Walter J. Kero

Walter J. Kero

Walter J. Kero, CPA, shareholder, provides tax compliance and planning, business valuation, succession planning and litigation support services. Walter has over forty years of tax, valuation and professional advising experience to individuals of all income categories, corporations of all types, partnerships, limited liability companies, and estates and trusts. Industries served include real estate, agriculture, professional services, not for profit, wholesalers and retailers.

Walt is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Montana State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a Past-President of the Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants and currently serves on MSCPE Taxation Committee and Arthur Anderson-A Plus Tax User Advisory Council.

Walt received the George D. Anderson Distinguished Service Award in 2011 honoring outstanding CPAs in the industry and the state. Walt has also served in a variety of leadership roles for the Missoula Housing Authority, Missoula Downtown Association, United Way, University of Montana Excellence Fund, Sunrise Rotary, Montanans for Better Government and Sigma Chi Fraternity.

A Teacher of Continuing Professional Education
Tax professionals across the nation have learned to trust Walt Kero’s expertise and knowledge. Applying years of practical experience and first-hand knowledge of the issues facing practicing professionals, Walt enjoys the opportunity to instruct and represent fine organizations such as Nichols Patrick CPE, Inc.

“Teaching requires that I understand the tax code and its potential implications on a wide variety of individual and business-related scenarios at a very deep level. I enjoy being an instructor, navigating intense discussions and meeting my peers from across the nation. In the end, I know teaching helps me become a better tax advisor.”

Past Educational Programs Include:

  • Tax Staff Training Level 2 Business/Pending
  • New Report Regulations (263)
  • Partnership Tax Advanced Issues
  • Preparing Complex 1040’s
  • Partnership Tax Advanced Issues
  • Alternative Minimum Tax
  • Corporations: A Complete Guide to Planning and Compliance

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