About Us

About us

Our Goal is to lower your tax bill without shortcuts that put you at risk.

Torchlight tax and financial solutions offer a wide range of services to our individual and business clients. Our extensive experience and knowledge of US and state taxation generally benefit our clients, All of whom receive personalized, Quality service from our Enrolled Agents or CPAs. Torchlight Tax was founded on a quality tax foundation – ethically representing our clients in the best possible manner to remove any worry or threat resulting from tax filing – and we represent them to the fullest extent of our capacity to defend their rights and using our expertise and experience find every tax break the law allows – to get them to save money or get money back.

Our guiding principle is that we are here to service our clients and deliver them high quality tax services that achieves the tax savings mentioned above. We also believe that the subject of taxes is understandable, and are willing to explain things to our clients. The most common public complaint I have encountered ABOUT EAs and CPAs is “he does not take my calls”. Well, at Torchlight we will take your calls, or at least call back within 24 hours. You are important to us. Our firm is here to service you, not the reverse.

Our Mission

Just expert knowledge and hard work to get you every tax break the law allows.

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Torchlight tax and financial solutions offer a wide range of services to our individual and business clients. Our extensive experience and knowledge of US and state taxation generally benefit our clients, All of whom receive personalized, Quality service from our Enrolled Agents or CPAs. Torchlight Tax was founded on a quality tax foundation – ethically representing our clients in the best possible manner to remove any worry or threat resulting from tax filing – and we represent them to the fullest extent of our capacity to defend their rights and using our expertise and experience find every tax break the law allows – to get them to save money or get money back.

Our guiding principle is that we are here to service our clients and deliver them high quality tax services that achieves the tax savings mentioned above. We also believe that the subject of taxes is understandable, and are willing to explain things to our clients. The most common public complaint I have encountered ABOUT EAs and CPAs is “he does not take my calls”. Well, at Torchlight we will take your calls, or at least call back within 24 hours. You are important to us. Our firm is here to service you, not the reverse.

Our Team Supporting You

Torchlight Experts

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Founder & CEO Dave Horwedel
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COO Shaun Linford
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Tax Attorney Jim Daloiso
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Enrolled Agent Ken Jones
Call Us Toll Free: (877) 758-7797

Save Money By Doing Your Taxes The Right Way

As Enrolled Agents we can represent you before the IRS. You sign an IRS Form 2848 IRS Power of Attorney appointing us, and we can stand by you or in your place in an audit. We know taxes. So if the IRS incorrectly assesses tax or is overzealous in collection, we can correct and spot the error. We can stand up for you rights because we know what they are. You would not go to court without a lawyer. Don’t go before the IRS without an Enrolled Agent. Contact us for a free consultation.

People chose us because we know what we are doing and take care to do taxes right. As Enrolled Agents (America’s most prestigious tax credential) we have been thoroughly tested on our tax expertise and are federally licensed to represent our clients as their attorney before the IRS. We work for our client and our knowledge is applied for his benefit. People come to Torchlight Tax because they are referred by someone they know and trust, or because they decide, after talking to us, viewing our website, or watching our tax videos, that we are who we say we are – true tax experts who go the extra mile to save our client’s tax dollars.

At Torchlight Tax, we save you money by doing your taxes the right way, without cheating or putting you at risk. We can also handle ALL your tax needs. Once the return is filed, we can represent you before the IRS, and use the law to get you your best tax resolution. We handle complex taxes and get our clients out of tax binds. Because we have this skill set, we can also handle your taxes right in the first place and prevent a complex tax bind.

An accurate tax return that correctly gives you every legal deduction and credit is essential for your financial health and sense of wellbeing. We can file your current tax return rapidly and accurately. This can show up in a larger tax refund or a smaller tax liability. We can also amend past tax returns and re-file them. This can handle past errors that are stressing you out, or in some cases – LOWER your tax liability or even get you a REFUND – because the return is done RIGHT. Un-filed back returns can also be filed, usually to the great relief of our clients. It is horrifying how un-filed back taxes, can eat away at a person. They do not know how much they owe, but they do know they are in trouble. One client had been afraid to marry the woman he loved, because he did not want get her involved in his tax troubles!! Life is too valuable to spend it looking over your shoulder for the IRS! It is far easier for a real tax expert to fix a tax situation then the besieged taxpayer expects.

We can save you money in the following areas of tax specialization:

  • Innocent spouse case.
  • Tax Preparation – Amended Tax Returns – Past Returns
  • IRS Representation – Offers In Compromise – Installment Agreements – Un-Collectible status -Penalty Abatement – Wage Garnishment handling – Tax Lien and Levy handling – Audit defense
  • Business Returns – Sole Proprietors, Partners, LLCs, C-Corporations, S-Corporations
  • Tax Planning – Tax Strategies to save tax dollars There are MANY of these
  • Accurate Bookkeeping & Payroll Services
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What our clients are Saying...?

Integrity, Competence, Accessibility and Friendliness: These words sum my experience with Torchlight. Dave and his team are remarkable! Never have I had such a painless experience. I feel like I got way more value for what I paid to have my taxes done than I had gotten from other big named franchises in the past. Additionally, I got excellent advice that saved me over $9,000.00, and I knew that Dave had my best interest in mind. He didn't try to

Lauren Shapiro,

I had an odd circumstance where the accountant who initially started doing my 2015 taxes passed away after sending in my paperwork. After several months of trying to get a resolution and the parties assigned to take over the accounts being non-responsive, I found myself still trying to figure out how to get my taxes completed. I had met Dave at several networking groups in the past and posed my scenario to him. He was willing to take a look

Ann Bordeleau,

I had previously used a large and very well known accounting firm, but it seemed too cookie cuter and that they were more following a text book and not actually looking at my personal situation, earnings and deductions. So this year I tried something new and boy I am glad I did. The first step was, Dave (Torchlight) did an audit on my previous years return he informed me that there was a LOT of money left on the table

Tony Twomey,