Wayne Lippman CPA providing world class Tax Preparation, Accounting and Finance to Walnut Creek and the surrounding areas

Wayne Lippman Walnut Creek

For many years, Wayne Lippman's CPA office in Walnut Creek has served as one of the top public accounting firms in the area. Wayne brings over 40 years of knowledge and expertise including over 20 years at Price Waterhouse, where he resided as a tax partner in both Oakland and San Francisco. Wayne also served as the Managing Tax Partner of Price Waterhouse' Walnut Creek office.

Wayne's specialty is personal tax planning for corporate executives and tax planning for small medium and large corporations. He has expertise in financial strategy, stock option / portfolio planning, experimental tax credits and cross-state and multi-state taxation. He's managed tax planning for industries ranging from construction to distribution, high technology, manufacturing, retail, real estate and venture capital. Mr. Lippman participates in a number of professional organizations and previously served as Chairman of the Taxation Committee of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants in the East Bay Chapter. Wayne earned a BA degree in Economics from UC, Berkeley and a MS degree in Taxation at Golden Gate University. 

In 2015 Wayne launched a YouTube Channel providing free Tax Tips for consumers to bring his expertise from Walnut Creek to the world. He also recently partnered with the Golden State Warriors in their Hashtag Lunchbag charity event for We G.I.V.E.


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Wayne Lippman has had a distinguished career as a California CPA, managing an accounting practice that has delivered world class tax, accounting and financial services to a wide range of individual and business clientele. Since 2007, he has run his own accounting firm, Lippman & Associates, CPA’s Inc. in Walnut Creek, California. Lippman & Associates serves nearly 200 clients and handles individual tax returns, corporate returns and preparations for partnerships and trusts. Many of his loyal clients have used Wayne’s services for 40 years. From 1994-2007, Wayne co-managed a boutique accounting firm, Cowden and Lippman CPAs.

Before branching out as an entrepreneur Wayne spent 20 years at Price Waterhouse.   Starting as a tax preparer, Wayne advanced through the ranks to manager and made partner in 1986.  He was in charge of the Walnut Creek office for several years before moving back to the Oakland office in 1989.  He later worked at the San Francisco office until he resigned in 1994 to start his own business.  90% of Wayne’s clients followed him to his new firm.

As a philanthropist, Wayne has given generously to the community both financially and by giving his time to help others.  Wayne Lippman Charitable Trust Fund contributes to a number of charities including Habitat for Humanity.  Wayne volunteers regularly at Voluntary Income Tax, a government organization that offers free tax preparation to low income families. 

In 2005, Wayne became involved in volunteering at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  He participated in five marathons over the past 10 years with Team in Training to raise funds to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, raising over $15,000.

Wayne studied economics at the University of California at Santa Barbara from 1970 to 1972.  After transferring to the University of California at Berkeley Wayne graduated in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. Wayne passed the CPA exam in May of 1974. He later received a Masters in Business Administration in Taxation from Golden Gate University.

He’s been active in both Golf and Tennis including playing in tournaments in both sports.

  • Tax Preparation
  • Financial Planning
  • Stock Option Strategy

Wayne Lippman Walnut Creek

3100 Oak Rd # 350
94597 Walnut Creek


  • (925)256-0800

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Wayne Lippman & Associates CPA’s, Inc. is a full-service CPA firm providing accounting and consulting services to clients in various business sectors. Our practice is comprised primarily of services relating to accounting, tax, business consulting, and financial planning. Our CPAs have each been practicing in public accounting for many years and together bring a broad and diverse background to our clients. We are members of the California Society of CPA’s as well as the AICPA. Our managers & accounting/tax team are responsive, proactive, energetic individuals that maintain collegial and close-knit relationships with clients.

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