Liable Tax Preparation

Liable Tax Preparation

5.0 (7)
2 employees
8 years in business

About this pro

Liable Tax Preparation is a small but powerful business.  We are a home-based business which gives us flexiblity to meet with clients at their convenience.  

Liable Tax Prep provides service in the areas of accounting (QuickBooks), Tax Prep from small business to corporations to personal taxes, and we also provide healthcare education and enrollments.  The beautiful part is that each of our services can provide services all year long.

We have many connection and resources with local business partners if we don't have the answer.

Our mission is to provide exceptional professional, convienient and affordable tax preparation and bookkeping solutions.  Our intention is to meet each client's personal needs while maximizing their refund and minimizing their tax liabilities to ensure a stress free experience.

The opportunity to work with your company would be our pleasure.

We enjoy the work that we do because we can give the results that make people smile and appreciate what we do.  Valuable information, experience and results are what people look for.  As consumers ourselves, these are things we look for also. 

We have a combined 30+ years of accounting and tax prep experience and 6 years of healthcare knowledge and enrollment experience to enroll people from 0 to 65 plus years of age.  We have Covered California, Medicare and Medi-Cal enrollment experience for individuals/families and small businesses like yours.

The love for what you do in life is not a job.

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Long Beach, CA 90805
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7 Reviews


  • S R.

    Personal face to face contact.

  • Steve A.

    They were able to give me a head start on what I would need to complete the process and kept me informed on tax rules

  • Gina

    Fast and reliable.

  • Jamayla

    They are professional, reliable, and great communication skills that allows me to trust them with my personal information and completing my income taxes yearly.

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What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

We like to meet the new client face-to-face, preferably, assess their needs and go back to the drawing board to provide them with results that that will comfortably fit into their daily activities/budget.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Elton Priddie has a Bachelors degree in Accounting

Melvalyn has an AS Degree in Business Administration

Melvalyn has an AA Degree in Early Childhood Education

Elton & Melvalyn are both Certified Tax Preparers

Melvalyn is Life & Health Licensed by the States of California, Texas, Nevada & Illinois

Melvalyn is a Certified Agent of Covered California 

Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.

In most cases I do; however, its always good practice to communicate and give more precise information to clients.

$125 and up for standard tax prep

$250 and up for Schedule C (small Business), Schedule E, etc

All services will be evaluated based on the work load

How did you get started in this business?

I got started in business like most people who are looking for a job and turns out that you are either over/under-qualified or they are looking for something other than what you're looking for.  As a result, I had some skills that I could put to work and work for myself. I enjoy what I do and I love working with people.

What types of customers have you worked with?

I work with clients who are looking for Accounting/Bookkeeping services, Life & Health insurance and tax preparation.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

In March of 2020, we had the pleasure of receiving phone calls/emails from two clients who were looking for accounting/bookkeeping services (just before the country shut down).  Coincidently, they both started their businesses around the same time ( 3-4 years ago) but tried to do their own bookkeeping and it became way too much for them.  We took over and cleaned their books up and continue to service them today.

What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a pro in your area of expertise?

I always advise them to find the expert in the field that you are not an expert in.  Why go to the chicken place to buy a hamburger.  Stay in your lane.  In the long run, It'll cost you more to clean up the mess than to start clean and new with the expert who practice in that line of work. 

What questions should customers think through before talking to pros about their needs?

Ask questions to assess their integrity

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Services offered

Individual Tax Preparation Bookkeepers Accountants Business Tax Preparation Tax Preparation Services Payroll Services