5.0 (14)
3 employees
18 years in business

About this pro

Apart from Individual and Business Tax Preparation service that I have assisted clients in the last 15 years, I do CFO Services helping Real Estate and Construction Industry cut their tax bill by $10,000-$200,000 while growing their profits by 20-30%.

I have experience in every facet of business operations, accounting and tax issues and truly understand what it takes to make a business successful. I provide small businesses with financial consulting services including new set up projects, review and cleanup projects, virtual training, consulting, monthly/weekly accounting support, bookkeeping and payroll services. I also provide financial consulting on everything from debt management, budgeting and forecasting, insurance, payroll, tax planning, financial sttaement preparation and analysis.

I work with companies that want to grow their businesses to the next level of financial breakthrough.

My specialty is with the following businesses:

* Real Estate Brokers, Agents & Investors

* Property Managers

* Construction Companies

* Contractors

* Mortgage Brokers

My specialities include:

* Business Consulting & Process implementation

* Controller/CFOfor small to medium sized businesses

* Budget/Forecasting

* Entity selection and Tax planning

* Review and Implementing Internal Controls

HOW DO WE DO THIS? We will set up a FREE strategy session to determine what your company needs and how we can help. If it make sense for us to work together, we create a fixed monthly rate for our services to your company so that there are no suprises and you always know what to expect.

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Bellevue, WA 98007
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14 Reviews


  • Muriithi B.

    Excellent service.

  • Nilda l.

    For the last 5 years, i have been doing my taxes with safari taxes. excellent service. I wouldn't trust my personal information to anyone else. Thank you for your years of service.

  • Cyrus K.

    James Karanja is such an excellent and helpful professional tax accountant. I have used him for more than ten years and I have never been disappointed once. He knows his stuff and is committed to his clients. He goes over and above expectations. I would highly recommend him any time.

  • Edith M.

    James is very professional.

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

We get their past 2 years of tax preparation and the current documents including their legal infomation.

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

I have done Accounting and Tax Preparation to college level

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

We have a standard of Individual and Business Tax Preparation while in Accounting and Tax Planning we charge based on the value we bring the client.

How did you get started?

I started in 2002 after training with H&R Block and working with them for one season. I then went on my own the next year to do 40 Individual Tax returns. 

What types of customers have you worked with?

Individuals and business tax preparation

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I saved a client $39999.00 by amending their tax return which was wrongly done and they ended up paying $1. I attached the Amended Tax Return with the required receipts! I'm happy I saved my client a good amount of money on Taxes!

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

I am thorough and passionate in my area of expertise and they should therefore hire me.

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Services offered

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