John Trapani, CPA

Putting The Pieces Together For You

(805) 497-4411




Personal & Business Accounting:
Professional, Experienced, Caring


The firm of John Trapani, CPA believes in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership. We believe that our success is a reflection of your success. Download our Trust and Confidence brochure here.

All professionals and staff of the firm are committed to providing personal, professional attention to our clients. We take pride in giving clients the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced and continuous training, technical experience, staff that has been working together for years and an understanding of financial concepts. Our continual investment of time and resources in professional education, state-of-the-art computer technology, research and resource tools as well as extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.

Disaster Tax Services

The accounting firm of John Trapani, CPA has extensive experience providing tax and accounting services to a broad range of clientele.

The firm specializes in assisting taxpayers who have experienced a catastrophic event such as a fire, flood, mudslide, earthquake, hurricane or tornado. For in-depth assistance for people who have experienced a disaster, visit our disaster response blog at

Over the past two decades John has provided tax advice and information on income tax reporting required by income tax agencies that are critical to the recovery process in a post-disaster environment. Unique conditions arise after catastrophic situations. These cases are tragedies of major proportion. Having an independent adviser who is knowledgeable in dealing with all aspects of the recovery process can relieve stress as well as speed the recovery process and save you money.

John experienced the 1994 Northridge Earthquake first hand. He has a unique professional perspective on the process of recovering from disasters. Since 1994, John has assisted many families who have experienced a fire or flood throughout California in addition to those who have had their lives turned upside down by an earthquake.

John is active in many aspects of the community, speaking to community organizations about disaster preparation and teaching other professionals about “Tax and Financial Issues Related to Disasters.” In addition, he has prepared materials to help you make plans for avoiding disasters and recovering quickly in the event you do experience a disaster of any proportion.