need to File an Amended Return

Well, we did it. You did it. We made it through the tax busy season. Every year, when I shut our Palm Springs office door on April 15th (the 17th this year -- er, the 18th, because of the IRS "issues"), I feel a huge weight lift off of my shoulders. Going home that...

Instilling Financial Literacy For Kids In Palm Springs

Memorial Day weekend can often feel a little disjointed. There we are with our burgers, our pools, our picnics -- all while we are supposedly remembering the sacrifice of so many thousands who laid down their lives in the line of duty for this country, and for the...

Solving Problems in Palm Springs Businesses with Effective Solutions

There's this idea out there among many wannabe Palm Springs business owners that they have to come up with the next completely fresh idea in order to have a great business. Shows like Shark Tank (which I love) go towards creating this kind of mindset -- although the...

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!