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Tax Services

Tax Services

Both individuals and organizations face increasing challenges when trying to stay compliant with the ever-changing landscape of tax law — while also keeping liabilities and costs down.  The CPAs and accountants at Warmels Comstock can help you successfully navigate the tides of change and minimize your tax liability.

Tax Planning & Preparation

Our role as tax advisors remains simple — deliver value by minimizing financial & compliance risk while increasing savings and profitability.  We do this by understanding each client’s goals and objectives and implementing advanced tax strategies.  Our tax preparers and tax advisors understand the link between your business taxes and personal taxes and look for tax planning strategies with both business and personal needs in mind.  Our technical expertise and big firm backgrounds allows us to tailor specialized services to individuals and organizations across all service lines.

Our tax planning and preparation services include:

  • Entity structure analysis
  • Individual/corporate tax planning
  • Partnership and limited liability companies
  • Exempt organizations
  • Estate and gift tax planning
  • Income tax planning for trusts and estates
  • International tax planning and compliance
  • Evaluation of multi-jurisdictional nexus standards, filing requirements and risk analysis
  • Coordination with multi-jurisdictional voluntary disclosure projects
  • State & local economic incentive tax credit programs
  • Quarterly estimate computations
  • Payroll taxes
  • Sales and use taxes
  • Property taxes
  • Preparation and review of income tax provisions
  • Transactional analysis
  • Merger and acquisition tax planning and analysis
  • Representation before the IRS or other tax authorities

Gift & Estate

Warmels Comstock’s professional tax preparers work closely with each client to determine how they want to leave their legacy behind.  Whether the end goal is to transfer assets philanthropically or privately, we can help determine the proper plan to minimize transfer taxes and maintain cash flow.  

Effective gift and estate planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries, provides security for your surviving spouse, avoids probate and can reduce or eliminate the tax due on the transfer of your business and other assets. For business owners, providing for business continuity and succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the complex process of getting your financial affairs in order.

Our gift & estate tax planning and preparation services include:

  • Estate planning
  • Income and gift tax planning
  • Trust planning
  • Charitable planning
  • Business succession planning
  • Business valuations
  • Valuation & deductibility of various contributions to charitable entities
  • Preparation of gift, trust and estate tax returns

International Taxation

Whether you’re ready to expand your business to offshore markets or are an expatriate working abroad, income tax filing and withholding requirements can become much more complicated. International taxation can be a complex field and requires professional research and due diligence. Warmels Comstock can help guide you through offshore tax planning and analyze the risks and benefits of your available options.

Effective international tax planning can help legally minimize tax liabilities, protect business and personal assets and improve financial efficiency.  Our tax professionals possess corporate knowledge and experience with the taxation of U.S residents working abroad and foreign citizens working in the U.S. — offering clients an extensive base of knowledge in the area of international taxation.

Our international taxation services include:

  • Tax treaty review
  • Entity structure analysis
  • International compensation planning
  • Tax equalization policy design
  • Foreign bank account reporting (FBAR)
  • Assistance with inquiries from U.S. and foreign taxing authorities
  • Social security planning
  • Tax planning and compliance for U.S. nationals working overseas
  • Tax planning and compliance for foreign nationals working in the U.S.
  • Pre-departure and post-assignment tax consultations
  • Calculation and coordination of required estimated tax payments
  • Foreign tax credits
  • Non-resident alien married to U.S. citizen

If you have any further questions regarding our tax services or would like additional information about any of our accounting or tax services, please contact us here.