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Steven P. Smith


Steve has worked in accounting since 1977, involving a wide range of planning and compliance for federal, state, and local property and tax filings on behalf of corporations, partnerships/LLCs, individuals, fiduciaries, franchises, and estates. He also has international income tax experience, both inbound and outbound. Steve’s corporate experience includes consolidated returns, combined reports, and multi-state returns. He is qualified as an expert witness and has testified and been deposed on a variety of issues, including accounting malpractice, wrongful termination, lost profits, and fiduciary responsibility.

Real estate (including investment and development), software development, manufacturing, hotel and hospitality, wineries, insurance, legal, publishing, various professional services, wholesale, and retail trades
Litigation support, real estate, and earnings and profits
Tax Partner, Deloitte & Touche
San Francisco State University, BS Accounting, Summa Cum Laude, 1977, Phi Beta Kappa
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Qualified as an expert witness and testified in Federal and Superior courts
Three grown children of whom he's very proud. Hopes to improve his golf game to the point where he can one day shoot his age.

Steve's Quote of the Day

…the Courts have said that there is nothing sinister in arranging to keep taxes as low as possible…for nobody owes any public duty to pay more than the law demands.

Justice Learned Hand
US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit