About Hildreth & Associates, LLP

Hildreth & Associates, LLP is a Nashville CPA firm with a fine reputation for accounting and tax planning expertise. We’ve created a specialized niche within our firm for real estate accounting, tax reduction planning, and business advisory. Our experienced team delivers comprehensive service to real estate industry professionals including developers, property managers, architects, and engineers.

As our client, we’ll manage all your essential accounting functions and effectively plan for tax time with innovative strategies designed to significantly reduce taxes. We’ll also provide the financial guidance and direction to minimize risk, increase profitability, and add value to your real estate business. We aim to build a longstanding relationship and deliver excellent service to every client with competence, perseverance, and a personal approach.

To learn more about how our real estate accounting solutions can benefit your business, call 615-369-6344 now or request your free initial consultation online.

Howard Hildreth

Howard Hildreth

Howard is the founder of Hildreth & Associates and has over 30 years of business experience including accounting, auditing and tax engagements. Howard's experience includes services for medical and dental practices, law firms, construction companies, manufacturing companies, dealerships, retail outlets, various service providers, and the respective business owners. Areas of Emphasis include:

  • Corporate, partnership, individual, estate and trust taxation
  • Tax planning
  • Assurance services, including financial statement audits, reviews and compilations.

Howard graduated from San Jose State University in 1969, and upon completion of military service with the United States Army, joined the San Jose office of the international accounting firm Alexander Grant & Co. (now known as Grant Thornton LLP). During his tenure with Alexander Grant & Co., Howard was responsible for various audit and tax services primarily for privately held companies and their owners. Howard is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Howard has been actively involved in various charitable organizations and when not working enjoys golfing, cycling and reading.

David Hildreth

David Hildreth

David is a Campbell native who joined the firm in 2007 after receiving his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law. Since joining the firm David has provided services for medical and dental practices, law firms, construction companies, manufacturing companies, dealerships, retail outlets, various service providers and the owners of these businesses. Areas of emphasis include:

  • Preparation of individual, partnership, corporate, and trust tax returns.
  • Year-end income tax projections and planning.
  • Analysis and planning regarding the state and federal income tax impact of transactions at the entity or individual level.
  • Comprehensive representation in IRS disputes including audits, appeals, and tax court matters.
  • Assurance services, including audits, reviews, compilations, and financial statement preparation.
  • All matters pertaining to bookkeeping including full service bookkeeping.

David graduated from Prospect High School in Saratoga, California, in 1999. After graduation he enrolled at Santa Clara University and graduated in 2003 with a B.S. in accounting and was a member of the National Society for Collegiate Scholars.

David attended the Santa Clara University School of Law, graduating in May of 2007. While at Santa Clara, he focused his studies on tax and business law matters. David continued his education in tax at the Golden Gate University School of Law receiving his LLM in Taxation, with honors, in the Spring of 2015.

David is currently an active member in good standing of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court.