Dave Thompson


7676 Hazard Center Dr.,  Suite 1150
San Diego, CA 92108 
Phone (619) 849-6500
Fax (619) 497-2391
[email protected]


Dave Thompson combines his passion for logic and his innate skill with numbers to help small businesses and their owners increase profits, reduce tax liabilities and push through the opportunities and issues that strengthen businesses.  He excels at establishing a strong and personal relationship with both domestic and international clients, and actively collaborates with them on business needs and issues.  As an attentive and responsive advisor, Dave relates well to clients.  He merges his private industry background with his public accounting knowledge, to help clients’ reach their financial goals.

Having grown up in San Diego, Dave is familiar with the area, people and culture.  Prior to joining H&B, Dave managed his own accounting practice.  In addition, he previously held Controller/CFO positions within the construction & real estate industries assisting those companies who helped shape San Diego.  Dave was impressed with H&B and its focus on forward thinking. He joined the Firm in 2005. 

Dave recently earned his IBFD Advanced Professional Certificate in Corporate International Taxation.

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IR Global firms consist of the world’s leading legal, accountancy and financial advisers, recommended exclusively by jurisdiction and practice area.

As our client, you can expect the highest quality expertise to meet your unique needs.

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IR Global Insights: Working smart, surviving and thriving
In their latest publication, IR Global members discuss the challenges and opportunities of investing in their jurisdictions. Whether you’re looking at investments in India, Hong Kong, the UK or US, this guide is essential if you are looking to steer through the tax and legal issues that need to be addressed.

Dave discusses: Taxing times: companies need advisors who understand the new post-Covid tax landscape
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IR Digital
Dave Thompson & Kimberly Hatfield spoke to Jennifer Riggins on the IR Global podcast…. ‘The Digital Workplace’.

Dave, Kimberly and Jen discuss what the evolving workplace means for you, your clients and your colleagues. They touch on data protection, tools and governance, adapting to the future workplace, how they are supporting their clients, setting the tone at the top and remaining compliant.
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Getting to know the UBO & selecting the right advisor
Dave and Kimberly Hatfield are featured in IR Global’s latest publication: “Getting to know the UBO & selecting the right advisor.” Both are experts in International Services and discuss the Ultimate Beneficial Owner (UBO) process in their jurisdiction.
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Member Spotlight
Dave is featured in IR Global’s Member Spotlight! The IR Member Spotlight series features some of their most valued members around the world, providing a glimpse into the person behind the adviser, their motivations and approach to clients.
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International Expansion: Building Your Business Overseas
Despite these uncertain times, expanding overseas can be a key driver for future growth for an ambitious business. International expansion can breathe new life into a company, drive huge value and set it on a path of continued success.
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A Jurisdictional Guide to Opening a Foreign Bank Account.
As companies expand their operations into different jurisdictions, they will need to set up local bank accounts but how difficult is it? Dave and IR Global members explain all in this article.
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  • Business Planning and Consulting
  • International Taxation
  • Tax


  • Construction / Real Estate
  • Family Business
  • Manufacturing and Distribution


  • Bachelor of Science – Business Administration (Accounting), San Diego State University
  • Academic work at University of California San Diego 
  • Certificate in Construction, San Diego State University Extension
  • Construction Industry Technician, NAWIC
  • IBFD Advanced Professional Certificate in Corporate International Taxation


  • AICPA – Tax Section
  • California Society of CPAs
  • Writer – San Diego Business Journal “Staying Alive – Surviving a Down Economy”
  • Presentations and Panels: 
    Panelist – Got International! – The ABCs of Going Global, San Diego, USA 2015
    Panelist – Bank of the West – Import/Export, Financial and Tax Perspectives, San Diego, USA 2015
    Panelist – Bank of the West – Immigration, Financial and Tax Perspectives, San Diego, USA 2015
    Presenter – Doing Business in the USA Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland 2014
    Presenter – PKF International Audit and Accounting Conference, Lisbon, Portugal 2014
    Participant – PKF International Tax Conference, Chicago, USA 2013
    Participant at the PKF International Tax Conference, and the Procopio International Tax Institute
    Presenter – La Jolla Trust & Probate Group – “Practical, Tactical but not Technical – a guide to navigating the international tax compliance required of US individual taxpayers”
    Presenter – SDSU Accounting 659: Seminar US International Tax – “International Tax Compliance”

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