Tax Strategy Team

Tax Strategies, Inc. was founded by Paul Vela, after working as an Internal Revenue Officer for 15 years. Now after 20 years of income tax preparation, the Tax Strategies, Inc. has a combined staff tax experience of 65 years.

  • Adrian Gutierrez -- Certified Tax Preparer, 4 years of Tax Experience
  • Adam Mattos-- Office Clerk, 2 year of Experience
  • David Osborne -- Certified Tax Preparer, 14 years of Tax Experience
  • Isabel Contreras -- Certified Tax Preparer, 12 years of CTEC Tax Experience
  • Eric Vela -- 11 years of Administration Experience
  • Justin Taylor Vela -- Certified Tax Preparer, 2 year of Tax Experience
  • Katy Cortez -- Bookkeeper, 7 years of experience
  • Lisa Castro –- Certified Tax Preparer (2 year of experience),
    Registered Investment Representative (3 years of experience),
    Licensed Life Insurance Agent (5 years of experience)


Income Tax Preperation
Tax Resolution Assistance
Inclusive Business Services
A Voice at the IRS
More for your money
Protection & Peace of Mind
Quality & Experience
Easy Tax Consulting
Prepaid Legal
Identity Theft Protection
Auto/Homeowners Insurance Referrals
Life Insurance Enrollment
Investments (Savings/Retirement Plans)

"Our mission is to provide the highest quality personalized tax and business services to our clients year-round. Our 65 years of combined tax experience, seasoned tax and business professionals, work ethic, and attention to detail are the reasons our clients return year after year."

Paul Vela, Founder and Principal
15 years as an agent of the IRS, 18 years preparing taxes

WE HAVE GONE VIRTUAL!DUE TO COVID-19 Please Email, Fax Or Mail Your Documents


Due to Covid-19 our office has gone virtual.
We will not be taking clients in person.

We are still working on getting tax returns completed. If you would like to get your returns filed, please email, fax, or mail us your documents. We will then contact you over the phone to finalize your return. We will not open the door under any circumstances.

Please Email, Fax Or Mail Your Documents.

1260 Huntington Drive Ste 201E

Fax: (323) 344-8844

Drop offs will not be accepted and we are not responsible for your documents being left at the door.