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James G. Shumate, CPA, MST



James G Shumate, CPA, MST is a senior partner at Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth. He has been a partner with the firm since 1991. Jim specializes in tax planning for individuals and businesses, with added expertise in the areas of manufacturing, agriculture, co-ops and estate planning. He is a member of the American Institute for CPAs, the Michigan Association of CPAs and National Society of Cooperative Accountants. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Ferris State University and a Master of Science in Taxation from Grand Valley State University.

Services & Expertise:

  • Tax Planning & Preparation
  • Estate Planning
  • Agribusiness
  • Manufacturing

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Institute for Certified Public Accountants
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Society of Cooperative Accountants