Steven R. Combs, CPA

Tax and Advisory Services Partner

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Steven has been in the public accounting field since 1999; his entire career has been with White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP. His primary responsibilities include providing tax compliance, planning and consulting services for private middle-market businesses and individuals.

Steven has a diverse background with extensive experience in corporate taxation including consolidated and multi-state taxation. Other areas include mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, tax examinations and appeals, financial accounting for income taxes, due diligence, transaction structuring, and individual compliance and planning. His clients span a variety of industries including manufacturers, retailers, medical and personal services businesses, and technology companies. Steven serves large, middle-market companies located in Orange County and throughout Southern California.

Steven lives in Fountain Valley with his wife Lynlee and their three sons. His interests include spending time with family, playing softball and attending sporting events.


  • Primary Focus: Corporate Taxation
  • Extensive Experience Serving Manufacturing, Retail, and Technology Industries
  • Skilled in Assisting with Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Major Involvement with Individual Tax Compliance and Planning.


  • California State University, Fullerton – Bachelor of Arts, Accounting, 1999
  • California State University, Fullerton – Master of Science, Taxation, 2006
  • CPA Designation: 2002

Professional Affiliations:

  • CalCPA

Community Involvement:

  • Youth Sports Coach for Fountain Valley Pony Baseball and AYSO