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Phone: (208) 726-9007
Email: timthomas@harriscpas.com

Tim THomas, CPA

Partner


Tim began his accounting career in 1980 after graduating from the University of Idaho. With the drive to one day be his own boss and help people along the way, he quickly became intrigued by the thought of one day having his own practice. Tim’s journey took shape when he first joined the Sun Valley Company, working his way up to Assistant Controller. He then ventured into the public accounting industry with a local Ketchum CPA firm and spent 5 years as a Tax Manager. Tim then started his own firm eventually joining with Lori Johnston to form Thomas and Johnston, where Tim has been Partner for more than 30 plus years before merging his practice with Harris in 2022.

Tim specializes in helping businesses prepare for success and longevity, and works with clients in areas such as real estate transactions, like-kind exchanges, retirement planning, estate planning, business succession planning, eldercare, and individual and business tax compliance and planning. His specialties include, trusts and estates, small businesses, and high net worth individuals with private equity, and multi-state partnership and real estate investments.

Outside of work, you can catch Tim on the river flyfishing with the life time goal of being a Master Casting Instructor through the Federation of Fly Fishers Casting Instructor Certification Program. Tim and his wife, Gretchen have been together for 29 years and have a lovely dog who they adopted from the Mountain Humane animal shelter .

Education:
  • BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting, University of Idaho
Professional Designations:
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Member, Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, American Society of Public Accountants
  • Board Member, College of Southern Idaho Blaine County Advisory Board
Favorite Quote:
"When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world" - John Muir
Last Book Read:
Was it Worth It? By Doug Peacock