For Individuals

Planning for college and keeping track of your estate planning needs can be tough. Our individual tax services in Santa Barbara can help you overcome any financial setbacks you may experience with financial planning. We offer tax planning, financial planning, estate planning, succession planning services.

College Financial Planning

How Can You Pay for Your Kid to go to College, Spend and Save as You Are Now, and Increase the Amount of Money You have for Retirement?

Estate Planning Done Right

Make Sure Your Family Transitions Prepare Your Children and Your Family for Financial Freedom.

3+ Reasons Why 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 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 day is very...

Why You Should Get a Financial Planners in For Your Small Business

Sure, the “hands-on” approach has served you well so far in running your day-to-day business operations, but have you ever wondered how much more you could have achieved with a financial planner by your side? Financial planners are experts at helping you make the...

Canberra Company’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...

3 More Reasons Why More Families Don’t Have Estate Plans

The Winter Olympics are finished and we are fully immersed in our tax preparation process. We've been enjoying the opportunity to reconnect with so many longtime friends from who trust us with their most sensitive financial details -- and we don't take that privilege...

Restaurant Industry

Known in the industry as the firm to hire when there is a business fire. The Red Adair of the restaurant industry. Yes the Red Adair, not Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987). When you have your back to the wall and the lender is...

The Behavior Profile of Our Clients with the Highest Level of Financial Security

The madness of March certainly delivered over the weekend, huh? Plenty of upsets and surprises, which always makes this time of year fun for basketball fans. Or, so I hear. After all, this tournament seems to happen yearly, and until the IRS changes the deadline for...

Quickbooks Services

Save Time and Money With QuickBooks. QuickBooks financial management software was created with small to mid-sized business owners like you in mind. You will benefit from using QuickBooks in the following ways… Save Time. In QuickBooks, many common tasks are dealt...

Why Price Reductions are Bad Positioning for (Almost) Any Business

Our hearts remain with those in Houston and, now, South Florida, who has been dealing with such a massive disruption of their lives -- and during a time of year that is already one of the busiest. The IRS has set up a "catch all" page for those cleaning up from...

Marketing Tips for Business Owners

As you may have heard, "Labor Day" originated during the time of 7-day workweeks of 12-hour days, in the late 1800's, as our country was in the throes of the Industrial Revolution. Times have certainly changed since then -- and our economy is no longer driven by the...

Delayed Gratification: Staying Focused to Get Ahead (Later)

For sports fans, that was quite a run last week. The NHL crowned its champion (and the nation's capital seemed like it was one massive street party for the weekend), the rest of the NBA conceded to the Golden State Warriors, and we witnessed another Triple Crown in...

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!