Accurate Bookkeeping & Tax Service, Inc.
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About our Firm


For over 33 years, Accurate Bookkeeping & Tax Service, Inc. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Accurate Bookkeeping & Tax Service, Inc.'s expertise ranges from basic tax management and tax preparation services to more in-depth services such as tax audits and financial statements.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs, thorough research, and sound analysis. Accurate Bookkeeping & Tax Service, Inc. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism.

Our Team

Joe L. Goff, EA, ATA, CFP®

Mr. Goff, after 30 years, has retired but is still Vice-President of Accurate Bookkeeping & Tax Service Inc. He and his wife Esther now live in Lake Froest where Joe keeps busy tinkering on his 1931 Model A Ford.  He is building an N scale model railroad in a spare room at that home.  They are enjoying retirment by being active with the Orange County Model A Club and traveling.

Graduate: BS in Business Administration, California State University Los Angeles, 1976

Enrolled Agent: enrolled to practice before the IRS, 1982

Member: National Association of Enrolled Agents, California Society of Enrolled Agents--Orange County Chapter; averages 45 hours of continuing education a year to keep current on taxation and tax related subjects.

Joni K. Terens, EA

Mrs. Terens is the President of Accurate Bookkeeping & Tax Service Inc. Her responsibilities include bookkeeping, tax preparation and tax planning for individuals and businesses. She specializes in taxpayer representation before the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing agencies. Mrs. Terens teaches IRS Small Business Seminars, FEMA workshops, and IRS/EDD Payroll Seminars. In addition, she has taught IRS Exit seminars at local military bases and specializes in tax issues for the military.

She served 3 years on the IRS Advisory Council. Mrs. Terens also served on the Small Business Employers Advising Committee, Governor Schwarzenegger’s Small Business Council-Tax Pod, and as past Treasurer for CSEA and trustee for the CSEA Education Foundation.

Mrs. Terens is a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor for QuickBooks desktop and QB Online. She has been working with Intuit to enhance QuickBooks and other products.

AA Accounting, Saddleback College,
1982 National Tax Practice Institute, 1991.
Enrolled Agent (enrolled to practice before the IRS) 1987

Member: National Association of Enrolled Agents, California Society of Enrolled Agents.


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