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Gould Tax and Business Services

Phone: (209) 239-1234 Fax: (209) 239-1236 309 Cherry Ln Ste 101, Manteca, CA 95337

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BBB Accreditation

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that affect the rating for Gould Tax and Business Services include:

  • Failure to have a required competency license

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

1 Customer Review on Gould Tax and Business Services
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 1
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 1

Additional Information

BBB file opened: February 06, 2002 Business started: 08/30/1993 in CA
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

California Tax Education Council
Phone Number: (877) 850-2832
BBB confirmed that Gould Tax and Business Services had not obtained a necessary license from California Tax Education Council.

Type of Entity

Sole Proprietorship

Business Management
Mr. John Gould, Owner Pam Elliott
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. John Gould, Owner
Business Category

Tax Return Preparation

Products & Services

Gould Tax and Business Services offers the following product(s): Company offers tax return preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services,

Alternate Business Names
Gould Tax & Business Services
Products & Services

This company provides financial planning, tax preparation, bookkeeping and auditing services.

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Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Gould Tax and Business Services has received 2.32 out of 5 stars based on 1 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of F.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.