Tax season ends on April 15, 2024. Our office will be closed for a short break and reopen on May 2, 2024. 

Are you getting all the deductions you deserve?

Are you spending hours trying to understand tax forms and new tax laws?

Book an appointment

Our office will be closed for the rest of this week April 16 - April 21. We will be taking a much needed break. We will check our emails starting on Monday, April 22 and our office will be back open for appointments starting on May 2. If we have your tax documents but it was not finalized by April 15, then we have automatically filed an extension for you. If you request an extension but did not receive a confirmation, please file an extension online:

Thank you for your continued support and understanding.

welcome to francisco chua patawaran & associates

Francisco Chua Patawaran & Associates; Tax Preparation and Consulting, but our clients know us informally by FCP Tax. We've been serving our clients nationwide for over thirty years with a proven tax record. We are more than ready to serve you.

What sets us apart from the rest of the competitors? As soon as you step through our door, expect friendly, professional service. Drinks and snacks are provided, free of charge. As a small business, we are able to cater to our clients needs by providing them with a top notch quality service with their income tax preparations.

Feel free to look around our site or schedule an appointment online.

We'll put more money in your pocket that you deserve.

4,000+ Clients

We have over 4,000+ happy customers.

Easy & Secure

Can't make it in person? We're just a fax, email, or mailbox away!

IRS E-Filed

All tax returns are electronically filed directly to the IRS and states.

Online Appointment

Easily make an appointment online. Come in person or by email & phone.


Referral Program

We invite you to take advantage of our referral program if you've been happy with our service. Receive $25 for every referral* you  bring us. Referral checks are typically mailed out after tax season.

*Referral must be a paying tax client who has not used our services before. 

hours of operation

January 22 - April 15 Hours
  • Monday: 9am - 9pm
  • Tuesday: 9am - 9pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 9pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 9pm
  • Friday: 9am -9pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 9pm
  • Sunday: 9am -9pm
May 1 - May 31 Hours
  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday: CLOSED
  • Wednesday: CLOSED
  • Thursday: 10am - 5pm
  • Friday: 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday: call for appointment
  • Sunday: CLOSED
September 15 - October 15 Hours
  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday: CLOSED
  • Wednesday: CLOSED
  • Thursday: 10am - 5pm
  • Friday: 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday: call for appointment
  • Sunday: CLOSED
  • April 16 - April 30
  • June 1 - September 15
  • October 16 - December 31
  • January 1 - January 20

What to bring & instructions

For a printer friendly checklist, click here to print.

Send Us Your Tax Documents

  • Send us your tax documents at least 1 WEEK IN ADVANCE if you are scheduled for a mailing/phone appointment. Otherwise, we may need to reschedule your appointment.
  • For in person appointments, allow 30 minutes for data entry and the initial interview followed by 30 minutes to finalize your return with Francisco C. Patawaran. Wait times may be extended if a client forgets any necessary documents. So please be courteous to others and make sure you have all your documents in order for your appointment.
  • Subject line for emails: LAST NAME, FIRST NAME: Appt. Date + Time
  • Tax documents can be attached to the email or a link given to your shared folder. We suggest using dropbox or google drive.
  • Mailed documents: please make sure to send us only photo copies of your tax documents in the event the mail gets lost.
  • Faxed documents: please number each page (example: 1/3, 2/3, 3/3) in case a page goes missing or is unclear and needs to be resent.
  • Our contact information is at the bottom of the page. If you have any questions, feel free to reach us.
  • Last year's tax return (IMPORTANT! We need to get an accurate history of your previous tax filings. This includes federal and state returns to see any amounts owed or refunds received.)
  • Social security cards for all taxpayers and dependents
  • Birth certificates for all dependents
  • Photo IDs for all taxpayers
  • Checkbook
  • Photo ID for all taxpayers
  • Social security card and birth certificates for new dependents
  • Checkbook if different from last year
  • Proof of health insurance coverage
  • Earned Income Credit: proof of address for all dependents
  • Form W2
  • Form 1099-NEC Nonemployee Compensation
  • Form 1099-MISC Miscellaneous Income
  • Form W-2G Gambling Winnings
  • Form SSA-1099 Social Security Benefit Statement
  • Form 1099-G Certain Government Payments such as unemployment income, family leave, or state tax refunds
  • Form 1099-C Cancellation of Debt
  • Form 1099-B Proceeds from Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions
  • Closing Disclosure for home and rental property BOUGHT and SOLD
  • Form 1099-S Proceeds from Real Estate Transactions
  • Form 1099-R Distributions from pensions, annuities, retirement, or profit-sharing plans, IRAs, insurance contracts, etc.
  • Form 1098-T college tuition payments
  • Quarterly estimated tax payments made to federal and state
  • Gambling losses (applicable only to off-set gambling winnings)
  • Child care expenses (we need the name, address, and federal ID)
  • Medical and dental expenses

forms to download and fill out

Instructions / What To Bring
Client Questionnaire
Small Business Tracking Sheet
Rental Property Tracking Sheet
Foreign Account Yearly Reporting

value based fee structure

"We use a value based fee structure of my work, processes, time involved, and expertise to get you the results you deserve. It's taken years of dedication to build my expertise and knowledge in this field. My services are worth my price tag. You're not paying for us to fill out a basic tax return. You're buying solutions and value. We offer our clients tax strategies and ways to save so they won't be dreading taxes for next year." - Francisco C. Patawaran

If you're a potential client that always owes the IRS and state year after year and have not been given guidance as to why, then we are here to help guide you!

depending on the complexity of the tax return, fees start at


**kids below 19 years of age gets 50% off**

    Rental property schedule e or small business schedule c or complex tax returns start at 


    and up depending on the complexity of the tax return

      where's my refund?

      Has it been 4 weeks since you filed your tax return and you still haven't received your refund? Send us an email to REFUND@FCPTAX.COM and we will gladly look up your refund status.

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