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Accurate Tax Preparation + Legal Tax Strategies = Lower Taxes

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You need your taxes to be accurate
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.

    & 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 accounting to conservative business owners. With over 150,000 hours of collective experience, we 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.

Joy Jugo

Joy Jugo – CPA
Joy has been a CPA for almost 40 years and an attorney for over 25 years. She brings her experience in both public and private accounting to help clients with tax issues in their businesses, trusts or personal tax returns. She also works with a number of closely held firms in tax planning and preparation. Her experience in representing large and small businesses in audits with state and federal tax authorities, as well as an IRS Tax Examiner provide extensive experience in representing clients before the IRS.

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.

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