Jesse D. Barnes, CPA

Principal

Professional Experience

Jesse D. Barnes has over 15 years of experience in the areas of tax and accounting services, finance, strategic planning, financial reporting, financial analysis, business operations and budgeting. Mr. Barnes is a dedicated Certified Public Accountant who enjoys meeting with entrepreneurs to learn about their businesses and identify opportunities to help them advance in their industry. His exceptional knowledge of accounting and never-ending passion for learning allow him to provide excellent recommendations for streamlining and automating accounting operations, opening the door to unseen opportunities for new and experienced business owners alike.

Tax Return Services

Mr. Barnes has the training and experience to prepare income tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships in compliance with complex Internal Revenue Service Regulations.

Multi-state tax returns can often be very involved. As an experienced professional, Mr. Barnes has the expertise required to prepare these returns based on accurate allocations between states which enables multistate filers to pay the lowest amount in taxes to each state allowable by law.

With tax conditions ever changing, Mr. Barnes maintains up to date knowledge of Internal Revenue Service Regulations as well as State Statutes for income tax filings. He is responsible for tax planning and return preparation for a highly diverse client base. He can provide thorough advice to help you understand and prepare for tax liabilities while maximizing your tax savings.

Consulting

Mr. Barnes has extensive expertise in navigating the complex issues that all types of business owners face. He gathers relevant industry specific information in order to help entrepreneurs restructure their business plans, develop cost reduction strategies, and identifying new business opportunities. He can quickly assess the needs of an organization and work with management to develop tailored solution-based strategies and procedures to help them fulfill the requirements of their business.

Licenses & Credentials

  • Certified Public Accountant – Montana

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)

Education

  • Masters of Accountancy; University of Montana, Missoula; 2010

Civic Activities

  • Missoula Chamber of Commerce
  • Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants
    • Federal Tax Committee – 2013 to Present

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