Today’s forest product companies are constantly improving to better position themselves to face market challenges such as price volatility, workplace safety, increasingly complex regulatory environment, globalization, Canadian imports, labor disputes, cash flow issues, and demand that is closely tied to residential construction. Kernutt Stokes has deep knowledge and many years of experience in the forest products industry, so we understand the complexities of running a successful forest products operation, and we will develop tailored solutions to meet your business’s 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 may 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. 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.

Below are just a few of the traditional and non-traditional accounting, business planning, and tax services offered by the Kernutt Stokes forest products services team:


  • Timber depletion methods
  • Timber tax accounting
  • Timberland acquisition consulting
  • Timberland exchanges (1031 exchanges)
  • Audits, reviews and compilations
  • Business structure planning
  • Business litigation support
  • Capital leases
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Energy & other current tax credits
  • Financing facilitation
  • Forensic accounting
  • Internal control implementation & evaluation
  • Multi-state nexus
  • R&D tax credit studies
  • Strategic planning
  • Succession planning
  • Tax planning and compliance
  • Technology planning & implementation

To learn more about Kernutt Stokes’ forest products industry services, contact Jonathan Powell, Terry Niegel, Don Lance or Pat Deming at 541-687-1170.