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      AAA AMERICAN CPA, INC has served customers in the mid-to-high-end market for years and enjoys popularity and reputation in Greater Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area.

     The company provides guidance and support that helps our clients move forward to reach their organizational goals. Our Firm’s specialists understand your marketplace, so we can help you make the most of emerging opportunities while minimizing compliance headaches. We represent companies at every stage of development, from small businesses, and entrepreneurial start-ups to global corporations, with a variety of industries, including information technology, blockchain, life science, energy and clean technology, media and entertainment communications, construction, retail, e-commerce, education, and financial services.


     Our services include new business formation, accounting outsourcing, payroll, accounting projection, cash flow management, business valuation, internal controls, trademarks, shares structure consulting, IRS audit representation, fines relief defenses, tax preparation, and planning, etc. 


      Currently, we have five offices in North America and China, four senior certified public accountants, and several EAs. We know that today's enterprises are facing unprecedented changes in the business, regulatory, and global landscapes, and we have the knowledge and experience to help our clients confidently adapt to such challenges. AAA is willing to be your strategic partner for accounting and taxation.

Hongjian(Nick) Li, CPA

Founder and CEO

  • Two-year Experience in China CPA Firm

  • ​Ten-year US Government Crime Inspection Investigation

  • ​Specialized in US Tax Law and Government Operation

  • Certified Public Accountant in CA, WA, and NV

  • Certified Internal Auditor

  • Certified Fraud Auditor

  • Certified Computer Security Auditor

Hongjian(Nick) Li, CPA

Sugu D. Aria F.C.A., M.B.A., C.P.A

Professional Experience

  •  Senior Consultant- Aaa American CPA, Inc. (Present)

  •  Principal- Sugu Aria C.P.A., A  Professional Corporation (1998 -2021)

  • CEO/CFO- Software Galeria Inc. (1982-1988)

  • VP Finance- Commodore Business Machines Inc. (1980- 1982)

  • CFO - Computerland Corp. (1976 - 1978) Founding CFO.

  •  Auditor - KPMG Sri Lanka (1967-1971)


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) 1975, Armstrong University, Berkeley, CA

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) 1975, State of California

  • Chartered Accountant (CA) 1971, Sri Lanka

  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) 2012, USA


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka

Sugu D. Aria F.C.A., M.B.A., C.P.A

Cynthia Lau, CPA, CFP®, MST

  • Senior Consultant- Aaa American CPA, Inc. (Present)

  • President of Chinese American CPA Association 2019-2020

  • USC Bachelor Degree in Accounting (Magna Cum Laude)

  • Golden Gate University – Master in Taxation

  • Big Four accounting firm experience

  • Specialize in tax planning and financial planning

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