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Produce extraordinary tax results. Multiply wealth.

Liberate yourself from the burden of being overtaxed. While accurate tax preparation is important, the key to reducing your annual tax bill lies in careful tax planning. Our tax planning approach goes beyond industry standards and is our core differentiation. The result: you retain more assets to invest and grow.

Top Accountant based in Palo Alto, California serving individuals and small businesses throughout Northern California.

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Walnut Creek CA Trust & Estate Taxes

Multi-generational tax planning is key to preserving wealth. Carefully designed estates and trusts will escape high taxes, leaving more wealth with family members.

Walnut Creek CA Business Tax Services

The new TCJA tax laws create enormous tax reduction opportunities for businesses. We know these laws deeply and apply our expertise to drive tax savings to our clients.

Walnut Creek CA International Tax Services

International tax laws are beautifully complex and present many tax planning opportunities. We identify unique opportunities for every client to minimize global tax liability.

Walnut Creek CA Individual Tax Services

Liberating clients from the burden of being overtaxed frees their capital to invest and prosper. Our tax planning roadmap, customized to each client, leaves nothing to chance.

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Walnut Creek CA Accounting

Our tax planning approach is effective, methodical, and thorough. Join us and learn why our clients around the globe have trusted us with their tax and accounting needs for over twenty years.

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About Capital Tax & Palo Alto, California

Nestled in the vibrant heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, whose name intriguingly translates to 'tall stick' in Spanish, pays tribute to its namesake, the majestic coastal redwood tree known as El Palo Alto. This beacon of the northwest region of Santa Clara County, California, unfurls a rich tapestry of history and innovation.

Founded in 1894 by the visionary American industrialist, Leland Stanford, Palo Alto began its journey as the cornerstone of Stanford University, a lasting tribute to Leland Stanford Jr. With time, it has spread its wings to share borders with its neighbors East Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Stanford, Portola Valley, and Menlo Park. As of 2020, its thriving community boasted a population of 68,572.

In the realm of technology and innovation, Palo Alto stands as a titan. It's not just the city's status as a Silicon Valley heavyweight but also the galaxy of tech giants that call it home. Giants such as HP, Space Systems/Loral, VMware, and the trailblazing PARC have established their headquarters here. The legacy of innovation is further enriched by the fact that tech behemoths like Apple, Google, Facebook, Logitech, Tesla, Intuit, IDEO, Pinterest, and PayPal can trace their genesis or significant operations back to this very soil. Even the likes of Ford Motor Company and Lockheed Martin recognize the city's brilliance, housing major research and tech facilities in its midst.

In essence, Palo Alto isn't just a city; it's a crucible of dreams, challenges, and unparalleled innovation. This makes Capital Tax (located at 530 Lytton Ave, 2nd floor, Palo Alto, CA 94301) a trusted tax planning service, helping you liberate yourself from the burden of being overtaxed in Santa Clara County, California as well as the neighboring communities


Capital Tax

530 Lytton Ave, 2nd floor

Palo Alto, CA 94301

☎(925) 977-7784


Hours of Operation

Sunday             Closed

Monday             9 AM–5 PM

Tuesday            9 AM–5 PM 

Wednesday       9 AM–5 PM

Thursday           9 AM–5 PM 

Friday                9 AM–5 PM

Saturday           Closed 

Capital Tax is the Top Accountant in Palo Alto and Santa Monica Specializing in the Following Services:

  • Strategic Tax Planning in Palo Alto: Our CPA experts develop personalized tax plans to minimize liabilities and optimize financial opportunities for Mountain View clients, ensuring they leverage local advantages without being overtaxed.

  • Accurate Tax Preparation Services: With meticulous attention to detail, our CPAs prepare tax returns in compliance with the latest tax laws, minimizing errors and potential legal issues, highlighting our commitment to accuracy in Los Altos's dynamic tax environment.

  • Expert Small Business Accounting Services: We offer specialized accounting services tailored to the unique needs and challenges of Menlo Park small businesses, ensuring their financial health and compliance with local regulations.

  • Comprehensive Financial Analysis for Palo Alto Businesses: Our team performs in-depth financial statement analysis, uncovering valuable deductions, credits, and exemptions specific to the Redwood City market.

  • Maximized Deductions: We identify and utilize all eligible deductions to effectively lower taxable income for our Palo Alto clients, enhancing their financial efficiency.

  • Qualifying Tax Credits: Our Mountain View CPA team helps clients qualify for and claim various tax credits, substantially reducing their tax burden in compliance with local regulations.

  • Applicable Exemptions: We advise Sunnyvale clients on leveraging exemptions to further decrease tax obligations, utilizing local insights for maximum benefit.

  • Professional CPA Services for San Mateo County: Offering thorough and reliable financial management through certified public accountant expertise, tailored to the San Francisco Bay Area market.

  • Top-Notch Accounting Solutions: We maintain accurate and organized financial records for Cupertino businesses with exceptional accounting strategies that comply with local standards.

  • Broad Range Tax Services for Los Altos: Addressing all tax-related needs with comprehensive services from preparation to planning, tailored for the San Jose community.

  • Custom-Tailored Personalized Tax Plan for Cupertino Residents: Designing tax strategies that precisely fit the unique circumstances of each Santa Clara County client, with a focus on local tax advantages.

  • Local Expertise for Santa Clara County: Utilizing specialized knowledge of state and municipal tax regulations for Palo Alto and the surrounding areas to provide tailored advice.

  • Dedicated Capital Tax Service for San Jose: Combining accounting expertise with personalized attention to create a trusted financial partner for Palo Alto residents and businesses.

  • Focused Tax Bill Reduction in Palo Alto: Implementing various legal avenues to actively lower annual tax expenses for our clients in Palo Alto, ensuring they benefit from local tax strategies.

  • Strategies for Asset Retention in Woodside: Preserving Palo Alto clients' wealth with strategies that ensure more of their hard-earned money is retained, considering local financial landscapes.

  • Support for Investment Resources for Atherton: Providing financial planning that empowers local clients to invest and grow their funds effectively, with an eye on local opportunities.

  • Advice for Business Expansion: Offering fiscal advice and planning to support Santa Clara County clients in the growth and scaling of their businesses, leveraging local economic insights.

  • Commitment to Financial Success: Aiding San Mateo County clients in achieving their financial goals and reaching new heights of economic prosperity through expert, locally informed tax services.

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