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Jim Parks


Partner, Tax
Leader, Tax Practice


Office: San Jose
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Jim loves to help clients build and preserve their wealth. Jim often comments that what he does is not as important as why he does it. Jim’s thirty years of experience have honed his listening skills. "It's truly important to focus on the needs and goals of your clients! Otherwise, it's unsatisfying for me," says Jim. He delivers sound planning to his clients; with an emphasis on corporate and business transactions, FAS 109 and FIN 48, compensation related planning, and estate and trust taxation.

Professional Affiliations



  • President - Catholic Professionals Club
  • Member – National Planned Giving Council
  • Member – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member – Tax Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Education



  • MBA/Tax Concentration – Golden Gate University
  • BS/Business – California State University, Fullerton

Interesting Tidbit



As a believer of humor in the workplace, it was alleged that Jim once removed the toilet seats in the women's restroom on April Fool's Day Although Jim now denies this canard, he will acknowledge that youth can sometimes cause one's judgment to be cockeyed.