• “They understand what is driving business results. Our relationship with them has been a total win-win!”
  • “Lear & Pannepacker, LLP is just the best company I have ever hired!  Never have I experienced any professional services firm “learn” my business more quickly and effectively.”
  • “I am convinced if Eric Lear was aboard the Titanic, the ship would have missed the iceberg completely and would have made it to port.”
  • “They provide peace of mind by competently handling your finances, allowing you to concentrate on expanding your business; it’s a perfect partnership.”
  • “Eric, Scot and all of the employees of Lear & Pannepacker, LLP have always provided excellent accounting services in a prompt and professional manner.”
  • “Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has been our auditor for over ten years. The first year they performed our audit they offered suggestions on how to improve our internal controls that were easily implemented. Unlike many, I rather look forward to our annual audit.”
  • “We have worked with other auditors, but have not found another firm to be nearly as professional, reliable, and trustworthy as Lear & Pannepacker, LLP!”
  • “Our extended family has used Lear and Pannepacker for accounting and tax services for about two decades. They have always been responsive, helpful, thoughtful and fun to work with.”
  • “As our company has grown, Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has helped us to improve our financial and accounting systems and reporting. Hiring L&P has been a great investment for us!”
  • “The entire firm, from the partners to the staff accountants to the administrative personnel, works as a team and go out of their way to help.”
  • “Our account manager, Steve, exemplifies the hard work, reliability, efficiency, and integrity that are the hallmarks of this firm.”
  • “Lear & Pannepacker, LLP has performed numerous business valuations for us, and I have come to depend on them for complete, accurate and timely results. I would recommend them without hesitation!”
  • “I am delighted to say that Lear & Pannepacker, LLP was initially retained pro-bono, as they had gifted us their accounting services to get us started as a non-profit. The service we received was stellar: prompt turnaround, accurate work, forward-thinking!”
  • “I have worked one-on-one with L&P’s team of professionals and together we have been very successful in meeting our mutual clients’ needs and goals. I trust the firm implicitly!”
  • “We have been clients of Lear & Pannepacker, LLP since 1984, and this accounting firm has been a great liaison, dealing with all levels of the tax code, various auditors, and related matters.”
  • “When you’re looking for accountants who not only know their jobs but really care and are genuinely trying to help, they are the people to go to!”
  • “Lear & Pannepacker, LLP is a perfect match for new high tech start-up businesses because they understand the special needs of small companies.”
  • “Lear and Pannepacker, LLP is one of the most competent, responsive, and professional firms in New Jersey!”
  • “L&P truly have their client’s best interests at heart and are 100% invested in their clients’ success. We consider them part of our “family” for the last twenty eight years!”

Scot D. Pannepacker, CPA, ABV, CFF
Partner

_0023_Scot PannepackerPhone: (609) 452-2200  x 212

Fax: (609) 452-1065

Joined the Firm: 1989

 

 

Areas of Focus:
Scot is a Partner at Lear & Pannepacker, LLP. His areas of focus include business valuation services, expert testimony and litigation support in business disputes and matrimonial matters, and general estate planning. In addition, his practice includes US tax reporting for expatriates, foreign individuals living in the United States, and tax compliance and transfer pricing strategies for foreign companies with US subsidiaries. Scot also has extensive experience in tax preparation, audit services, business financing, business succession planning, gifting and trusts, personal financial planning, and strategic goal setting services.

Education:
Temple University, Business Administration in Accounting Summa Cum Laude

Professional Certifications:
Licensed Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey
Licensed Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania
Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Professional Associations and Memberships:
The Estate Planning Council of Mercer County, Member
AICPA and/or ASA National Business Valuation Conferences, annual participant
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member

Community Involvement:
Stony Brook Millstone Watershed, Trustee and former Treasurer
Preservation New Jersey, Trustee and President
Mary G. Roebling Foundation, Trustee and Trustee
Mary G. Roebling Music Foundation, Trustee and Trustee
Regional Business Assistance Corporation, prior position as Chair for ten years
Historical Society of Princeton, prior position as Treasurer for eight years
Lectures locally on various business and tax topics