Michael Aston has been around a tax office since 1970, when his parents started Alhambra Tax Center on 4th & Main in Alhambra, next to the El Ray Theatre, now Denny's. His mother would bring him down to the office at 1 years old and hoped he did not make any noise when a customer showed up.
Michael grew up in Alhambra going to Park School Elementary and Alhambra High School (class of 1987). In 1992 while managing Staples, he ran into a sports artist and on October 31st of that year he started Hall-O-Fame Group (www.hofgroup.com) which specializes in sport art. From 1992 to 2008 this was Michael's main job, until the recession hit. Sports art was not a priority during this time for most people, plus Michael had his first child in September 2007. It was time to start a new job/profession, hofgroup is still in existence but not like it was in the early 2000's.
In 2008, Michael took the H&R Block Tax Course and finished top in his class. He ended up taking a position on the newly opened H & R Block next to AAA. Right after his first year he was asked to teach incoming students for the beginners class, along with upper level classes with current tax preparers. Micheal has taught over 1500 hours of classes and has taken over 500 CE hours since 2008. After a couple of years as a tax professional, he was offered a management position in Pasadena. After his first year in management he won Manager of the year for H&R Block. After two years in Pasadena, Michael decided to go back to his original office next to AAA, to manage. In January 2014 Michael passed the Enrolled Agent Exam with the IRS. After seven years of preparing taxes with H&R Block Michael decided it was time to move on and join his father, mother and older brother at Alhambra Tax Center.
Michael plans on offering superior service to his client, better than he could with some of the restrictions at his previous employer. He will be offering similar services, like taking the fees out of the refund. Michael will be available most of the year, the office will not shut down after tax season like his other employer.
If you would like to email Michael, firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also contact him at office 626-282-1084 or cell 626-463-3982.
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