Carolyn M. Turnbull, CPA, MST

Carolyn is the Director of Tax for Moore Stephens Tiller, LLC in Atlanta. Carolyn has over 28 years of experience assisting companies and their owners to minimize their tax liability and maximize their profitability. Some of these industries include professional services, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, construction, financial institutions, retailers and wholesalers, technology, automobile dealers, equipment leasing, healthcare, and real estate investments. She has extensive experience dealing with complex partnership and corporate tax issues, including special allocations, maintenance of capital accounts, basis and at-risk computations, consolidated returns, multi-state apportionment and allocation computations, state income and composite tax returns, state and federal tax credits, state and local sales, use and property tax issues, international tax issues, and mergers and acquisitions. Carolyn is currently one of 27 members of the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council. She was also named as one of the Top 50 IRS Representation Practitioners in the April 2008 edition of CPA Magazine. Carolyn is active with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), where she serves on the Tax Practice Guides and Checklists Taskforce, the Partnership Compensation Taskforce, and as a technical reviewer and presenter for Sidney Kess' annual Corporate Tax Returns Videocourse and as a technical reviewer for the course entitled Section 199: Benefiting from the Production Activities Deduction for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). She is also currently a member of the AICPA’s cross border merger and acquisitions, Form 5472, Form 5471, Form 1042, Form 1120F, and Form 8858 international tax task forces. She is an outgoing member of the editorial board of The Tax Adviser,a past chair of the AICPA Corporations and Shareholders Technical Resource Panel, and a former member of the AICPA Group of 100. She served on the anti-Morris Trust regulations and research and development credit regulations taskforces for the AICPA. Carolyn is a frequent speaker at tax seminars and in webcasts. In the past year, she has presented a variety of corporate, partnership, and international tax topics for the AICPA, the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Edward Jones, the Mississippi Tax Institute, Strafford Publications, and the University of San Diego School of Law-Procopio International Tax Institute.