About Hildreth & Associates CPA

At Hildreth & Associates CPA, we're devoted to meeting the accounting and tax needs of small business owners and individuals in the Nashville, TN area. Our clients depend on our perfect blend of practical accounting and bookkeeping solutions, quality financial advice, and friendly service, all delivered at competitive rates. We offer money-saving tax planning strategies so you can be confident you’re not missing any deductions at tax time. Whether you’re looking for a full package of accounting services for your small business or are an individual that simply needs income tax return preparation, we're here and ready to help.

Your Local Nashville, TN CPA firm

As a local business, we care about the community and extend a free initial consultation to anyone interested in learning more about our tax and accounting services. Call us at 408-371-0711 now to schedule your appointment and find out how we can put our years of experience to work for you.

Howard Hildreth

Howard Hildreth

Howard is the founder of Hildreth & Associates and has over 30 years of business experience including accounting, auditing and tax engagements. Howard's experience includes services for medical and dental practices, law firms, construction companies, manufacturing companies, dealerships, retail outlets, various service providers, and the respective business owners. Areas of Emphasis include:

  • Corporate, partnership, individual, estate and trust taxation
  • Tax planning
  • Assurance services, including financial statement audits, reviews and compilations.

Howard graduated from San Jose State University in 1969, and upon completion of military service with the United States Army, joined the San Jose office of the international accounting firm Alexander Grant & Co. (now known as Grant Thornton LLP). During his tenure with Alexander Grant & Co., Howard was responsible for various audit and tax services primarily for privately held companies and their owners. Howard is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Howard has been actively involved in various charitable organizations and when not working enjoys golfing, cycling and reading.

David Hildreth

David Hildreth

David is a Campbell native who joined the firm in 2007 after receiving his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law. Since joining the firm David has provided services for medical and dental practices, law firms, construction companies, manufacturing companies, dealerships, retail outlets, various service providers and the owners of these businesses. Areas of emphasis include:

  • Preparation of individual, partnership, corporate, and trust tax returns.
  • Year-end income tax projections and planning.
  • Analysis and planning regarding the state and federal income tax impact of transactions at the entity or individual level.
  • Comprehensive representation in IRS disputes including audits, appeals, and tax court matters.
  • Assurance services, including audits, reviews, compilations, and financial statement preparation.
  • All matters pertaining to bookkeeping including full service bookkeeping.

David graduated from Prospect High School in Saratoga, California, in 1999. After graduation he enrolled at Santa Clara University and graduated in 2003 with a B.S. in accounting and was a member of the National Society for Collegiate Scholars.

David attended the Santa Clara University School of Law, graduating in May of 2007. While at Santa Clara, he focused his studies on tax and business law matters. David continued his education in tax at the Golden Gate University School of Law receiving his LLM in Taxation, with honors, in the Spring of 2015.

David is currently an active member in good standing of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court.