Vanessa Kruze, founder of Kruze Consulting. Accounting, Finance, Tax & HR for startups.

Kruze Consulting
Startup Accounting & Tax Specialists in Santa Monica & Los Angeles

Founder & CEO Vanessa Kruze is a CPA, Deloitte Tax alumni, and former Controller of a 120+ FTE startup. Kruze COO Scott Orn is a Kellogg MBA, former VC Partner and investment banker. Our Staff Accountants and Controllers come from the Big 4 and top venture capital backed startups which makes us a better option than hiring any mildly experienced consulting CFO. Kruze started in San Francisco, but has expanded to the Los Angeles, Chicago and New York markets.

140+ Seed, Series A, and Series B startups have come to trust our expertise and services. Interim CFO, startup accounting and bookkeeping services, startup annual taxes, expense reports, payroll, benefits, financial modeling:
we've got you covered.

Santa Monica Tax Compliance Calendar

Concerned about your 2018 Tax Deadlines? Operate in the Los Angeles area? We've done the work for you with this complete 2018 Tax Compliance Calendar. How Much Does a Startup Tax Return Cost? Try Kruze Consulting's Tax Preparation Pricing Tool.

Our Services


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Kruze Consulting Santa Monica
1515 7th Street #363
Santa Monica, CA 90401
1 (424) 610-8594

Los Angeles & Santa Monica
Startup Clients

Kruze Consulting is the perfect Accounting, Finance and Tax partner for Los Angeles Startups. Kruze delivers exceptional monthly reporting and financial projections. When we need help with benefits or payroll, Kruze solves our problems. Kruze does our taxes for a fraction of what previous accountants have charged. Thank you Kruze for being a great partner.

Brett O'Brien, CEO @ FLYR
Kruze Consulting serves Santa Monica and the Los Angeles Area. They are top accounting and tax specialists.

Kruze Consulting's Prices

Financial Consulting

Staff Accountant $85
Senior Staff Accountant $110
Controller $140
Financial Modeling $250
Venture Debt $250
CFO $250
Tax Advisory $395

Kruze's calculator tells you how much it will cost to prepare your startup's tax return.

Save on payroll taxes immediately
We charge a fixed fee of 15% of the anticipated captured credit amount with a minimum fee of $2,000

Startup 409A Valuation

Seed $1,500
Series A $2,000
Series B $2,500
Series C $3,000

409A Valuation Information
High quality 409As at a discounted price

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