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About Benjamin Scott CPA LLC

To meet the needs of our clients, Benjamin Scott, CPA, LLC was established as a Charleston CPA firm to provide accounting, tax, and business advisory services to corporations, small businesses and individuals throughout Charleston and beyond the Mount Pleasant area. Recognizing that each client has unique goals, we tailor our services to meet your specific needs. To better meet the needs of our clients, we have individualized services for clients in industries like real estate accounting, legal accounting, healthcare accounting, professional services and various consumer services. These individualized services have enabled us to address their industry specific challenges, compliance needs and standard tax practices.

Ben Scott Bio

Benjamin L. Scott, CPA - Managing Member

Ben began his professional career in 1978 at McKnight Frampton & Buskirk, CPAs in Charleston as a staff accountant and earned his CPA (Certified Public Accountant) certification in 1980. Ben then worked as the assistant controller of Ruscon Corporation, a national building contractor until 1982, when he started his own CPA firm that merged into Scott & Legare CPAs in 1988. He sold his interest in this firm in 1996 and began working as an equity owner in a maritime service and contracting business operating in the Port of Charleston. The company was a contract service provider for the Department of Homeland Security, and it grew from 10 to over 30 employees by 2006. That year Ben sold his ownership in this business and launched Benjamin Scott CPA LLC and in January 2024, he merged his firm with Thiem McCutcheon Winkler CPAs, where he is a firm Director.

Ben has been a resident of the Charleston area all his life. He is a graduate of Clemson University where he earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and Industrial Management. Ben and his wife Lauren reside in Mt. Pleasant with their two dogs, Teddy and Riley. They have four adult children and two grandchildren. Ben and Lauren enjoy traveling, playing tennis and Clemson football.

Want to learn more? Call us at 843-725-3838. We'll set up an introductory appointment to meet at your convenience - and at no cost to you - so we can begin to get acquainted.