OAKLAND OFFICE

The Oakland office was established in 1946 by Leo Helzel, an Oakland attorney and CPA, in a small office near 14th and Broadway. The current 475 - 14th Street location is home to twenty staff and is growing.  Brenda Colburn Jemmot serves as head of our Oakland office.

Oakland City Center

475 14th Street
Suite 1200
Oakland, CA 94612

Ph: (510) 893-6908

Fax: (510) 873-0977

Oakland City Center

475 14th Street
Suite 1200
Oakland, CA 94612

Ph: (510) 893-6908

Fax: (510) 873-0977

< Oakland Office

Kelly Creed

CPA / Tax Partner / Co-Managing Director of Tax

Kelly Creed, CPA, is a Partner with RINA, Co-Managing Director of Tax, and a member of the Firm’s Oakland office. Kelly has been with RINA since 2003 and has over 16 years of experience working with closely held businesses in the retail, franchising, and real estate industries. As a member of RINA’s Real Estate Group, Kelly advises clients in the areas of space acquisition analysis, real estate valuations, tax consequences of real estate, and decision analysis of commercial real estate investments.

 

As the Co-Founder of RINA’s State & Local Tax (SALT) Group, Kelly is closely familiar with the complexities of operating businesses in multiple states. She is adept at assessing unique tax situations for businesses in diverse industries and provides prompt analysis to assist businesses determine the best courses of action for their specific circumstance.

 

Kelly frequently presents business tax issues to the Small Business Administration and Women’s Self Employment Initiatives.

 

Kelly’s areas of expertise include:

  • Comparative lease analysis and valuing leasehold interests
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Lease versus own analysis
  • Nexus studies
  • Income and franchise tax compliance and planning
  • Sales and use tax compliance

 

I am an Enrolled Agent myself and as a controller, I find it comforting to cross-consult with Jay and Kelly on tax issues, strategies, and preparation. Jay and Kelly make themselves available even during heavy tax deadline periods and we get things done.

Chuck Potter
Controller, Park Place Group

Focus
  • Multi-state Taxation
  • Corporation & Partnership Tax
Industries
  • Retail
  • Service Industries
  • Franchising
  • Real Estate
  • High Net-worth Individuals and Families
Kelly Creed, CPA, Tax Stockholder in the Oakland office.

Kelly Creed

CPA / Tax Partner / Co-Managing Director of Tax

Kelly Creed, CPA, is a Partner with RINA, Co-Managing Director of Tax, and a member of the Firm’s Oakland office. Kelly has been with RINA since 2003 and has over 16 years of experience working with closely held businesses in the retail, franchising, and real estate industries. As a member of RINA’s Real Estate Group, Kelly advises clients in the areas of space acquisition analysis, real estate valuations, tax consequences of real estate, and decision analysis of commercial real estate investments.

 

As the Co-Founder of RINA’s State & Local Tax (SALT) Group, Kelly is closely familiar with the complexities of operating businesses in multiple states. She is adept at assessing unique tax situations for businesses in diverse industries and provides prompt analysis to assist businesses determine the best courses of action for their specific circumstance.

 

Kelly frequently presents business tax issues to the Small Business Administration and Women’s Self Employment Initiatives.

 

Kelly’s areas of expertise include:

  • Comparative lease analysis and valuing leasehold interests
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Lease versus own analysis
  • Nexus studies
  • Income and franchise tax compliance and planning
  • Sales and use tax compliance

 

I am an Enrolled Agent myself and as a controller, I find it comforting to cross-consult with Jay and Kelly on tax issues, strategies, and preparation. Jay and Kelly make themselves available even during heavy tax deadline periods and we get things done.

Chuck Potter
Controller, Park Place Group

Focus
  • Multi-state Taxation
  • Corporation & Partnership Tax
Industries
  • Retail
  • Service Industries
  • Franchising
  • Real Estate
  • High Net-worth Individuals and Families

Credentials

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, 2002

Golden Gate University, Master of Taxation, 2008

CPA License, 2005

Organizations

California Society of Certified Public Accountants

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

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