About BRN

South County’s Premier Tax Preparation Service

BRN Tax offers top-of-the line tax return preparation services to businesses, individuals, estates and trusts. We have more combined experience than any other local firm and our signature triple-review process delivers a return you can rely on. We also offer advanced tax, bookkeeping and accounting services for Sole Proprietorships, Corporations, S-Corps, Partnerships, LLCs, Trusts, Estates and Non-Profit Organizations.

In the unlikely event that your return is audited, we are able to serve as your legal representative before the Internal Revenue Service or the Franchise Tax Board of the State of California in audit or correspondence. We also prepare sales tax returns, property tax returns, worker’s compensation reports and various other reports required by different governmental agencies.

Directions to Our Office

We are conveniently located in Chula Vista on the corner of F Street and Garrett. Click here to see a map that you can easily print and keep handy. We can also be reached anytime during business hours at 619.422.6181 or [email protected].

Your Experienced BRN Tax Team

Dan_MackDavid Ruch
Partner, Enrolled Agent

Dave, managing partner, has over 35 years of experience in high-level tax issues for both individuals and businesses. He has served as president of the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce, the Chula Vista Sunrise Rotary Club and The Christmas in October Foundation. Dave is a graduate of San Diego State University. Contact [email protected].

Chuck_DevereuxTim Neller
Partner, Enrolled Agent

Tim has an extensive business background and specializes in business tax, accounting and consulting. He has been instrumental in helping many of our clients improve cash flow. Tim has served on the board of the Chula Vista Kiwanis Club and is active in serving our community. Tim is a graduate of San Diego State University. Contact [email protected].

Dave_RuchDan Mack
Enrolled Agent

Dan has been preparing taxes for more than 35 years and is a valued member of our accounting team. Dan serves on the board of Winter Guard Association of Southern California, and spends his free time as a referee for youth soccer. Dan is also a graduate of San Diego State University. Contact [email protected].

Tami_AllemaoJulie Ruch
Certified Public Accountant

Julie began her career with a Big-8 CPA firm and went onto become CFO of a local corporation. Over 35 years of experience in public and private accounting combine to make Julie a pivotal part of our team. Julie serves as the pianist for Faith Baptist Church and is a graduate of San Diego State University. Contact [email protected].

Tim_NellerChuck Devereux
Certified Public Accountant

Chuck has over 45 years experience in tax and accounting, having run his own firm for most of those years. We are honored that Chuck has joined our firm, his broad experience and stellar reputation making him a perfect fit. Chuck is an avid supporter of Rady Children’s Hospital and has served with the Bonita Kiwanis. Chuck is a graduate of San Diego State University. Contact [email protected].

Kandel Lindsay
Enrolled Agent

Kandel, another graduate of San Diego State University, prepares individual, business and trust tax returns, performs accounting responsibilities, is QuickBooks Online Certified, and is a notary public. She also serves as a quality assurance check by reviewing tax returns to ensure that they are accurate. Contact [email protected].

Tami Allemao
Staff Accountant

Tami has over twenty years experience in bookkeeping, having worked as Chuck’s assistant since 1991. She is a capable full-charge bookkeeper and is QuickBooks Online Certified. Tami is well loved by our clients, always ready to help. She serves on the board of the San Diego Square Dance association and is a graduate of San Diego State University. Contact [email protected].

Jody Vasquez
Office Manager

Jody plays an important role for BRN Tax by serving as the quarterback of the office. In her role as Office Manager and Receptionist, Jody makes sure that schedules are maintained and essential paperwork is handled in a professional and timely manner. In her off-hours she enjoys playing piano and hiking. Contact [email protected].

Monica Villanueva
Staff Preparer

Monica is the newest member of the BRN team, having joined in 2019 after graduating from San Diego State University with a B.S in Accountancy. She assists with the preparation of Individual tax returns and as well as handling accounting and bookkeeping responsibilities. Born and raised in the Philippines, she is fluent in Tagalog. Contact [email protected].

Keren Lopez
Staff Preparer

Fluent in Spanish, Keren prepares individual tax returns and assists with accounting engagements. She is taking the steps necessary to pass her Enrolled Agent examinations in order to be a certified tax preparer for the upcoming tax season. Keren is a recent San Diego State University graduate. Contact [email protected].

Jean Neller
Administrative Assistant

Every office needs that extra set of hands to fill in where the needs are greatest and Jean serves in that capacity for our firm. During the heavy tax season she especially plays an important role by assisting with front office and client relation needs and supports the rest of the team in ways that are both appreciated and helpful. Contact [email protected].

Our Satisfied Clients

"I feel like they really listen to me. They are on my side all the way."

Janet M.

"I've had some difficult issues but BRN has always come through."

Miguel S.

"BRN allows me to sleep through the night when it comes to tax time."

Andrew L.