James O. Koopmans


James Koopmans, Partner


200 East Carrillo Street, Suite 303
Santa Barbara, California 93101
Phone (805) 963-1837
Fax (805) 564-2150 
[email protected]


James Koopmans, CPA, is a tax partner and brings over 30 years of experience within the field of consulting. His area of expertise lies in assisting closely-held and family-owned businesses in proper entity structure selection, cash flow analysis, financial reporting, strategic business and tax planning, business acquisition analysis, and sales transactions. In addition, Jim has significant industry experience with real estate development and syndications, mid-sized manufacturing and distribution companies, medial practices, and law firms. He has worked with these companies in compensation and benefits planning, tax and financial planning for employee ESPP, ISO and non-qualified stock options.

Jim received his Bachelors of Arts in Economics and Business (with honors) from Westmont College. He is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Jim is actively involved in benefiting the Santa Barbara community by teaching courses on tax and accounting at Westmont College and serving on the Board of Directors for the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

In his free time, Jim enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and staying active though golf, cycling and basketball.


  • Consulting and Compliance
  • Business and Tax Planning
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Financial Reporting
  • Business Acquisition Analysis
  • Sales Transactions 


  • Closely-held and Family-owned Businesses
  • Real Estate
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Medical Practices
  • Law Firms


  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business (with honors); Westmont College


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of CPAs 
  •  Board of Directors for the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

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