For Individuals

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?

Elder Care Financial Care

Finally… Worry Free Financial Management for Your Aging Parent or Family Member.

Estate Planning Done Right

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

Jordan’s Guide To Getting Tasks Done

Maybe I'm writing this today because we're very much feeling the end-of-year crunch here at Team Sandra Tapia, CPA, PLLC.Really, we only have a few business days left before 2020 is in the rearview. Yes, my heart wants that to happen YESTERDAY, but my business brain...

How Pasadena, TX Business Owners Can Win The Day Through Micro Tasks

It's April. And that means, well -- it's PROCRASTINATION season.Our phones are ringing off the hook, and our inboxes are clogged with Pasadena, TX people who are looking for tax help. Fortunately, our business owner clients (usually) are a little more ahead of the...

If There’s Another Government Shutdown We’re Here To Help Your Pasadena, TX Business

You're wise these days if you don't pay close attention to the political tug-of-war that seems to be getting worse and worse. If so, you might not have yet seen that the federal government seems headed for another shutdown.Which is rough news for any poor schmoe out...

Pasadena Businesses: Here’s How to Deal with Negative Reviews

With all of the extra year-end bookkeeping and tax matters your business is trying to tackle right now, a social media storm is the last thing you need/want to deal with. But it's sadly the sort of thing that will not go away by itself. And how to deal with...

Three Overlooked Ways To Control Costs In Your Pasadena, TX Business

I don't know about you, but my Facebook newsfeed is FILLED with so-called experts slinging around big revenue numbers in their business to grab my attention, and get me to sign up for their stuff.But, see ... I'm an accountant.And I know the truth: Revenue means...

The Business Intelligence You Don’t Know That You Need For Your Pasadena, TX Company

You might think that was a typo in the subject line ("pull", right?). Nope, that's just me being clever, because today I'm talking about POLLING your various stakeholders for fun and profit.Alright, yes. I should clearly stick to financial matters, and leave the puns...

Solving Problems in Pasadena, TX Businesses with Effective Solutions

There's this idea out there among many wannabe Pasadena, TX 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...

Alleviating Cash Flow Management Pains for Pasadena Businesses

[1] Because we’re talking cash flow management today… with a recession looming on the horizon and the effects of inflation being felt so hard in everyday life, it’s difficult not to freak out over what lies ahead for your Pasadena small...

Employee Retention Strategies for Proactive Pasadena Bosses

Your employees are happy, right? They’re never going to leave you ... right?They’re not looking for another Pasadena job ... uh ... right?You know what the answers are: Maybe, wrong, and I sure hope not.Sooner or later, the advantage will swing back to you, the boss...

Pointers From Sandra Tapia, CPA, PLLC For Handling Business Debt

While we all helplessly watch the war in Ukraine, we are also seeing the toll it’s extracting on our economy… and small businesses. Oil prices are skyrocketing and supply chain disruptions are becoming regular fare.The shock of the last two years hasn’t really worn...

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!