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Providing a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries.

At Varn, Render & Co., CPAs, LLC, we strive to meet each client's specific needs in planning for the future and achieving their goals in an ever-changing financial and regulatory environment.

We offer services for high net worth clients and businesses that include working directly with legal and other financial professionals to obtain the best results for our clients.

Tax Management

At Varn, Render & Co., CPAs, LLC, we guide our clients through a full range of tax planning and preparation decisions with strategies that minimize your tax liabilities, maximize your cash flow and keep you on track to your financial goals. Our expertise, experience, analysis and thorough research allow us to optimize financial opportunities to be found in existing as well as recently altered tax laws. We are knowledgeable and up to date on the tax laws and can make sense of your receipts, bills and notices.


From start-ups to established enterprises, businesses rely on accurate and insightful financial information in order to maintain profitability and capitalize on new opportunities. Varn, Render & Co., CPAs, LLC's accounting services steer you closer to these goals with accurate record-keeping and reporting as well as support on financial issues such as initial accounting system setup, cost-containment, tax planning, and employee benefit and retirement plans.

Estate & Trust Planning and Tax Preparation

Effective estate and trust planning can ensure financial security for loved ones. For businesses, it can maintain a smooth succession of ownership. Varn, Render & Co., CPAs, LLC's role is to help you navigate the complex and shifting tax laws to facilitate the transfer of assets and minimize the tax liability of your beneficiaries. Everyone should have a well-thought-out plan as to how to distribute the assets left in one's estate so as to avoid complications and to be sure that the individual’s wishes are followed. Having your taxes and estate thoroughly and carefully planned will ensure that your loved ones don't have unforseen complications to deal with during a time of loss.

Entity Selection and Restructuring

Your business entity has a large impact on your taxes and other liabilities. From your company's inception through its growth and development, Varn, Render & Co., CPAs, LLC can advise you on choosing an entity type or restructuring an existing entity if advantageous. With our knowledge and expertise, you will always be receiving the most advantageous entity type for the functions your business performs.

IRS Representation

Professional representation can be vital during an audit, and our experience with tax authorities enables us to guide clients in their dealings with federal and state agencies. If you have been chosen for an examination, the professional representation you can find with our firm can put many of your worries at bay. We are ready and willing to answer any and all questions the Internal Revenue Service may be asking of you.

Clergy Taxation

Ministers and religious professionals are taxed unlike any other individual. Varn, Render & Co., CPAs, LLC., understands the complexities of clergy tax laws and our staff has been offering clergy tax preparation and planning for more than 20 years. Our goal is to provide you practical, easy to understand strategies to help you maximize your potential benefits. Our one-on-one tax planning meetings allow us to work with clients to optimally structure their compensation packages to minimize income and self employment taxes. As a result of these individualized meetings, many clients are often pleasantly surprised to see how much of their hard earned money can be saved just by utilizing the benefits afforded to them. Just as we can provide one-on-one consultation, we can also provide workshops and seminars on a local or denominational level.

We understand the unique tax laws for churches and clergy, and work diligently to alleviate as much of the accounting, reporting, and payroll burdens as possible from your committees and staff so you can concentrate on the areas that are most important to your ministry. Remember, no matter your location, we can help you meet your clergy tax preparation and advise on payroll needs. With clients throughout the Southeast and beyond we have the capability to work with you.