About Silicon Valley Tax Coach

At Silicon Valley Tax Coach, we use our unparalleled training as a Certified Tax Strategist to save successful small business owners, entrepreneurs, doctors, and cannabis industry businesses thousands of dollars in taxes every year. We know how to identify special tax credits, uncover hidden deductions, and leverage little-known loopholes to significantly reduce your tax obligations so you pay less taxes.

Free Tax Planning Book With Consultation

How can we do this for YOU? When you schedule your free consultation, we’ll examine your finances and design a proactive Tax Strategy to reduce your overall tax burden. Our methods are legal, ethical, easy to implement, and incredibly effective for people making over $250,000 a year. As a special thank you for scheduling your consultation, we’ll give you our book, Writeoffs to the Rescue* as our gift.

*The free book offer is limited to successful business owners and high net worth individuals who fit our target audience.

Russell Barnett, EA, CTS

Russell has been working in the tax industry since 2003, and earned the Enrolled Agent designation in 2004 after passing the IRS administered Special Enrollment Examination (SEE) test. Russell has 15 years of experience in preparing all manner of tax returns, as well as in representing taxpayers whose returns have been selected by the IRS or state tax agencies for audit or who find themselves in collections due to being behind on their taxes. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Golden Gate University in 2009. Russell has served multiple terms on the board of directors for the Mission Society of Enrolled Agents, and has also served as Secretary and as Treasurer for the organization.

Russell has lived in the San Jose area since 1987. He lives with his wife Jolene and his two daughters, along with two Pembroke Welsh Corgis and two chinchillas. Outside of work Russell serves as treasurer for a local chinchilla rescue and also for his daughters’ school’s PTA. His hobbies include reading, walking for exercise, and playing the ukulele.