Welcome to Williams Tax & Financial Services
Williams Tax & Financial Services is based in Los Alamitos, CA. We assist clients throughout the U.S. who want objectivity without any product/sales influence. Formed in CA in 1958.
Our Highest Priority is to create value and peace of mind for our cleints by offering the following comprehensive services:
- Tax Preparation and Audit Representation
- Portfolio Analysis*
- Assest Allocation Design*
- Investment Management*
- Stock Option Planning*
- Estate Planning
- Retirement Planning
- College Funding Strategies
- Educational Seminars
We recognize that our clients lead active and complex lives. They understand that managing their investments is more complicated and time-consuming than ever before. They acknowledge that working with specialized investment professionals* provides them with a level of confidence and security. Wealth accumulation and estate preservation includes coordinating our planning with tax, legal and insurance professionals. We follow a disciplined approach to balance risk and return, and believe that educating clients enables them to make informed decisions.
For more information on our firm, we invite you to explore our website, to call us at (562) 493-1533 or to email us. We look forward to discussing your personal needs and how we might provide tax planning investment advisory services and financial support to you.
*These services are offered by Steven Williams through his affiliation with HD Vest.
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How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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