About Us

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.

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, Silicon Valley SCORE Logo 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 succeed gives us a great sense of accomplishment.

Associate Stephen Denholm began working for A. Pinck and Associates during the 2010 tax season. Stephen holds a B.S. Degree in Business Administration from California State University Monterey Bay and is currently a CTEC Registered Tax Preparer, while pursuing Enrolled Agent designation.

Professional Associations:

National Association of Enrolled Agents Logo

“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.”


California Society of Enrolled Agents Logo

“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.”


Mission Society of Enrolled Agents Logo

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.