About Us

Joel Sandoval, CPAJoel Sandoval, CPA​ is the owner and founder of Sandoval Tax based in Bakersfield, California. Joel has a passion for helping small businesses with all aspects of their accounting needs, whether it’s helping business owners save money on taxes, providing tax-ready financial statements with bookkeeping, or training and consulting with QuickBooks. Joel has a deep care for customer service and is always striving to make sure that his clients are happy. He will go the extra-mile to make sure that his clients feel they are in good hands when it comes to their needs in bookkeeping and taxes.

Joel is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, CPA in the State of California, with a background in audit for public accounting firms, and finance & accounting for private companies in the oil & gas and real estate development industries. Joel graduated from California State University Bakersfield, CSUB in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business with a concentration in accounting. He graduated with honors receiving the summa cum laude award, the highest distinction at the university level. ​​

Joel is also a QuickBooks ProAdvisor and offers QuickBooks consulting and training. He is an expert when it comes to accounting and will make sure that you have tax or GAAP (General Accepted Accounting Principles) ready financial statements. He offers full-service bookkeeping for small businesses so they can focus on growing their business. He presents monthly financial statements which include profit & loss and balance sheet and will review the financial health of the company with the small business owners. Joel has a passion for helping small businesses grow and reducing their financial stress.

Some of the recent projects Joel has been working on include bookkeeping for a well-known General Contractor and a Real Estate Investment Company in Bakersfield. In addition, Joel is currently providing QuickBooks consulting and training to small business owners in the sewer and drain, automotive parts, and tire store businesses. Furthermore, Joel also provides income and sales tax preparation for individuals and small business owners in all industries. He is an expert when it comes to the field of accounting.

In his spare time, Joel enjoys spending time with his wife and family. He has a passion for sports, but more specifically baseball. You can find Joel and his wife at a San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers rivarly game. He played short-stop as he was growing up in Watsonville, CA and also in a Bakersfield Adult Baseball League. He also enjoys music and knows how to play the piano. If he isn’t watching or playing sports, then he is playing the piano with his dad and friends. Joel is a family man with a desire to help everyone succeed.

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