About Us

Dryden Worldwide Tax Service was founded in 1975 as Thomsen Tax Services by the late Jim Thomsen. John Dryden took over the practice in 2000 upon Jim’s retirement. It has always operated with the goal of assisting our clients in every aspect of their financial lives. We’ve provided the most comprehensive and personal service available, thus earning a reputation for excellence in the expatriate community. For each of our clients we strive to create financial stability and security to provide financial independence and peace of mind.

Ever since its inception, our firm has tried to exceed our clients’ expectations with solutions that are custom-tailored to their specific needs. As we’ve grown-and continue to grow-we remain committed to offering our clients a combination of state-of-the-art technology, a thorough understanding of the latest financial developments and unsurpassed tax and financial know-how.

Our Mission

Our firm’s mission is to help our clients achieve success by providing personalized attention and a commitment to service that addresses not only today’s needs but tomorrow’s plans. Our dedication to helping you achieve your financial goals means placing a premium on timeliness, thoroughness and accuracy. We will do everything in our power to keep you focused on where you want to go, advise you on how to get there, and continually remind you of the importance of maintaining a disciplined approach to realizing your dreams.
Our reputation is built upon a foundation of satisfied clients. Our goal is your complete satisfaction, nothing less. Whether we’re preparing tax returns, doing tax or retirement planning, dealing with the IRS or providing any other financial assistance, we have your best interests in mind.

Our Principle

Our firm is based on the principle that education and understanding of your current tax and financial situation is vital to successfully make prudent decisions concerning your future financial condition.

Firm Principal

jdrydenJohn A. Dryden | Enrolled Agent (EA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)

John Dryden has been a tax and financial professional for over fifteen years. He has an MBA in finance from the University of Southern California (USC) and a Bachelor of General Studies from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the National and California Associations of Enrolled Agents and the Financial Planning Association. He was also a Naval Aviator for 20 years and retired from the Naval Reserve in 1994.

Email John Dryden at john@drydentax.com.