Augusto C. Valino is a licensed tax preparer since 1978, and has prepared over 50,000 individual and corporate tax returns.
He received a B.S. in Accounting from California State University, Los Angeles. In addition to preparing taxes, he has worked with the Office of Finance Tax and Permit Division of the City of Los Angeles and as an Office Engineering Technician at the Department of Water and Power of the City of Los Angeles (OET3). With over 30 years of experience and one-on-one consultation, Mr. Valino has seen it all from simple to complex returns and will give you the best service.
Mr. Valino is also proud member of the Alpha Sigma fraternity of the University of the Philippines, Diliman where he studied Chemistry.
Norma Abapo has achieved the peak of being a tax entrepreneur with her experience from helping clients prepare taxes up to audit representation should it become necessary. She started working in the tax business since 1979, and then started her own business Norma’s Income Tax and now, Cebu Enterprises, Inc., serving clients for more than three decades.
She received a B.S. of Education from the University of Mindanao, Philippines. Her achievements are countless. She completed H&R Block Income Tax Course. She was the Head Teacher at East Community College. As a teacher, she received praise for her “continuous good work above and beyond the call of duty” and “made wonderful, exciting changes.” She was a travel agent and manager at Philca Travel. She was on the Board of Trustees of the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles, Inc. She has been generous of her spare time, even volunteering as a Girl Scott Coordinator and Leader.
Her pride and joy are her five beautiful and successful children and seven grandchildren.
Jim Manlutac (aka “Super J”) is a successful business owner in the Philippines and the United States. When he’s not traveling, he is a real estate consultant and certified tax preparer. He received his B.S. in Economics and minor in Accounting at the California State University, Los Angeles. Jim also studied law at the Glendale University College of Law and Far Eastern University. He is experienced in individual and corporate tax return preparation and various paralegal assistance. In addition, Jim has been a proud member of LegalShield since 2009 and achieved the Executive Director level, giving motivational speeches to hundreds of individuals.