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Culpepper CPA is a full-service tax, accounting, and business advisory firm based in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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The Culpepper CPA blog is where we share our expertise, as well as news, best practices, and personal and business finance tips.

Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting Requirements

By now, you have probably heard about the new reporting requirements for Beneficial Ownership Information. These new requirements, effective January 1, 2024, apply to both domestic and foreign companies created or registered to do business in the US by filing a...

Tennessee Works Tax Act

We definitely geek out a little more than most about tax legislation, but the recently passed Tennessee Works Tax Act is absolutely one we think everyone should be excited about! The Tennessee General Assembly recently approved more than $400M in tax cuts,...

Culpepper CPA Team Spotlight – Allison Davis

As you know, the last couple of years have been full of tax law changes. As such, much of the focus of our blogs has been on highlighting those. However, at times, we like to shift our focus from the technical tax landscape and instead highlight some members of the...

Tax Season 2023 – Preparing & Organizing

The excitement of a new year always brings along tax season and another year of thrilling income tax filings! Seriously, while the new year is an opportunity for a fresh start, tax season doesn't have to be a challenge. Gathering the information required for your...

Year-In-Review 2022: Culpepper CPA

Every January we wipe the proverbial slate clean – we review the past year and plan for the upcoming one. This year we had a lot to celebrate – for one, we turned 10! The goal when Culpepper CPA started was to take our diverse, extensive experience and shift from the...

Tax Planning for 2022

Driving down the streets, you can see lights, Christmas trees, and other decorations on nearly every corner – which can only mean one thing: Another year-end is upon us. You’re probably like us, wondering where 2022 went! The year has certainly flown by for us here at...

Outsourcing Your Bookkeeping – to do or not to do?

Bookkeeping: your favorite part of operating a small business, right? Let’s face it, you got into business for other reasons. Your area of expertise – whether technical, sales and marketing, operations, or some other specialization – is what drives your business and...

Year-In-Review 2021: Culpepper CPA

It’s hard to believe another year has passed! As some of you may know, it has become a bit of a tradition for us to post an annual year-in-review. For us this serves as more than a reflection of the past year; it gives us an opportunity to connect with our team and...

Tax Planning for the 2021 Year End

The year 2022 – it still sounds like a long way away, but it’s barely 30 days at this point. You’re probably thinking you still have at least three or four months before needing to deal with your 2021 tax return; however, the fourth quarter is the best time for...

Build Back Better bill – a summary

President Biden’s Build Back Better bill, the latest proposal in what is now a long series of new tax legislation enacted over the past 18 months, is still not across the finish line as of the time of this writing. Approximately half a dozen moderate House Democrats...

“I could not be more pleased with my experience at Culpepper CPA. We have been clients since 2015, and in that time they have prepared our business and personal income tax returns. Culpepper CPA has also been very helpful in advising us on payroll, estimated tax payments, and state tax matters. This firm has been a great fit for us because they offer a broad spectrum of technical expertise, and they are always responsive to our needs. Above all, we appreciate the individual attention Culpepper CPA provides to their clients.”

– Jennifer Phillips

“Leigh Anne Joseph has been my accountant for over 10 years and has helped guide us through personal taxes and the acquisition of a business. Prompt to answer any questions. Can not say enough about the personal service we receive. I highly recommend her services.”

– Brian Kline

“I have used Culpepper CPA firm for several years and I CANNOT say enough good things about them. I heard a wise man say one time “People don’t care HOW much you know, until they know HOW much you care”. This describes Todd & Amber Culpepper & their entire staff…100%.”

– Butch Hofferbert

“I’m very satisfied with the services I have received with Todd Culpepper’s office. I would recommend this business to anyone that needs personal or business tax assistance. Todd has provided a truly professional service for all of my accounting/tax needs from my personal federal tax return preparations to my small business tax needs (Preparations of 1099s, 1040s, TN Franchise & Excise Tax Returns, Business License Fees, etc) and all at a reasonable price. Not only do my tax savings justify the cost of having a professional on my side, but I am afforded more time to focus on my business and concentrate on what I do best!”

– Travis Keller

“I wanted to share my thoughts on how beneficial Todd and Culpepper CPA have been to my company and myself over the last 5 years. I came to Todd having been very negligent concerning my company, personal and all related tax needs. Todd and his staff not only helped me address and properly deal with my needs but laid out a positive and encouraging “game plan” to stay that way. I knew I had many issues which to me seemed very complex and overwhelming but they made it very clear, easy to follow and address. They also have tremendous resources to connect to all related financial matters. I cannot begin to express my thanks and peace they have provided. The fact they are a faith based company truly is an answer to prayer.”

– Michael Tucker

Expertise scored Knoxville accountants on more than 25 variables across five categories. We are honored to rank in the top 8 in 2021!

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