Foothill Tax Services

Your Personal CPA in Winston Salem
Professional and Exceptional Tax Preparation in Winston Salem

Tax Prep Without the Stress

Tax season can be anxiety-producing for individuals or small businesses, but it doesn’t have to be. When you sign on as a client of Foothill Tax Services, you aren’t just offloading financial reports and documents for tax filing. You’re offloading all that stress. No matter what size business you run. No matter what individual tax situation you are in. We invite you to experience the most stress-free tax season this year.

  • Individual Returns – Form 1040
    • Schedule C
    • Schedule E
    • Filing in multiple states
  • Corporate Returns – Form 1120 and 1120S
  • Partnerships and LLC Returns – Form 1065
  • Not-for-Profit Returns – Form 990
  • Tax Projections for You and Your Business
  • Strategic Tax Planning and Minimization Services
  • IRS Correspondence and IRS Audit Representation
  • Federal and State Withholding Estimates
  • Tax Considerations for Choosing the Right Business Entity
  • Pro-bono services are available upon request for low income individual taxpayers and not-for-profit organizations who cannot afford a professional tax advisor.
  • Discounts are available for:
    • Active, veteran, retired and reservist personnel of our brave US Armed Forces for their service to our country.
    • Frontline workers, including first responders, health care workers and educators.

As a Foothill Tax Services client, you’ll also receive:

  • A Dedicated Tax Professional (CPA) to Prepare Your Tax Return
  • Review of Your Previous Tax Returns
  • Electronic Filing (E-File) of Your Return
  • Insightful Recommendations on How to Reduce Your Tax Liabilities This Year and in the Future
This is What it Sounds Like When You Work with Foothill Tax Services

Reviews

Dev C.
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Absolutely great service. I needed last minute tax help and Ryan came through when everybody else was busy or could not meet my time needs. Answered the phone right away and got to work right away. He is responsive, quick at getting things done, will give great advice on how to save with taxes, and is very reasonable in terms of pricing. I will definitely be using him again for my tax needs.
Brad C.
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Ryan cares about his clients. I am operating a small business, and I had a lot of questions about taxes. Ryan answered all my questions and explained everything in a way that I could understand. What I liked most about Ryan is that he helped me focus on one issue at a time, and gave me simple instructions on what to do next. Also, his follow up email was very thorough, and I was able to use that email as a reference guide for my next action steps. I am knowledgeable about many things, but taxes is not one of them. It’s nice to know that Ryan is there to support me with my taxes, and guide me in the right direction! I think every small business owner, especially starting out, needs someone like Ryan to start off on the right foot. Thank you Ryan!
Amee C.
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We used Foothill Tax Service for tax preparation and the experience was awesome. Not only was the online portal user friendly and efficient, but Ryan was super responsive. Our taxes were prepared quickly and we had our refund within the week! Highly recommend Ryan and Foothill Tax Service!!
Saul M.
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Ryan at Foothill Tax Service did a superb job preparing my taxes this year. He is knowledgeable, thorough, responsive, and his prices are very reasonable. I can’t ask for more in a tax prep service. We’ll definitely be working with him again.
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About Ryan Blair

Foothills Tax Services was formed by Ryan Blair to provide individuals and small businesses in Winston Salem with high-quality, affordable tax advisory and preparation services. A member of the Winston-Salem financial community, and a local resident, Ryan believes strongly in providing his clients with excellent customer service and giving back to the community.

Ryan is a CPA licensed in North Carolina (Certificate No. 36628). He has over 20 years of tax leadership experience in publicly held corporate tax departments and public accounting firms. In public accounting, he served small privately held businesses and individuals, along with small to medium-sized public companies. His experience in publicly held corporate tax departments includes:

  • Federal and State Tax Compliance for Corporations, Partnerships, LLCs and Not-For-Profits
  • Compensation, Payroll Tax and Benefits Issues for Employees and Executives
  • Due Diligence and Execution of Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures
  • IRS and State Tax Audit Representation and Resolution
  • Accounting for Income Taxes
  • Tax Technology Application Roadmaps and Implementations

Ryan resides in Winston-Salem with his wife, Teresa, and their three children. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing and serving as a tax and financial advisor for local not-for-profit organizations.

Helping you take control of your taxes

Our Stress-Free Tax Prep Process

  1. When you become a client of Foothill Tax Services, we’ll meet with you in-person or virtually to chat about your tax situation so we can understand your individual and/or business goals. Our objective is always to minimize your tax liability.
  2. Afterwards, you can securely upload your information to our client portal using our mobile app or drop off your information at our office.
  3. You can continue your everyday affairs stress-free while we expertly prepare your tax returns.
  4. We will review your return with you to address any questions. Once finalized, we E-file your tax returns to ensure the fastest possible delivery of your refund.
  5. Taking control of your taxes doesn’t stop at filing your returns. We stay in touch throughout the year to help you manage the impact your financial plan has on your tax situation.
OUR APPROACH TO TAX PREPARATION & ADVISING

Service Packages

At Foothill Tax Services we believe year-round tax planning is for everyone, not just the wealthy. Filing your tax return is only part of the tax process. It doesn’t mean you don’t need to think about taxes for the rest of the year. What you do today will affect the taxes you owe or your refund next year.

As a Foothill Tax Services client, you’ll be assisted with the annual tax basics so that you can make proactive, tax-smart decisions all year long. Good tax planning can help all of the pieces of your financial plan work in harmony.

Select the service option below that works for you. Give us a call to set up your free consultation. Take back your time and experience stress-free tax management.

Annual

Individual
$ 150 One-time
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Federal and State Tax Returns Prepared and E-Filed
  • Annual Tax Return and Planning Meeting
  • Extension and Quarterly Estimated Payment Calculations and Remittances
  • After Your Return Has Been Filed; Insightful Recommendations on How to Reduce Your Tax Liabilities This Year and in the Future

Year-Round

Individual
$ 25 per month
  • Everything in the Annual Plan, Plus:
  • Quarterly Check-In Meetings and Unlimited One-Off Questions
  • 50% Discounted Rate on Additional Services
  • Basic IRS and State Problem Resolution Services

Annual

Business
$ 300 One-time
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Federal and State Tax Returns Prepared and E-Filed
  • Annual Tax Return and Planning Meeting
  • Extension and Quarterly Estimated Payment Calculations and Remittances
  • After Your Return Has Been Filed; Insightful Recommendations on How to Reduce Your Tax Liabilities This Year and in the Future

Year-Round

Business
$ 50 per month
  • Everything in the Annual Plan, Plus:
  • Quarterly Check-In Meetings and Unlimited One-Off Questions
  • 50% Discounted Rate on Additional Services
  • Basic IRS and State Problem Resolution Services

Fees shown above are minimum starting fees for each service package. The actual fees for tax return preparation and/or related advisory services depends on the complexity of your tax returns or the amount of time it takes to provide the services you need. Should the level of service you need differ from our service packages, please give us a call or click the Book an Appointment button so we can customize a level of service that meets your needs.

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