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Trader Roberts and Spangler, PLLC is a CPA firm providing a wide array of Tax, Accounting, and Consulting services throughout the West. Our partners have over 60 years of experience assisting closely held, family owned and emerging businesses.

We provide strategic and transactional tax and business planning and work with a wide array of other professionals including attorneys, wealth management advisors and insurance agents to implement our client’s plans.

Our CPA's and accountants also provide tax preparation, representation and financial statements for individuals, partnerships, LLCs, corporations, s-corporations, trusts and estates.  We also provide virtual or in person CFO advisory services.

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Treasury and IRS announce the appointment of Erin M. Collins as the National Taxpayer Advocate

The U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service have announced the appointment of Ms. Erin M. Collins to serve as the new National Taxpayer Advocate. Ms. Collins has a distinguished c...

TAS Tax Tip: I got an IRS notice or letter- Now what do I do?

The IRS will send a notice or a letter for any number of reasons, including: A specific issue on your federal tax return or account; Explaining changes to your return or account, asking for more i...

TAS Tax Tip: Choosing the correct filing status for your tax return

Sometimes we see confusion about which filing status people should choose when filing their tax return. Did you know IRS.gov has an online application to help you decide? They do, it’s called...

NTA Blog: The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is now recruiting volunteers

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from Acting National Taxpayer Advocate Bridget T. Roberts. Additional blogs can be found at www.taxpayeradvocate.irs....

Success Story: Taxpayer requests TAS assistance in challenging IRS audit disallowing EITC claim for her disabled child

Every year the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) helps thousands of people with tax problems. This story is only one of many examples of how TAS helps resolve taxpayer issues. All personal details ar...

TAS Tax Tip: IRS 2019 Form 1040 changes for this tax filing season

Taxpayers and tax return preparers should be aware that the Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, changed again this year. Before you file a return, take a look at these filing-related reso...

Acting National Taxpayer Advocate Bridget Roberts talks taxes with Federal News Radio

Acting National Taxpayer Advocate Bridget Roberts talks taxes with Federal News Radio host Tom Temin. Roberts discusses IRS challenges and top issues impacting taxpayers. “Everyday we are wor...

NTA Blog: Local Taxpayer Advocates Deliver Key NTA Annual Report Messages to Members of Congress

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from Acting National Taxpayer Advocate Bridget T. Roberts. Additional blogs can be found at www.taxpayeradvocate.irs....

Sharing Economy Tax Information

Many taxpayers work or engage in services that are considered to be a part of the gig or shared economy services. These services often originate through peer-to-peer interactions such as ride-share...

TAS assistance offered at local Problem Solving Days

  The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) will conduct Problem Solving Day events in communities throughout the country in the coming months and year. During these events, TAS employees from a lo...

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