Best Tax Service: Express Tax | Best of the Best

Express Tax was voted best tax preparation service for the second year in a row for 2021’s Best of the Best.

“I’ve always been an entrepreneur, since I was 18 years old,” said Express Tax owner Homer Escalante.

Also working as a real estate agent, Escalante said his work is mainly focused on Express Tax, which has been open for 28 years.

The locally-owned business works mostly in tax preparation, Escalante said. After tax season is over, he said he switches gears into real estate.

Working with the public was an attribute Escalante said he learned from his father, who was also self employed as a mechanic while Escalante was growing up.

Now, he said his ability to work with the public and follow through, results in clients’ referrals and word-of-mouth marketing to keep the business strong.

“When you tell the customer what’s going to happen and that happens, then they trust you,” he said. “We strive for integrity with the work that we do and we try to make sure that we do a good job for everybody.”

Geoff Sloan reports on business and breaking news in the Crossroads region. He received his Bachelor’s in international relations with minors in journalism and French from Texas State University. Reach him at or @GeoffroSloan on Twitter.