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Joseph Abdou, CPA, MBA

Joseph AbdouJoseph Abdou, CPA vast and rounded education and experience in the fields of tax, accounting and advisory along with his passion to serve clients and helping others succeed were his foundation to venture on his own and start up his own practice and serve the public. His work ethics is to provide his individual and business clients with customized common sense solutions that are prudent, and simple in order for them to reach their utmost potential.

Joseph is a Certified Public Accountant "CPA" in the State of California. He received his undergraduate degree in accounting from Ain Shams University, and his Masters in Business Administration "MBA" from Marquette University. While perusing his Masters degree, Joseph taught Financial Management, and Financial Audits at Marquette University as an instructor and teacher assistant.

Joseph professional experience includes working both for Public Accounting Firms and for Fortune 100 Multinational Companies. He began his accounting and finance career with a regional Public Accounting firm in Milwaukee, WI specializing in accounting and auditing of small size companies and non for profit organizations. After completing his masters degree he joined a premier consulting firm providing business consulting and advisory to closely held and public companies in the areas of business enterprise and intangibles valuation. He served a wide range of clients in different industries and of different sizes from startups to Fortune 100. Subsequently, Joseph worked for a Public Accounting firm providing tax services and accounting services to individuals and small and privately held business in the areas of income tax preparation, income tax planning, IRS audit representation, accounting and bookkeeping services, financial statements preparation, sales tax compliance, property tax compliance, and payroll processing and compliance. Most recently, Joseph acquired his international tax, transfer pricing, and accounting and reporting for income tax experience working at multinational companies.

Joseph's well rounded education and experience in the tax, accounting and advisory fields along with his commitment to excellence are utilized to serve your interests and well being and are keys for your financial prosperity. His experience in the private and public sectors offers solutions and serve all your tax, accounting and financial needs.

On a personal note, Joseph is married and has two boys. He enjoys spending time with his family and being a husband and dad. During the time away from work, Joseph enjoys volunteering and serving in his church, playing tennis and swimming.

Prudence CPA

Prudence CPA has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax compliance management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as business and individuals tax planning, tax audits, financial statements, and international tax planning and compliance.

Prudence CPA is one of the leading CPA firms in Laguna Hills, and throughout the Orange County area. By combining our expertise and experience, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, and work ethic is the reason our client base chooses us.


Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Prudence CPA is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Prudence CPA receive competent and timely advice.

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