Paula Mixon, EA
Paula is an Enrolled Agent who has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from CSUN and many credits towards a Master’s in Taxation. Paula has been preparing tax returns of varying complexity for the past 13 years. She has experience in a wide range of tax returns including individuals with businesses, rentals and investment transactions. She also handles partnerships, corporations and trusts. She has also had several years of experience working with a firm that had many international entertainment clients.
Paula also represents clients with tax problems needing resolution before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Franchise Tax Board (FTB). Prior to her private tax practice, she was employed by the IRS for more than 25 years including positions as a Revenue Agent and as an Appeals Officer. As an Appeals Officer, she dealt with many complex issues and was able to negotiate favorable settlements in most cases before they would end up in Tax Court. She has also successfully negotiated Offers In Compromise with the IRS for some of her clients. Her recent area of specialty has been returns with cancellation of debt issues arising from the many foreclosures, short sales and bankruptcies of recent years due to the economy.