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Faye S. Russo, EA


Faye Russo understands individual and business financial concerns when it comes to making a living. Her passion for her work is evident in her caring and advocacy for her clients as a year-round consultant. Her vigilance on behalf of her clients extends beyond tax time.
  • Caring and Advocacy
  • Commitment
  • Experience
Faye’s commitment to her clients is also evident in her commitment to education. She is one of fewer than 35,000 Enrolled Agents in the United States, a distinction held only by those who pass rigorous testing to become and maintain enrolled status. She takes at least 40 hours of continuing education courses per year.

Faye’s expertise comes from experience. She has been a business owner for more than 30 years, first owning and managing the finances of her own company, a Farm Equipment and Supply Sales and Service company, in New York and for 20 years her own tax practice.

Faye moved to San Luis Obispo, California to become the Controller for the Tribune and later earned a Business Administration degree from Cal Poly with a concentration in accounting. She has been a guest lecturer at her alma mater for seven years in managerial accounting for the Agribusiness Department and financial accounting for the Business Department.

Faye has professional memberships in the National Association of Enrolled Agents, California Society of Enrolled Agents and the Central Coast Chapter of California Society of Enrolled Agents.

Regulated and licensed by the U.S. Treasury to practice before the Internal Revenue Service.

She successfully completed the 3 year program in Representation and Practice before the Internal Revenue Service from the National Tax Practice Institute, NAEA

“We actually look forward to income tax season because it means a visit to Faye. She does an extremely competent job of organizing, simplifying and completing the process with an astute work ethic and she has an incredible sense of humor. We feel secure that our taxes are done right with Faye.”
-Jack and Francine Jansen