Tax Services





Expertise of a Large Firm |  Personal Service of a Boutique Firm

Burgher Haggard’s tax and consulting practice is a team of experienced professionals with diverse and extensive tax backgrounds, working together to develop practical tax plans and strategies for our clients. With this team of tax professionals, Burgher Haggard is in the unique position to provide the knowledge and experience expected of a large firm but with the personal service of a small firm.

Burgher Haggard offers a full-service tax practice to meet all of your personal and business tax needs. So whether you need tax return preparation, help to minimize taxes, or consultation on how best to structure transactions, Burgher Haggard has you covered.

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Tax services provided by Burgher Haggard include:

Personal Income Tax Planning, Consulting, and Compliance

Business Income Tax Planning, Consulting, and Compliance

Estate and Gift Tax Planning, Consulting and Compliance

Family Office Structure Planning and Consulting

In addition, efficiencies and effective communication are achieved when the financial administration and reporting is also being administered at Burgher Haggard.


Tax Services Leadership Team

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Brian Hunt

CPA, CFP – Tax Partner & Chief Operating Officer
  • Learn More About Brian

    For 11 years prior to joining Burgher Tax Services, LLC Brian worked in various tax operations groups at Fidelity Investments as a Vice President.  Prior to that, he worked for 3 years at Rothstein Kass and 5 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he attained the level of Senior Manager.  Brian has a BS in accounting and a Master’s in Taxation from Brigham Young University.

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Kenneth Garner

CPA – Tax Partner
  • Learn More About Ken

    For four years prior to joining Burgher Tax Services, LLC, Ken served as the Chief Accounting Officer and Tax Director for a diverse family office.  Prior to that, he spent 11 years as a Managing Tax Director at Ernst & Young and 16 years in the Fort Worth tax department of Deloitte where he attained the level of Senior Manager. Ken has a BS in accounting from Lubbock Christian University and a Master’s in Taxation from Baylor University.
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Bedford Burgher

CPA – Managing Member and Managing Director of Tax Services
  • Learn More About Bedford

    For Fourteen years prior to launching BURGHER HAGGARD, Bedford served in the roles of CFO, Director, and Trustee for three family firms. Before that, he spent 11 years in the Tax Department of Ernst & Young’s Fort Worth office, attaining the level of Senior Manager. Bedford has a BBA in accounting from University of Texas at Austin.

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Ken Keenum

CPA  – Senior Tax Consultant
  • Learn More About Ken

    Ken joined Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young) after receiving his BBA in Accounting from Texas Tech. He was a Partner in the firm and the Director of Tax for the Fort Worth office. After twelve years, Ken moved to a local oil & gas operator for a four year stint as CFO before founding Keenum & Topham, CPA’s. Thirty-five years later, Ken is continuing to serve tax clients through his affiliation with Burgher Haggard.

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Wesley Roland

CPA – Senior Tax Consultant
  • Learn More About Wesley

    Wesley worked for the IRS, private industry, and as a tax manager of the global accounting firm now known as Deloitte, prior to launching a CPA firm in 1985. He and his firm are now part of Burgher Haggard where he continues to serve as a tax consultant. Wesley has a BBA in accounting from University of Texas at Arlington.

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George Thompson

CPA  – Senior Tax Consultant
  • Learn More About George

    George has been engaged in tax practice for 42 years. He spent 11 years in the tax department of Arthur Young & Company and then joined Altaras & Thompson, PC where he has worked for 31 years. George has a BA in economics and accounting from Claremont Men’s College and a law degree from University of Texas at Austin.

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Ware Shipman

CPA – Senior Tax Consultant

Client Testimonial:

"I just want you to know how much I appreciate you and your entire crew.  I have/am working with 13 different entities on everything from oil and gas liquidation and trust taxation
to ERC religious organization claims and every bit of it under one roof.  What a joy it is to work with an extremely competent group of people. The knowledge base is unbelievable! 
So often these days, you just don't find people who want to work hard, much less care about their job and their clients.  I am truly blessed."
- Beth Gomez, Aston Energy

Meet the Tax Services Team