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I filed my taxes with an accounting firm back in April.I received a refund that is almost

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I filed my taxes with an accounting firm back in April.I received a refund that is almost $1000 less than what is on my return. After 4 weeks of not responding they finally respond telling me that they took one of my dependents off because they had issues filing electronically.I asked that they amend it and out the dependent back on and send it via mail. after another 2-3 weeks of not responding.they come back telling me that they will do it but they will charge me $200 for it.when I responded to the email saying that this is their mistake in first place and that they shall fix it and that it was illegal to take dependents off my tax file without asking the cpa him self called me on cell phone and left two messages cursing and cussing and using fowl messages.I will hire someone else to do it and probably take him to small claims. my question is can I take him to court for cursing me and calling me names over the phone given that I have two voice messages? could this be a civil law suit
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 1 year ago.
You can sue for breach of contract and negligence - but there isn't a cause of action for being obnoxious, or using foul or abusive language in a phone conversation or voicemail.Short of suing in small claims, you can try using the BBB to get a resolution - the BBB offers no cost dispute resolution for consumers in these types of disputes and is often much faster than a court case, you can file a complaint online here: bbb.org/consumer-complaints/file-a-complaint/get-started

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