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Financial 1 Tax - 5 Star Experience

Will Come Back Next Year

“Tatyana help me reduce the amount of taxes, very knowledgeable and helpful. I would definitely recommend her and will come back next year.”

– ED O. from San Jose, CA

Exceptional Service, Fast and So Helpful

“You can’t go wrong here. Exceptional service, fast and so helpful. The staff guide you through the process easily and prepare and file your return quickly. Look no further for help. This is your best and only choice.”

– PATRICIA M. from Sykesville, MD

Definitely Recommend

“I went to Tatyana for an initial consultation and to discuss the services she provides and was very please with her professional manner as well as her directness. I would definitely recommend her.”

– JENNIFER N. from Columbia, MD

Always Great

“I’ve been working with Tatiana for a few years and the service is always great. Friendly staff, too.”

– JEFF D. from Glyndon, MD

Helpful and Easy

“Very helpful and easy to work with. Explained all the details and provided advice for the future. Will definitely go back every year!”

– TEJA G. from Cupertino, CA

A Breath of Fresh Air

“As a new client, I could not be happier with the service I received from Financial 1. Tatyana is professional, efficient, and answered all of my questions. After using another tax firm in the past and being extremely disappointed, this was a breath of fresh air! She had my returns ready in 7 days and her fee is extremely reasonable.”

– ERICA J. from Highland, MD

The Right Tax Help

“First time use of any tax service and was very pleased with the quick review and tax guidance. Tatyana quickly noted a mistake I had made and clarified some questions I had concerning my 2017 taxes…an unusually complicated year involving significant extra income and a marriage joining two homes. Since I am a relatively savvy tax preparer at age 54, I didn’t feel comfortable leveraging your average H&R Block or other quick conveyor belt trained tax preparer. Not only did I make the right tax help choice but we will also leverage the firm to handle our wills and will potentially invest in their active wealth management portfolio.”

– BULL M. from Jacksonville, FL

Upfront and Honest

“My wife and I went to Financial 1 for a tax consultation and, after a review, Tatyana was very upfront and honest in telling me that she believed we had done our taxes properly and that there would not be much benefit from professional preparation. Her honesty about the situation was very refreshing and we will happily be going back to see her about the other services offered by Financial 1.”

– TIM R. from Ellicott City, MD

Best Tax Preparation in Maryland!

“I went to Tatyana for help with preparing my taxes and she did a phenomenal job… she was incredibly flexible and responsive, meeting with me multiple times in a few short days. Her work was exceptional. You could not have asked for faster turnaround from a true professional. Her work is beyond a cut above the competition. I am very impressed with her professionalism, intelligence and the client experience that she provided. I would recommend absolutely everyone to reach out to her for help. There is not a better place to go within the industry.”

– MATT P. from Columbia, MD

Great Experience

“Great experience with Tatyana so far! First year doing taxes with her and everything was smooth and fast despite us having a complicated return. Definitely recommend.”

– HILLARY G. from Woodstock, VA

Very Knowledgeable and Friendly

“Tatyana was great!! She’s very knowledgeable and friendly. I know who’s doing my taxes next year…”

– SHAWN Y. from Odenton, MD

The Best Financial Advisor!

“Tatyana is THE BEST financial adviser and tax preparer my husband and I have ever had. We have thrown so much at her every year, and she has tackled our challenges with smiles and professionalism. I totally trust her with our finances, including advice for debt free living, business and personal preparations and information. I rest easy knowing she will handle all our needs, and she is not just a once a year tax preparer, she is my financial consultant 365 days a year!”

– CHARLENE R. from The Clay Ground Studio & Gallery

Thank You – Truly Valued Your Advice

“Thank you for taking great care of my mom. She truly valued your advice and knowledge. I know that made dealing with everything a little easier for her to handle. She always shared kind and sweet words about you… I just wanted to express my gratitude to you for everything you did to help her.”

– CINDY CALLAHAN, for her dear mother Joyce

Excellent Service!

“Financial 1 Tax Services is one of the most knowledgeable and personable financial advisors I have ever worked with. Their expertise and trustworthiness are truly extraordinary.”

– TOM HOOG from Longmont, CO

High Quality

“I am grateful for all the hard work and high quality service that Financial 1 provides. This company has done an excellent job preparing my taxes for the last 11 years. I look forward to working with Financial 1 for many years to come.”

– HUGH GRAN from New York, NY

Highly Recommended

“Financial 1 Tax Services provides extensive background and knowledge of the industry enabling the company to see the big picture. They have been preparing my taxes for 5 years and have looked after my best interest. I highly recommend Financial 1 Tax Services.”

