Tax Preparation

Taxes can be a difficult and time-consuming task, but it doesn’t have to be. George J. Laning CPA makes it effortless, from start to finish.

Because I’m always informed and up to date on the newest tax laws, you can rely upon me to provide quality and up-to-date tax preparation services. I cover it all, so you’re covered.

Tax Planning

Tax planning allows me to better strategize ways to optimize your tax scenario. I devise tax plans to address current tax issues and prevent future problems. This includes plans for individuals, businesses, real estate professionals & investors, and real estate developers.

My extensive experience in real estate and business allows me to devise tax plans in ways which other CPA’s may not understand. Each of my clients is different and unique, and because of that, so is my service. I tailor my approach to match your specific tax goals. From an in-depth analysis of previous years’ taxes to current year filings and future potential tax scenarios. I advise you to accomplish your financial goals and minimize risk.

Tax Issues

From unfiled taxes to tax notices, I analyze, address, and resolve any tax issues that may arise. I follow a hands-on approach to tax issues which includes acquiring IRS transcripts, direct telephone contact with the IRS, and written responses to IRS tax notices.

Estate Planning

Tax strategies and trusts can be helpful in preserving an estate. This can be especially useful for high-net-worth clients.

Estate planning can play a vitally important role in the preservation of an estate. This may not be beneficial to everyone, but it can be especially useful for high-net-worth individuals and those earning upwards of seven figures annually. I am not an estate attorney; however, I can advise on the best trust for your estate planning goals.

Tax Accounting

Accounting mistakes can throw off your financials, become very costly and increase your IRS audit risk. I can help find and resolve those issues.

Tax accounting involves examining financial statements for errors and then preparing adjusting journal entries and reclassifying journal entries to correct any mistakes that are found. Believe it or not, accounting errors are commonplace in financial statements and can make a big impact on your taxes. I can find and solve these problems so that your taxes are as flawless as possible. This can lower the risk of an IRS audit and save you from headaches in the future, giving you peace of mind to sleep well at night.

New Business Ventures

If you’re ready to start your own business, I can help make that happen. From advising on your business structure and setup, to advising on your accounting and other business processes. I can guide you along your business journey every step of the way!

It is critical to examine your business needs to advise on the best business structure. It may be best for you to incorporate into an S-Corp or C-Corp or organize into an LLC or LLP. In some instances, it may best to remain as a sole proprietor. My approach to new business formation is simple, protect you and your assets while minimizing taxes and risk. Using a CPA to help you get your business off the ground, is a smart plan. Being a trusted friend who encourages and helps guide your success along the way, is my plan.