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Gordon Frasier CPA & Company Inc.

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Gordon Frasier CPA are a company based in Laguna Hills. If you are searching for tax preparation near me or CPA firms in Laguna Hills or Tax preparer Laguna Hills then look no further.  When dealing with us you are contracting directly with a qualified, registered, and professional CPA (Certified Public Accountant) company. We go a lot further than just your basic personal and company tax returns. Gordon Frasier CPA and Company Inc, deal with complicated tax issues. Whatever your position we will guide you with the right, qualified advice.

Our certified CPAs based in Laguna Hills, Orange County, California are standing by to assist you with all your Federal and State Tax Returns. Gordon Frasier CPA and Company Inc. have been in business for over 16 years servicing the greater Orange County, California region. Our services cover tax preparation, accounting, and business advisory. If you run a small, medium, or large business we will take care of all your company books to ensure they are in tip-top condition.  Are your tax returns behind?  Do you need to maximize your personal or business claims? Are your books not balancing correctly?  Give us a call today and we will get you sorted out.

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Personal Tax

Your standard income Taxes form for  IRS, 1040 tax form is used for personal federal income tax returns filed by United States residents. It is used to work out your total taxable amount owed and how much refund you’re entitled to by the US government.

View Example 1040 Irs Form

Schedule A deductions that may require filing :

  • Mortgage interest deduction.
  • Deduction for state and local income taxes paid.
  • Medical expense deduction.
  • Charitable donations deduction.
  • Casualty and theft losses in a federally declared disaster area.
  • Gambling losses.
  • Casualty and theft losses of certain income-producing property.
  • Losses from Schedule K-1
  • Federal estate taxes on income.
  • Amortizable bond premiums.
  • Ordinary loss is attributable to certain bond investments.
  • Certain repayments of Social Security or other income.
  • Certain unrecovered investments in a pension.
  • Impairment-related work expenses for the disabled.

View Example Schedule A Form for Irs

  • Use Schedule C  to report income or (loss) from a business you operated or a profession you practiced as a sole proprietor.
  • A single-member LLC is a business entity owned by just one person.
  • It is not for C corporations or S corporations.
  • If you’re doing a day job and freelance on the side and pursue it frequently, you may have to add a schedule C.
  • If you have more than one freelance job you may have to fill out a second schedule C.

View Example Schedule C Form for Irs


Schedule D is used to report income or losses from capital assets that are owned by you.


  • Home, car, boat, furniture, and stocks to name a few.
  • To figure the overall gain or loss from transactions reported on Form 8949;
  • To report certain transactions you don’t have to report on Form 8949;
  • To report a gain from Form 2439 or 6252 or Part I of Form 4797;
  • To report a gain or loss from Form 4684, 6781, or 8824;
  • To report a gain or loss from a partnership, S corporation, estate, or trust;
  • To report capital gain distributions not reported directly on Form 1040 or
    1040-SR, line 6 (or effectively connected capital gain distributions not reported directly on Form 1040-NR, line 14); and
  • To report a capital loss carryover from 2018 to 2019.

View Example Schedule D Form for Irs


View Example Schedule E Form for Irs


Schedule K-1 is to report each partner’s share of the partnership’s earnings, losses, deductions, and credits. 

K1 for business Partners

  • It is the partners who are responsible for paying taxes not the business. 
  • If taxable income is split pro-rata amongst the partners then each partner should receive a K1 with the stipulated income.

K1 for S Corps

K1 for estates and beneficiaries

  • Should trusts and estates pay income tax on their earnings? 

View Example Schedule K-1  Form for Irs


View Example 1040x Form for Irs


Company Tax

  • If your business is incorporated, you may need to use the form to file income taxes for the year.
  • Form 1120 is the tax form C corporations (and LLCs filing as corporations) use to file their income taxes.
  • It is used to report income, gains, losses, deductions, credits determining their income tax liability. 
  • A corporation is separate from its owners or shareholders in terms of paying income taxes.
  • A corporation pays income tax on Form 1120 which is paid at the corporate income tax rate and not the personal tax rate. 

