Becky Murphy, CPA, Senior Manager, Tax

Becky Murphy, CPA Senior Manager, Tax

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Contact

Phone: 423-755-0758
bmurphy@lbmc.com

Location

Chattanooga

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Becky Murphy is a Senior Manager in the LBMC Tax practice.

She has practiced tax for over thirty years. Becky has experience in the areas of corporate, partnership, limited liability companies, and individual taxation including, but not limited to, small business and emerging businesses, multi-state and high wealth individuals. Becky also has experience with trusts and not-for-profit organizations. Having several years of experience with assurance, review and compilation engagements throughout her career has given her a strong accounting background.

Becky began her accounting career in a small bookkeeping firm where she obtained hands-on experience with back office functions such as payroll, accounts payable, monthly write-ups, sales tax reporting, and general bookkeeping. In her former position she served as team leader for the firm’s Emerging Business Advisory team as well as playing a lead role in building their Huntsville practice.

Becky's goal is to assist not only new business owners but also established business owners in all facets to ensure they are both successful and profitable.

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Experience

Becky’s experience encompasses twenty-four years with a large regional certified public accounting firm where she served as a Tax Senior Manager and a team leader. Her duties included:

  • Corporate Taxation
  • Partnership Taxation
  • Individual Taxation
  • Multi-State Taxation
  • Tax Research
  • High Wealth Individuals
  • Small Business (Privately Held)
  • Staff Management

In addition, she’s served as a corporate controller for a multi-million dollar, privately held company. She also has experience with assurance, review, and compilation engagements as well as back office functions.

Community Involvement

Becky is active in and continues to support many professional and civic organizations, including:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)– Served on the Women’s Initiative Conference Committee
  • Chattanooga Tax Practitioners – President 2014- 2015 (formerly served as Vice President , Secretary and Treasurer)
  • Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance – Huntsville Chapter, President 2015 - 2016
  • Scenic City Women’s Network
  • Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce – Small Business Awards Committee 2013

Outside the Office

Becky is a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee.  She has three children and four grandchildren who keep her quite busy. Becky loves sports, boating, and the beach. Becky is an avid Tennessee fan (especially the Lady Vols). Her goal is to one day be able to attend the Women’s SEC tournament during March Madness as well as attending the Final Four Championship series.

Education

  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Bachelors of Science in Accounting, 1988
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