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The Tax Edge Advantage

All professional service firms promise the same thing, expert individuals, quality service and personalized advice. However, at Tax Edge we believe in taking it a step further and providing our clients with more than they expect.

We want to help you make good decisions to help you reach your business and personal goals. We also utilize technology to increase efficiency and make the best use of our time and yours.

our mission


The Tax Edge Mission

We have a passion for our clients and businesses. Our goal is to provide client-centered service that adapts to the needs of our clients to provide them the highest quality service in a timely manner.


We believe that technology allows us to work beyond the normal boundaries that were set in the past and now allow us to provide responsive service, no matter where are clients are in the world.

Some of these areas include:

  • Integrated Virtual Accounting Systems
  • Computer Meetings via Internet link - no matter your location
  • Training and help when you need it most
  • Adaptive and responsive, high-quality service and advice

giving back


At Tax Edge, we believe in giving back.

We believe strongly in community involvement and contributing our time, talent and energy in programs that make a difference in our communities. Here are some of the programs and organizations our staff members support:

Follow the links above and check out what these organizations do for their community.We also would like to encourage you to perform your own RAK - Random Act of Kindness, and to pay it forward.

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Lorman Distinguished Faculty Member

QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor - QuickBooks Certification QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor - QuickBooks Point of Sale Certification
Jeff W. Godwin, CPA

Jeff received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University in 1980. Jeff's work as a Certified Public Accountant includes tax, auditing, financial planning and accounting services. In 1984 he received his teaching credentials and began teaching accounting at the college level.

Mr. Godwin's experience in private industry spans more than 25 years. His roles in Senior Management as CFO and CEO include directing companies with more than 100 employees and revenues in excess of $30 million. Jeff has led these companies through start-up, survival, turnaround and growth modes.

While working as a Tax Analyst for Intuit, Jeff's expertise helped the programmers for Turbo Tax and QuickBooks and was routinely called upon for public speaking engagements for the self-employed entrepreneur and accountant.

He currently assists Tax Edge clients with complex financial statement analysis, projections, and budgetary concerns. His expertise helps clients through each phase of their business growth and development as well as helping to meet reporting requirements to outside parties through compliations, reviews, audits, and other attest work.

Tanya R. Baber, EA, CTRS

Tanya has been an enrolled agent since 2006 and received her bachelor's degree in Public Accounting and Business Administration from Colorado Mesa University. Tanya practices as a public accountant in the area of personal, business, and non-profit tax preparation, planning, consulting and representation as well as solving their complex tax problems. She is also a CTRS - Certified Tax Resolution Specialist. She has been practicing in accounting and taxation since 1994.

Tanya is a member in good standing of the National Society of Accountants (NSA), The American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS), The National Society of Tax Professionals (NSTP), and the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP). She also serves on the board of directors for a variety of local and national non-profits, and volunteers with Search and Rescue to give back to her community.

Ms. Baber enjoys teaching advanced level classes to CPA's, Accountants, Comptrollers, and other individuals seeking continuing education. She consults with and enjoys helping these same accountants and individuals with their own difficult tax resolution cases.

She also did a 30 minute radio program throughout the fall and winter of 2015. She enjoyed speaking about taxes and making sense of its complexity for the average person.

Bill Diller

Bill has over 20 years of experience leading companies in multiple industries as a CFO and CEO that ranged in size from startups to over $100 Million in revenue and over 1,000 employees. Bill has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and an MBA with specialization in Management Accounting. He is also a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor in both Desktop and On-Line. Having a passion for teaching Mr. Diller taught both Graduate & Undergraduate Accounting and Tax curriculum as a university professor. He also volunteered his time to coach startup CEO's as a Business Advisor at the University of California San Diego Connect Program.

Bill's unique experience as a CFO enables him to quickly identify underperforming areas of a business and apply his accounting, technology, and operations experience to create and implement pragmatic financial management programs across the organization. Bill specializes in developing financial programs and provides CFO advisor services that maximize the company's value for the owners.

Programs include creating company benchmarks, overhead analysis, cost reduction, evaluating personnel, developing plans to maximize profitability, cash management and forecasting, strategic planning, process development, acquisition analysis and advisement, and enhanced financial reporting systems, among others.