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PKC Kuebler, APC is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in CA. All our CPA's hold valid CA State CPA Certificates.

Partners

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Pete Palmer

Tax Partner

Pete Palmer is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of experience with areas of expertise that include: corporate, partnership and individual tax, estate, and gift compliance and planning, real estate joint ventures, wineries and related businesses, and accounting for income taxes (ASC 740). 

His service with Southern California companies and their owners as a public accountant began in 1989 with the international firm of Price Waterhouse, LLP as a Tax Associate and consultant.  Pete provides high-level tax compliance, planning, research and consulting services.  He also spends significant time consulting with executives and employees on the impact of changing tax laws and the legislative environment. 

Mr. Palmer is an active member of the California Society of CPAs, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and past President and current member of the Rotary Club of Murrieta. 


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Keith Krzewski

Audit Partner

Keith Krzewski has provided client-focused solutions for the past three decades in both public accounting and practice in private industry.  This affords him a unique perspective of knowing what it is like to be in his clients’ “shoes” since he served in that capacity for 14+ years before returning to public accounting. 

Keith’s areas of expertise include accounting and auditing, forensic accounting, non-profit accounting with an emphasis on internal controls.

Mr. Krzewski is currently the President of the Economic Development Coalition which promotes economic growth by enhancing business retention and development in the region. 


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Scott Carpenter

Tax Partner

For more than 25 years, Certified Public Accountant Scott Carpenter has provided 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.  Scott 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 Carpenter provides are entity selection and structuring, converting existing C Corporations to S Corporations, review and analysis of shareholders methods, computations for FAS 109, FIN 48 analysis, net operating loss carryback claims. 

Scott’s areas of expertise include tax consulting and compliance to the captive insurance industry including feasibility analysis, tax return preparation, NAIC statement preparation, re-domestication, and dissolution planning. 

Scott Carpenter holds a Master of Accountancy from Brigham Young University and is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of CPAs, and the Utah Captive Insurance Association. 


Legacy Partners

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Joseph Kuebler

Senior Director

Certified Public Accountant Joseph Kuebler assists businesses in real estate development, engineering, medical, retail, and agricultural industries by providing over forty years of public accounting experience. These include clients living and working in countries outside the United States.

To keep in touch with the pulse of the community, Mr. Kuebler is affiliated with numerous business and professional organizations in the Inland Empire, including the Murrieta-Temecula Group, Monday Morning Group, Temecula Valley Hospital Board Member and several non-profit organizations. He was also a Director and Treasurer for Eastern Municipal Water District, from 1996 through 2018.

Mr. Kuebler has a Master of Taxation from Golden State University and has taught for the University of Phoenix and University of California, Riverside. In addition, he has been a guest speaker at the California Society of CPA’s annual tax conference, where he was a tax conference chairman. 

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Al Anderson

Partner Emeritus


Professional Staff

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Laurie Ball

Audit Director

Laurie began her career in public accounting, rising to the level of Senior Audit Manager at KPMG, and then spent a number of years as a Controller of a large, publically-traded company. She then ran her own consulting business before finding her way back to public accounting. Laurie has worked with clients of all sizes, both publically and privately-held, in a variety of industries and she has extensive experience drafting SEC and other financial reports


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Julie Forest

Senior Tax Manager

Julie has spent her entire professional career in public accounting, focusing on taxation. She manages taxation engagements with a focus on real estate, manufacturing, estate and trust, and high net worth individuals. Julie has worked with clients of all sizes and has extensive experience in complicated tax matters.


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Dana Silverthorne

Tax Manager

Dana began her professional career in public accounting in February of 2010; she was hired as a Tax Associate by a local accounting firm. Now a Tax Manager with PKC Kuebler, Dana works closely with clients, providing a variety of tax services for corporations, partnerships, and individuals. Dana manages tax compliance and consulting engagements for clients in a variety of industries, including: real estate, manufacturing, captive insurance, restaurants, and wineries.


Amstrong Tatheu
Audit Supervisor

Erica Sepulveda
Tax Supervisor

Angeline Haalck
Tax Senior

Isabelle Neugart
Tax Associate

John Richards
Tax Associate

Monica Temple
Tax Associate

Jake Smith
Audit Associate


Administrative Staff

Nancy Maier
Office Manager

Jessica Follett
Administrative Assistant

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