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LIVE EVENT! Avoiding Audits & Pitfalls with the IRS

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Sep 2015

LIVE EVENT! Avoiding Audits & Pitfalls with the IRS

JOIN US FOR HAPPY HOUR! Red flags, record keeping, and what you need to know. Join WheelerFrost & Paragon Accountants for an educational and entertaining night discussing how to help avoid issues with the IRS. Paragon Accountants’ own, Erica Martinez, MBA, MST, will be discussing things you need to know before dealing with the IRS. Ms. Martinez has extensive experience on dealing with financial and tax issues,…

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Use Tax: What Is It and What Do You Need to Know?

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Sep 2015

Use Tax: What Is It and What Do You Need to Know?

The Board of Equalization has begun auditing California businesses on use tax. If you haven’t received a letter requesting you to complete, file, and provide supporting purchasing documentation for all business expenses- it’s not long until you do. Use tax is what you are required to pay if you make a purchase from an out-of-state business without being charged the California use tax. This is…

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Paragon will be at Comicon 2015!

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Jul 2015

Paragon will be at Comicon 2015!

Be A Financial Superhero Even If You Aren’t Tony Stark or Bruce Wayne: Do you dream about quitting your day job to pursue your passion of being an artist, writer, or professional in the industry? Are you already in the business and need help with figuring out how to budget between paid contracts, or need to determine the best way to raise and save cash…

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New California Law will Require Employers to Provide Employees With Paid Sick Leave

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May 2015

New California Law will Require Employers to Provide Employees With Paid Sick Leave

As of July 1st of this year, California will require all employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave (law AB 1522). Whether you’re hoping to get some paid time off, or you’re an employer looking for the details to stay in compliance – we have everything you need to know here! Here are a few notes for employers… When does the new law…

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Save Yourself from a Tax Scam

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Mar 2015

Save Yourself from a Tax Scam

If you’ve fallen prey to a tax scam, you’re not alone. Hundreds of thousands of people have been tricked into money and identity loss by frauds posing as the IRS. With the tax deadline rapidly approaching, you’ll want to be sure you don’t get suckered in by these scammers! We’ve shared a few tips to keep in mind to make sure your money stays where…

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Tax Filing Tips for Same-Sex Couples

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Mar 2015

Tax Filing Tips for Same-Sex Couples

A big congratulations to all the same-sex couples that got married last year! As you move forward into wedded bliss, you’ll have the opportunity to decide how to file your taxes and make the most of your financial benefits. In California, same-sex couples were allowed to legally wed as of June 2013. In August 2013, the IRS began recognizing same-sex couples as married for tax…

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Tips To Bring You Cash Come Tax Time

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Feb 2015

Tips To Bring You Cash Come Tax Time

Tax season can be a stressful time for many people. The best part, of course, is the refund! A little extra cash can mean a lot of fun or the start of a great savings. If you’re typically eligible for a tax refund, we want to help you ensure you’ll see a nice return. Here are a few ways to make sure you’ll get as…

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Deadline Approaching: Corporate Tax Filing

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Feb 2015

Deadline Approaching: Corporate Tax Filing

The Corporate Tax Filing deadline is March 16th – just three weeks away! Six month extensions are available if you need more time, but you will still have to pay your Corporate Tax Liability by March 16th. Don’t forget, California Annual Minimum Tax of $800 is also due by April 15th. If you haven’t filed your corporate taxes with us yet, give Paragon a call. We have appointments available, so come…

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8 Reasons to Have Paragon Prepare Your Taxes This Year

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Feb 2015

8 Reasons to Have Paragon Prepare Your Taxes This Year

It is estimated that about 60% of Americans use professionals to prepare their tax returns. While the majority of tax preparers are honest and experienced, there are an unfavorable few who use their occupation as a way to steal your identity and commit refund fraud. If you’ve ever been caught up in tax scam, you know that the taxpayer is wholly responsible for their return,…

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Everything You Need to Know About Foreign Contractors

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Jan 2015

Everything You Need to Know About Foreign Contractors

Have you ever used a contractor from outside of the United States? Do you know what tax forms are required for using foreign work services? You may think that all independent contractors require a 1099 form, but if the services are performed outside of the US by a non-US citizen, you don’t have to use a 1099. Here are two sure-fire ways to confirm that…

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