– RUTH BELT from Baltimore, MD

Affordable and Professional

“We tried free tax services that were available in 2010 because of not having the funds to pay for taxes.. But it turned out that we would owe around $2,000 in taxes. So we contacted Financial 1 Tax Services. Our tax representative, Tatyana Bunich, found all the legal deductions that was available for us. As a result, instead of owing taxes, we were able to get a refund of over $1700. It is hard to find people who work hard at getting you the best possible refund. We found that one, and plan to keep her. We really appreciated her honest efforts and professionalism. We intend to go back to her again & again & again… The price she charges for tax preparation is affordable and reasonable. Thank you!”



“Financial 1 is an incredible company. They not only prepared my taxes in a most efficient manner, but they also performed a detailed analysis of my retirement funds and made valuable recommendations that resulted in my retirement funds increasing in value. I highly recommend Financial 1 for superior tax and investment advice.”

– CAROLYN Y. from Westminster, MD

Excellent Service!

“Highly recommend working with Financial 1!”


Phenomenal Job

“Tatyana is very knowledgeable and thorough. She explains everything very well. It is a very busy tax office because she does a phenomenal job. I recommend scheduling early and dropping off paperwork. She provides a good checklist each year. This is not a walk in service that just enters your information into a computer system while you wait. This is a professional tax service and financial planning office.”

– A P. from Columbia, MD

Fast and Easy

“Tatyana was extremely helpful and knew what she was doing when it came to taxes. She processed my paperwork really fast and with ease. She also made sure I get the most out of my return. Highly recommended. Thanks!”

– JONATHAN R. from Laurel, MD (Yelp Review)

Accommodated My Busy Schedule

“I used their tax prep services. The entire team is wonderful. They accommodated my busy schedule even though this is their busiest time. My taxes were done on time and correct. Highly recommended!”

– KUMAR S. from Catonsville, MD

Absolutely Recommend

“Tatyana was SUPER helpful with my confusing taxes as I had lived in multiple different states working a few different jobs. She was there to answer my questions and she was very knowledgeable. The staff at the front was very accommodating and very pleasant to work with. Would ABSOLUTELY recommend this place to anyone need financial assistance.”

– AYAL C. from Annapolis Junction, MD

Very Satisfied

“I was very satisfied with the service I received and I will certainly recommend Financial 1.”

– BARB D. from Jessup, MD

High Ethical Standard

“Financial 1 Tax Services is very knowledgeable with an unusually high ethical standard. I make no investment decision without this company.”

– CHERYL P. from New York City, NY


“This was my second year using Financial 1. They are fantastic. Everything was done quickly and professionally. The offices are beautiful and I couldn’t be happier with my service.”

– FAITH D. from Baltimore, MD (Yelp Review)

Expert Staff

“Financial 1 Tax & Financial Services has been very helpful. In addition to taking care of my tax return, I had several questions about my retirement accounts. Their expert staff was able to give me some great recommendations. I now have a personal retirement program that provides the guarantees I was looking for. Thanks Tatyana!”

– ADAM M. from Baltimore, MD

Great Service, Professional, Affordable

“I’ve been using Financial 1 Tax Services for several years. The service is excellent, the staff is very professional and the fees are very reasonable. I have recommended them to all my friends and family, couldn’t be happier!”

– PD M. from Lutherville-Timonium, MD


“Fast tax services, nice people, reasonable tax preparation fees.”

– CRYSTAL G. from Baltimore, MD

Couldn’t Be Happier

“Great service, very professional, on time appointment and I got a big tax refund! I couldn’t be happier.”

– ALISA S. from Baltimore, MD

Thorough and Honest

“Tatyana was very professional, thorough and honest. She helped me set up access to pay my estimated taxes online. I appreciate all of her knowledge and expertise when it came to my taxes.”

– SAIDAT P. from Columbia, MD

Fast, Simple Tax Services

“Fast, simple tax services. Found them on Yelp and Tatyana lived up to the hype. I will also be using them for estate planning services.”

– BILL S. from Columbia, MD

Easy and Convenient

“I found Tatyana on Yelp when I first moved to Columbia in 2016. I was pleased to find someone that was knowledgeable and trustworthy. Being able to drop off my information and then return in a week to get it was easy and convenient.”

