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When it comes to the world of taxes, preparation and planning go a LONG way. We have the expertise and knowledge you are looking for in a tax professional and can help you navigate your options.

We’re happy to help you with any of these services:

Tax Preparation

Stop missing out on potential deductions that could be saving you big money!

Tax Planning

Real strategies and solutions to help you minimize your IRS liability.

Get Stuff Done With Arellano’s Productivity Tactics

It's Cyber Monday, and as is my habit, this strategy note is being composed early in the week. Plenty to do this week, and gotta get ahead, after all. Did your Denver business run a sale for the holidays, or Cyber Monday or Black Friday? If not, you may have (ahem)...

Effective Advertising: How To Find It In Denver

As you may or may not already know, this is the final week before extended tax returns are due (Monday, October 16th is the due date this year), so we are working hard here in our Denver offices with those clients who placed an extension on their filing, to make sure...

The Most Likely Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail In Denver

It's always been hard-scrapping for small business owners in Denver. We've all heard the old adage: At least 85% and maybe as high as 98% of new small businesses fail before they hit the five year mark. That rate may have been even higher over the past decade. Now,...

Denver Non-Profits Taxes – 10 Important Year-End Steps

We deal with all kinds of businesses and organizations around here at Team Lucero Tax & Accounting. And while I often address "for profit" organizations with these notes, many of those same strategies (cost controls, marketing, growth, management) apply equally to...

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for Your Denver Business Work Goals in 2018

Happy New Year! It's time to turn the page... If you've been paying attention, I've been diving pretty deep into the new tax regime under which we are NOW operating. What will be interesting to see is the *actual* technical guidance from the IRS about all of these...

A Story, and Tax Planning 2017 for Denver Businesses

Story time today. Here we are, with Q3 of 2017 in the rearview mirror, and it's amazing how quickly things move. (And, by the way, this reminds me: have you considered making further pro-active moves to minimize your taxes for this year? With a few months left in the...

Know the Value of Your Time: A Denver Entrepreneur’s Guide

Is there an additional way that we can serve your Denver business? Please shoot me an email using the button at the top of this page and let me know what's happening in your business, and what seem to be your greatest needs right now. I'd love to speak into it for...

Thanksgiving Week Reflections From A Denver Business Owner

It's a slower week, here in Lucero Tax & Accounting World. Yes, it's crazy (and a bit of a relief, to be frank) that we now find ourselves in Thanksgiving week. And I have some thoughts, which are perhaps a bit more meditative than normal, because of how this...

Three Easy Ways for Denver Business Owners to Develop Delegation Skills

The corporation deadline for Denver businesses is behind us, and we're taking a big breath around here (while still focusedly working through personal tax returns as well). Apparently, there are basketball games being played.  Not that we would know much about that....

2017 Year-End Tax Strategies for Denver Business Owners With Tax Reform In Mind

The holidays are funny for Denver business owners. And, I must tell you, especially so for tax professionals like me. Every year, Congress delivers updates to the tax code, seemingly at the very last minute, so my staff and I are often working over the holidays when...

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!