Company Profile

C. G. Uhlenberg LLP (CGU) was founded as a sole proprietorship in 1927. A partnership was formed in 1947. By 2007 CGU was one of the largest CPA firms on the San Francisco peninsula with five partners, and three offices in Redwood City, Fremont, and Sunnyvale. Peggy Chen, the present company founder, was one of the two senior partners of the firm. In 2009 each of the three offices became an independent business entity. Peggy formed CGUCPA LLP (CGUCPA), with offices in Fremont and Redwood City.

Our staff represents a full spectrum of auditors, tax advisors, accountants and consultants to collectively accomplish the objectives and goals of our clients We take pride in the quality of services we provide to our clients. Our extensive partner involvement and size of our practice ensure the highest caliber of expertise for each situation encountered by our clients. We have devoted our practice to establishing a relationship with each client individually. This is accomplished by developing an understanding of our clients’ needs and committing a high level of involvement and enthusiasm at all levels. It is this understanding and service that has allowed us to excel in a variety of areas and diversify our client base. We continue to seek new service areas and market niches. In the recent years we have expanded to include a variety of foreign based companies. Several members of our staff are fluent in foreign languages.

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Professional Approach

Our commitment to excellence is evidenced by the selection and development of our staff. We believe our professionals are the crucial link in providing the distinctive quality service CGUCPA prides itself on. Consequently, we take every measure to ensure we employ those with the education, motivation and skills consistent with the firm itself.

Keeping abreast of trends in the marketplace and the ever-changing laws and regulations set forth by government agencies is an important aspect in providing quality service. CGUCPA meets the challenge by a combination of on-the-job guidance, formal training and technical review to provide the necessary insight to contribute to the growth and profitability of our clients enterprises.

Simply stated, CGUCPA is committed to maintaining its most important assets, our clients. We serve a diverse clientele with simple to complex tax and accounting needs. Our clients include a cross section from individual taxpayers to multi-state corporations. We recognize the importance of involvement in professional associations and, therefore, encourage employee membership in various organizations including the American Institute of certified Public Accountants, the California Society of CPAs, Government Finance Officers Association and local civic groups. Our involvement with these professional organizations together with our commitment to qualify control demonstrates our desire to better assist our clients with any needs they may have.

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Asia Pacific Clientele

We currently serve a variety of multi-national businesses with either headquarters or subsidiaries in countries such as People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, and Korea. As auditor of U.S. subsidiaries of many foreign public entities, we work closely with several international firms. We have maintained a good reputation of meeting vigorous deadlines and extensive reporting requirements. Our senior partner, Peggy Chen, as well as a number of staff members, speak fluent Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese, and Vietnamese.

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