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About Us

About Our Firm

Lawrence W. Burns, CPA acquired the practice of Paul Struhl, CPA in 2004 to form Struhl and Burns Accountancy Corporation. Lawrence W. (Larry) Burns has been in public accounting since 1979 helping small business clients and individuals with income and estate tax planning and tax return preparation, and business consulting. Additionally he prepares financial statements, payroll tax returns, and other filings.

Technology became a strong point of Larry’s practice since personal computers were introduced into the accounting profession. Larry is a Certified Consultant in Sage Accpac Enterprise software and is in the QuickBooks Pro Advisor Program. Larry has worked with many clients in implementing their accounting system through his in depth knowledge of the software and accounting background.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Struhl & Burns Accountancy Corporation is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Struhl & Burns Accountancy Corporation receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Larry Burns, CPA

(310) 841-6581 Ext. 1

Larry grew up in the San Fernando Valley and graduated from California State University, Northridge. He worked for Capitol Records for two years then spent fourteen years at a local CPA firm. He started his own firm in 1993. Larry’s wife, Carolyn Wispe Burns, is an independent bookkeeper and helps during tax season.

Aaron H. Burns, EA

(310) 841-6581 Ext. 2

Larry's son, Aaron, grew up in Culver City and began his accounting career at an early age, helping his parents enter receipts into their clients' accounting systems. He graduated with an arts degree in theater from NYU and began a small bookkeeping business while seeking other artistic pursuits, and in 2010, joined Larry's staff. He has since been a trusted tax and business consultant across a broad spectrum of industries--entertainment, photography, design, construction, retail, and real estate--and provides invaluable tax advice for individuals. In 2019, he became an Enrolled Agent. It is the highest credential awarded by the IRS to those who demonstrate special competence in tax matters.

  • Struhl & Burns Accountancy Corporation
  • 4248 Overland Avenue
  • Suite 230
  • Culver City, CA 90230
  • Telephone: (310) 841-6581
  • Fax: (310) 765-4781