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Scott Carpenter

Scott Carpenter is a Tax Partner in our tax services group with over 20 years of experience.  Scott provides tax consulting and tax compliance services to a wide range of clients, including: manufacturing, contractors, distributors, real estate developers, various service providers, and captive insurance companies.

Professional Experience

2012 – Present         PKC | Kuebler, APC – Tax Partner
2006 – 2012             Swenson Advisors, LLP – Partner
1998 – 2006             RSM McGladrey, Inc. – Tax Director
1993 – 1998             Arthur Anderson LLP –Tax Senior

Areas of Expertise

Works with both closely-held businesses and publicly-held companies, providing the necessary tax planning and consultation for the entities as well as their owners.
Some of the tax services Scott provides are as follows

  • Entity selection and structuring
  • Converting existing C Corporations to S Corporations
  • Review and analysis of shareholders methods
  • Computations for FAS 109 (Accounting for Income Taxes – ASC 740)
  • FIN 48 Analysis (Net Operating Loss Limitations)
  • Net Operating Loss Carryback Claim

Assists clients in claiming various tax credits and incentives, including:

  • Research and Development Credits
  • California Enterprise Zone Credits

Provides tax consulting and tax compliance to the captive insurance industry, including: Feasibility analysis, tax return preparation, NAIC statement preparation, re-domestication, dissolusionment planning

Provides tax services to the real estate industry, including: deal structure and analysis, review of LLC and other partnership agreements, analysis to tax basis and loss allocation, cost segregation studies

Civic Involvement

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Member
California Society of CPAs – Member
Utah Captive Insurance Association – Member

Professional Designations

Certified Public Accountant – California


Brigham Young University | Master of Accountancy

Scott Carpenter

Tax Partner


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PKC | Kuebler, APC

27244 Via Industria
Temecula, CA 92590
Main: 951.676.6555
Fax: 951.676.6551