John T. Barker CPA

Mr. Barker received a Bachelors in Accounting from Weber State University in 1980 and a Masters of Accounting from Utah State University 1982. He has worked for Jones Simkins LLC since 1982 in the tax and audit departments. He has worked entirely in the tax department since 1990.  He has a CPA certificate from Utah. He has experience providing services to clients in the construction, farming, manufacturing, retail and various other industries. He is a member of the AICPA, UACPA and the Northern Utah Estate Planning Council.

Services that Mr. Barker performs include the following:

Provides professional tax services to:

  • Multi-state and Multi-national clients
  • Corporate, Partnership, Owner/Operator and individual clients

Performs the following services for the above listed clients:

  • Federal and multi-state income tax compliance, including international reporting, filing, elections and required disclosures
  • Retirement plan designing, planning, ERISA and tax filing compliance
  • Strategic tax planning (before and after year-end)
  • Development and accumulation of financial data for analysis purposes
  • Consultation with complex transactions

Deals with IRS and state tax compliance,  controversies and audits

  • Return preparation for Corporations, partnerships and individuals
  • IRS and state taxing agency correspondence and representation

Oversees and manages large, complex engagements