Kim Zydel

Kim Zydel

Partner, CPA · +1 (415) 781 2500
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Kim is a tax partner based in our San Francisco, California office. Her professional experience includes a full range of tax planning and compliance services for corporations, partnerships, individuals, trusts and estates, as well as nonprofit organizations.

  • Primary focus in services related to real estate partnerships, as well as small and family-owned businesses 
  • Deep understanding of personal and business tax planning and compliance, including issues relating to trusts, estates, international operations and hedge funds 
  • Helps clients adopt more advantageous tax positions including change in accounting method, business structure, like-kind exchanges and use of installment sales reporting 
  • Former founding partner of DZH Phillips, LLP, one of the largest public accounting and majority-women owned firms in the Bay Area of California 
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) 
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) 




Master of Science in taxation 
Golden Gate University (San Francisco, California) 


Bachelor of Science in accounting 
California State University, Long Beach