Tax avoidance Tax avoidance is legal; tax evasion is illegal. As long as you don’t cross the line, everything is fine. You can “take Advantage of all opportunities in the tax structure.” John Jacob Astor
We cut your tax to the legal minimum. Easily measured concrete results. Every dollar we save drops straight to the bottom line as another dollar of cash, profits, working capital & competitive advantage created out of thin air.
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Ideally, preparing tax returns is not a methodical, meticulous process. Most people think it is; most preparers do it that way; but it’s actually very intricate, more like playing chess than playing checkers. If you’re going to do it right, you will be continually moving all the component parts around until you find the low tax solution. Something like a giant shell game.
Few tax professionals look for it, so most never find it.
If you get preparation right, the next step is tax strategy.
Statistics tell us, privately owned businesses & their owners pay more tax than the law requires. Other statistics tell us, private businesses pay more tax at higher rates than the Global 500. Here’s an article. We agree because that agrees with our experience for the last decade.
We create tax strategy with fully litigated, commonly used tax code in unique & innovative ways.
The difference between tax professionals is expertise (experience & competence). In every trade or profession, there is a small handful that outperform 99% of the population of professional. I am a right brained genius with top percentage ranking in every trait that lead to top performance: intellect, experience & intuition. Are your tax professional qualified to do tax strategy & high level planning. There’s a wide variance in competence in every profession, including the tax profession. Here’s the definitive study on competence. Professional Performance.
Every dollar we save drops straight to the bottom line as another dollar of cash, profits, working capital & competitive advantage created out of thin air.
In World War II, the allied strategy to defeat Hitler was to run the Nazi’s out of North Africa, then invade Italy and fight toward the Alps. After the progressed far enough to draw Nazi troops back from the Russian front with the Russians hot on their trail, the next step was the Normandy invasion. That forced the Nazis to defend on three fronts and virtually insured the defeat of Germany.
Plans are subject to change. Mike Tyson famously said, “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth. The plan was detailed plan to invade North Africa. There were many changes along the way.
While you may change your plans, you never change your strategy. If you do, it’s an acknowledgement of failure.
We have a national reputation for tax avoidance. We’ve cut tax in a meaningful way for 98% of our clients. Every dollar we save drops straight to the bottom line as another dollar of cash, working capital, profits & competitive advantage created out of thin air.
These are our qualifications: Big 5 experience & 2 Global 500 C Suites.
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“Anyone may so arrange his affairs so that his taxes shall be as low as possible. He is not bound to choose that pattern which best pays the treasury. There is not even a patriotic duty to increase one’s taxes … Over and over again the Courts have said that there is nothing sinister in so arranging affairs as to keep taxes as low as possible. Everyone does it, rich and poor alike and all do right, for nobody owes any public duty to pay more than the law demands.” (Judge Learned Hand)
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