Are you wondering how you can get your tax returns done properly and efficiently, while paying as little as possible, AND doing your part to reduce the spread of COVID-19? Whether you are used to curbside service and contactless shopping and delivery, or if you’re just plain ole lazy, Senter, CPA has you covered with our contactless tax return process. 

A few things you’ll enjoy during your virtual tax preparation:

  • This may be a contactless, no-touch, virtual process, but we will be in contact with you the entire process.
  • You will have access to expert tax professionals and CPAs.
  • You can use your preferred technology and devices.
  • You can enjoy the comfort of your own home, no need to schedule a time to come in the office.
  • You’ll be treated to fast and efficient service.
  • Our caring, Senter, CPA TEAM will be working for YOU.

How It Works

Step 1: Contact Us

  • Telephone: 248-934-0550
  • Use our online contact Form: HERE (or use the contact form below)

Step 2: Upload Your Documents to Our Secure Portal

  • Once you decide that Senter, CPA is a good fit for you, we will provide you with a link to your personal, secure portal, which we will use for 90% of the process.
  • You can scan or take pictures of all documents, and then upload them to your portal.
  • If you are not technology savvy, contactless drop off is accommodated (just mask up, stop by the office, and drop off your documents at the front desk).

Step 3: We Begin Preparing Your Return

  • Once we get copies of your last two tax returns and current year documents, one of our preparers will begin working on your return.

Step 4: Request Additional Information

  • We will contact you via email, phone, or set up a video meeting if we have any questions or need additional information. 
  • This part of the process is to ensure your tax return is prepared accurately and to identify anything that may be missed, or strategies to take advantage of.

Step 5: Tax Return Review

  • Once your return has been prepared and near completion, a CPA will review and analyze the return for any planning strategies for current and future years.

Step 6: Tax Return Sent to Client Portal

  • Once complete, your return will be sent to your secure portal for you to review.
  • Once approved for e-filing, documents will be sent to you for your e-signature.
  • Invoices can be paid online right in your portal.

That’s it!

Let’s continue to stay safe and get your taxes done right!

What To Do After Filing Your Taxes?

Before you put the thought of taxes out of your mind, here are several things we would highly recommend that you do after filing your tax return.

How to Pay Your Invoice from the Client Portal

Did you know that you can pay your invoice right in your portal? Here are step by step instructions on exactly how to do that. After you submit your payment and the payment is processed, you will receive a receipt via email.

Filing a Tax Extension – Not as Scary as It Sounds

Although the federal income tax filing due date for individuals, for the 2020 tax year, will be automatically extended to May 17th, this still may not be enough time for everybody, especially following such an unusual year as 2020. If you feel you need even more time, there’s no need to worry. Filing a tax extension is still an option, and truthfully, it’s not nearly as frightening as it may sound.

Third Round of Economic Impact Payments – Resources

If you need some clarification regarding the EIP third round, we have gathered some links to save you some time and hopefully answer all your questions.

Make Your State & Federal Income Tax Payments Online!

Did you know that you have the option to make your state and federal income tax payments online? You can pay your state and federal income tax online, by phone, or with your mobile device using the IRS2Go app.

Self-Employed Schedule C: Get your PPP Money, NOW!

The Paychex Protection Program (PPP) allows Self-Employed Persons and Scedule C filiers to obtain Paycheck Protection funds using their 2019 or 2020 Gross Receipts, not net income.

Farmers & Ranchers: Get your PPP Money, NOW!

The Paychex Protection Program (PPP) allows Farmers & Ranchers to obtain Paycheck Protection funds using their 2019 or 2020 Gross Receipts, not net income.

Now Accepting eSignatures!

As of January 2021, Senter CPA is now allowing our clients to sign their tax documents electronically!

Contactless Tax Returns? Yep, We Do Those Too!

Are you wondering how you can get your tax returns done properly and efficiently, while paying as little as possible, AND doing your part to reduce the spread of COVID-19? Senter, CPA has you covered with our contactless tax return process. 

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Where is the Value when hiring Senter, CPA? Often, we get phone calls and questions online asking what our fees are for anything and everything related to tax and accounting and the honest answer is, well… its complicated.  Senter CPA, like most CPA firms, has hourly...