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!

Manufacturing Sales and Use Tax Exemptions

The California State Board of Equalization recently announced a new law beginning on July 1, 2014 allowing manufacturers and some research and developers to obtain a partial exemption of sales and use tax on purchases of certai...

Social Security Payout Effected by New Budget Act

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 contains a provision that can significantly affect the retirement planning of many Americans. It eliminates two strategies that many married couples have used to maximize Social Security benefi...

Smart Card Transactions – Is your Business Ready?

Have you heard of a Smart Card? If you own a business that accepts credit cards from customers, need to know about Smart Cards. Commonly called EMVs (an acronym for Europay, MasterCard, and Visa), Smart Cards are common in Eu...

Borrowers to Experience New Revenue Recognition Reporting

In Mid-May of 2014, a new accounting standard titled, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, was issued. The standard provides a unified set of principles for recognizing revenues — replacing the current mishmash of more than...

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