Firm Policies, Terms & Conditions Of Using The CPA Corner, Inc. Website And Services
Disclaimer 1. Disclaimer of Rendering of Services or Advice
The information contained within The CPA Corner, Inc. Website and its authorized social media by The CPA Corner, Inc. is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to solicitate or substitute for obtaining an agreed business or personal, accounting, tax, planning, financial, legal service or advisory from certified professionals. The information presented throughout this Website and its social media, if any is not intended to create, and receipt of any communication does not constitute an Accountant-Client contract. Our provided Online Client Account services to anyone are effective only after clients are engaged with our Firm services, their payment(s) or deposit(s) are fully made and the clients maintain active regularly as existing clients of our Firm. We reserve the right to refuse our services to anyone or to any entity if we believe the service requests are not in our practice or expertise areas, irrelevant, illegal or not authorized by any Federal and related State tax laws, requirements or regulations. We reserve the right, at any time, to disable or close Online Client Portal Account without any notice from our system when we believe any client is no longer our current active client anymore or client has abused our Online Account or client usage of our Online Account has caused any security issue to our system or client usage of our Online Account has caused any of our operational disruption. Any online readers are advised not to act upon the presented information herein without seeking actual advice & services of licensed professionals.
Disclaimer 2. Disclaimer of Accuracy of Information
Due to the constant changes of tax laws, requirements and regulations, especially during or after Covid-19 Pandemic, while we use reasonable efforts to provide accurate and up-to-date information, we do not warrant that any information contained herein or made available throughout The CPA Corner, Inc. Website is accurate, complete, reliable, most current or error-free. The 2020 Government CARES Acts and any subsequent legislative Acts may be not applicable partially or in whole at some time or change with new Federal & State tax law or publications at anytime. We assume no liabilities or any responsibilities for any particular case results or errors or omissions in the content of this Website of its such material or communication changes. Taxpayers should be aware that State tax laws may or may not comply with Federal tax laws in some specified areas or topics.
Disclaimer 3. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liability
The CPA Corner, Inc. website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Readers use this website at their own risk. Our Firm, Partners or Staffs and our authorized and approved Social Media disclaim any and all warranties. Neither we, our partner, our staff nor our authorized and approved social media, if any, shall be liable for any damages of any kinds with your usage of this Website. Since each tax/audit/advisory/bookkeeping/accounting/business case is unique and not similar to other cases, our past successes in prior client cases posted on our website, social media reviews or endorsements do not constitute a guarantee, warranty or prediction regarding the outcome of your cases.
Disclaimer 4. Disclaimer of Pictures/Images/Videos or Links to Third Party Websites
For reader's convenience and illustrations, The CPA Corner, Inc. website and its social media may contain images or pictures or video or hyperlinks to websites and servers maintained by any third parties. We do not control, evaluate, endorse or guarantee the contents or securities found in those sites or websites. The images/pictures/videos on our website are for representational and illustrational purposes only. These images/pictures/videos may not represent actual people, staff or pictures within our Firm. We do not assume any responsibility or liability for actions, potential viruses, products, services and contents of our images, links to other websites or other parties that operate them. Please be advise that your usage of such websites is entirely at your own risk.
Disclaimer 5. Disclaimer of Other Website Scammers
The CPA Corner, Inc. advises everyone who looks for our professional tax/audit/advisory/accounting/bookkeeping services must watch out for any potential scammer websites or any links that want to take advantage of anyone. They pretend to represent our Firm to sell our services, gift cards or anything outside of our services including tax, audit or advisory or accounting or bookkeeping to gain advantage of anyone. Be aware those unauthorized services or links may be scammers! Our Firm does not have Facebook, never sells gift cards directly or indirectly to anyone by links or via any entities. We are not liable in any forms or formats to any money or properties that you have potentially lost or believe that you have lost to those scammers or links because of your actions. Contact our Firm directly at (949) 387-4321 or talk directly to our staff if you want to engage any professional services with our Firm. We do not have any middleman or any middle companies to sell our services on behalf of our Firm.
Firm Policies, Privacy, Information, Applicable Fees And Client Responsibilities
Section 1. If you are our clients, your privacy is just as important to us as our ability to provide you with quality tax/audit/advisory services. Required by law, The CPA Corner, Inc. has always protected your right of privacy and confidentiality of your personal information and data at the highest possible professional standards. We are committed to maintaining extensive internal controls and rigorous privacy standards and policies to ensure security of your information. Tax law requires your consents when you submit or upload your private information or documents to our Firm website so we can access your tax or financial situations per any of your requested services. You have agreed to allow our Firm to use your uploaded information or documents to conduct our review services. We maintain strictly and do not distribute or sell your uploaded information or documents. Your uploaded information or documents will be discarded, will not be recovered or returned if they are not allowed to upload by our team or they do not pass our security system or if your case is closed or you do not engage with our Firm for any continuing services.
