About Us

We have two principals at our firm:

R. Michelle Pope, CPA

Mrs. Pope is licensed by the State of California as a Certified Public Accountant and is a Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute.  Besides preparing individual and business tax returns, she is fully licensed to prepare audited financial statements.

She holds an AA from Riverside City College and a BS from CSU, San Bernardino in Business Administration.  In addition to public accounting, Mrs. Pope has held controller positions in manufacturing and homeowner association management.

Ridgway Pope, EA

Mr. Pope is licensed by the Dept. of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service as an Enrolled Agent and is a Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute.  He is a director on the board of the Channel Islands Chapter of the California Society of Enrolled Agents and is a member of the Nataional Association of Enrolled Agents.

He holds an AA in Mathematics from Sacramento City College, a BA in Economics from UCLA, an MBA in Management from the Anderson School at UCLA, and a Certificate in Personal Financial Planning from UCSB Extension.  In fields other than taxation, Mr. Pope holds California Real Estate Broker License No. 852160 and has worked in construction, property management, manufacturing, securities, and local government, holding financial analyst, accounting, and CFO positions.  Mr. Pope enjoys smoothing financial challenges facing seniors and their families.

Our company provides accounting and tax preparation services for a wide variety of clients. We specialize in:

  • Tax return preparation and tax planning for individuals and small businesses
  • Bookkeeping and financial statements
  • Corporate tax return filing
  • Resolution of audit and other taxpayer problems

Annual participation in Continuing Professional Education courses offered by local chapters of national accounting and tax associations keeps our firm on the leading edge of ever-changing tax laws and accounting methods.

Computerized offices and internet access ensures clients accurate, efficient, state-of-the-art service at a competitive price.

Visit the Services area of our site to learn more about the many accounting and tax services available to individuals and businesses.

Visit the Contact Us page for information regarding how to reach us via telephone, fax, e-mail or mail.

Feel free to contact the office anytime. We're here to help.