– JEREMY B. from Columbia, MD

Great Insight for My Business

“I hired Tatyana for the very first time to prepare both my S-Corp and my personal income tax returns. What impressed me the most was Tatyana’s professionalism and responsiveness. She completed both of the returns over one weekend! In addition to offering me great insight and expertise in tax strategies for current year and years to come, she was very patient with me when answering my questions ranging from recording keeping, accounting to IRA investment strategies. I highly recommend anyone to contact her for both personal and small business tax preparation.”

– B.L. from Cooksville, MD

Exceptional Customer Service!

“Working with Tatyana is great! She understands the financial markets and works with you to get the maximum return on your investments. Financial matters can be complex, but Tatyana breaks the process down into everyday language that you can understand. She takes the time to understand exactly what your financial goals are and works with you to create a road map to achieve them. She has helped me to increase my retirement portfolio. What I like most about working with her is that she provides you with all the options and allow you to decide which options works best for you. I would highly recommend her!”

– D. MCCLOUD from Columbia, MD

Great Service

“Tatyana, was great to work with. She helped me with retirement planning and my taxes. There was no delay at all. She stayed on top of things and I was able to communicate with her at any time. Contact her today, you will not be sorry.”

– ROSE M. from Columbia, MD

Honest and Caring

“I would like to thank Tatyana Bunich for the superior service she has provided me with my taxes and my financial matters. She has been processing our tax returns for 5 years. We never have to worry about our returns being correct and they are always handled in a timely matter. Recently I made a decision to explore some options for my retirement savings. I always keep the money in CD’s which provide almost zero return. Tatyana provided me with some options. She did not pressure my decision, but explained everything so that I could make the best decision. I am not a risk taker and she understood that. I was able to select a plan that I was comfortable with and look forward to seeing the increase in my interest. I would certainly recommend her to anyone who needs an honest person to assist them with their financial matters. When she speaks, she doesn’t see a client as a dollar sign. She sees you and meets you where you are in your needs and expectations. But, he most important thing is her honest and caring demeanor.”

– MARIAN WILCOXEN from Columbia, MD


“They were wonderful & provided additional financial & legal assistance.”


Great Job, Great People

“What a great experience, thanks, guys.”


17 Reviews on Google (5.0 Rating)


“Jessie and Tatyana are both wonderful! Quick, efficient, knowledgeable, and caring!”


Will Be Back Next Year

“It was my first time coming to Financial 1 after the place I usually go to closed down. I was greeted as soon as I stepped in and got helped right away. Got my taxes filed for a fair price and explained everything I needed to know about my w2. Will be back next year.”


Very Accommodating

“I have been affiliated with Financial 1 Tax for several years and have been pleased with the services I have received. The staff has been very accommodating. My questions are answered quickly, and it is easy to make an appointment. I am pleased to recommend Financial 1 for those interested in financial advice.”


Absolutely Fantastic

“Financial one tax services were absolutely fantastic they helped me with my first tax return and I now have tons of confidence for the future.”


Taxes Done Professionally

Quickest and least painful tax preparation I’ve experienced in years. Taxes done professionally in only one week.”


Customer Friendly

Highly recommend Financial 1. Ms.Bunich is extremely knowledgeable and customer friendly.”



“Quick and Easy.”

– VAN N.

Great Refund Both Years

“This was our 2nd year having Financial 1 do our taxes. She really knows the tax rules and has gotten us a great refund both years. She has great professionalism but is also friendly and doesn’t make you feel like you are just another person in line.”


Extremely Knowledgeable

“I highly recommend Tatyana and Financial 1 for all your tax and financial investment needs. Tatyana is always friendly and professional, has tremendous knowledge of financial planning and will honestly answer your questions. Financial 1 always provides a quick and accurate job with my tax preparations and continue to perform financial investment analysis making excellent recommendations that have resulted in an increased value of my retirement funds.”



“Tatiana was great with handling both mine and mother’s tax needs. The staff overall was wonderful in working with me [and] accommodating my needs.”


Available and Returns Calls Timely

“Tatyana has a combined understanding of investments, taxes and estate planning – saves on running around to all parties in order to make an informed and good decision. She provides educational seminars. Makes suggestions on investing approaches based on the parameters. She is available and returns calls timely.”


Financial Acumen

“I came in with a very difficult question. Hours of research led me nowhere. I spoke with an associate for a very short time and the problem was resolved. It happened so quickly [that] I didn’t have the time to say thank-you. I appreciated their financial acumen. Er, thank-you!”

– PB


“Very knowledgeable!”

– JL

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  1. I was very pleased with the service and knowledge of the Financial1 staff. I would recommend them to anyone.

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