Andy M Higashioka, CPA
(408) 266-3666 ext. 101
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Over twenty years of experience in public accounting servicing privately and publicly held corporations, partnerships and high net worth individuals in Santa Clara Valley. Nine of those eighteen years were with Deloitte & Touche in San Jose.
Significant experience addressing the tax issues related to serving start-up companies and their founders including issues related to founders stock. Experience also includes structuring incentive stock option exercises as well as non-qualified stock option treatment for employees and independent contractors. Work closely with clients toprovide current and timely advice on tax planning issues. Tax research and planning including restructuring business organizations for both domestic and international operations, business acquisitions and mergers, and estate and gift tax planning for individuals including the use of trusts in estate tax planning. Tax compliance covering domestic and international issues, multi-state business and ndividual income tax filing requirements, amended returns and carryback claims, sales, payroll, and property tax return filings, and Internal Revenue Service and State Taxing Authority income tax audits.
Accounting assistance in recommending suitable accounting software for the requirements of companies and individuals, monthly general ledger closings, financial projections and management reports.
Education -B.S. Degree in Accounting, 1982 San Jose State University, San Jose, California
Affiliations -American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants