Best Accountants in Lake Forest

Why These Accountants?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Lake Forest Accountants on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Bentson, Vuona & Westersten, LLP

Bentson, Vuona & Westersten, LLP is a full-service accounting firm that serves individuals and businesses in a variety of industries in Irvine and the surrounding areas. The firm is dedicated to providing its clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of financial and business needs. Its professional services include tax management services, assurance and advisory services, estate and trust planning and tax preparation, litigation support and forensic accounting, general accounting services, and financial and retirement planning. Bentson, Vuona & Westersten also provides Quickbooks assistance, such as training, installation, and support services, Internal Revenue Service representation, and payroll services.

Irvine, CA 92618


GF Business Solutions

GF Business Solutions has been catering to the taxation and accounting needs of individuals and business owners in Orange County since 2010. The firm offers an array of accounting services, including bookkeeping and financial reports, payroll services, business consulting, and homeowner association bookkeeping. The tax services it offers include tax representation and resolution and preparation of individual, entity, and fiduciary tax returns. GF Business Solutions is led by Geri Ferger who is registered to represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Geri has volunteered in the IRS Cadre program to assist new small business owners in preparing payroll and quarterly filings, as well as in the IRS VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program for low-income families.

Foothill Ranch, CA 92610


Haskell & White LLP

Haskell & White is an independently owned accounting firm that serves clients in Southern California’s major industries, including real estate, manufacturing and distribution, and life sciences, as well as non-profit organizations. The firm has certified public accountants and business advisory teams who bring the benefits of seasoned business and accounting expertise to companies in the middle market. In addition to traditional accounting services, such as tax consulting and planning, auditing, and due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, Haskell & White assists clients with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, IPO preparation, and ongoing SEC filing. The firm has been registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board since October 2003. Haskell & White is a member of The Leading Edge Alliance.

San Diego, CA 92122


Kapur CPA Group, Inc

Kapur CPA Group, Inc is a full-service Certified Public Accountant company that serves residents of Irvine, CA. Services offered include tax consulting, business management, accounting, and more to a diverse range of clientele in many industries. Keeping the safety of their clients' identities and financial information in mind, their online portals stay protected with over 14 layers of internet security. In addition to standard accounting services, they offer specialized financial planning services for the elderly, helping them look out for their future. Clients have frequently praised the high level of sincere care offered by the specialists at Kapur CPA Group, Inc.

Irvine, CA 92618


SRH Financial Consultants, Inc.

SRH Financial Consultants, Inc. specializes in providing tax and accounting services to closely held businesses in Irvine and the surrounding areas. The firm provides various bookkeeping and financial statement compilation services, and an array of business advisory services that aim to identify profit centers within the business, reduce weaknesses, mitigate risk, and make the business run more efficiently. SRH Financial also offers tax planning, preparation, and resolution services to businesses and individuals. In addition, the firm provides taxpayers with representation before federal, state, and local tax agencies. SRH Financial was initially founded to serve medical and dental professionals but has since expanded to service a variety of industries, such as real estate, manufacturing, construction, and retail businesses.

Irvine, CA 92618


Stephen L. Newman, CPA

Stephen L. Newman, CPA has been providing Orange County, CA with professional accounting and financial consulting services for well over two decades. Services offered include income tax preparation and consultation, tax controversy assistance, start-up accounting assistance, debt consultation, equity financing assistance, and more. They take great pride in their particular ability to respond timely to clients at a generally affordable cost as well as their firm-wide commitment to solving problems together and their high level of knowledge and experience. Clients have repeatedly praised the high level of professionalism, respect, and general integrity offered throughout the entire accounting process by Stephen L. Newman, CPA.

Laguna Hills, CA 92653


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