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How to Find the Best Tax Return Preparation in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA


The best tax preparers in Ventura County CA save you lots of money by deductions that other tax return preparers miss, and in a way that's legal and safe. 

The following research by The Prime Buyer's Report identifies the best tax preparers in Ventura County and issues related to hiring them.

 

Updated November 4, 2016

 The TOP 10 Tax Return Preparation Services in Ventura County CA

Tax Pros
(805) 581-5025
1784 E Los Angeles Ave
Simi Valley, CA 93065

Areas Served: Thousand Oaks CA, Oxnard CA, Ventura CA, Simi Valley CA, Camarillo CA, Santa Paula CA

West Oaks Tax
(805) 371-7405
141 Duesenberg Dr # 1D
Westlake Village, CA 91362

Areas Served: Westlake Village CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Oxnard CA, Ventura CA, Simi Valley CA, Ojai CA

Jerry D Martin Tax Preparation
(805) 643-7614
2299 E Main St # 8
Ventura, CA 93001

Areas Served: Oxnard CA, Simi Valley CA, Ventura CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Camarillo CA, Ojai CA

Moorpark Tax Service
(805) 523-2962
530 New Los Angeles Ave # 211
Moorpark, CA 93021

Areas Served: Ventura CA, Oxnard CA, Camarillo CA, Simi Valley CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Moorpark CA

Chapman & Associates
(805) 646-9963
1211 Maricopa Hwy # 201
Ojai, CA 93023

Areas Served: Ventura CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Oxnard CA, Simi Valley CA, Ojai CA, Camarillo CA

Russell G Merrick & Associates
(805) 482-1850
340 Rosewood Ave # H
Camarillo, CA 93010

Areas Served: Simi Valley CA, Oxnard CA, Ventura CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Santa Paula CA, Ojai CA

Oxnard Tax Service
(805) 486-1774
3711 Saviers Rd # E
Oxnard, CA 93033

Areas Served: Simi Valley CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Oxnard CA, Ventura CA, Ventura County CA

Mission Oaks Tax
(805) 482-1715
5237 Mission Oaks Blvd
Camarillo, CA 93012

Areas Served: Oxnard CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Simi Valley CA, Ventura CA, Camarillo CA, Moorpark CA

Magana Income Tax
(805) 525-7109
701 E Main St
Santa Paula, CA 93060

Areas Served: Oxnard CA, Ventura CA, Thousand Oaks CA, Camarillo CA, Simi Valley CA, Santa Paula CA

How to Find the Best Tax Return Preparation in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA 

Preparing your own tax returns is too expensive. That's because a good tax preparer will find ways to reduce your tax bill that far outweighs their fees for preparing a tax return. 

Tax return preparers in Ventura County are required to either be CTEC Registered with the state, or a CPA, or an EA (Enrolled Agent). Enrolled agents in Ventura County are tax professionals who have been tested and approved by the IRS to represent tax payers to the IRS and are automatically licensed to prepare tax returns for all 50 states. 

Tax preparers are not legally required to have professional liability insurance to protect you the client from financial loss if they made a mistake, however all tax preparers bearing The Prime Buyer's ReportTOP 10 symbol do have professional liability insurance (such as Errors & Omissions) for your protection, in addition to passing all of the other requirements for certification as Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 such as our research phone calls to their previous clients to verify high satisfaction, hiring only employees legal to work in the U.S., sufficient length of time in business, clean complaint record, and more.


Numerous Services Performed By Tax Return Preparation Services in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA
Tax preparation can be performed by CTEC Registered Tax Preparers (CRTPs), Enrolled Agents (EAs), and CPAs. They can also advise you on tax related issues. EAs (Enrolled Agents) are tax preparers that have passed the special enrollment examination given by the IRS. They can prepare out of state returns, individual income taxes, corporate tax returns, non-profit tax returns, partnership tax returns, sales statements, tax audit representation, and sales tax representation. If the need arises for litigation support, EAs are also qualified to provide IRS representation.

