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SinceĀ  1978
Small Business Experts
Serving the San Diego North County coastal communities since 1978.
Here  to  Help
Serving our Community
Providing cost-effective, professional, and highly personalized services.
Our success is the result of your success.
We believe in the value of our client relationships.
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We are experienced in all facets of tax preparation, including individual, small business, corporation, partnership, not for profit, and estate returns.

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Tax Services
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We take pride in caring for your records and books, so you can do what you do best...running your business and generating profits.

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Our payroll service combines professional expertise with state-of-the-art technology that enables us to customize your specific needs.

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With our nonprofit proficiency, we ensure that income and expenses are being properly categorized for tracking and reporting purposes.

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Not for Profits

Mother Lode Bookkeeping, Inc.

We strive to serve you as we would want to be served.




Established in 1978, service and personalized attention is tradition with our team of highly skilled professionals; yet we continue to upgrade to the latest in today's technology. Every need, whether large or small, is important to us. Our growth attests to this.


Located in Encinitas California, we serve all of North Coast San Diego County. Our services include bookkeeping, payroll, business, estate and individual income tax preparation, and notary. Our clients include a wide array of individuals and businesses including many not for profit clients.


We are dedicated to superior client service.  We continue to endeavor to provide the highest quality professional services and guidance.  As you browse through our website, you will see that we have highlighted background information on our firm and the services we provide.


Many resources are at your finger tips.  Besides being a call or click away, we have gathered many links to external Websites that we feel would be of interest to our clients and visitors (in our Resources section).

Recipe for success!

It is not enough that we do our best, sometimes you have to do what is required.

Winston Churchill