J. Clint Bates

Senior Manager, CPA
A native of Pendleton, South Carolina and graduate of The Citadel – The Military College of South Carolina – Clint joined SuggsJohnson upon graduation and has progressed rapidly to his current position as Tax Manager. Highly active in the Anderson and Upstate communities, his practice includes work with a range of clients spanning more than a dozen industries, including the healthcare, manufacturing, franchise, construction and real estate industries.

Education :

The Citadel, B.S. in Business Administration, 2008

Practice Areas :

Tax planning and compliance for partnerships, non-profits, corporations and individuals

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Professional :

American Institute of CPAs; South Carolina Association of CPAs

Community :

Anderson Rotary Club (Past Asst. Treasurer); United Way of Anderson County (Director, Treasurer); Anderson Free Clinic (Director); Anderson Chamber of Commerce (Board of Regents); Leadership Anderson (Class 31); Leadership NeXt honoree; SCACPA Leadership Academy; CCH Emerging Leader honoree

Personal Interests :

Family, dogs, cooking, exercising, DIY projects