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“…..Our strength as an organization lies solely with the quality of our people. It is their knowledge, gained from professional experience and life that ensures we deliver the best in client services. It is their quality as individuals that maintain the ethics of our Firm and profession. We are committed to a lifetime of learning to support our clients and their businesses in an atmosphere that fosters mutual respect and trust…”


Timothy A. Barnthouse, CPA
(949) 637-0588

Education: Bachelor of Science in Applied Arts and Sciences
Business Administration (Accounting)
Magna Cum Laude – With Distinction in Accounting
Recipient of the Elijah Watt Sells Award for 1991 CPA Exam
San Diego State University
San Diego, California

Specialty Areas: Managing Tax Partner of the Firm. Widely experienced in developing tax planning structures and strategies to mitigate or tax‐optimize business transactions. Extensive experience in audit representation before the IRS, FTB and Board of Equalization.

Experience: California Certified Public Account
Tim has trained extensively in federal, state and local and international taxation based on his eleven year tenure with “Big Four” Firms and six years with a well recognized regional accounting firm. He has worked extensively in the manufacturing and distribution, hi‐tech, construction, real estate, hospitality, and professional service industries.

Interests: United States History and Aviation

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