Paul Neiffer is a certified public accountant and business advisor specializing in income taxation, accounting services, and succession planning for farmers and agribusiness processors. Paul is a principal with CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) in our Central Washington office as well as a regular speaker at national conferences and writes a monthly column for Top Producer magazine.
Paul regularly publishes timely content on CLA's agribusiness blog, Farm CPA Today. He covers topics, including taxation, accounting, succession planning, new laws, major agribusiness events, and other issues that are unique to farmers and agribusiness processors.
Raised on a farm in central Washington, Paul has been immersed in the ag industry his entire life, including the last 30 plus years professionally. Paul and his wife own a small ranch in Southeastern Washington as well as farm land in both Washington and Iowa. His idea of a vacation is operating a combine or tractor.
BA - University of Washington in Business Administration, concentration Accounting
In the community
Past President, Farm Financial Standards Council
The Farm CPA column for Top Producer magazine
Primary author of CLA's blog, Farm CPA Today
Chairperson of the AICPA Ag Committee
Resources and events
Event 2/14/2022 – 2/23/2022Farm Journal’s Top Producer Summit: Business on Broadway
Media coverage 1/20/2022BBB Act Is Dead, But Producers May Still Face Tax Increases
Media coverage 11/29/2021How Much More Will the 2022 Crop Cost?
Media coverage 10/25/2021What to Know: New Farm Lease Rules
Media coverage 10/22/2021Should Farmers Boost Income to Increase Social Security Benefits?
Media coverage 10/21/2021Paul Neiffer speaks to RFD-TV on proposal to report bank inflows
Media coverage 10/7/2021Operations That Liquidated Livestock Due to Drought May Receive an Extension
Media coverage 9/28/2021CLA's Neiffer Comments on Potential Impact of Tax Changes on Family Farms
Media coverage 9/27/2021Current and Future Gifting Rules
Media coverage 9/27/2021DC Signal to Noise: A Conversation with The Farm CPA