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Professional Tax Preparers at Pacific Tax 1040

We're located in the Bay Area of California, in San Mateo County (the Peninsula), in the town of San Carlos. If you'd rather have a tax preparer/consultant do your taxes and want to schedule an appointment with us, you may send us a direct email from the contact page, but be advised that messages sent over email are not secure, so be sure not to send send sensitive information such as birthdays and social security numbers. You can also create an account and send us a secure email or create an appointment. Personalized service, affordable prices, and guaranteed accuracy are what you can expect from the tax preparers at Pacific Tax 1040!

General Articles

2011 tax breaks
Tax impact of Obamacare with timeline
California Use Tax
Undertanding the alternative minimum tax (AMT)
Understanding the marriage penalty
How to pay estimated taxes online over the internet
How to encrypt files over email
IRS — Advice for Choosing a Tax Return Preparer
IRS — Record keeping for Individuals
IRS — United States Income Tax Treaties - A to Z
IRS — Where to mail tax forms
2010 tax breaks
2009 tax breaks


Fairmark — Wash Sale Rule
Fairmark — Section 83(b) election for vested stock and RSU's
Spin-off calculator

Foreign Accounts

Howland Tax Services — Reporting foreign accounts over $10,000
Oanda — Historical Exchange Rates

Charitable Contributions

Salvation Army — Valuation guide for donated items


GoogoBits — How To Report Sales of Business Property for Income Tax Purposes — Depreciation Life of Assets

Business Deductions

Bankrate — Business versus Hobby
Business Expenses
Unreimbursed Employee Expenses
Home Office
Sole Proprietor versus S Corporation

Medical Deductions

Medical Expenses


Taxes to expect when moving to California
California FTB — Where to mail tax forms




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