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Firm Background

About our Firm


Harvey & Parmelee LLP was founded in Whittier by James Darling in 1922. As such, it is one of the oldest and most established public accounting firms in the greater Whittier area. The firm currently has three partners each with diverse experience and expertise supported by a staff of nine experienced professionals. Harvey & Parmelee LLP has established a reputation for providing high quality personalized service to our clients, whether the need is for tax management (including estate and gift taxes), general accounting services, trust accounting and trustee services, audits, financial statements, business planning, or financial guidance.

Our Mission

Our goal to provide services which are timely, personalized, and of the highest quality has been the cornerstone of the firm's success since its inception. Our team is professional, experienced, and knowledgeable, and shares an important common goal - to be innovative problem solvers and to deliver true value to each client relationship by not working simply for you, but with you.

Our Commitment

We are committed to maintaining the highest standard of integrity and professionalism in our relationship with you, our client. It is our priority to understand your tax and accounting needs so we can improve your individual or business financial condition. Harvey & Parmelee LLP is about quality, communication, and client satisfaction.

Our Reputation

An accounting firm is known for the quality of its service. Our professional competency and creativity has resulted in a distinguished reputation in the business and financial communities and loyal clients who have been with the firm through several generations. Our philosophy of personalized service means that regardless of size, each client receives individual attention, which has built the reputation associated with Harvey & Parmelee LLP.