Our speciality is tax preparation for individuals & small business owners. We also offer help with new business start-ups, college FAFSA, full payroll, & QuickBooks Desktop.

If you are using QuickBooks Online, let us show you the benefits of QuickBooks Desktop!

Certifications & Accreditations

What makes Gahwiler Tax Service the right choice for you? We stay up to date on the new tax trends so you don't have to and ensure that your return is complete and accurate with the newest tax laws and requirements. Below are some examples of our ongoing training and continued education.

IRS Authorized e-File Provider

The IRS electronic filing program offers the quickest, easiest, and most accurate method to file your tax returns. It is also the fastest way to receive your income tax refund. We will e-file your returns and offer direct deposit to your checking or savings account at no additional charge.

IRS AFSP Completion

After passing the IRS Registered Tax Return Preparer (RTRP) examination on May 25, 2012, Bob Gahwiler joined the Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP). The AFSP builds on similar concepts established under the RTRP program and recognizes the efforts of tax return preparers who aspire to a higher level of professionalism. Participants must obtain 15 hours annually of continuing education. AFSP participants are included in a public database of tax return preparers on the IRS website

NY State Registered

New York requires a separate annual registration to prepare NY state & NYC tax returns. We have been certified each year since 2014 and continue to complete the annual continuing education requirements!

Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor

Certified ProAdvisors are experts who have been tested and certified by Intuit on a range of QuickBooks products. ProAdvisors can help your business get the most out of QuickBooks software by providing a range of services, including: QuickBooks setup, training, payroll and consulting. Currently I am serving QuickBooks Desktop customers only.

NATP Member since 1996

The National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) has been setting the industry standard for excellence and integrity for over 35 years. NATP is the most trusted, comprehensive and cutting edge resource for tax professionals.

About Us

We serve many individuals and small business owners throughout the United States. In addition to tax preparation, we also assist college students and their parents with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For business clients, we support two record-keeping solutions: paper spreadsheets and QuickBooks software. Paper- based systems inculde spreadsheets or Dome Books. Some of our clients are in the following industries: Family Therapists, General Construction & Remodeling, Electrical/Heating, Masonry/Plumbing, Sales, Retail, Telecommunications and Web Site Design. Kevin O'Boyle actually designed this web site. Please contact him directly for more information.

We have the following professional designations:

  • Tax Preparer, AFSP
  • Registered New York State Tax Preparer
  • Accountant/Bookkeeper
  • Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
  • Educator / Trainer
  • National Association of Tax Professional's Member


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