Welcome to Gu & Co CPA

Outsourced Accounting, Tax and CFO Services for Startups & Modern Businesses

We use our expertise to manage your books and taxes so you can focus on running your businesses. We aim to be your long-term strategic partner to help you navigate complex financial challenges and opportunities.

Cloud Bookkeeping

Maintaining your own accounting books and records can be an overwhelming  and frustrating job, and we’re here to help.

Tax Planning, Compliance & Controversy

Maximize your tax savings and Complying with tax laws and regulations that are constantly changing is a challenge. We can help from tax filing to tax planning and handle your tax Controversy.

Outsourced CFO

If you’re a growing business that now needs professional financial advice, but can’t afford a full-time CFO or controller, our Outsourced CFO Services are a perfect fit.

Client Testimonials

“Steven was extremely helpful walking us through some international co-founder questions. He is very knowledgeable in the areas of startups and taxes and we will definitely use his services again. Highly recommend!”

Rating 5.00

Gary Stover, Co-Founder, Tech Startup, Seattle WA

“Steven has been an excellent resource and tax advisor for us. Over the past year, he has helped with our business tax planning,  tax saving strategy, as well as education on R&D tax credits. With his advice and guidance, we have saved tens of thousands of dollars. Steven is also a pleasure to work with. He understands business owners’ urgent needs, and provides practical steps to lower our taxes and improve our profits margin.   I would recommend Steven to everyone I know ! “

Rating: 5.00

Lanna Potter, Owner, Technology Company in GA

“Steven has been our go-to adviser for several years on complex tax compliance and transnational matters. He is a great professional with high initiative, high energy, commitment and integrity. Besides his excellent tax and accounting knowledge and skills, Steven also has a great understanding of our industry as well as strong business acumen… He earns my respect and my highest recommendation as a happy client.”

Rating 5.00

Jimmy Fu, CFO, Sany America

About Us

Contemporary Accountants

We are NOT traditional accountants. We think the traditional accounting and tax service needs to be modernized in order to keep up with the evolving business and technologies.

At GU & CO CPA, We take an innovative, technologically advanced approach towards fulfilling your accounting and tax needs.  We were formed to improve business owners’ lives by providing flexible and adaptive modern accounting solutions to business owners with a need for security and simplicity, and it’s this mission that drives us every single day.

Build For Small and Medium Business

Why should large corporations and multinationals be the only companies that can afford world-class accounting and tax service?

We are passionate about delivering top-notch professional services with transparent pricing that Startups, Small and medium businesses can actually afford. We strive to be your #1 choice in accounting services.​

Management Team & Advisor

We Work For Your Success

Steven Gu

Steven Gu

CPA, LLM Tax, Tax Attorney, KPMG Alumni, 14+ Years Tax experience

Patricia Peng

Patricia Peng

OF COUNSEL, JD, LLM Tax, Attorney, KPMG Alumni, 14+ Years Tax Experience

Hideo Takada

Hideo Takada

Advisor, CPA, KPMG Alumni, 30+ Years Audit experience

A Commitment to Excellence

From Startups, E-commerce to Expats or International Businesses, our experts are well attuned to cover your business needs. Our experience in helping small and medium companies and fast-growing startups outsource their accounting department has led to significant client savings and increased productivity!

We pledge to do everything in our power to satisfy our clients and assist them with the utmost dedication to excellence!

Knowledge Center

Startup Q&A #2 : What is Section 83(b) Elections and How it works ?
1.  What is a 83(b) election ? It is common for start-up founders and key employees to receive a standard
Startup Q&A #1: Why are R&D Tax Credits so Valuable to the Startups since 2017?
Starting from 2017, for the first time, the R&D Tax Credits can be applied against regular Payroll Taxes. Start-up companies