Tax Services

When it comes to the world of taxes, preparation and planning go a LONG way. We have the expertise and knowledge you are looking for in a tax professional and can help you navigate your options.

We’re happy to help you with any of these services:

Tax Preparation

Stop missing out on potential deductions that could be saving you big money!

Tax Planning

Real strategies and solutions to help you minimize your IRS liability.

IRS AUDIT Representation

Don’t go it alone! We’re your ally and representative in an IRS audit.

Does bankruptcy clear tax debt? Barnes Accountancy Corporation’s Take

Bankruptcy is a taboo subject of discussion in our society, despite the fact that it’s a perfectly legitimate tool for flushing debts and starting over financially. When you’re deep in the hole with credit card debt, medical debt, mortgage debt, and the like,...

The Looming IRS Debt Apocalypse Facing Southern California Taxpayers

It doesn't take a genius to look around and predict that economic catastrophes are still coming.Yelp recently issued a report which revealed that as of August 31, there were 163,735 businesses who indicated on Yelp that they had closed -- a 23% increase since...

Four Ways the IRS Reform Bill Helps Southern California Taxpayers Like You (and Me)

Believe it or not, 2019 is almost halfway over (!). We're through the summer solstice, the days get shorter from here on out, and here at Team Barnes Accountancy Corporation we begin to turn our eyes more directly at 2020.We're pretty thrilled by the opportunity,...

Total Cost of College for Southern California Folks

Yes, there is chaos in the political world. Since it's not related to our vocation around here, I'll withhold comment, and let's move on to a happier conversation.Paying for college.(Yes, that was sarcasm.)So much ink (and an abundance of pixels) has been spilled over...

How To Handle Your Southern California Company’s 2019 Payroll Taxes

The end of the year is nigh.Which, of course, also carries with it a bunch of tax matters.And, well ... it's no secret that for many people who get in hot water with the IRS, a very common reason is payroll taxes.For many, they aren't filing properly, "assuming" that...

What You As Southern California Taxpayers Can Do If You Owe the IRS

If you owe the IRS back taxes, you’re most likely going to end up paying every dime.Despite what you hear on radio and TV commercials from sketchy companies, very few Southern California people qualify for the reduced settlement program the IRS offers.Just for the...

David Barnes’s Strategies for Fighting Inflation

If you’ve been in a Southern California store lately or visited your local gas pump, you’ve probably noticed some price fluctuations – up and up and up. Every visit, it seems.Inflation is here, and it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. So, we all have to figure out...

David Barnes’ Insights on Good Debt Vs Bad Debt

Before I jump into outlining good debt vs bad debt for all those in Southern California trying to tackle their personal debt, let’s touch on some news from everyone’s not-so-favorite government agency. Late last week (Friday news dump?), ye olde Internal Revenue...

A Trusted Southern California Professional’s Thoughts For Your 2019 Taxes

November is a wonderful start for holiday season with several traditions to match: pumpkin-spiced everything, no-shave November (apologies to those spouses affected), watching football and of course ... Thanksgiving.Sorry to poke my accountant's green shades into all...

Barnes Accountancy Corporation’s Guide to Estate Planning for Digital Assets

Technology has certainly shifted our society over the last 15 to 20 years -- you can see it right here in the Southern California area.So much so, that it's time we discuss estate planning with a technological twist.Before we get there though, may I offer you this...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.
But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!