Frequently Asked Questions

You’ve Got Questions. We’ve got answers.

Q: Are the returns finished in one appointment or will I need to come back?

It really depends. After you set your appointment you will receive access to a secure portal to upload your tax forms and answer some basic questions. If all of this information is uploaded in advance, there is a strong likelihood we can finish in just one meeting depending on complexity.

Q: Do you work weekends or evenings?

We are happy to accommodate a variety of schedules. If an appointment time that works for you does not appear to be available, please email or call to request accommodation.

Q: How much will tax preparation cost?

At High Desert Tax, our goal is to charge you less, not more. Please call during business hours for an estimate based on your tax situation. Prices vary depending a variety of factors. Every family and business is just a little bit different.

Q: Do you do consultations?

We sure do! Are you retiring soon? Wondering what will happen after your kids are grown and gone? Thinking about starting a new business? We would be happy to sit down with you and work through it. Consultations are subject to a $250 minimum deposit.

If you received a letter from the IRS or state taxing authority see below for more information.

Q: Can you help me with an amendment when I didn’t file my original return with you?

We sure can! Set up an appointment and bring a copy of your original return, and any paperwork used to fill it out.

Q: Do you file corporate returns?

At this time we do not file S Corp, C Corp or Partnership returns. However, we can use the K1 you may have received from ownership in any of the above, or any other type of K1 in preparation of your personal return.

Q: Do I have to come to the office?

You do not. If you are too busy or even live in another state, we can help you all remotely. You can securely upload your documents to us, and we will be in contact as needed. You can sign and pay from wherever you are, and we guarantee you will receive the same level of service.

Q: I received a letter from the IRS or state taxing authority. Now what?

We would be happy to assist you in dealing with your letter. The important thing to know is do not panic. Most likely the letter is a simple request for clarification, or to inform you of an insignificant correction made to your refund amount. Send us an email or give us a call during business hours to request a phone consultation. We can quickly determine how to proceed and set up an appointment as needed.

If you do in fact have trouble with the IRS or State of Idaho we are happy to help you navigate that also. We can do an Initial Case Analysis for $500. From there we can work toward a plan of resolution and decide the best path forward.

Q: Are you open year-round?

While we do not keep regular business hours during the off-season, we are available year-round. Give us a call or send an email and we will get back in touch with you promptly.


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