Our Story

Our Story

MetroPlex Business & Tax Services LLC offers you the skills, knowledge, and support to handle your tax and accounting needs. Our team has specialized in personalized taxation and business services for businesses and individuals throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area since 2011. You can trust us to help keep your financial life in balance.

Mary Michelle Barrera, the founder of MetroPlex Business & Tax Services LLC, brings years of experience to ensure the accuracy of the work that we prepare. Michelle is currently taking her Masters in Accountancy at the University of Oklahoma, an authorized IRS e-file provider, an IRS Annual Filing Season Program compliant, a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, and a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP), the National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers (NACPB), and the Texas Society of CPA (TXCPA). In her free time, Michelle serves on the board of directors as the Treasurer of Helping Hands Global Foundation and is an active member of the Filipino Leaders Coalition of North Texas (FILCON) and Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Texas-Region 1-DFW.

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Our Services

MetroPlex Business & Tax Services LLC offers a variety of services to meet the needs of every individual and business.

Tax Preparation and Planning

With tax laws changing every year, it can be a challenge to keep on top of the particular changes that affect you and your business. Our tax experts can prepare the federal and state tax returns for you and your business, and advise you on ways to minimize your tax liability.

Tax Research

Have a tax question that you need an answer to? We can help. We are experts in finding answers to even the toughest tax questions. Let us provide the clarity you need, so that you can plan for the future.

IRS Representation

An IRS audit can be scary and confusing for an individual or business owner. If your business finds itself being audited by the IRS and we prepared your return, we can represent you in your dealings with the IRS so that you and your interests are protected.

IRS Determination Letters

Organizations that seek recognition of exemption from federal income tax must obtain an appropriate determination letter recognizing your organization's exemption. Our tax professional can assist you with the process of obtaining the determination letter of exemption.

Nonprofit Tax Returns and Filings

Nonprofits do great work in our community, but sometimes all the paperwork that is required can be a burden. Our nonprofit specialists can assist your organization with its tax return and other filings.

Estates and Trusts

By planning today, you can take steps to ensure that your estate or trust is executed as you intended. We can work with you and your attorney to understand your goals, take steps to minimize taxes, and assist in transferring assets to your heirs as you direct.

Payroll Services

There are numerous local, state, and federal tax laws that all interact to make payroll and withholding difficult to manage. Our payroll experts can manage these business functions for you and alert you to changes in the tax laws that might affect you and your business.

Sales Tax Services

Managing and submitting state and local sales taxes can be complicated, especially if you do business in multiple tax jurisdictions. Our sales tax services can simplify these tasks for you by helping you track your sales tax obligations and preparing your sales tax returns.

Franchise Tax Filings

Some states require businesses to file a franchise tax return. A franchise tax is not actually a tax, but rather a government levy paid by certain businesses with a nexus in the state. Our state tax specialist can assist you and process your annual franchise tax filings.

Business Consulting

Sometimes it’s good to get an outside perspective from a professional you can trust. Whether you need help solving a problem that faces your business or weighing the costs and benefits of an opportunity, we can provide the perspective you need. With our business consulting services you can count on getting an independent view that provides the insight you need to make decisions that further your goals.

Buying or Selling a Business

When buying or selling a business, we can help you at every step of the process. We can help you put a value on the business changing hands, perform due diligence, and assist with financing strategies for any purchase that takes place.

Business Formation and Establishment

Starting a new business is exciting, but there are also a lot of decisions that need to be made and forms that need to be filed. We can help you decide which business structure is the right fit for your business, and help you prepare and file the paperwork required to register your new business.


If your business doesn’t have an accountant on staff, bookkeeping can be an exercise in frustration. Let us make your job easier with our bookkeeping service. We will manage your chart of accounts and keep a set of books that accurately reflects the financial state of your business.

Financial Analysis

Through our financial analysis services, we can analyze your business and provide the financial data you need to support your decision making process. We can also analyze how a situation might change as circumstances evolve, allowing you to plan for how you might respond to different scenarios.

Financial Statements

Financial statements are useful tools for decision making and for representing the state of your business’ finances to outside parties. We can work with your staff to produce accurate monthly or annual financial statements that reflect the financial health of your business.

Bookkeeping Software Training

Keeping an accurate set of books is a necessary part of any business, and bookkeeping software can make that task a lot easier. But sometimes it takes help to get familiar with a new piece of bookkeeping software. We can help you create your chart of accounts, close out your old books, and make efficient use of your new bookkeeping software.