About Us

Our office is located at 110 South Lincoln, Suite 102, Santa Maria, CA 93458.  Call today at 805.922.9800 for your appointment.                                        

Hilda Zacarías, C.P.A., M.P.A. Ms. Zacarías attended Allan Hancock Community College and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting emphasis, from Cal Poly State University – San Luis Obispo.  She has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumni of Allan Hancock College and received the Distinguished Service Award from Cal Poly.  She received her Master’s in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 2006.  She is recognized as a Certified Public Accountant by the California State Board of Accountancy (License #123780).

With over 25 years of income tax experience, Ms. Zacarías has taught at both Allan Hancock College and Cal Poly.  She currently serves as the Program Director for the Cal Poly VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Program) where graduating Accounting students complete their senior projects by preparing taxes for the community for free.  This program is available February through early March each year at the Orfalea School of Business Building (#3) at the Cal Poly campus every Saturday.  Ms. Zacarias also serves the community as a Trustee of Allan Hancock College where she was elected in 2012 and has served on the boards of directors of over a dozen nonprofit organizations.   She is fluent in both English and Spanish.  She has trained Boards of Directors and staff of non-profits in accounting for non-profits, program development and community engagement.

Carolina “Carol” Tapia, Bookkeeper/Office Manager

Ms. Tapia graduated from Allan Hancock College.  She has a natural talent for organization and has been providing support to small businesses.  Ms. Tapia provides quality payroll preparation service and is responsible for monthly write-up services for our small business clients.  Ms. Tapia is bilingual (Spanish-English).

David Singh, Office Manager

Mr. Singh has extensive public relations experience.  He came out of retirement for the second time when he joined our office in 2014.  Mr. Singh is the voice you will hear when you call to make your appointment to prepare taxes or for any follow-up services. Mr. Singh is bilingual (Spanish-English).

Lourdes Herrera, Bookkeeper

Ms. Herrera is a graduate of Righetti High School and a lifelong Guadalupe resident.  She has several years of professional office experience and proudly serves our clients in both Spanish and English.

Alma Uribe, Tax Assistant

Ms. Uribe first studied taxation as a student of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at Allan Hancock College.  She received her CTEC License to prepare taxes and spent several years preparing a large number of tax returns.

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