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!

Tax-Deferred Exchanges are Popular Again

Real estate markets have rebounded to near pre-recession levels. This is good news, but as property values increase, so do potential taxable gains that would be realized when selling property.

Household Employee Tax: Don’t Overlook It

Household employment tax, also known as the nanny tax, is one of the most misunderstood and underreported taxes. The nanny tax covers all household employees, not just nannies. Do you have a household employee? The answer ma...

Five Tips For 1099 Filing Obligations

The IRS uses Form 1099 as a tool to help verify that taxpayers are reporting their income. Businesses file Form 1099 with the IRS to report payments to vendors or recipients, then the IRS attempts to verify that these payments...

20 Triggers Making You an IRS Target

Most taxpayers wonder at some point how they can avoid being selected for an IRS audit. Since some returns are chosen at random, there is no way to completely eliminate the risk of an audit. But it does help to know the red fla...

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    “We have had a long-term relationship with Gumbiner Savett and the integrity, open communication and professionalism of the firm, its partners and staff have made them stand out in our minds, and in my own experience, as I have come to know the firm.”

    - Linda and Rob Ferber

    Tax Clients

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    “They have a lot of knowledge of GAAP, and I’m confident in their ability to do our books.”

    - Nita Moran, Controller


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    “If they tell us they are getting something done, they get it done and on time. They respond quickly and they are proactive.”


    The Chadmar Group

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    "I wanted to thank you for looking out after me. You make me feel very comfortable and take a huge weight off my shoulders. I'm so glad I met you."

    - Curt Buthman

    Tax Client

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