Gunnar Haugen has been hired as the new Senior Tax Manager at Kernutt Stokes’ Bend office. Haugen has experience in tax planning and compliance for private and public companies, with a particular focus on acquisitions, dispositions, and restructurings of US companies with international operations and foreign companies with operations and real estate investments in the US. He works with a number of industries, including technology, manufacturing, real estate, and life sciences.
Prior to joining Kernutt Stokes, Haugen who was raised in Bend, Oregon, worked in the national tax department of Ernst & Young in Chicago, IL, providing tax consulting services related to cross-border mergers and acquisitions and international operations. He also spent time at a Chicago law firm where he provided income tax planning related to real estate investments, as well as time at Moss Adams in Portland, OR, providing tax compliance and planning services for privately held corporations and partnerships.
Kernutt Stokes is a full-service accounting and business consulting firm established in 1945 with offices in Eugene, Bend, Corvallis, and Lake Oswego. The firm has 12 partners, 68 CPAs, and 93 total employees, specializing in privately-held and family owned companies in construction, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, and professional services. In addition to core accounting services, the firm provides technology consulting, 401(k) plan administration, business valuation, retirement planning, business consulting and other services. Kernutt Stokes is a member of AGN International, an association of independent accounting and advisory businesses. For more information, visit https://kernuttstokes.com.