Principals

Results We work with you on a personal level to determine the best solutions for your unique needs, then leverage our seasoned expertise to achieve the best possible results. Relationships We are your trusted partner in success. Our firm is large enough to offer a full range of professional services at a fair price, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve. Relief Rest assured that when a need arises, our firm is ready and capable to handle everything for you so you can focus on what matters most to you.

Staff Profiles

Mui-Choo Susan NgSusan Ng – CPA (Inactive) Mui-Choo Susan Ng  – a native of Malaysia  – graduated from San Jose State University with Honors in Accounting and then joined  Deloitte and Touche where she obtained her CPA while working in Audit.  After approx. 5 years of Audit – primarily in High Technology – Susan left Deloitte as a Senior Auditor to  form her own consulting firm – Susan Ng Consulting –  that offered Interim Controller and CFO services to  companies in the Silicon Valley that ranged from semiconductors, software and  bio-technology to medical partnerships. After 20+ years Susan joined Phil in forming Padgett Business Services – Silicon Valley West to offer the same quality of services to smaller businesses although she continues her Susan Ng Consulting Practice.  Susan is fluent in spoken Cantonese and Mandarin welcomes the opportunity to  apply her skills to smaller businesses that can leverage her expertise.

 

LevinePhilip S. Levine – EA, MBA An Enrolled Agent (EA), a National Tax Practitioner Institute (NTPI) Fellow  and a MBA from the Fuqua School of Management at Duke University with 20+ years experience in management in the Semiconductor/high-tech industry, Phil joined up with Susan Ng to form the local office of Padgett Business Services that offers Tax, Accounting, Business Consulting and Payroll Services to small to medium businesses in the Los Gatos, Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Saratoga and western San Jose area,  As an EA and a NTPI Fellow  Phil can professionally & aggressively represent clients before the IRS and  the CA FTB  on difficult audit & collections Issues.  Phil looks forward to applying the knowledge he learned at Intel, Fairchild, Zilog, Singapore Technologies and Ingersoll Rand to small businesses throughout the South San Francisco Bay Area.  Phil is an active member of the Los Gatos and Cupertino Chamber of Commerce as well as the Mission Society of Enrolled Agents.

 

PiperPiper – Certified Bone Biter (CBB) Trainee Piper – a terrier mix – joined us from the East Bay SPCA in Oakland CA. Piper spends her day training her owners, keeping them calm and thinking about chewing away on all those “totally ugly” US Tax Code Manuals!