Firm Profile

Levy, Sapin, Ko & Freeman is a Certified Public Accounting firm practicing in the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles for over 35 years. The firm consults to a diverse client base on issues of tax planning and compliance, financial reporting, estate and retirement planning, and accounting.

At Levy, Sapin, Ko & Freeman, we believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship as a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success.

We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.

Partners (listed alphabetically):

Scott A. Freeman, CPA, MBA, CFP, MS:
Mr. Freeman's professional experience includes over twenty years in accounting,tax, & financial planning for high net worth individuals, businesses, and estates. Previously served in various financial and tax management positions with Arthur Andersen & Co., Warner Bros., Inc., Carolco Pictures, Inc., and Price Waterhouse & Co. Mr. Freeman has written extensively for various financial journals and taught classes in Income & Estate Taxation at the College level. "To me, quick and accurate response is what provides my competitive advantage - my clients are the reason I love to work." B.S. - UCLA, MBA - USC, CPA -State of California, MS - College of Financial Planning.

Steve Ko, CPA, MBT:
Over twenty years experience in tax planning for high net worth individuals, small business consultation, and financial reporting. Steve received his audit training at the "Big Eight" accounting firm of Peat, Marwick & Mitchell, where his responsibiliities included conducting in-service programs teaching auditing and accounting to trainees. Steve deals with high level technical issues from organizing a real estate partnership to structuring the sale of a manufacturing company. He attacks all potential transactions, looking for the best possible way to structure a deal. His goal: maximize clients' returns while providing a high level of safety. BS - California State University, Northridge, Masters in Business Taxation, Golden Gate University, CPA - State of California.

  William Levy, CPA:
Mr. Levy has extensive experience and training in income tax consultation for small businesses and high net worth individuals. He has testified many times as an expert witness in court cases and depositions regarding fraud, insolvency, property settlement, marital dissolution, forensic accounting, and income tax planning. BS - UCLA, CPA, State of California.

Andrew Sapin, CPA:
Extensive background in tax planning and compliance, small business consultation, and automated accounting systems. Andy has a comprehensive knowledge of computers and their software applications, and is the firm expert in selection of the most appropriate systems for our clients. BS - UCLA, CPA - State of California..

Our offices are centrally located at the northeast corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Windsor Street in Hancock Park, between La Brea and Crenshaw Boulevards, approximately midway between downtown and Beverly Hills.