"Tax planning and financial advice that gives our clients peace of mind, effective representation in dealing with the tax authorities, and timely, tender, loving care in preparing their tax returns."
"Helping business owners make their dreams come true by helping them create extraordinary businesses."
Choosing a CPA firm for tax planning is a very personal decision, like choosing a doctor or dentist. Over time, the CPA should become a key personal advisor based on a relationship of trust.
At Michael Gray, CPA we actively seek ways to be of service to our clients and to be accessible to them. For example, we provide telephone numbers to reach us directly, rather than using a switchboard. If we are not able to answer the call, we return voice mail messages usually within minutes; almost always within 24 hours. The owner also provides his home telephone number to clients.
We believe tax planning, financial analysis and strategic planning provide more value to clients than compliance services like tax return preparation. Rather than being routine preparers of tax returns and financial statements, we are constantly seeking to share ideas with our clients on how to improve their tax and financial situations.
We see our role as being personal trainers in business and finance, whether guiding clients on how to reduce their future taxes, how to properly document tax deductions, how to account for complex transactions, or how to assemble their tax information to minimize our preparation fees; helping clients design and install computerized accounting systems; or helping formulate, implement and measure results of personal financial or business strategies.
Michael Gray has written two books about the tax implications of employee stock options, which are available now: an overview, Employee Stock Options - Executive Tax Planning, 2008 Edition, and in depth coverage, Secrets of Tax Planning for Employee Stock Options, Stock Grants and ESOPs.
We are conveniently located in San Jose, California, away from downtown gridlock. We have plenty of free parking.
Call Michael Gray today to find out if we're the right CPAs for you at (408) 918-3161. You can also find more information about Michael Gray on his blog and by watching his TV show, Financial Insider Weekly.
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