About Scott Porter, CPA
Specializing in Real Estate Accounting and Tax Services
Scott Porter, CPA is a highly-skilled real estate CPA firm with offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, and Colorado Springs. We're experienced in all aspects of real estate accounting and tax services so we will truly understand the financial needs of your type of business. We firmly believe in taking the time to learn about the day-to-day operations of your particular business in order develop relevant accounting solutions including a plan to help you increase profits. Our goal is to manage your finances effectively and show you how to get to the next level through improved accounting processes and innovative tax planning strategies.
Want to learn more? Call us at 415-769-4353. We'll set up a no-cost introductory consultation so we can begin getting acquainted.
Scott Porter, CPA
Scott specializes in tax planning and wealth strategies for high net worth individuals and business owners. Scott also specializes in real estate accounting, hedge fund administration, and trust and estates. In a nutshell, Scott’s focus is on minimizing your tax obligations and maximizing your long term wealth while balancing risk.
Scott holds a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting from San Francisco State University. He currently holds CPA licenses in both California and Colorado. Scott has been working in public accounting since 1990 and established his own firm in 2001.
An out of the box thinker from the get go, Scott’s approach to taxation and business consulting is solution oriented and highly client focused. Always looking for the solution that leaves his clients with the most assets, Scott’s tag line is “it’s not what you make, but what you keep that counts!
"It is so important to deliver what’s valuable to the client and I’m always looking for the unique tax advantages in each and every situation”.
Scott has been married to his wife Aliene since 1989, has three grown daughters, and is an avid fly fisherman, outdoorsman, and guitarist.
Barbara Smith, Manager
Barbara Smith was born in New York but considers herself a native to Marin County. She graduated from San Rafael high school in 1987 and then received her BS degree in accounting from San Francisco State University in 1992. Barbara has known Scott Porter for close to 27 years. After college graduation, she worked for Scott’s father in his accounting firm, where she met Scott. Barbara has worked as a staff accountant/office manager for Scott’s father's firm until Scott began his own firm in 2001. She also has been preparing individual, partnership, and corporation returns for over 17 years and has been with Scott Porter Corporation since its inception.
Barbara has an 11 year old daughter, who she enjoys spending all her extra time with playing tennis, walking, and mountain biking.