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small business tax preparation taxes Feb 17, 2024

Welcome to our online tax preparation services. We are excited that you are ready to get started on your taxes! Please review the list below to begin the process of preparing your tax returns. Please review the list below to begin preparing your tax returns. We can finalize your tax returns completely online from the convenience of your home!

The following steps will take you through a simple, online process to begin submitting your tax preparation information to our team. This ensures a comprehensive tax return and an economic tax preparation fee.

NEW CLIENTS: For an estimated tax preparation quote by phone, please contact our tax preparation team for a 5-15 minute phone consultation at (218) 491-4002. You can also provide us your detailed tax situation through our website at: [coming soon] and you will receive a response within 48 hours.

SMALL BUSINESS: Need more than just tax preparation for your small business? Schedule a free consultation to learn how our proven three part strategy can help guide you and your business in the direction you want to go.

For your convenience, we have provided average tax return pricing for common tax situations here [coming soon!].

1. GATHER YOUR TAX DOCUMENTS

Based on your last year's tax return, you can begin gather your tax documents for the current year. You can watch our short video for a simple strategy on getting started: [coming soon!]

  • NEW CLIENTS: Based on our consultation, you will receive an estimate before proceeding.
  • RETURNING CLIENTS: Submit your tax documents in our secure client portal. You can also download a tax preparation checklist and/or worksheets [INSERT LINK HERE].

Please include any new/updated contact information such as: address, new email, bank account and/or additional dependent(s) for the tax year.

2. SUBMIT YOUR TAX DOCUMENTS

You have three options for submitting your tax documents.

Secure Portal

You can send us your tax documents through our secure client portal and we will confirm receipt of your items. Click here to login to our tax portal

New to using secure file upload software? The following video will walk you through the basics of what you need to know! Click here to watch the video

Learn how to upload files using the mobile app and share files quickly and securely! Need to download the app? Get it on the App Store or Google Play Store here: https://liscio.me/mobile

Mailing Address

You can also securely mail us your documents using the address below. Documents will be automatically scanned and shredded for security purposes.

DKK Accounting

400 S 4th St Ste 410 PMB 49296

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415-1419 US

Please email us at [email protected] to confirm receipt of mailed documents.

Secure Dropbox

You can place your document securely in our after hours drop box. Please note that we do not check this box regularly. Please contact us after you have placed your documents in the box by texting, calling, or sending an email.

3. TAX PREPARATION BEGINS

Once you all required documents have been received we will being preparing your tax return. Please make sure we have your preferred contact information for timely communication throughout the process. If we are waiting on documents it will delay the completion of your return.

It is our goal to provide you with an accurate tax return within 7 business days.

4. PAY OUR FEES

Once your return is completed we will send you an invoice. We will not file your tax return until you have signed documents giving us permission to file first and we have received full payment of our fees.

  • Pay your tax preparation fees electronically. Full payment is required before filing.
  • We will provide authorization forms securely which will allow you to sign electronically. This will include our engagement letter and e-file authorization for federal and state tax returns.
  • Read, sign & date your forms no later than 1 day after your receive them.

Within 3 days after e-filing, you will receive a confirmation email from our tax software you that your tax returns have been Acknowledged, Received & Accepted from the appropriate tax agencies.

5. REVIEW, FINALIZE & APPROVE

Once tax returns are ready for review, we will send a secure copy via the client portal. We will request a detailed review of all name(s), address(s), identification number(s) and reported tax return information before approval to e-file. If changes are requested, an updated copy with final returns will be emailed for final approval.

If you have questions or comments regarding your returns, you can respond those directly by replying to the message containing your tax return. We ALWAYS want you to understand your tax returns and feel 100% comfortable about the information being filed. Therefore, a 30 minute detailed review of your taxes via remote meeting will be provided if necessary.

ImportantWe are unable to provide updates on the status of your tax return once we have e-filed. It's not that we don't want to help, we just don't receive any more information once the return is accepted.

Refund: Federal and State refund timing varies. Delivery of your refund(s) may be delayed if your return for further review. The IRS typically issues refunds in less than 21 days. The Department of Treasury Offset Program may offset your tax refund to pay delinquent federal student loans, child support or other debt. Call the Treasury Offset program call center at 800-304-3107 if you have questions. You can use the IRS Where's My Refund? tool or call the IRS at 800-829-1954 to check the status of your refund, beginning 24 hours after you e-file. The IRS will provide an actual refund date as soon as your tax return and refund are approved.

Balance Due: If you have a Federal balance due, go to Direct Pay at IRS.gov or mail-in a check to pay your balance by April 15. If you have a State balance due you can pay the balance by credit/debit card or check. Follow instructions to avoid additional penalties/fees. For your convenience we have also included Payment Voucher documents with instructions on how to pay your balance due.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please email us at [email protected] or send a message in our secure client portal.

Thank you for supporting a small business!

If you want to improve your business situation, get assistance now. Schedule your free consultation today or give us a call at (218) 491-4002. We're here to help!

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