Cooper Norman, CPAs & Business Advisors

Clint has more than 25 years experience in public accounting.  He worked two years in private industry before joining Cooper Norman in 1987.  The majority of his time is spent consulting with Ag producers, closely-held business owners, and auto dealers.  Clint also has significant experience in transition planning.

Clint was born and raised in Dubois, Idaho where he spent his growing up years working with potato farmers, aerial crop dusters, and livestock operators.  Clint and his wife Barbara have five children.  He spends his free time enjoying his family and fishing.

Clint currently chairs the Cooper Norman Agriculture Industry Committee.  He is also a former Chairman of the Family Business Committee of the CPAAI.  He maintains professional affiliation with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants, and CPA Associates International (CPAAI).  Clint is actively involved in his community, and has fulfilled several ecclesiastical and youth-oriented functions.

Clint graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance.  He also graduated from Ricks College with an Associate’s degree in Livestock Production Management.  He currently holds a certified public accountant license from the State of Idaho.

Cooper Norman offers the following services to Ag Producers:

1. Monthly Bookkeeping Services
• Including paying approved invoices
• Bank account reconciliations
• Receivables and Payables management
• Line of Credit monitoring
• Monthly statements if desired

2. Payroll and Payroll Reporting
• Preparation of payroll checks, direct deposits, etc.
• Filling of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
• H-2A and E-Verify assistance

3. Tax Planning, Entity Structuring, and Tax Preparation
• Pro-active, up-front and solution oriented planning 
• Optimize asset protection planning
• Optimize tax strategies
• Strategic planning for ownership changes  

4. Preparation of Financial Statement
• Preparation of cash or accrual basis financial statements
• Audits, reviews, and compilations
• Fair market value financial statements
• Evaluation of budgeted to actual performance

5. Estate Planning specifically for Ag Producers
• Family succession and transition planning 
• Wealth preservation and retirement planning
• Estate tax and gifting strategies 

6. Consulting and Management Advisory Services
• Business management, consulting, and planning
• Debt restructuring
• Lease/buy analysis
• Government program assistance
• Enterprise crop cost accounting
• Assist with buying, selling, trading of farm land and machinery and equipment

Contact Cooper Norman, CPAs & Business Advisors

Clint Tavenner, CPA
Agriculture Committee Chair
1000 Riverwalk Drive, Ste 100
PO Box 51330
Idaho Falls, Idaho  83405-1330
Phone: (208) 523-0862
Cell Phone: (208) 521-3048
Fax: 208 5258038


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Blaine County, Idaho
  • Butte County, Idaho
  • Camas County, Idaho
  • Cassia County, Idaho
  • Custer County, Idaho
  • Gooding County, Idaho
  • Jerome County, Idaho
  • Lemhi County, Idaho
  • Lincoln County, Idaho
  • Minidoka County, Idaho
  • Twin Falls County, Idaho