Tax Services

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.

Lou Arellano’s 2017 Tax Document Checklist

Yes, the calendar reads 2018, but the IRS of course, is living in the past. As you probably know, we are now beginning the process of doing something we're pretty good at: effectively, legally, and ethically reporting our Denver clients' business financial doings to...

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...

The Most Important Factor in Denver Small Business Valuation

I've heard from many of my Denver business owner contacts over these last few months, thanking me for the notes that we put together, sending thoughts and questions -- and letting me know that they've sent their friends to see us for their business and family tax...

Denver Small Business Debt Collection

How are things going for you? Is there something we can do to help your business during this final quarter of 2017? Do let me know. One nice way to make your quarter better is to get an infusion of cash. However, this is too often a rare occurrence. Too many Denver...

Increase Profits For Your Denver Business With Effective Compensation Strategies

We're still waiting on Congress to reconcile the different tax reform plans passed by the House and the Senate, but we do know a couple things. First, it looks pretty certain that you're not going to be able to deduct your state and local income taxes in 2018. Both...

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)...

Tax Paperwork Checklist

We have many, many Denver, Colorado tax clients who have filed, have received refunds, telling us that they’ve never been more pleased…

3 Important Questions For Denver Small Business Owners To Answer In 2018

Now that we are into the first full work week of 2018, how are you feeling about your direction? We're here, and we're in your corner. I'd love a note from you about what you are hoping to accomplish during this year, and how we can be a resource to you as you do. As...

A Denver Business Owner’s Simple Plan For Dealing With Angry Customers

Even in the middle of the intensity of the busy tax filing season in Denver, we occasionally become the target for somebody's frustration. Over the years, and especially when things are busy and stressful, we've had to learn about how to best handle matters when a...

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!