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Best Accountants in Redwood City
2021

Why These Accountants?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Redwood City 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

Blake and Associates, CPA

Blake and Associates, CPA is a firm with more than four decades of combined experience between its two principals — Heather J. Blake, CPA, and Gloria Jue. Blake earned her Certified Public Accountant's Certificate in 1991 and her bachelor’s degree from California State University-East Bay. She has practiced in the fields of tax accounting and bookkeeping since 1994. Jue brings 15 years of experience in the areas of retail financial management and budgeting to the table. She also is a Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor and tax preparer. Together they serve individuals and businesses in San Carlos and the Greater San Mateo County Area.

San Carlos, CA 94070

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Ledwith, Houghton & Co., CPAs

Ledwith, Houghton & Co., CPAs is a firm of certified public accountants that has served the needs of clients since 1975. The company relocated to Redwood City from Palo Alto in 2001, and it has more than four decades of experience in the areas of professional service corporations, the construction industry, retail businesses, and nonprofit organizations. Clients also have entrusted the firm with estate tax compliance work, family law matters, business valuations, and litigation support. It is a member in good standing with the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. Primary functions include but are not limited to tax preparation and planning, payroll services, and financial statement preparation.

Redwood City, CA 94063

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Michael R. Ivancich, CPA

Michael R. Ivancich, CPA started in the financial services industry in 1984 with Laventhol & Horwath, before moving to Coopers & Lybrand's tax department. He has more than a decade of experience in private accounting practice, opening shop in 2004 to clients in and around Redwood City. Throughout his career, Ivancich has held CFO positions for several area companies. He is a graduate of California State Hayward, and he earned his master’s degree in taxation from Golden Gate University. Professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and California Society of Public Accountants. Primary functions are tax management, IRS representation, entity selection/restructuring, and financial projections and forecasts.

Redwood City, CA 94063

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Whitfield Business & Tax Services Inc.

Whitfield Business & Tax Services Inc. has more than a half-century of experience serving the business community of San Carlos and San Mateo County, having opened in 1964. The team consists of enrolled agents, and it provides a variety of solutions for businesses of all sizes, ranging from counseling services, which include discussion of financial statements, analysis of expenses, reconciliation of bank statements, and suggesting of new procedures/programs to uncover additional savings or revenue opportunities. It also handles payroll management and bookkeeping as well as end-of-year and quarterly tax preparation and planning. Companies to choose Whitfield have included Chevron, Texaco, Andretti Petroleum, and Grocery Outlet.

San Carlos, CA 94070

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