Safe Harbor LLP: CPA and Accounting Firm, San Francisco, California
Welcome to SAFE HARBOR LLP! We are San Francisco's top-rated accounting and CPA firm. Our accounting firm brings together top-rated accountants and CPA's in the San Francisco Bay Area and indeed all of California. Our tax professionals and tax advisors help both individuals and businesses with tax preparation, accounting, and financial planning.
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Individual Accounting & Tax

Tax Returns:
Taxes for Individuals

Amended Taxes:
For When Things Change

Estate Planning:
Inheritance / High Income

International Tax:
Dual Residency Taxes

Corporate Accounting & Tax

Corporate Taxes:
Tax Returns for all Corporations

Partnerships / LLCs:
Everything an LLC Needs

Outsourced CFO Services:
Tax Consulting for all Businesses

Specialty Services

IRS Audit Defense:
Received an IRS Letter?

Audited Financials:
Need Audited Financials?

Multistate Tax:
Compliance & Minimization

News and Press Releases

San Francisco Tax Preparation / CPA: Interim Guidance on 2020 Withholding from Retirement and Annuity Distributions

The IRS has issued interim guidance for the 2020 calendar year on income tax withholding from periodic payments for pensions, annuities, and certain other deferred income under Code Sec. 3405(a). Under the guidance: information requested for periodic payments on the 2020 Form W-4P, Withholding Certificate for Pension or Annuity Payments, will generally continue to parallel the […]

Filed in CCH NEWS FEED by on July 10, 2020

San Francisco Tax Preparation / CPA: Accounting Method Change Procedures Updated

The IRS has released guidance listing the specific changes in accounting method to which the automatic change procedures in Rev. Proc. 2015-13, I.R.B. 2015-5, 419, apply. This guidance updates and supersedes the current list of automatic changes found in Rev. Proc. 2018-31, I.R.B. 2018-22, 637. Subject to a transition rule, this latest guidance is effective […]

Filed in CCH NEWS FEED by on July 10, 2020

San Francisco Tax Preparation / CPA: Proposed Reliance Regs Define “Real Property”” for Like-Kind Exchanges

Proposed reliance regulations clarify the definitions of “real property” that qualifies for a like-kind exchange, including incidental personal property. Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) ( P.L. 115-97), like-kind exchanges occurring after 2017 are limited to real property used in a trade or business or for investment. Comments are requested. Real Property Defined for Like-Kind ExchangesUnder […]

Filed in CCH NEWS FEED by on July 10, 2020
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CPA Blog

At Safe Harbor We Have Good News If You Haven’t Done Your Tax Return

Many tax deadlines were extended owing to Covid-19. However, the truth is that those extensions are now just around the corner. Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun?

Filed in CPA Blog by on July 6, 2020

If You Have to Pay International Taxes, Coronavirus Has Complicated It

International taxes have always been complicated, especially if you have liabilities in several different countries as well as in the US. You could be a permanent resident of the US and still have tax liabilities in Canada, Hong Kong, Germany, or anywhere else, and they all have different rules.

Filed in CPA Blog by on July 3, 2020

Safe Harbor LLP Announces New Career Opportunities for Best-in-Class CPAs and Accountants in San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California – June 29, 2020. Safe Harbor LLP, a top-rated CPA firm based in the Bay Area, is proud to announce new career opportunities for best-in-class accountants. The firm offers excellent pay and benefits as well as the opportunity to work at a fun, fast-paced CPA firm in San Francisco that aims to […]

Filed in CPA Blog by on June 30, 2020
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Odds and Ends

While the above indicates our most important capabilities, please allow us to showcase other aspects of our accounting firm and accountants. For example, as an international tax service in San Francisco, we get many questions on the FBAR, about finding an expatriate tax service as well as issuing second opinions on tax returns (including amended tax returns) for both individuals and businesses. Please read out our philosophy of being among the best CPA firms in San Francisco and about our managing partner, Chun Wong.

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