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Scott H. Harada, CPA

Direct Dial: (949) 825-7171

Scott began his public accounting career in 1978 with Price Waterhouse, LLP upon graduating from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He has been with Smith, Linden and Basso, LLP since 1982 where he has concentrated on various aspects of taxation.

Tax and business planning for high net worth and highly compensated individuals and closely held businesses are areas of Scott's expertise. However, he also specializes in the taxation of partnerships, corporations, trusts, oil and gas, real estate transactions and the tax implications of business mergers, acquisitions and dispositions. Additionally, Scott has experience in estate and gift planning, fiduciary accounting as determined by the California Uniform Principal and Income Act.

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Taxation Division
  • California State Society of Certified Public Accountants Long Beach, Orange County Chapter - Taxation Committee, Estate & Trust Committee
  • Orange County Estate Planning Council