the most respected accounting firms in the Bay Area
When you require a tax accountant in Walnut Creek, you need a trusted partner who will help you navigate increasingly complex regulations and changes in tax laws, planning and compliance, tax minimization, and tax returns. Founded in 1944, Shea Labagh Dobberstein (SLD) has become one of the most respected accounting firms in the San Francisco Bay Area. We have approximately 100 employees, which makes us large enough to offer trusted advice on the most complex financial circumstances. Our global reach includes our membership in a worldwide association of accounting firms, DFK International. We are also small enough to offer personal, responsive attention to your long- and short-term accounting needs.
SLD is always available to consult with us on happenings with our businesses and works with us to ensure we are making the best tax decisions for our situation.
– Sarah Trauner, President, SWT Consulting
proactive tax accounting services
Our deep expertise and communicative approach provide private companies, high net worth individuals, and nonprofits with proactive tax accounting services. We have developed experience and ties with many regional industries, including:
- ■ Real estate
- ■ Manufacturing
- ■ Construction
- ■ Logistics
- ■ Distribution and wholesale
- ■ Food and beverage
- ■ Professional services
America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms
Our exceptional client service has earned compelling reviews from our clients and numerous accolades. These include Forbes Magazine naming us to its 2020 list of “America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms” and INSIDE Public Accounting honoring us as a 2020 “Best of the Best” and “Top 200” firm.
This level of acclaim can only be accomplished with the talented, dedicated professionals at SLD who are the foundation of our success, like Ed Hanley. Ed has more than thirty years of public accounting experience, providing tax accounting services, business advice and tax strategy consulting. This includes significant work in the real estate sector, as well as extensive experience in the sophisticated planning for partnerships. He earned his J.D. from Boston College Law School and a Bachelor’s degree in History and Economics from Harvard College. It is the senior-level attention and smooth delivery of service delivered by SLD professionals like Ed that have helped clients achieve their financial goals for more than 75 years.
When you want a tax accountant in Walnut Creek with international reach and exceptional service, contact Shea Labagh Dobberstein today.