Q: What will this cost me?

A: There is no set price. At S.H. Block Tax Services we see each client as an individual and we tailor our services to fit your needs. We are not going to lump you into a group you don’t fit in and offer you services you don’t need. During your Free Consultation we will assess your tax matter and give you a price quote on what your particular fees would run.

Q: How long will this take?

A: Each tax matter is different. Some tax controversies can be resolved in one phone call. Other more in depth tax cases can take over a year to resolve. One thing that will directly influence the momentum of your case is our ability to reach you, and your turn around time in responding to our requests.

Q: What do I need to do?

A: The first step in resolving any tax matter is that you the taxpayer must make the decision that you are ready to resolve your tax controversy. Once you make the decision that you are ready to get your life back we will be ready to help. If we decide to take you on as a client one of the first steps is giving us the Power to start our research. You will need to sign a Power of Attorney in order for us to represent you, and possibly a tax authorization form, so our specialists can work on your case. You may need to sign a tax preparation agreement, on a mutually agreed upon amount for us to prepare and file your returns. You may need to sign disclosures that are applicable to your case. Finally you may need to sign your resolution contract.

Q: What is expected of me?

A: Our firm asks for your commitment in helping us resolve your tax matter. We need to have an open line of communication with you during this process. We must be kept informed of any changes to your address, phone number, and email. We ask that you notify our office promptly of any changes in your personal circumstances. All payments are required to be made in a timely fashion. Any requested documents should be sent to us no later than 5 business days. Including but not limited to: Expense Sheets, Work Sheets, Mileage Logs, W2’s, 1099’s, etc. If we complete previous tax returns for you it is your responsibility to sign and mail them, as well as keep proof of mailing.

Q: What can I expect from your firm?

A: An open line of communication. We are in the office Monday – Friday 9 to 5 and our doors are open to you. Our phone lines are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We will always be happy to explain the steps we are taking to resolve your case, and give any necessary status updates. We will work within the law, with the IRS and State of Maryland for the best possible results for you The Taxpayer. We will work diligently employing the newest advancements and technologies in our field to quickly and effectively resolve your case for good!