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  • To be completed if your business is an S-corporation or an LLC  that is taxed as an S-corp.
  • Information such as deductions, like salaries and wages, interest, and advertising would need to be completed.

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  • 1065 Partnership includes a two-step filing process
  • As an entity, it must report income, gains and losses, credits, and deductions.
  • As partnerships, you don’t pay taxes on income, rather partners pay taxes on their share of the partnership of income they paid.
  • As partners are not employees they don’t receive a W-2 but rather supply each partner copies of a Schedule K-1 (Form 1065)
  • 1065 Partnership form is to report the share of income, credits, and deductions.

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  • An Estate or Trust that generates an income must be reported on a Schedule K-1 Form 1041.
  • In the case of the trusts and estates beneficiaries receiving an income, deductions, and credits then they are entitled to pay tax rather than the trust and the estate.
  • Any distributions made to the beneficiaries must be reported annually on a Schedule K-1 Form 1041.
  • Each Beneficiary must file a schedule K-1 Form 1041
  • fiduciary, who holds a legal or ethical relationship of trust is responsible for preparing the schedule K-1 Form 1041

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  • 1120-X Form is used to correct the 1120 Form as originally filed or later adjusted by an amended return, claim refund, examination or make certain elections after prescribed deadlines.
  • Generally, the 1120-x Form should be filed  3 years after the date the corporation filed Tax and 2 years after they paid Tax that is if filing a claim for a refund whichever is the later.
  • A Form 1120X based on an NOL carryback, a capital loss carryback, or general business credit carryback generally must be filed within 3 years after the due date (including extensions) of the return for the tax year of the NOL, capital loss, or unused credit.
  • A Form 1120X based on a bad debt or worthless security must be filed within 7 years after the due date of the return for the tax year in which the debt or security became worthless. See section 6511 for more details and other special rules.

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  • If your organization has more than &50 000 or more in gross receipts and is required to file for exempt organization information then you must complete a Form 990, Form 990-EZ with gross receipts of $ 200 000 & total assets of $ 500 000, or return of organization exempt Form income Tax.
  • The 990 Exempt Form has information on public charities, finances, and activities that are open to public scrutiny.
  • It provides the public with financial information about a nonprofit organization.
  • Public charities would file for a Form 990 and 990-PF  whereas Private Foundations(PF) file Form 990-PF.

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  • IRS Form 709 is used to report taxable gifts.
  • Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax takes place when money is transferred to the third generation-skipping the first generation where GST is applicable to the Third Generation.
  • Gifts or transfers made to distant family members should be a least 371/2 years younger than family member gifting.
  • The GST Rate remains 40 percent.

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Whether your running a small, medium, or a large business, knowing what the health of your financial position is, is critical and central to your success.

Our certified team of CPA’s, CFA’s at Gordon Frasier CPA are ready to assist you to make sense of your business by helping you balance your books ensuring you receive clear management reports that you understand. If your opening or forming a new company or an organization,  a startup business, or a running concern and need technical advice, financial planning, understand legislative accounting requirements then we are here to assist you. Our accounting best practice is governed by of code of ethics and bound by the affiliate organizations that represent us. Book now for help on:

  • General Accounting.
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  • Financial Reporting.
  • Tax Preparation.
  • Tax Ready Finacial Statements.
  • Tailored Finacial Planning.

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At Gordon Frasier CPA we strive to resolve your financial issues that are impacted by the day to day running of your business.

We look at problem-solving from many different angles to create great solutions and outcomes for your company through thorough consultation.

Our many years of business audits and forensic, as well as client-facing, have given us the tools to identify weaknesses and find gaps in your business structure.

Our Services Include:

  • Consultation
  • Technical Observation
  • Problem Solving
  • Change Management
  • Staffing Requirements
  • Accounts
  • Implementation of services
  • Assessment of the business plan
  • Strategic Goals
  • Projects and actions
  • Accounting and Financial position

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Over 46 years of experience, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is a not-for-profit organization based in Norwalk, Connecticut. Moreover, serving the private sector and is absolutely independent.   Its core function is to establish financial accounting and reporting standards for public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations that follow Generally Accepted Accounting 

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