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About Us

About Our Firm

For years, Palmer Tax & Consulting PC has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Palmer Tax & Consulting PC's expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as estate and gift planning, litigation support, mediation, and financial planning.

Palmer Tax & Consulting PC is one of the leading firms in Western Colorado. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, complete integrity, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Palmer Tax & Consulting PC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Western Colorado's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in Western Colorado. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Palmer Tax & Consulting PC receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Ken Palmer

Masters Degree in Taxation
CPA, MST

As a Certified Public Accountant with a Masters degree in Taxation, Ken Palmer has a strong technical background and more than two decades of experience in providing valuable business and tax consulting services. Drawing on the strength of solid core values, Ken works with his clients to develop creative solutions to complex issues. He becomes a trusted member of his client's team of advisors, working to help them reach their business and personal goals.

Ken has provided expert testimony in courts of law, taught at the college level, and worked with businesses and individuals alike to plan and manage their finance and tax issues. He has also worked in industry as the CFO of a technology company, and was managing shareholder in a public accounting firm.

Throughout his career, Ken has guided numerous entrepreneurs as they have established, funded and executed their dreams. He has worked with investors and developers to generate creative planning strategies for investing in, holding, and developing real estate; and with businesses to strategically navigate mergers, acquisitions and liquidations. With proven experience and consummate integrity, Ken has helped a wide range of clients strategically reduce their taxes, resolve complex entity structuring issues, settle perplexing estate, gift and trust tax issues, protect their net worth and make better business decisions.

Ken is active in community services, doing such services as working with young men as a Venturer Advisor in the Boy Scouts of America. He has served on the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accounts' Board of Directors, as the president of the Northern Chapter of Certified Public Accountants in Arizona, and as an officer and board member of several nonprofit organizations. Ken and his wife, Deborah, have been married for over 20 years and have five children.

Joshua Brady

Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Minor in Spanish
CPA

Josh is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from Colorado Mesa University with a degree in Accounting and a minor in Spanish in May 2014. He speaks Spanish fluently and enjoys expanding his knowledge about the Spanish culture and language. He has experience in the construction side of the oil and gas industry, managing shifts at a local restaurant, and has performed bookkeeping for many different companies. With this experience, Josh has obtained many different skills such as leadership, humility, working with people, and diligence. He enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Cami and sons Fredrick and Henry in the outdoors.

Amanda Sparks

Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Minor in Accounting

Amanda has been working at Palmer Tax & Consulting since July 2011. During her professional career, she has provided skilled and detailed bookkeeping services to businesses around the Grand Valley for over nine years now. She also has experience in a variety of other accounting functions such as payroll and tax. Amanda graduated from Colorado Mesa University (formerly Mesa State College) in 2008 with her degree in Business Administration and minor in Accounting. During her spare time, Amanda loves to spend time with her husband Steven and son Carson enjoying the many trails and beautiful places around this area.

Charlotte Price

Charlotte has experience in administration, bookkeeping, payroll, and tax preparation and has served in a variety of industries. She has worked in the construction industry, various tax preparation companies, and for the State of Nevada, Department of Taxation. She also has experience in management at a local retailer. Charlotte is excited to bring her spectrum of skills and talents to the area. She loves to spend time with her two sons Nathanael and Gabriel enjoying a variety of hobbies, including fishing, baseball and golf.