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Agriculture

The central valley of California is built around the agriculture industry. We are pleased to provide our services for many local family farms here in the valley and across the United States. We work with our Agriculture clients along with their special needs and circumstances in the ever changing and complex tax law for Farmers in the Agriculture Industry.

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Healthcare

Healthcare is one of the industries that we specialize in for our clients. We provide service to our medical clients in the specific areas of Tax Preparation, Business Planning, & Accounting Services. We are pleased to provide our services for many medical practitioners in the CA central valley and across the United States.

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Small Businesses

We are pleased to provide our services to many small business owners in the CA central valley and across the United States. We work with our small business owners through their special needs and circumstances in the ever changing and complex tax law for Small Business Owners in the United States.

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Understanding Today's Financial Environment

Welcome! We're RLJ Financial Services, a financial organization in Ceres, CA. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life.

 

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