About Yorke CPAs

Yorke & Associates CPAs was founded by Richard E. Yorke, a CPA with over 35 years of public accounting experience, including 20 years as tax partner of two local CPA firms. If you would like to know more about the comprehensive skills and experience of the members of our firm, click “more” on the contact info page of our site.

Yorke CPAs - Committed to our Clients

We provide consulting, tax, accounting, and financial services to individuals and a variety of business organizations with specialization in the following industries:


Sales and Distribution

Service Businesses

Construction Contractors

We are committed to providing close, personal attention to each of our clients.

Our clients have continually praised the value of their relationship with our firm and our ability to enhance profitability, increase operational efficiency, and create and implement strategic business and financial plans: “Your help and advice have always made me feel confident regarding my financial status.” “I can depend on you to handle what needs to be done in the accounting/financial part of the organization.”

Because maintaining our clients’ trust and confidence is one of our highest priorities, we adhere to a strict policy to protect client information. Each of our CPAs is licensed by the California Board of Accountancy, and we consistently invest time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology, and extensive business relationships. Dedicated to excellence, we engage an independent team of CPAs to perform a periodic outside review of our firm’s quality control system in accounting and auditing.

Examples of services we have provided for our clients


Obtained $40,000 tax refund for a medium-sized machine shop by identifying unclaimed tax credits.


Deferred $650,000 of taxable income to later years by changing to the cash-basis of accounting for a manufacturer grossing $2.5 million in sales.


Reduced taxable income by $80,000 by segregating out certain building costs, which allowed shorter depreciable lives and first-year bonus depreciation for some of those costs.


Set up accounting systems and provide training for both new and existing businesses using QuickBooks® accounting software.


Designed financial (including key performance indicators) from existing client accounting systems, providing expanded information for decision-making.


Reduced self-employment taxes for numerous types of businesses up to $20,000 per year.


Provided pro active tax planning to help anticipate and plan strategies to reduce taxes for hundreds of businesses and individuals.

Serving all of California since 2001