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Joel M. Busch, CPA, JD
Principal, The JW Group

Joel M. Busch, CPA, JD, is the Principal of The JW Group - a comprehensive tax services firm based in Aptos, California. 

Joel is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who works directly with individual and business clients in multiple states for all of their income, sales/use, property, estate and gift tax needs.

He also holds a Juris Doctor (JD) law degree from the Monterey College of Law.

With over 20 years of trusted professional tax experience he has provided substantial tax saving solutions to his clients. 

Joel received both a Bachelor of Science in Business / Accounting (cum laude) and a Master of Science in Taxation degree from San Jose State University.

Prior to The JW Group Joel was a Senior Tax Analyst at Granite Construction Inc., one of the largest engineering and mining firms in the United States.

At Granite Construction he was responsible for providing crucial tax planning and money-saving solutions to executive management, business managers, office managers, engineers, financial personnel and numerous other departments throughout the organization all over the country.

He holds the following credentials from the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation:
• Accredited Tax Advisor® (ATA)
• Accredited Tax Preparer® (ATP)

In addition Joel is a proud member of the following professional and business associations:

• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• California Society of CPAs 
• Institute for Professionals in Taxation
• Society of Auditor-Appraisers