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Hales Bradford LLP offers different levels of services to tailor to the needs of each individual, small business, or large company. We give the client the opportunity to choose from a wide range of services such as:


"We will handle your payroll and check writing to simplify your day to day operations so you can concentrate on the things that are most important to the success of your business."

  • Weekly Payroll
  • Bi-Weekly Payroll
  • Semi-Monthly Payroll
  • Monthly Payroll
  • Check Writing/Direct Deposit
  • Payroll Tax Reports - Quarterly
  • Payroll Tax Reports - Annually
  • Payroll Audit Support


"We offer complete accounting and bookkeeping services to small businesses that do not have the benefit of employing full-time accountants and bookkeepers. Our professionals are fully equipped with the latest technology and can help you become more efficient."

  • Small Business Services
    • Bookkeeping Services
    • Preparation of Compiled Financial Statements – Monthly, Quarterly, Annually
  • Invoicing Assistance and Accounts Receivable Management
  • Depreciation of Fixed Assets
  • Detailed General Ledger
  • Forecasts/Projections
  • Bill Pay and Accounts Payable Management
  • Property Rendition
  • Sales Tax Returns - Monthly, Quarterly, Annually
  • Sales Tax Audit Support

Tax Services

"At Hales Bradford a well prepared tax return is only one factor in our overall approach to superior quality tax services. Our goal is to maintain frequent communication with our clients to inform them of new and upcoming tax laws and to identify planning opportunities. In this way we can recommend ways to reduce taxes, defer taxes, avoid penalties, and meet filing deadlines."

  • Federal Income Tax Returns
    • Individual
    • Corporate
    • Partnerships/LLC's
  • Estate/Trust Tax
  • Gift Tax
  • Texas Franchise Tax
  • Strategic Tax Planning Solutions
  • Estate Planning - Family Wealth Transition Strategies
  • IRS Matters - Civil, Collection, Criminal, Delinquent Returns

Tax Liens and Levies

"Tax liens and levies can derail your business and wreck havoc on your personal life. Our tax experts can help you with IRS representation, IRS liens and levies, Intent to levy notices, penalty abatements, release of bank levies, wage garnishments, innocent spouse relief, installment agreements as well as with offers in compromise arrangements."

  • Offer in Compromise Arrangements
  • Installment Agreements


"While attest practices for many local firms have been regulated into extinction, we remain the Rio Grande Valley’s full service alternative for nonpublic, nongovernmental audits, reviews, and other attest services. We assist our clients in providing relevant and reliable financial information to creditors, investors, regulatory bodies, and other interested parties."

  • Audit
  • Reviews
  • Other Attest Services


"We acknowledge that the business of business is to maximize profits, increase efficiencies, and look for opportunities for future growth. We intend to help you find areas of your business that could use some work and intend to do what we can to help you and your business achieve your goals."

  • Business Entity Selection
  • Corporate Partnership Formation/Dissolution
  • Business Acquisitions/Mergers
  • Budgets, Forecasts, & Projections
  • Retirement Plans
  • General Business Consultation
  • Business Valuation Analysis

Forensic Examination and Fraud Prevention

Forensic audit delivers scathing report of restoration project’s finances, planning

"U.S. organizations lose an estimated 7% of their Annual Revenue to Fraud each year. This is approximately $994 billion dollars a year in fraud losses. For a number of reasons small business and organizations have considerably greater vulnerability to occupational fraud because of lower quality accounting records, failure of management to delegate responsibility, and a lack of internal controls."

"The median fraud loss for business with 100 employees or fewer was $190,000 per scheme which is higher than the median loss for even the largest organizations. Internal Controls have become an operational necessity in today's marketplace for every business not just large corporations. Our firm can serve as one of your best allies in fraud loss detection and prevention."

  • Financial Investigations
  • Analysis Of Records
  • Fraud Detection
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Internal Control System Implementation
  • Control System Monitoring
  • Anti Fraud System Implementation

Litigation Support

"Our litigation partner, Billy R. Bradford Jr. and his team, specializes in forensic accounting and litigation support. They have negotiated on behalf of our clients in merger and acquisition matters, in divorce proceedings, and has provided accounting, taxation, and valuation support. In addition they also served as a court appointed referee and neutral valuator and have testified as an expert witness by report and deposition testimony in several venues including the state courts in both Cameron and Hidalgo counties. Their forensic accounting experience includes asset and income searches, measurement of economic damages, as well as insurance recovery services and valuation."

"Our firm professionals have provided assistance to attorneys, courts, and litigation parties on matters of economic damages since 2000. We provide analysis and reporting of damages related to lost wages and benefits, lost profits, casualty losses and wrongful death situations. Several Texas attorneys and law practices routinely place reliance on our work, aimed at determining authentic and measurable economic loss."

  • Expert Witness Reports and Testimony of Accounting, Financial, and Tax Matters
  • Economic Damages Calculation, Reports and Evaluation
  • Wrongful Termination and Employment Claims
  • Probate Matters - Accountings, Disputes
  • Lost wages and lost profits analysis for wrongful death cases
  • Marital Dissolution - Valuations of Closely Held Business Interests
  • Shareholder/Stakeholder Disputes

Computer Consulting

As technologies rapidly advance, companies increasingly need to update their computer systems. Hales-Bradford, L.L.P. can evaluate your system competencies and gauge upgrade needs as well as provide support in choosing and implementing new hardware or network systems. As experts in this field, we can put your computer problems at bay as well as improve your computer system's performance taking into consideration any budget you may have.

  • Anti-Virus Protection
  • Backup Protection on and offsite
  • Computer Networking issues
  • QuickBooks Pro, Premier, Enterprise
  • Sage Premium, Quantum

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