For Individuals

College Financial Planning

How Can You Pay for Your Kid to go to College, Spend and Save as You Are Now, and Increase the Amount of Money You have for Retirement?

Elder Care Financial Care

Finally… Worry Free Financial Management for Your Aging Parent or Family Member.

Estate Planning Done Right

Make Sure Your Family Transitions Prepare Your Children and Your Family for Financial Freedom.

The Joys Of Providing Professional Tax Services To Phoenix Valley

Well, our primary work for this tax season in Phoenix Valley has just about wrapped up. But notice I said "primary", there ... you see, unlike some professional tax services in Phoenix Valley, we make it a point to do a bit more than simply "fill out forms" on your...

Focus Training For Folks In Phoenix Valley

Now that we're into June, it really does feel like summer is here. The air conditioning kicks in, the days are hotter ... and, if you're like me, "focus" becomes something I have to set myself towards. It doesn't just "happen" -- especially when the days are hot. It...

Charles Hirlinger’s Under-Utilized Pet Tax Deductions

Apparently, there are some politics things happening these days.But even more apparently, the tax deadline is three weeks away.Politics? As the young people say, ain't nobody got time for that.But you know what we DO have time for? Saving you a boatload on your taxes,...

College Is Expensive But Phoenix Valley Families Can Save Big Through These Tax Breaks

What, you think I'm on vacation?Yes, the tax deadline has passed. But we're still available, and handling post-deadline matters for Phoenix Valley clients.But moving along to today's subject: figuring out how to pay for college tuition. Things are different from the...

3 More Reasons Why More Phoenix Valley Families Don’t Have Estate Plans

The Winter Olympics are finished and we are fully immersed in our tax preparation process. We've been enjoying the opportunity to reconnect with so many longtime friends from Phoenix Valley who trust us with their most sensitive financial details -- and we don't take...

Filing Late On Taxes? You Might Actually Be Among Phoenix Valley’s Smartest

There are less than two weeks remaining before the tax deadline of April 17th.  Does that startle you? If you're filing late on taxes this year, let's talk. We can easily file an extension on your behalf, and make sure  that your return is handled as advantageously as...

Instilling Financial Literacy For Kids In Phoenix Valley

Memorial Day weekend can often feel a little disjointed. There we are with our burgers, our pools, our picnics -- all while we are supposedly remembering the sacrifice of so many thousands who laid down their lives in the line of duty for this country, and for the...

Hirlinger, PLC’s 2017 Tax Preparation Checklist

Lots of things have been changing recently -- from Academy Award ratings (they're down), to mortgage rates (which have been rising), to the effective tax rates for most businesses and families in 2018 (which, you may have heard, have changed!). But we here at...

2018 Tax Extensions and Payment Options for Phoenix Valley Taxpayers

Yep. This is the final week, and the personal filing deadline (April 15th) is *so* close.It's officially the final week of tax season -- and we are working our tails off for you and our other Phoenix Valley clients.But I'm still taking the time to step away for a...

How To Manage Money For Phoenix Valley Millennials

I'll tell you what... The month of May is beginning to look a lot like December. Definitely not because it's cold out there, but with so much "end of school year" stuff happening these days, from graduation parties (ranging from pre-k "graduations" all the way up...

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!