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Peter B. Diaz, CPA - Tax Consultant

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Peter B. Diaz, CPA - Tax Consultant
Phone: 650-400-2539
Email: peter.diaz@diazconsulting.com
Website: www.diazconsulting.com

Peter is a San Francisco Bay Area Native raised in Menlo Park, California. He lives in Redwood City with his wife Lana and their Golden Retriever, “Harley.” He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant with over 24 years of Tax Experience. His Tax Practice caters to businesses of all sizes and individual taxpayers. He holds a Masters in Taxation Degree From Golden Gate University and Undergraduate Degree in Accounting & Business From San Diego State University. He’s served over 10 years as Corporate Tax Director for two global publicly traded corporations and started his career with the Accounting Firm of Deloitte & Touche in their San Jose Hi-Tech practice office. He has quantified over 100 million in tax savings over his career. Peter has instructed a series of free small business tax workshops for The IRS, The SBA, Canada Community College’s Small Business Development Center and other community centers. His favorite part of his job is meeting people. Services provided by Peter include: tax consulting; tax return preparation for corporations, S-corps, LLCs and partnerships; business tax planning and structuring of deals; entity formation consulting; IRS audit representation; year-end personal tax planning; stock-option-exercise planning, planning for real estate transactions and 1031 exchanges. For more info see website at http://www.diazconsulting.com .

Profile Summary:
Tax Consulting & Tax Preparation Redwood City, CA
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Work Experience:
TAX CONSULTING PRACTICE
(November 2001- Current)
· Provide contract based tax consulting services for a diverse set of clients and provide ongoing quality technical tax support to management.
· Manage the implementation of existing tax strategies to achieve timely tax savings.
· Perform tax structure overviews and identify savings and refund opportunities.
· Consult high wealth individual taxpayers on tax planning.
· Represent taxpayers on IRS and FTB tax matters.
· Provide contract tax services to other CPAs.


FLEXTRONICS INTERNATIONAL, SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA
DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE TAXES
(Worked June 1999 - November 2001)
· Manage Corporate Tax Department and provide technical support to top management and other finance functions.
· Manage a 10% effective tax rate for a $13 billion company.
· Implemented and maintain a portfolio of various tax strategies saving over $110 million in taxes annually.
· Evaluation and planning of corporate mergers, divestitures, acquisitions, strategic alliances, foreign entity formation, and day-to-day operational issues.
· Performed or coordinated tax due diligence work on the acquisition of over 100 legal entities.
· Domestic and international tax research and planning including Sec. 482 transfer price strategies and compliance.
· Develop and implement multi-state tax minimization strategies.
· SFAS 109 compliance and planning including monitoring and planning of global effective tax rate and earnings per share projections.






WATKINS-JOHNSON COMPANY, PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA
DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE TAXES AND EXTERNAL REPORTING
(Worked November 1991 – June 1999)
· Manage global corporate strategic tax planning and implementation.
· Supervise the preparation of consolidated federal, multi-state, and FSC income tax returns, including quarterly estimated tax payments.
· Coordination and preparation of annual and quarterly reports to shareholders including SEC Forms 10-K, and EDGAR compliance.
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Education:
EDUCATION


SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
· B.S. Business Administration, major in accounting, graduated Magna Cum Laude, 3.74 G.P.A.

GOLDEN GATE UNIVERSITY, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
· M.S. in Taxation, 3.77 G.P.A.
Organizations / Affilations:
MEMBER-AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS AND
CALIFORNIA SOCIETY OF CPAs
Peter B. Diaz, CPA - Tax Consultant is located in Redwood City, CA and has the following skills: Tax Consulting & Tax Preparation
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Tax Consulting & Tax Preparation

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Description
Professional CPA with 24 years experience providing tax consulting services to businesses of all sizes and personal taxes. Tax return preparation. Corporations, S-corps, LLC and partnership returns. Business tax planning and structuring of deals and entity formation consulting. IRS Audit representation. Experience with year-end personal tax planning, stock-option-exercise planning, real estate transactions and 1031 exchanges. Call 650-400-2539 for appointment or email peter.diaz@diazconsulting.com . For more info see website at http://www.diazconsulting.com .
Relevant Education / Credentials
Certified Public Accountant Master of Science in Taxation Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting)
Years Experience: 24