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Evangeline Giron

Evangeline Giron Evangeline is a California registered tax preparer, a legal document assistant for the general public, and a freelance paralegal offering assistance to various attorneys. She can be reached at her office at 2451 Colorado Blvd. #2, Eagle Rock, CA 90041. Her phone number is (323) 550-1869 or you can check her website at: She is a member of the court-endorsed California Association of Legal Document Assistant (CALDA) and an Associate Member (Non-attorney) of the LA County Bar Association (LACBA).

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2016 tax planning strategies for individuals

FOR 2015 INCOME TAX RETURN IT’S the last quarter of 2015 and in a few months during income tax season, you would want to minimize any income tax dues as much as possible. After all, for most individual taxpayers, paying … Continue reading

November 07, 2015

Estate planning: It’s never too early or too late

T WAS a typical appointment on a busy tax season last April. A representative for a Hispanic male in his mid-60s visited my office for a living trust preparation. So did I learn that the man was confined at the … Continue reading

April 21, 2012

Independent contractor on 1099-MISC?

TAXPAYERS who have filed income tax returns using Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business, usually get surprised when they receive a notice from the Los Angeles City requiring them to apply for Business Tax Registration Certificate (BTRC). It is … Continue reading

April 07, 2012

IRS hires thousands of new auditors

ON A typical Tuesday during this tax season, I’ve had three new tax clients (who were previously with other preparers) – all of them have just recently been audited on two or three prior year tax returns. Due to the … Continue reading

March 24, 2012

Paying taxes on a 1099-MISC

WE SEE these too often among our kababayans in the home care or home health business. Receiving 1099-Misc seems to be the overwhelming means of income reporting in this field of work. If you are an independent contractor or a self-employed person, … Continue reading

March 10, 2012

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