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Patrick was a columnist in the OC Register from 2011 to 2014, and below are links to some tax and accounting articles:

By PATRICK HARPER 

By PATRICK HARPER
THE MONEY CORNER
FOR THE REGISTER

 


June 27, 2013 - "Consider tax issues when spouse dies"

June 13, 2013 - "Different tax ID numbers serve different purposes"

June 6, 2013 - "Where does your property tax money go?"

May 30, 2013 - "Programs are available for veterans, families"

May 23, 2013 - "How to plan for your financial future"

May 16, 2013 - "Reporting foreign assets may require different forms"

May 9, 2013 - "Tap local resources to help your new business"

May 2, 2013 - "Read tax notices carefully, respond promptly"

April 25, 2013 - "Make life insurance part of your 2013 financial plan"

April 11, 2013 - "Payment options if you owe taxes on April 15"

April 4, 2013 - "Some final tax tips as April 15 approaches"

March 28, 2013 - "Recap of homebuyer credit rules"

March 21, 2013 - "Making your network work for you"

March 14, 2013 - "Pay as you go to prevent surprises at tax time"

March 7, 2013 - "Understanding California's tax codes"

February 28, 2013 - "Hiring tax credits are often overlooked by businesses"

February 21, 2013 - "Income loss could be tax boon"

February 14, 2013 - "Tax deductions for home ownership"

February 7, 2013 - "Know the rules for claiming dependents"

January 31, 2013 - "Choosing the right tax preparer for you"

January 17, 2013 - "It pays to think long term for taxes"

January 10, 2013 - "How to find the right software for your business"


January 3, 2013 - "Start your savings in 2013"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/retirement-382179-tax-plans.html

December 27, 2012 - "For jury duty, the verdict is not bad"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/jury-381819-duty-people.html

December 20, 2012 - "Chamber of Commerce helps local businesses"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/business-381120-businesses-local.html

December 13, 2012 - "A few things to know about probate rules"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/probate-380564-fees-estate.html

December 6, 2012 - "Tips for how networking can benefit you"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/networking-379729-time-business.html

November 29, 2012 - "Good auto records can drive down tax bill"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/expenses-378719-use-business.html

November 22, 2012 - "Audits give comfort to lenders, investors"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/statements-378085-financial-audited.html

November 15, 2012 - "Taxes are easy to undertand - going up"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tax-377525-income-percent.html

November 8, 2012 - "A lender can be a partner in finding the right home"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/loan-376702-payment-loans.html

November 1, 2012 - "Holidays offer opportunities for more goodies"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tax-375993-candy-year.html

October 25, 2012 - "The state could be holding your money, so find out"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/unclaimed-375450-property-money.html

October 18, 2012 - "Anticipate tax changes for '13 with strategic moves now"
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/tax-374774-percent-year.html

October 11, 2012 - "S Corporations provide benefits but add paperwork, costs"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tax-373932-business-income.html

October 4, 2012 - "S Corporations can be tax efficient for some businesses"
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/corporation-373271-tax-shareholders.html

September 27, 2012 - "Multilevel marketing offers rewards if done prudently"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/mlm-372622-business-tax.html

September 20, 2012 - "Tax decisions can be overlooked during divorce"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tax-371751-property-filing.html

September 13, 2012 - "The fun part of the success equation: more revenue"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/customers-370973-new-order.html

September 13, 2012 - "The fun part of the success equation: more revenue"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/customers-370973-new-order.html

September 6, 2012 - "The small stuff can dd up to big business savings"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/businesses-370347-fountain-valley.html

August 30, 2012 - "Gifts need no special occasion to be taxed"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tax-369734-gift-gifts.html

August 23, 2012 - "Tips are tricky, but tax credit can help restaurants"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tips-369072-employee-tax.html

August 16, 2012 - "Giving free advice, taking free energy savings"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/fountain-368294-businesses-valley.html

August 2, 2012 - "Real estate ownership affects taxes in unique ways"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/property-366475-tax-basis.html

