John Bergstrom serves as an Enrolled Agent at our firm. As a federally licensed tax practitioner who specializes in taxation he has unlimited rights to represent taxpayers before the IRS. He assists our attorneys with client matters before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Franchise Tax Board (FTB), Employment Development Department (EDD), and the State Board of Equalization (SBOE).
Mr. Bergstrom’s professional background includes extensive income tax planning and preparation for individuals, partnerships, trusts, and corporations. Prior to working at RJS LAW, Mr. Bergstrom held a position as a tax preparer for over eight years at a prestigious accounting firm in San Diego. Utilizing his previous experience as a tax preparer, he has displayed an expertise of resolving a wide range of tax issues ranging from payment plans, audit reconsiderations, penalty abatements, offer in compromises,field audits, and release of federal and state tax liens.
Mr. Bergstrom holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from Cal State San Marcos and has been in the field of taxation for over 8 years. While John attended Cal State San Marcos he was an avid member of the Cal State San Marcos Accounting Society where he served as a member for over two years. Outside of work, John regularly donates his time at local homeless shelters. At the shelters, he helps those who are less fortunate by fundraising and holding donation drives.