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Front Page - Friday, December 28, 2018

New tax department leadership for Chambliss


Ahead of the 2019 tax season, Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel has added a new tax department manager, Rachel Ragghianti, CPA, who brings a decade of experience in tax preparation and audit services to the firm.

Ragghianti will lead the tax team of CPAs, attorneys and paralegals in assisting clients with tax planning, preparation and compliance.

Ragghianti will review and prepare tax filings for individuals, trusts, small businesses and exempt organizations. She will be assisted by Sarah Johnson, CPA, who was recently promoted to assistant tax manager.

The Chambliss tax department advises and counsels clients on various types of state, federal and international tax matters, including choice of business structure and tax compliance, state tax planning and representation before the IRS and other authorities.

Ragghianti’s tax and audit knowledge spans multiple industries, including financial institutions, not-for-profit entities, manufacturing, health care, education and various small businesses.

Before joining Chambliss, Ragghianti was in public accounting for eight years at Mauldin & Jenkins, where she provided a variety of audit and tax services for individuals and businesses. Prior to that, she served in the audit practice with KPMG Memphis.

Ragghianti holds a master of taxation from Florida Atlantic University and a master of accountancy, audit concentration, from the University of Tennessee. Outside of her work at Chambliss, Ragghianti serves on the Girls, Inc. of Chattanooga board of directors.

Source: Chambliss Law Firm