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Tara
Wilson, CPA, MST
Director, Tax
1723 Cloverfield Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Overview

As a Director in BPM’s Tax Practice, Tara provides critical services including tax compliance, strategic tax planning, financial statement preparation and analysis, and client representation to the IRS and State Departments.  

She has over 13 years of public accounting and taxation experience, with an emphasis in partnership taxation and real estate investments. Tara also specializes in accounting for income taxes, including the preparation and review of ASC 740 calculations. She primarily works with clients in the nonprofit, real estate, restaurant, professional services, retail, and manufacturing industries. 

Tara’s clients see her as a trusted advisor. She recently counseled a client through the acquisition of a $15 million commercial property, advised a different client on the tax implications of exercising various stock options, and prepared tax projections and estimated tax calculations for a large corporate client. 

Tara holds an active CPA license in California. 

Interesting Tidbit 

Tara is a huge lover of rock and roll music and recently began learning to play the drums. 

Community

Tara is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. She currently serves as Treasurer on the Executive Board of Fostering Media Connections, a nonprofit organization that works to improve the lives of vulnerable children and their families through incisive, ground-breaking journalism. 

Certifications

Certified Public Accountant — California Board of Accountancy

Education

B.B.A., Accounting — Georgia State University 

B.B.A., Finance — Georgia State University 

M.S., Taxation — Golden Gate University