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David Barnes’ Keys For Negotiating With The IRS

The dog days of summer are here, and things are definitely heating up. :)In particular, our phone lines.Now that the dust has settled since the main personal deadline, IRS notices have been trickling out, and we've had an uptick in people who need assistance digging...

New Ideas For Southern California Students To Pay For College

I recently wrote about the cost of raising children, but there was one glaring omission: college.But imagine if you had sent your son to Morehouse College. Here's what happened there this month...On Sunday, May 19th, investor and philanthropist, Robert F. Smith,...

Where Do Our Tax Dollars Go? David Barnes Breaks It Down

Before I get to your tax dollars, and where they went, I have a couple thoughts for you.We're still settling down from the flurry of last week and the passing of the April 15th deadline. There were MANY more procrastinators this year than in years past, in my opinion...

David Barnes’ Under-Utilized Pet Tax Deductions

Apparently, there are some politics things happening these days.But even more apparently, the tax deadline is three weeks away.Politics? As the young people say, ain't nobody got time for that.But you know what we DO have time for? Saving you a boatload on your taxes,...

How Southern California Taxpayers Can Pay Taxes Online in 2019

It's no secret this tax season is proving a little more ... "costly" for everyday Southern California taxpayers. If you can find any solace in that reality, know that you are not alone.Due to changes made through the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), many Americans...