ACCOUNTING AND TAX ADVISORY
We specialize in the areas of small business, seed stage startups, and equity compensated (tech) employees.
Now Accepting New Clients
Gillingham CPA is an accounting and tax firm with roots in San Francisco, California. Our team has a passion for helping clients grow their small businesses and navigating the tax waters. We specialize in consulting, boot-strapped startups, pre-series A ventures, and stock option compensated employees. We take pride in providing services that go beyond just a tax return.
For more details, see our Hierarchy of Client Needs on our Value Added Page. Also the founder of AccountingPlay.com, ranked iOS App USA #1 in the keyword Accounting (Flashcards). We take our educational approach seriously.
John Gillingham has (too many) years of financial services experience, seven of which with CPA firms specializing in small business, equity comp, tax, accounting, and even audit. Prior clients with those firms include multi-national manufacturing entities, high-high net (financial) worth individuals, and trust work. With Gillingham CPA, John has pivoted to focus on early stage startups and owners needing in-depth tax advisory, and practical consulting.
A true advisor goes beyond a tax return. We aim to navigate you through business and sometimes life decisions.
We believe in a collaborative, dare we say, educational approach that utilizes your decision making and technology. Allow us to show you what it means to Know Your Numbers.
We prepare a lot of tax returns, but more importantly we aim to work you up the Hierarchy of Client Needs so that we are on a planning and advisory level.
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We look forward to working with you. Please click the contact form option below for more details.