Majid M. Zarrinkelk, CPA, CGMA

Majid Zarrinkelk, CPA, CGMA

Tax and Advisory Services Partner

714-978-1300 ext. 106 | majid@wndecpa.com

Majid has more than 45 years of audit, tax, consulting and advisory experience, including 40 years in public accounting. He formed Zarrinkelk, Kashefipour & Co. CPAs (ZKCO) in 1988, the first CPA firm in Orange County headed by Iranians. ZKCO joined with WNDE in 2017.

Skilled in tax planning and compliance, Majid primarily works with high net-worth individuals, real estate partnerships, professional service firms, manufacturers and retailers. He has notable experience with legal cases, having testified at the World Court in The Hague, Netherlands and the Tax Court in Los Angeles. He was also part of a legal team before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco and provided professional services in a case that involved one of the largest tax controversies in Southern California.

Majid currently lives in Irvine with his wife, Sohaila. They have two sons. Outside of the office, he enjoys reading, traveling, participating in outdoor activities and engaging in philanthropy.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Technical and Service Expertise:

  • Tax planning and compliance for high net-worth individuals
  • Tax Planning and compliance for mid-size companies
  • Real estate partnerships

Industry Expertise:

  • High net-worth individuals
  • Real estate partnerships
  • Professional services
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail

Professional Affiliations:

  • AICPA
  • CalCPA

Community Involvement:

  • Treasurer and board member of the Iranian American Scholarship Fund
  • Founder and past president of the Persian-American Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Former member of the board of directors of the Orange County Chapter of CalCPA
  • Former treasurer and coach for South Irvine AYSO
  • Supports UCI through the Annual Zarrinkelk Family Fellowship Fund

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

N.I.O.C. College of Accounting and Financial Sciences, Tehran, Iran

  • Master of Science, accounting & taxation