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Alan L. Pinck EA

Owner Alan L. Pinck EA has been preparing tax returns since 1989 and passed the Department of Treasury’s Special Enrollment Exam in 1992, becoming an Enrolled Agent in 1993. As an Enrolled Agent (EA) Alan is a federally-authorized tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and who is empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the Internal Revenue Service for audits, collections, and appeals.

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Alan’s areas of expertise lie in audit representation before federal and state taxing authorities, personal and business income tax returns, and small business tax and consulting. Operating in California’s Silicon Valley has given Alan a unique experience in a variety of industries including high tech, construction, and hospitality to name a few. Volunteering as a regular speaker for Silicon Valley S.C.O.R.E. since 1990, Alan has been working with some of these companies from an early stage in their business. Watching and assisting these entrepreneurs to succeed gives us a great sense of accomplishment.
Alan is a nationally recognized presenter on various tax topics ranging from preparation to representation. Speaking regularly for Spidell Publishing Inc., NTPI, CSEA Super Seminars, the moderator on Tax Talk Today as well as a variety of tax organizations.

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"Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat."

Cathy Carillo

Catherine (Cathy) Carrillo, EA; She retired from the Internal Revenue Service in 2017 after 33 years of service. Cathy started at the Internal Revenue Service as a data transcriber, inputting tax returns, in Fresno Ca. where she grew up. In 2004 Cathy was transferred to the San Jose office. Her tenure at the service included working in collections, customer service on the phones, and taxpayer service walk-in office. She reviewed returns, researched taxpayers’ accounts along with various other jobs. Cathy’s last 10 years with the service she was a Tax Compliance Officer (audits) and then became the manager for office audit. Through Cathy’s career, she also was a volunteer tax preparer during the time she was employed with the service. After retirement, Cathy worked as a tax expert for TurboTax and also did some volunteer work. In December 2019 Cathy joined the firm and became part of A Pinck & Associates. Cathy has a lot of valuable experience and you will find she is very capable of handling your tax questions and tax preparation. 




“Enrolled agents (EAs) are America’s Tax Experts. EAs are the only federally licensed tax practitioners who specialize in taxation and also have unlimited rights to represent taxpayers before the IRS.”

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“CSEA is a progressive, professional nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization dedicated to serving Enrolled Agents (EAs), with more than 4,200 active Members, Professional Associates, Professional Affiliates, Students, International EAs, and International Affiliates.”

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Alan Pinck has been past president of the Mission Society of Enrolled Agents which is based in Silicon Valley with most members located in Monterey, Santa Cruz, Gilroy, Salinas, Palo Alto, Fremont and Gilroy.


Tax Return Preparation
Tax Audit Service
Business Consulting
Speaking Engagements


A. Pinck and Associates is a full-service tax office with location in San Ramon.


111 Deerwood Rd, Ste. #270, San Ramon, CA 94583

A. Pinck Tax

Full-service Tax Office in the Bay Area