Some tax return preparers in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA are certified QuickBooks Pro advisers, and they can teach you how to use the program and set it up on your home system for simple records transfers. Many tax professionals, including EAs, offer free initial tax consultation or provide free electronic filling. And if you need extensions with deadlines later in the year than April 15th, good tax return preparers give service all year round.

Some Tax Return Preparers in Ventura County CA Are Much Better Than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these tax preparers in Ventura County: Mission Oaks Tax, Russell G Merrick & Associates, Jerry D Martin Tax Preparation, Moorpark Tax Service, Chapman & Associates, Oxnard Tax Service, Magana Income Tax, Tax Pros, West Oaks Tax. Other tax preparers in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA that might still be in business include: .

 

 

Questions To Ask Tax Return Preparers in Ventura County CA 


When it comes to tax preparers in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA, ask these questions about their abilities, experience, and credentials.

• How long have the tax return agents been in the business? (All tax preparers bearing the Prime Buyer's Report — TOP 10 symbol have been in business for at least a year or in the industry for over 5 years.)

• What computer programs do the tax preparation services use for record keeping?

• What are the service rates for tax preparation services? Do the tax preparers have a rate chart available?

• What tax preparer certifications do they hold?

• Are they willing to give you the name and numbers of some clients you can call as references? (All tax return preparers bearing the Prime Buyer's Report — TOP 10 symbol have already had their client references called by research staff at The Prime Buyer's Report so you don't have to.)

• Do they generally deal with tax preparation for businesses or for individuals?

• Do the tax preparers specialize in income tax preparation, federal tax preparation or state tax preparation?

• What can the tax preparation services tell you regarding capital gains taxes, estate taxes or tax planning advice?

• What are their hours of operation in case you need to reach them?

• Will they show you proof of liability insurance (such as Errors & Omissions) which protects you from paying fines in the event of a mistake? (All tax return preparers bearing the Prime Buyer's Report — TOP 10 symbol have already shown proof of liability insurance to research staff at The Prime Buyer's Report)

• Do they attend continuing education courses? If so, how often? This is important to be able to stay on top of the constant changes in the tax code.

• Do the income tax filers have a privacy statement they can file with your records?

• Will the tax preparation services store your tax information? If so, for how long?

• Can you see the tax preparers credentials? (All tax return preparers bearing the Prime Buyer's Report — TOP 10 symbol have already had their license or registration verified by research staff at The Prime Buyer's Report so you don't have to.)

• Will the tax preparation services provide a written contract?

 

 

 

Resources About Tax Return Preparation in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks and Ventura CA 

Regulatory Bodies & Trade Associations Related to Tax Preparers in Ventura County
BBB Better Business Bureau (http://www.bbb.com/)
CSEA California Society of Enrolled Agents (http://www.csea.org/)
CSTC California Society of Tax Consultants (http://www.cstcsociety.org/)
CTEC California Tax Education Council (http://www.ctec.org/)
DCA California Department of Consumer Affairs (www.dca.ca.gov)
FTB Franchise Tax Board of California (http://www.ftb.ca.gov/)
IRS Internal Revenue Service (http://www.irs.gov/)
NAEA National Association of Enrolled Agents (http://www.naea.org/)
NATC National Association of Tax Consultants (http://www.natctax.org/)
NATP National Association of Tax Professionals (http://www.natptax.com/)


Media Regarding Tax Return Preparers in Ventura County
International Tax Review
Journal of the American Taxation Association
Journal of Property Valuation and Taxation
Journal of State Taxation
Journal of Taxation of Investments
Money Magazine
SmartMoney
Taxes-The Tax Magazine


The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Tax Preparers in Ventura County within the following zip codes:

