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Timothy J. Gooch

Partner, CPA

Tim has been with the firm since 1999. His client base includes a variety of natural gas related industries, including land owners, ancillary businesses, and not-for-profit organizations. Tim also serves clients in other industries, including forest products, manufacturing, transportation, agriculture, retail, and professional services. Prior to joining the firm, Tim was an owner in the accounting firm, Pennypacker & Gooch, P.C.


  • Specializes in closely held business consulting and tax compliance
  • Works with start-up businesses in determining their optimal business structure
  • Provides operational consulting and advisory services for established businesses
  • Assists mature businesses on retirement and succession planning matters
  • Prepares and reviews business income tax returns for all types of entities
  • Assists individuals with income tax planning, estimates, and compliance
  • Provides accounting assistance and SSARS reporting services including compiled and reviewed financial statements
  • Coordinates interim financial reporting engagements and analyses
  • Assists business clients with payroll and sales tax reporting and compliance
  • Assists taxpayers during federal or state tax audits
  • Licensed CPA in Pennsylvania


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • PICPA Council, 2016-2017
  • PICPA Marcellus Shale Committee, Chair
  • PICPA Pennsylvania CPA Journal, Editorial Board
  • Wellsboro Area Chamber of Commerce, treasurer and past president
  • First Citizens Community Bank, Wellsboro Branch, advisory board
  • St. Peter’s Catholic Church, finance committee
  • Wellsboro United Fund, former director
  • Wellsboro Area Little League, former director
  • Wellsboro Electric Company, former director

Honors & Awards

  • PICPA Volunteer Service Award, 2013

Thought Leadership

  • Has presented on natural gas related tax topics for the NorthCentral PA Estate Planner’s Council, PICPA, Pennsylvania State University, and Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Co-author of “The Marcellus Shale Shakeup,” CPA Journal, Spring 2013
  • Appeared on “Beyond the Copy,”, February 2013
  • Presented to regional commercial loan officers, “FRF for SMEs Accounting Framework”
  • Presented to Bloomsburg University Accounting Association “Creating Your Own Career Path,” 2013 and 2014
  • Presented at Bloomsburg University ZIPD Business Conference, 2014 and 2015


Bloomsburg University
Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Continuing Education

  • Annual PICPA Leadership Conferences
  • Annual PICPA Natural Gas Conferences
  • Annual Tax and FASB Updates