Bio

Born June 19, 1967
Married to Beth (Horton) formerly of Tampa, Florida on January 3, 1998
We have a son, John Paul, born May 16, 2000.

 

Education

BS, Accounting – December 1989
MA, Church Administration – May 2000
Bob Jones University
Greenville, South Carolina

Additionally the IRS requires enrolled agents to maintain a minimum of 16 hours of continuing education each year.

 

Professional Experience

Paul G. Barnard, EA
Greenville, South Carolina
2005 to Present

I received my EA credentials and began my own practice in the Spring of 2005. I started by providing bookkeeping, payroll and tax preparation services working out of the spare bedroom in our home. This year marks my fourteenth tax season and I expect to prepare hundreds of business and personal tax returns. My clients range from individuals to business owners with small corporations, rental properties, investments, etc.


Jim Gay, CPA
Bradenton, Florida
Senior Staff Accountant
2002 to 2005

Prior to starting my own business I worked with my college friend, Jim Gay, preparing financial statements, processing payroll, setting up and troubleshooting QuickBooks, preparing tax returns, etc. I advised clients of the tax benefits of incorporation. I also helped maintain the office computer network.

Hillsdale Baptist Church
Tampa, Florida
Business Administrator
2001 to 2002

At Hillsdale Baptist Church I supervised all financial records and accounting procedures. I converted the accounting software to QuickBooks and synchronized it with ServantKeeper, a church database program. I also formed my own basis for policies regarding designated contributions and church collections in general. During my tenure, Hillsdale was involved in an extensive relocation and construction project.

Bob Jones University
Greenville, South Carolina
Business Faculty - School of Applied Studies
1994 to 2001

At Bob Jones University I taught courses ranging from Accounting to Business Law to Taxation. I also developed computer courses using Peachtree Accounting to run a small business.

Central Pension Fund of the International Union of Operating Engineers
Washington, DC
Administrative Accountant
1992 to 1994

At the Central Pension Fund I processed accounts payable and reconciled large pension benefit checking accounts. I also tracked performances of investments using spreadsheet programs.

Yeakel & Associates, CPA
Falls Church, Virginia
Staff Accountant
1990 to 1991

At Yeakel & Associates I prepared bank reconciliations, compilations, payroll reports, and income tax returns. I also fetched water and mowed the grass once.

 

paul@pgbtax.com
(864) 365-6175 - Office
(864) 751-5891 - Fax

415 Elizabeth Drive
Greenville, SC 29615

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