93021, 93002, 91361, 91362, 93016, 93007, 93034, 93003, 93005, 91358, 93001, 93020, 93043, 93066, 93022, 93006, 93015, 93036, 93044, 93009, 93004, 91360, 93060, 93010, 93011, 91320, 93065, 93064, 93024, 91319, 93033, 93030, 93035, 93012, 91359, 93042, 93062, 93032, 93031, 93094, 93063, 93040, 93041, 93023, 93061 and 93099

 


 

Tax Preparers Camarillo CA

Crystal Ball Camarillo CA 93012
Deremer & Deremer Tax Camarillo CA 93010
Five Star Tax Service Camarillo CA 93010
Folino Tax Camarillo CA 93010
Grubb's Tax Service Camarillo CA 93010
H&R Block Camarillo CA 93010
Jimani Associates Camarillo CA 93012
Joe The Tax Man Camarillo CA 93010
Jones Hibbits Group Camarillo CA 93010
Liberty Tax Service Camarillo CA 93010
Mission Oaks Tax Camarillo CA 93012
Russell G Merrick & Associates Camarillo CA 93010
Susan White Camarillo CA 93010
Viking Taxpayer Advocates Camarillo CA 93010


Tax Preparers Fillmore CA

H&R Block Fillmore CA 93015


Tax Preparers Moorpark CA

H&R Block Moorpark CA 93021
Hunter Kathy Moorpark CA 93021
Lynn G Hodge & Associates Moorpark CA 93021
Moorpark General Service Moorpark CA 93021
Moorpark Tax Service Moorpark CA 93021
Sobelman Alien Moorpark CA 93021

 

Tax Preparers Newbury Park CA

H&R Block Newbury Park CA 91320
Izumo & Co Newbury Park CA 91320
Joseph J Cancilla Newbury Park CA 91320

 

Tax Preparers Oak View CA

Valley Tax Oak View CA 93022

 

Tax Preparers Ojai CA

Chapman & Associates Ojai CA 93023
David D Kinney Tax Service Ojai CA 93023
Effitax Ojai CA 93023
H&R Block Ojai CA 93023

 

Tax Preparers Oxnard CA

Alex Zaragoza Tax Service Oxnard CA 93036
American Tax Service Oxnard CA 93033
Ayuda Oxnard CA 93030
Ayuda Oxnard CA 93033
Babylon Gate International Tax Solution Oxnard CA 93036
Bob Adams Tax Service Oxnard CA 93036
Collins Tax & Business Service Oxnard CA 93034
Daniel & Ramirez Service Oxnard CA 93030
Flavio's Income Tax Oxnard CA 93030
Gutierrez Income Tax Oxnard CA 93030
H & G Group Oxnard CA 93033
H & L Salas Business Service Oxnard CA 93030
H&R Block Oxnard CA 93030
H&R Block Oxnard CA 93033
H&R Block Oxnard CA 93036
Irene's Tax Service Oxnard CA 93030
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Oxnard CA 93030
Jlr Incometax Oxnard CA 93033
Marisol Tax Center Oxnard CA 93036
Martin Davalos & Associates Oxnard CA 93030
Meza Leon Multi Service Oxnard CA 93030
Montie Black & Associates Oxnard CA 93030
Oxnard Tax Service Oxnard CA 93033
R & H Tax Service Oxnard CA 93030
R Matthews & Associates Oxnard CA 93030
Sal's Income Tax Oxnard CA 93030
Senor Fuentes Income Tax Oxnard CA 93031
Servicios Mendoza Oxnard CA 93030
Tello's Professional Service Oxnard CA 93030
Ultratax Oxnard CA 93030

 

Tax Preparers Port Hueneme CA

Bob Peterson Port Hueneme CA 93041
Bob's Tax Service Port Hueneme CA 93041
Debbie's Mobile Tax Service Port Hueneme CA 93041
H&R Block Port Hueneme CA 93041
Nancy Olivares Tax Service Port Hueneme CA 93041

 

