Welcome to Gumbiner Savett Inc.

Gumbiner Savett Inc. (GS) is a full-service accounting firm providing audit and assurance, tax, business services, litigation support and business advisory services. Our clients range from individuals and their families to both private and public middle-market companies. Based in Santa Monica, the firm has been in business for over 60 years and is one of the largest local CPA firms in Southern California.

We consistently rank in the Los Angeles Business Journal's Largest Accounting Firms and have been recognized by the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) as one of the largest employers of CPAs in the State of California.

Our size and team approach allows us to provide the highest caliber of professional service to clients in local, national and international business communities. With deep community and industry involvement, we are also on top of the latest issues facing our clients as their business advisors. Put us to the test!

Divorce and Your Taxes

If you are divorcing or recently divorced, taxes may be the last thing on your mind. However, these events can have a big impact on your wallet. Here are some key tax tips to keep in mind:

Cause Marketing For Your Nonprofit

Although corporations and not-for-profits have been teaming up for decades, “cause marketing” partnerships have recently gained new popularity. Cause marketing is a type of marketing that combines the efforts of a for-prof...

Use caution if you and your spouse have similar trusts

When spouses have similar irrevocable trusts for each other’s benefit, they can be subject to the “reciprocal trust” doctrine. It prohibits tax avoidance through trusts that 1) are interrelated, and 2) place both grantors...

Mortgage Interest Deduction for Unmarried Couples

Last year’s decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals has created new tax planning opportunities for unmarried couples. The IRS position had been that mortgage interest limitations apply on a per-residence basis, but the Appeals ...

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