Accurate Tax Preparation + Legal Tax Strategies = Lower Taxes

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AND optimized so you pay less taxes!



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Tax Preparation Austin Texas

to West Austin Tax!

West Austin Tax was established with the vision to serve our clients’ needs with a holistic approach to serving both current tax preparation needs and long term tax outcomes through tax strategy. With over 150,000 hours of collective experience, we help our clients navigate today’s complex tax landscape to achieve the best outcome for their circumstances. Our firm offers superior client services and consulting to individuals, professionals, and small/mid-size businesses.

It’s tax time, again, and we are here to help.

West Austin Tax Certified Tax Preparers in Austin TX

Tax season comes around once a year, and as a business owner, you might be concerned about your tax liability and how much you can be expected to pay when you file. While it might be a rewarding time for some people, it might be a hassle for you to have files upon files of financial records organized before your deadline. At our West Austin firm, certified tax preparers are available to shift focus on how to legally lower your taxes by employing appropriate tax strategies and both analyzing and organizing your financial records so that preparation and filing ceases to be an ordeal.


Services by Certified Tax Preparers in Austin TX

With our West Austin firm, meeting your tax needs is not limited to preparation and filing your returns around tax season. However, if you’re only looking for assistance in having your taxes filed correctly, our certified tax preparers in Austin TX will definitely provide thorough, accurate work to ensure that your taxes are being prepared and filed free of errors and unlikely to raise any red flags with the Internal Revenue Service.

On the other hand, if your tax needs don’t end when tax season does, our West Austin firm can help small business owners develop a smart and efficient tax strategy so that they can set themselves up for the greatest tax credits available in the coming years. We can help create a tax plan so that striving for financial optimization is something to look after and reflect on throughout the entire year.

Our West Austin firm also provides bookkeeping services for business owners who feel that they need a professional eye to scan their financial statements in order to prevent any issues that may arise due to accounting mistakes that may have been made.

Certified tax preparers in Austin TX are able to offer tax planning advice as well as preparing and filing tax returns for individuals and small business owners alike. Certified tax preparers are well-trained and up-to-date on tax codes and laws, and they have answers to the tax-related financial questions you may have.



    & FILING

    If you just want tax preparation and nothing more, that’s ok… give us a call. We will be careful, accurate, and we will provide a good price for great work!



    If you have filed and want to start learning and planning your own tax outcomes, that’s where we shine the brightest!
    Better planning = better outcomes.



    We also offer bookkeeping to conservative business owners. With over 150,000 hours of collective experience, we help you navigate today’s complex tax landscape.


Tax Planning Austin Texas


West Austin Tax combines our expertise with a genuine desire to help our client achieve their goals and the ability to tailor the plan to the unique needs of each family or business. We look forward to the opportunity to discuss how West Austin Tax’s services may provide a solution to you and your family.

Our Staff Includes:

Chris Wilbratte

Chris Wilbratte – Owner
Chris moved to Austin from Dallas in 2007, where he was formerly involved with the Dallas Theater Center and served on the board of Good Shepherd Episcopal School. His current community involvement includes serving as a board member of the Rise School of Austin.

Jim Morano

Jim Morano – CPA*
Jim Morano, C.P.A., has a Masters in Accounting and over 20 years of experience, and it is precisely his experience that best explains why an individual or company should consider working with West Austin Tax.

Jennifer Cavaliere

Jennifer Cavaliere – Executive Assistant/Office Manager
Originally from New York, Jennifer lived in Washington, DC for many years and moved to Austin two years ago. Prior to working with us, Jennifer worked in the non-profit sector managing programs for various disadvantaged groups such as youth and families at risk and low-income seniors. She is an ex Peace Corps volunteer with a Masters in International Development and has worked overseas doing development work in Central and South America.

Heather Hanks

Heather Hanks – Office Administrator
Heather has been with us since January of 2012. She is responsible for maintaining the firm’s account database, working with clients on their service needs and doing the daily blocking and tackling of processing requests. She is very sociable and hospitable, working closely with our Wealth Planning and Wealth Management teams to delight clients on a daily basis.

*West Austin Tax is not a CPA firm.