On March 11, 2015, I contacted Richard J. Garcia, CPA to discuss the need of some tax preparation services and for a Notice of Deficiency I received from the IRS. He agreed to take on the assignments and indicated that he would work on them the following week and contact me when it was completed. Mr. Garcia failed to contact me the following week and I contacted him on March 25, April 1, April 10, 2015 with no reply each time. On April 13, 2015, Mr. Garcia finally called me, and when I inquired about the Notice of Deficiency, he indicated to me that he had not even looked at the Notice of Deficiency or any of its accompanying tax forms, claiming he was over-worked. As a result of Mr. Garcia's professional negligence, the deadline to respond to the Notice of Deficiency was not met. I subsequently had to pay $3,120 to the IRS, a sum that after a friend of mine, a former CPA, discovered I didn't have to pay had the forms been filed timely. It only took my friend one hour to discover this. I filed a complaint against Mr. Garcia with the Texas Board of Public Accountancy. Once Mr. Garcia received notice from the Board, he contacted me and attempted to reach a "settlement" of $3,000 in exchange for withdrawing my complaint with Texas Board of Public Accountancy. I did not respond to his offer, but instead forwarded his "settlement" email to the Texas Board of Public Accountancy. Ultimately, the Behavioral Enforcement Committee of Texas Board of Public Accountancy ruled that Richard J. Garcia, CPA failed to complete an engagement in a timely manner. He violated Board rule 501.74 (b) A person shall exercise due professional care in the performance of professional services and Section 901.502 (6) of the Public Accountancy Act: A violation of a rule of professional conduct adopted by the board.Mr. Garcia was officially reprimand by the Behavioral Enforcement Committee of Texas Board of Public Accountancy and a fine was assessed. His violations can be confirmed at tsbpa.state.tx.us in the License Look up section. His disciplinary action will be seen at the bottom of the page. His license number is C08589.
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