the longest-standing independent CPA firms in the Bay Area
Shea Labagh Dobberstein is one of the most well respected and longest-standing independent CPA firms in the Bay Area. We provide a full spectrum of tax, audit, accounting, and advisory services for businesses, nonprofits, and high net worth individuals in San Bruno and the surrounding region. Since the firm’s founding over 75 years ago, we’ve developed long-term relationships with our clients and expertise in an array of industries, including real estate, manufacturing, construction, logistics, distribution, wholesale, food and beverage, and professional services.
We can depend on [SLD] not only for advice but to know that they are current with all the new and old tax regulations and what needs to be done to properly report our extensive real estate holdings, GST Trusts and LLCs.
– Personal Income Tax Client
a member of DFK International
SLD is a member of DFK International, a global accounting association of over 200 independent certified public accountant and advisory firms throughout the US and in all major economies of the world. With trusted affiliates in over 25 states and over 90 countries, we provide the broader service capabilities of a large firm, while still maintaining the individualized attention of a local CPA firm. An overview of our services includes:
- ■ Audit Services – We offer a variety of audit services to give our clients, their investors, and their lenders the assurance they need to make informed business decisions.
- ■ Tax Services – Led by industry experts who provide practical advice to help you navigate the complexity of tax regulations, changes in tax laws, and conflicting advice you may receive from lawyers and financial practitioners.
- ■ COR2E Accounting – Flexible outsourced end-to-end accounting services, with continuous monthly assistance on everything from complex payroll process and financial reporting to tax filings, and more.
- ■ Financial Advisory Services – Our multi-disciplinary team of experienced specialists offer guidance on debt financings, transitions in ownership, and other complex transactions.
Many of our CPAs have decades of expertise across multiple industries. Principal Ronald “Ron” Simonian has been with SLD for nearly 30 years and is an expert in strategic business and tax consulting, accounting, and auditing. He specializes in nonprofits, construction, distribution and wholesale, and real estate.
America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms
Our CPA firm received numerous accolades for our exceptional service. SLD was ranked on the 2020 list of “America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms” with Forbes magazine, as well as a “Top 200 Firm” and 2020 “Best of Best Firm” by INSIDE Public Accounting. We have also received seven consecutive “unmodified” peer reviews without comments from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), an achievement attained by less than 10% of accounting firms in the US. We provide audit services to over 100 employee benefit plans annually.