Services for Timber and Forest Products Companies

Today’s growth-oriented forest product companies are retooling to face challenges such as the vertical nature of the marketplace, capital needs, globalization, labor issues and new marketing channels. The accounting professionals at Kernutt Stokes have vast experience in the forest products industry – we understand the complexities of running a successful forest products operation, and we will develop tailored solutions to meet your specific needs.

Kernutt Stokes is dedicated to helping our clients in the forest products industry be both profitable and competitive. Our knowledgeable and experienced team will keep you current with industry best practices and support you with the information and advice you need to capitalize on opportunities that come your way. In addition to traditional accounting, auditing and tax services, we can provide business advisory services designed to increase your profitability, improve your competitive position and reduce your operating costs.

The personal attention of a Kernutt Stokes professional is focused upon bringing you bottom line results. Because we aim to hire and retain the best in the business, we believe we can, and do, add value to your business. Whether we are assisting you with timberland acquisition, timber tax accounting, technology planning or even succession planning, Kernutt Stokes is committed to long-term relationships built on the success of your forest products business.

Some of our specialized services include:

  • Timber depletion methods
  • Timber tax accounting
  • Timberland acquisition consulting
  • Timberland exchanges (1031 exchanges)
  • Business structure planning
  • Business litigation support
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Energy & other current tax credits
  • Financing facilitation
  • Internal control implementation & evaluation
  • Research & development tax credit studies
  • Strategic planning
  • Succession planning & exit strategy development
  • Technology planning & implementation