Best Accountants in San Rafael

Why These Accountants?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Rafael 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

Francine Prophet

Francine Prophet, CPA is a certified public accountant working out of the Sausalito region and serving individuals and businesses in the surrounding communities of Marin County and the San Francisco Bay Area. Francine has several years of professional training and experience, and clients often utilize her firm for small business accounting, bank financing options, strategic business planning, and new business formation. Prophet also works with nonprofit organizations and tax issues such as past-due taxes, liens, seizures, wage garnishments, and IRS payment plans. Clients, both business and individual, benefit from Prophet’s background in business strategy, life event planning, and investing.

180 Harbor Drive
Sausalito, CA 94965


Kranenburg Certified Public Accountants

Kranenburg Certified Public Accountants is a firm in San Rafael that serves clients in the San Francisco Bay Area. Partners Christina S. Kranenburg, CPA, and Christina S. Kranenburg, CPA, have more than a half-century of combined experience in individual, nonprofit, and business matters. Both are graduates of Stanford University. Former associations include KPMG Peat Marwick, Price Waterhouse, and Smith Barney. They are members of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and serve on the boards of various nonprofits and for-profit organizations throughout the region. The firm provides monthly, quarterly, and annual bookkeeping, tax planning and preparation, and financial forecasts/projections, among other services.

100 Smith Ranch Road
San Rafael, CA 94903


Lawrence G. Jacobsen, CPA

Lawrence G. Jacobsen, CPA has practiced in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1979. He has more than three decades of experience serving the accounting, bookkeeping, and tax needs of individuals and businesses. He is a graduate of the University of California-Berkeley and earned his MBA in Taxation from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. Areas of practice include but are not limited to individual tax minimization, multi-state returns, real estate transactions, payroll services, and tax credit utilization. He also can assist with stock option compensation and depreciation, and he represents clients in the event of an IRS audit. Individuals often utilize him for estate and gift planning.

7 Laurelwood Court
San Rafael, CA 94901


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