Tax Preparers Santa Paula CA

B A Income Tax Service Santa Paula CA 93060
Gustavo Ramirez Income Tax Service Santa Paula CA 93060
H&R Block Santa Paula CA 93060
L G Carone Santa Paula CA 93060
Linda Eatwell Tax Service Santa Paula CA 93060
Magana Income Tax Santa Paula CA 93060


Tax Preparers Simi Valley CA

A Working Woman Income Tax Service Simi Valley CA 93063
Castros Income Tax Simi Valley CA 93063
Cfs Tax Software Simi Valley CA 93065
Davila Services Simi Valley CA 93065
Farid Kanji & Associates Simi Valley CA 93065
Fund Time Simi Valley CA 93063
H&R Block Simi Valley CA 93063
H&R Block Simi Valley CA 93065
Horn Lowry & Way Inc Simi Valley CA 93065
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Simi Valley CA 93065
Jeri Miller EA Simi Valley CA 93065
Lanza & Woodhouse Simi Valley CA 93063
Liberty Tax Service Simi Valley CA 93065
Maranatha Simi Valley CA 93065
Nelson & Associates Simi Valley CA 93065
Number-Crunchers Simi Valley CA 93065
Robert Esswein Tax Service Simi Valley CA 93063
Tax Guru Simi Valley CA 93063
Tax Pro's Simi Valley CA 93065
Tax Zempt Solutions Simi Valley CA 93065
W Bud Ganowsky & Associates Simi Valley CA 93063
Xpertax Group Simi Valley CA 93065

 

Tax Preparers Thousand Oaks CA

A E Fadden & Associates Thousand Oaks CA 91360
Ace Dreams Thousand Oaks CA 91360
Alphatax Tax Service Thousand Oaks CA 91360
Barry E Mathews Thousand Oaks CA 91360
Burkes Business Service Thousand Oaks CA 91362
Channel Islands Tax Advocates Thousand Oaks CA 91360
Dennis Hengstenberg Tax Consultant Thousand Oaks CA 91360
Eyre Tax Solutions Thousand Oaks CA 91360
Global Tax Thousand Oaks CA 91360
H&R Block Thousand Oaks CA 91360
Jill Munn Thousand Oaks CA 91360
Larry King Income Tax Prep Thousand Oaks CA 91360
Manuel Kitay Thousand Oaks CA 91359
Ramirez Servicios Latinos Thousand Oaks CA 91362
Simms Tax Service Thousand Oaks CA 91359
St Clair & Associates Thousand Oaks CA 91360
Storm-Larsen & Co Thousand Oaks CA 91360
Ted S Jessee Thousand Oaks CA 91360

 

Tax Preparers Ventura CA

A Austin Tax & Business Service Ventura CA 93003
Accountrack Tax Professionals Ventura CA 93003
Acosta Business Service Ventura CA 93004
Ben Rodriquez Ventura CA 93003
Bonny Madsen Tax Service Ventura CA 93001
Carol's Tax Service Inc Ventura CA 93004
County Center Service Ventura CA 93003
Donald Graf & Associates Ventura CA 93003
H&R Block Ventura CA 93003
H&R Block Ventura CA 93004
Jerry D Martin Tax Preparation Ventura CA 93001
Liberty Tax Service Ventura CA 93003
Linda Eatwell Tax Service Ventura CA 93003
Michael E Waldron Ventura CA 93003
Neil S Geller Ventura CA 93003
Pugh & Associates Ventura CA 93001
Stephanie M House & Co Ventura CA 93003
Tax Specialists Ventura CA 93003
Ventura Tax Associates Ventura CA 93002

 

Tax Preparers Westlake Village CA

Bottom Line Strategies Inc Westlake Village CA 91362
Dennis Rehm Tax Preparer Westlake Village CA 91362
H&R Block Westlake Village CA 91362
Shm Tax Advisors Westlake Village CA 91362
West Oaks Tax Service Westlake Village CA 91362