Contacts & Communications. Due to security and confidential information protection of each of our old, existing and potential clients, our Firm only contact and communicate with the primary client who signs our Firm Engagement Agreements as the primary taxpayer. We do not discuss or contact or communicate with any other third party, entity or person who asks or requests for information of our clients, unless they have a signed and legitimate power of attorney and/or authorized by legitimate taxing authorities or valid law enforcement agencies. Our Firm does not respond to anyone, entities, or parties who have put request(s) for services using our Website for their solicitations in any forms or formats. Our Firm may not respond to anyone, entities, or parties who use our Website to request any services or any irrelevant questions or topics outside of our professional service scopes, expertise or practice areas.
Section 2. In order to provide our clients with professional needs and to comply with other professional guidelines, we may maintain client personal records within a maximum of 1 year from the date of engagement. We have continuously safeguarded all electronic and physical sources and procedures in place to protect these records and ensure they are only accessed internally on an 'as-needed' basis. Client account personal data and communication are protected with high-technology encryption. Since emails are not safe, we do not recommend clients to email to us any personal or confidential information. Our clients’ personal information is never released to anyone without their written authorization, and we do not disclose nonpublic personal information about our clients or former clients to anyone except as requested by law authorities.
Section 4. Professional Service Surveys or Reviews. Our Firm service surveys or reviews on any social media such as Google, Yelp, Yahoo, Facebook, etc., are for our real clients who have completely finished and experienced our rendered service(s). You are not allowed to publish any untrue or fabricated reviews about or against our Firm, Partners or Staff if you are not our real individual clients, or real entity clients. You are also prohibited as any competitors to write any untrue or fabricated reviews about us, against us per the Unfair Practice Competition by Federal Trade Commission. At anytime we find out anyone or any entity violation(s), our Legal Team and Technical Team will pursue legal actions.
Section 5. Due to Covid-19 Pandemic occurring in 2020 and may continue or restart at any subsequent years at anytime, we may have to close our office at anytime temporarily without further notices depending on Federal or State or County restrictions or to protect safety and health for both clients and our staff. However, in this situation, we may continue providing our services to clients with our On-Line services with client accounts, phone calls or all of our other electronic methods to avoid physical contacts. We reserve the right, at any time, to reschedule your in-office appointment to on-line appointment due to the safety and health protection of clients and our partners or staffs. We welcome clients for limited in-office appointments. Thank you for your understanding.
Section 6. When you, as any individual, or any organization & entity, or any organization & entity representative and/or owner using our Firm Website or our Firm services as potential client or clients, you are required to comply with our Firm policies, terms, conditions and applicable fees when and where applicable. There will be a minimum applicable based fee of $195 per each tax year or each time to be charged or invoiced to you when you agree in writing in email communications or written agreement to engage with our Firm to provide any service to you and we have have spent time to communicate either by phone or emails, set up your Account, prepare any Document or Estimated Fee or Engagement Agreement(s) but later you change your mind or ignore our last reminding emails. The minimum applicable fee of $195 is compensated to our staff time to prepare any Document or Estimated Fee or Engagement Agreement(s) for you but you walk away, do not respond or disappear. If you have made any deposit(s) with our Firm with your signed fee estimate or any requested service based on verbal or written communication with our Partner or Staff and later change your mind to cancel it or do not respond to our email reminders at least 2 times, the deposit(s) is/are not refundable. It/They will be applied as a partial credit, if any (after deducting $195 fee above plus our working time on your case) to your next service with our Firm within 6 months after the date of deposit. We will work with our Collection Agency and Legal Team to invoice and collect any applicable fee if you have a remaining fee balance at any time until all requested payments are fully paid. Please be advised the applicable fee to be invoiced or charged may be higher per the total time our Firm has spent on your case without being compensated.
Section 7. Our Firm Proprietor Properties. All the worksheets, guidance or any documents or Client Portal or digital services in any forms or formats that we have provided to you to guide or help you in accordance to our engagement agreement(s) to complete our services are the proprietor properties or assets of our Firm. In any circumstances, you are prohibited to copy our technical or expertise skills, re-use, mail, e-file, distribute, exchange to anyone or organizations, or post them in any forms or formats at any time to any social media such as Google, Yelp, Yahoo, Facebook, YouTube, etc., You are prohibited to copy our skills or expertise, use, submit, mail, e-file any of our taxes or any our rendered services or documents or products without paying in full our rendered services for our compensation. At any violation of our proprietor property or any violation of using our delivered taxes or documents or services without paying in full for our compensation for our rendered services, our Legal Team and Collection Agency will pursue legal actions to collect your debt. We will contact, report your violations to Federal, State Law Enforcement Agencies and Taxing Agencies. We apply all means and methods to collect unpaid fee or balance due including interests and all applicable fees.
As reader(s) of this website, I/We have read, understood, agreed and accepted The CPA Corner, Inc. policies all All Terms & Conditions above before using The CPA Corner, Inc Website and/or other related Terms & Conditions or policies in various Engagement Agreements provided by the Firm if I/We have planned, have been engaging, or will engage with any services of The CPA Corner, Inc.