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Tax Preparation Services

April Gutierrez, EA, LTC

April Gutierrez, LTC, EA

Selecting the right tax firm is an important decision. If finding a company with experienced staff who will provide attention to your individual needs and take the time to answer your questions is what you are looking for, Pacific Northwest Tax Service is the place for you.

Our team of tax professionals is committed to providing the very highest level of knowledge and experience to every customer.  We operate Oregon's leading tax school, and take pride in providing educational programs that benefit tax professionals around the world. Our staff is up-to-date on tax laws, and receive extensive education.

In 2012, Pacific Northwest Tax School was featured in a series of Oregonian articles on how to select a competent and ethical tax preparer.  In addition, our company President and Designated Tax Consultant, Jess Gutierrez, is a sitting member of the Oregon Board of Tax Practitioners. Involvement with education and government oversite is a true indication of our committment to quality and ethics.

Client Needs Come First

When you work with any one member of our staff, you can be assured your needs are put first. 

  • Our preparers do not work for commissions, and will not pressure you to purchase additional services or add-ons in an effort to increase the fees you pay.
  • Our staff will work together as a team to ensure you have access to specialized knowledge directly related to your tax situation. 

Delivering a timely, accurate tax return and saving you tax dollars in the process is what we are all about.

Tax Preparation for Individuals

Whether your tax return is simple or complex, you will be working with a team of tax professionals, experienced in all areas of individual tax law, including:

Tax Deductions Income Types Special Situations
  • Casualty and theft losses
  • Charitable giving
  • Children & dependents
  • Childcare expenses
  • Earned Income Credit
  • Education & students
  • Employee business expenses
  • Home office expenses
  • Home ownership
  • Medical and dental expenses
  • Moving expenses
  • Independent contractors
  • Dividend/Interest/Investment
  • Foreign earned income
  • Foreign investments
  • Pensions/IRAs/Annuities
  • Rental property
  • Sales of stock, real estate & other property
  • Self-employment
  • Ministers & Clergy Members
  • Divorce & child custody arrangements
  • Household employee taxes
  • Multi-state tax returns
  • Nonresident alien (1040NR) returns
  • Sale and purchase of home
  • Starting and closing a business
  • Tax planning

Tax Preparation for Business

While our roots are in individual tax law, we now service a broad range of clientele in many different industries. We have personnel with expertise in:

Industry Business Entity Type
  • Artists
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical and Professional services
  • Food-services
  • Transportation & Trucking
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Sales
  • Wholesale
  • Sole-proprietors/Self-employed
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
  • Partnerships
  • S-Corporations
  • C-Corporations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Estates and trusts

No matter what type of tax return you have, our staff has the training and experience to provide you with expert advice and competent, ethical service.

Please check out our Tax Return Types page for detailed information about our tax preparation service.

Preparing for your tax interview

Coming prepared for your interview will save you time and money. We have tools on this site to help you prepare for your interview, including:

Tax Organizers

What to Bring Checklist

Tax Client Resources