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We are a full service accounting firm located in Oak Harbor, Washington. For more than 35 years, we have been providing tax preparation, business consulting, IRS problem resolution, retirement and tax planning and many other accounting and payroll services to a wide range of clients. These clients include both businesses and individuals throughout Whidbey Island and the U.S., as well as clients working abroad. We have developed a reputation for professional excellence through the consistent high quality of services we perform for our clients.

Please feel free to browse our website to see the services we offer as well as the many helpful resources we provide. When you are ready to learn more about what we can do for you, we encourage you to contact us.

      

Helpful Content

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

Retirement Redefined

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

 

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

Building Your Legacy

A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

A Brief Guide To Condo Insurance

Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

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Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

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