August 2, 2012 - "Real estate ownership affects taxes in unique ways"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/property-366475-tax-basis.html

July 26, 2012 - "Managing your new rental property is a 2nd job"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/property-365040-tenant-tenants.html

July 19, 2012 - "Real estate investing requires some diversified knowledge"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/properties-363832-rental-cash.html

July 5, 2012 - "Finance Statements - snapshots from different angles"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/cash-361776-financial-statements.html

June 28, 2012 - "A few things to remember between vacations"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tax-360708-file-until.html

June 21, 2012 - "Tax season not over for those with foreign accounts"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tax-359665-foreign-fbar.html

June 14, 2012 - "DPAD - don't overlook this deduction"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/deduction-358334-tax-dpad.html

June 7, 2012 - "Memories are just around the corner - don't miss them"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/summer-357224-aaa-travel.html

May 31, 2012 - "Property taxes can extend beyond your fence"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/property-356215-taxes-personal.html

May 24, 2012 - "62% of property taxes go directly to work in the city"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/property-355200-percent-tax.html

May 17, 2012 - "Property tax formula needn't be mysterious"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/property-354209-value-tax.html

May 3, 2012 - "What are names for accountants, Alex?"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/accounting-351744-company-auditors.html

April 26, 2012 - "Hyundai-series speakers break down health care law"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/health-349517-insurance-tax.html

April 19, 2012 - "Late payment options reveal IRS has a heart"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/payment-348558-irs-tax.html

April 5, 2012 - "Hardships may eliminate IRA withdrawal tax"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tax-347414-withdrawal-ira.html

March 29, 2012 - "Tax deadlines come with plenty of options"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tax-346397-file-april.html

March 22, 2012 - "Is that your final answer? Tax-return errors can be costly"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/return-345247-tax-review.html

March 15, 2012 - "Moving needn't be an (overly) taxing experience"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/moving-344338-move-expenses.html

March 8, 2012 - "Community connections can be key to business growth"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/valley-343123-fountain-business.html

March 1, 2012 - "Home purchase creates deductions you can live with"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/home-341955-tax-deduction.html

February 23, 2012 - "Target, measure ads to reduce wasted money"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/customers-341038-ads-advertising.html

February 16, 2012 - "Deductions - one good part of medical expenses"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/expenses-340198-medical-include.html

February 9, 2012 - "Believe it or not, some rules can minimize payroll tax"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tax-339067-percent-payroll.html

February 2, 2012 - "Squirm if you must, but know your life insurance options"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/life-338136-insurance-term.html

January 26, 2012 - "Get credit where credit is due (at tax time)"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/credit-337085-tax-refundable.html

January 19, 2012 - "Do your business expenses add up to lower tax bill?"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/expenses-335944-business-tax.html

January 12, 2012 - "That mountain of paperwork isn't always so daunting"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tax-334612-income-taxes.html

January 5, 2012 - "Retirement resolutions easier than you think"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/retirement-333862-tax-plans.html

December 22, 2011 - "Penalties for misclassified workers going up"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/employee-332106-worker-tax.html

December 15, 2011 - "Short answer so short sales won't leave you ahort"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/debt-331149-sale-income.html

December 8, 2011 - "Don't let another year catch you unorganized"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/use-329867-computer-tax.html

December 1, 2011 - "Tax notices needn't ruin your holidays"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/notice-328975-tax-balance.html

November 24, 2011 - "Shopping local keeps sales tax supporting your city"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tax-327990-sales-percent.html

November 17, 2011 - "Veterans should know of well-deserved benefits"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/veterans-326824-tax-veteran.html

November 10, 2011 - "Get your business started on solid ground"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/business-325821-tax-name.html

November 3, 2011 - "Those pesky college applications"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/expenses-324588-tax-qualified.html

October 27, 2011 - "Find your inner accountant to simplify life"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/tax-323619-candy-employee.html

October 20, 2011 - "Find new branches for your money tree"
http://www.ocregister.com/news/money-322370-tax-trees.html

 

  

 

 

 

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