Tax Preparation

Tax Council Inc
440 E Huntington Dr, Ste #300, Arcadia CA 91006
Tax Professional

Albert Einstein: “The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.”

I may not be Einstein, but with you and my team watch what we can achieve! — with Victor Espino.

To provide a Superior tax preparation Service and Education, while Encouraging entrepreneurship.
We do Audits, Preparation, Planning; Business consulting and development.
Victor Hugo Espino
Mark Schaefer Associates
200 East Del Mar Blvd. $320, Pasadena, CA 91105
Accounting / Financial / Tax Preperation

If you are looking for a CPA and Business Consulting Firm to help grow your business, manage it better and increase profitability, we hope you will consider us. Running a business and moving it in the direction you want is both challenging and time consuming. The many resources we offer can often make a big difference in assisting you on facing those challenges and allowing you more time to focus on your business. Please take a look through our website to see how the business and tax experience of our team members might be a good fit for what you need. You will find valuable business and tax information in our newsletters, financial tools and links.

In addition to our business services, we work closely with individuals on their personal income, trust and estate tax needs. While some tax areas have become simplified, others have become more complex. Please contact us to review your accounting, consulting and tax situations so we can suggest how best we can help you.

Gil Stromsoe
Gentile, McCloskey & Co
128 East Palm Avenue #100, Monrovia, CA 91016
Accounting, Tax Preparation


Gentile, McCloskey & Company is a highly qualified, customer driven, full service
accounting firm. We provide all levels of accounting services including in house and on-site
bookkeeping, payroll services, sales and property tax filings. We specialize in individual
and business income tax preparation. Additionally, we provide support and mitigation for government audits, financial statement compilation, as well as entity formations and consulting as needed.

Julie Gentile has been a Certified Public Accountant in California for twenty years. She has more than thirty years of experience in small business acounting, including payroll and benefits, workers compensation, inventory management and systems design. Julie has worked extensively in both public and corporate accounting.

During her tenure at KPMG, an international public accounting firm, Julie worked extensively on non-profit organizations, partnerships and small to mid-sized companies.  Subsequently, she held the position of Tax Director at PacifiCare Health Systems, a multi-national HMO. Julie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, a Master’s degree in
Business Taxation and has completed her Doctoral studies in Business Philosophy. Additionally, Julie is a tax and accounting professor, at both the University and Community College levels and is Certified by the California Tax Education Council.

Patrick McCloskey is a Certified Public Accountant in California. He is an expert in the areas of real estate, associations, business entities, and consulting. Patrick has over twenty years experience in public accounting and private industry in the areas of consulting, acquisitions,  information systems and real estate management.

During his tenure at Arthur Andersen, an international public accounting firm, Patrick worked in Los Angeles, Honolulu and Chicago on a wide variety of clients including Trusts, Partnerships, complex individuals, S-Corps, C-Corps and LLCs. In Chicago, he worked as a manager in the Partner Tax group at the firm’s world headquarters prior to founding one of the first Internet Service Providers in Illinois.  After building the Internet company to
a substantial size, Patrick sold to a Venture Capital group and joined the group’s Acquisition Team where helped the company acquire twenty six more companies over a twelve month period.  Patrick has extensive experience in systems design and disaster recovery consulting. Patrick holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Juris Doctorate.  He also teaches a variety of accounting courses at the Community College level.

Our staff consists of in-house and on-site bookkeepers and accountants. These individuals have experience with a variety of accounting software packages. We are certified Quick Books Pro-Advisors and can provide on-site support and training for our clients’ staff, or serve as temporary labor when needed. We also employ seasonal accountants for taxpreparation during the annual filing season. All staff work is personally reviewed and supervised by one of the firm’s partners.


(626) 256-9090
Julie Gentile, Partner
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