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Birch Tax Service - Complete Tax and Financial Services

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Birch Tax Service is a comprehensive tax and financial services firm committed to helping our clients improve their long-term financial success. We serve individuals, families, small businesses and self-employed persons. Part of our niche is in working with freelancers and gig workers who need assistance with their tax and investment matters.

We strive to deliver service in a highly professional manner, always seeking to improve on benefits to the client. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and professionalism in our relationship with you, our client. We endeavor to know and understand your financial situation and provide you with only the highest quality information, services, and products to help you reach your goals.

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