Tax regulations are complex and ever-changing, which is why working with a tax accountant can help ensure your Burlingame business doesn’t pay more in taxes than it should. At Shea Labagh Dobberstein, our tax accountants take a proactive, collaborative approach to fully understand your needs, while reducing the risk of accounting errors and non-compliance. As one of the most well-respected and longest-standing accounting firms in the Bay Area, we can help you navigate the complexity of taxes with practical advice.
Our tax accountants provide accounting services for nonprofits, private businesses, and high net worth individuals. They get to know your needs through a collaborative and proactive approach to ensure their suggestions have immediate applications. SLD remains small enough to provide personalized, responsive service, yet we also possess the broader service capabilities of a larger firm. Through our affiliation with DFK International, our tax accountants have access to a global network of independent accounting and advisory firms with similar client service goals, allowing us to scale your service to your needs as your business grows. We offer expertise in a range of industries, including real estate, manufacturing, construction, logistics, distribution, wholesale, food and beverage, and professional services. Our tax accounting services include:
- Tax returns – Tax return preparations for individuals, C corporations, S corporations, partnerships, LLCs and trusts.
- Planning and compliance – Assistance with key business and personal planning issues, estate tax planning, tax liability projections and estate planning tools.
- Tax minimization – Proactive suggestions to reduce your taxes and save money.
America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms
SLD has received several accolades due to our personalized service, deep expertise and specialized resources. Our firm earned a ranking on Forbes magazine’s 2020 and 2021 lists of “America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms,” and was named a “Top 200 Firm” and “Best of Best Firm” in 2020 by INSIDE Public Accounting. Many of our team members have decades of experience, exposure to national firms, and cross-functional expertise, like Principal Ed Hanley. Ed has more than 30 years of experience providing tax accounting services, with significant work in the real estate and restaurant sectors. Prior to his time at SLD, Ed worked with Ernst & Young, LLP’s Boston office, and served as a tax counsel at GE Capital Corporation’s headquarters. His legal background grants him a unique perspective, particularly in the area of tax planning.