Garrett has over ten years of public accounting experience and provides tax consulting and compliance services to high net worth individuals and family offices. Garrett believes that tax planning is not a once a year activity. The process should occur in real time and year round. He evaluates the tax implications of a business or individual decision in their entirety assessing the impact on the business, individual, family, and estate. Garrett works with HCVT’s other specialized services including private equity, state and local, and international tax that results in providing comprehensive planning and implementation of tax planning ideas that tailored specifically for each client and aligned to each client’s overall financial objectives.
In serving his high net worth clientele, Garrett addresses the complexities associated with real estate, aircraft, and yacht ownership. His clients include young entrepreneurs with first generation wealth and he consults with his clients to maximize the tax savings related to Qualified Small Business Stock.
Garrett also has experience serving clients in the real estate industry sector. He has extensive experience addressing complex industry-specific taxation issues including partnership allocations, like-kind exchanges, and asset allocation for depreciation, among others.
Garrett graduated cum laude from the California Lutheran University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and received his Master’s in Taxation from the California State University, Northridge. He is a Certified Public Accountant in California and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Professional Experience

HCVT

Professional and Community Involvement

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Practice Area & Specialization

Credentials and Certifications

CPA, California

Education

MST, California State University, Northridge
BS, Accounting, cum laude, California Lutheran University

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