Jeff Benson
Partners & Directors

Jeff Benson: Partner


As Partner, Jeff serves as gateway to the firm’s resources by identifying client needs and applying the appropriate resources to meet those needs. He is a client advocate who asks the questions clients may not know to ask. Jeff is a Certified Public Accountant with a BS in accounting from St. Cloud State University.

Professional and Community Activities

  • MN Society of CPAs
  • Buffalo Chamber of Commerce
  • Youth Football and Basketball Coach


What’s your favorite number?

What would you be doing if you weren’t an accountant?
Coaching in an Electric Football League or owning a baseball card shop.

What’s your current goal outside of Copeland Buhl?
Soak up every minute with my kids because before you know it, they are all grown-up.

Areas of Focus (Services)

  • Business Tax
  • Individual Tax
  • Management Consulting
  • Financial Statement Audits
  • Financial Statement Compilations
  • Financial Statement Reviews

Areas of Focus (Industries)

  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate and Residential
  • Construction and Contractors
Jeff Benson
  • Recent Articles
  • 1/24/2018

    Overview of Qualified Business Income Deduction

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act adds a new deduction for noncorporate taxpayers for qualified business income (QBI). The deduction is also referred to as the “pass-through deduction.” It should provide a substantial benefit to individuals with QBI.  The deduction...
    Read More
  • 1/22/2018

    2018 Individual Tax Law Changes

    The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act included many tax changes that will impact individual taxpayers.  Most changes are effective starting in 2018 and end in 2025.  This article includes our top 10 list of these changes.  Future articles...
    Read More
  • View Blog