Tax Services

When it comes to the world of taxes, preparation and planning go a LONG way. We have the expertise and knowledge you are looking for in a tax professional and can help you navigate your options.

We’re happy to help you with any of these services:

Tax Preparation

Stop missing out on potential deductions that could be saving you big money!

Tax Planning

Real strategies and solutions to help you minimize your IRS liability.

IRS AUDIT Representation

Don’t go it alone! We’re your ally and representative in an IRS audit.

Factors Affecting Ellis County Taxpayers’ 2021 Tax Refund

The world seems to be hanging on a razor's edge.There’s a lot of fear going around with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last week. With a 24-hour news cycle, a heap of different internet sources, social media feeds, and more, it’s difficult to not give in to it all… and...

When Conventional Financial Advice Is Wrong by Rodney Vander Kooi

Is there such a thing any more as "conventional wisdom"?It's a fair question to consider as we retreat further and further into our ideological silos as a society -- only reading "news" from the slant that makes us feel smartest ("See, if [smart person I read] says...

Federal Spending Impact on Ellis County Businesses

I don’t know about you, but after the holidays (and I hope yours were filled with good things and happy times with loved ones), I’m always a bit tapped out on the spending. But in true governmental fashion, Uncle Sam is piling it on. Seems like Congress missed...

How Ellis County Taxpayers Can Avoid Fake Charities

Is the holiday season indeed "the most wonderful time of the year"? One could make a strong argument.However, for every gift we receive there are 10 or so emails asking us to give to a cause. Whether online or via snail mail, charitable organizations capitalize on the...

Ellis County Taxpayers It’s Time To Deal With Your 2020 Tax Return

We can't electronically submit tax returns to the IRS until Friday, February 12. Nobody can.But that doesn't mean we can't help you get started. In fact, we're already in process with a few Ellis County clients, and more and more are contacting us every day.If you...

Taxes for Teens: What Ellis County Parents Need to Teach Their First-Time Filers

Last week I talked about smart ways to launch your financial life for young people.And you know what is kind of hilarious? I forgot to talk about TAXES for Ellis County teens.Yes, yes I did.So, I'm fixing that today.Before I do: one more reminder that October 15th is...

VK GROUP LLC’s thoughts on Healthy Skepticism in light of the 2020 Election

Believe it or not, we're very busy around here.While the nation's eyes are fixated on political things, we're spending our days working hard on behalf of our clients right here in Ellis County (and beyond, of course), talking through tax-advantaged financial moves,...

Chuck Norris Approved “Facts” About Rodney Vander Kooi

We’re on the backstretch of summer post-Independence Day, doing our best to soak up the summer sun and long daylight hours.But also, we here at Team VK GROUP LLC are ready to start revving up our work on behalf of our Ellis County clients … to help you through tough...

What Ellis County Landlords And Tenants Should Know About The CDC Eviction Stay

Floating under the radar during so much NOISE the past couple weeks ... the CDC announced a halt to evictions for renters, and that starts THIS WEEK.I have some guidance today for you about what that means (and what it doesn't), but a couple other things first, before...

Rodney Vander Kooi’s Tips on Getting Help with Medical Debt

Before I get into my tips for getting help with medical debt, let me start out by saying… we’re less than ONE WEEK away from the IRS beginning to receive electronically-filed returns.That means different things to different people in our Ellis County client family,...

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!

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