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Richard Keller

CPA, Macc



About Richard

Location: Greeneville

Richard Keller is a lifelong resident of Greene County and a highly accomplished Partner with over 20 years of experience in public accounting. He has dedicated his career to providing exceptional tax compliance and planning services to a diverse clientele from industries such as construction, manufacturing, and retail. Richard’s expertise and commitment to excellence have made him a trusted advisor in matters related to individual and corporate taxation.

In addition to his extensive accounting background, Richard also possesses invaluable experience in public service. For five years, he served as a dedicated member of the board of commissioners for the Greene County Election Commission, contributing to the smooth functioning of the electoral process in his community.

Richard Keller is an esteemed member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). These affiliations highlight his commitment to maintaining the highest professional standards and staying abreast of the latest developments in the field of accounting.

He completed his academic journey at East Tennessee State University, where he earned both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Richard’s educational background has equipped him with a solid foundation and deep understanding of accounting principles and practices.

Beyond his professional commitments, Richard finds time to contribute to his local community and various organizations. He serves as the Financial Secretary at Fairview Baptist Church, where he oversees the financial aspects of the congregation. Richard also devotes his skills to the Old Knox Highway Utility District, where he holds the position of Treasurer. Through his involvement in this organization, he actively contributes to the management and financial oversight of the utility district.

Richard Keller specializes in serving clients across a range of industries, including construction, real estate, manufacturing and distribution, insurance, and financial institutions. His expertise extends to providing comprehensive tax services, tax planning, compliance, estate and gift tax planning, as well as state and local tax matters. Richard’s broad knowledge and industry-specific insights enable him to deliver tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of his clients.

In addition to his extensive accounting background, Richard has also made significant contributions to the field through his insightful articles. He has authored several notable articles that demonstrate his deep understanding of complex tax issues and his ability to communicate them effectively. Some of his notable articles include:

“Qualified Improvement Property and Bonus Depreciation”: In this article, Richard explores the implications of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) on qualified improvement property and the opportunities it presents for bonus depreciation. He delves into the specifics of the legislation and provides valuable insights to help businesses navigate these changes effectively.

“Net Operating Losses for Individual Taxpayers after the CARES Act”: Richard’s article focuses on the modifications made to net operating loss (NOL) provisions for individual taxpayers following the implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. He sheds light on the new rules and provides guidance on optimizing NOL utilization for individual taxpayers.

“Small Business Taxpayer Treatment of Inventories Post – TCJA”: This article delves into the impact of the TCJA on the treatment of inventories for small business taxpayers. Richard explores the changes brought about by the legislation and offers insights on how small businesses can adapt their inventory accounting practices to maximize tax benefits.

With an exceptional track record, Richard Keller continues to make a significant impact in the accounting profession and his community. Through his unwavering dedication, expertise, and involvement in various organizations, he exemplifies the qualities of a respected and trusted advisor in the field of public accounting.

B.S. Accounting
MAcc, Accounting
East Tennessee State University

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Member
  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants; Member
  • Greene County Election Commission
  • Fairview Baptist Church, Financial Secretary
  • Journee, Board Member
  • Old Knox Highway Utility District, Treasurer

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