John T. Arao, CPA
John has over 25 years of public accounting experience
working with individuals and businesses with
concentrations in the health care & dental related fields,
industrial manufacturing, restaurants, and retail stores.
His extensive experience in the tax industry serves to aid
clients with tax issues and business planning needs.

Also a
registered investment advisor, John works with
clients to manage assets and accumulate wealth all while
meeting personal financial goals.

John graduated from Santa Clara University in 1983, and
has successfully completed his Masters of Science in
Taxation from Golden Gate University. He has also
completed specialized classes in the areas of Individual,
Partnership, Corporations, Estate and Trusts, and Real
Estate. John is a current member of the American Institute
of Certified Public Accountants as well as the California
Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also holds the
Series 7 Securities license.

Bud T. Mine, CPA
Bud has over 30 years of public accounting experience in a
variety of fields including real estate, construction,
manufacturing, professional service, and health care
industries. He performs tax and accounting services for
both individuals and businesses including S-Corporations,
C-Corporations, Partnerships, and Estates & Trusts.

Bud earned a BS degree in Accounting from Santa Clara
University. His experience working for the Internal Revenue
Service prepared Bud to handle audit issues with both the
IRS and the Franchise Tax Board. Bud is a current member
of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as
well as the California Society of Certified Public
Accountants. Bud also serves as a
registered investment
advisor, aiding clients with secure investment
opportunities. He holds the Series 7 license.

Bud is an active member of his community, serving as
Board Member and Treasurer of San Jose Buddhist Church
Betsuin for more than 25 years.

Carrie Carnduff, Office Manager
Carrie joined Mine & Arao, LLP in January of 2008. She is
responsible for a wide range of administrative duties and
would be happy to help you with any questions you may
have.

Carrie completed her degree from the University of
California Davis in 2007 and in her free time she enjoys
reading, snowboarding, and hiking.
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