“When people ask what business I’m in, I tell them peace of mind. The formula for business success is extremely complex, especially in today’s marketplace. A key part of our job is to make sure the important things aren’t left to chance.”
Chip has a special appreciation for the challenges and opportunities of the family business, because his father was co-founder of Barnes Dennig in 1965. Widely regarded as a progressive thought leader, Chip has over 35 years of experience in taking the companies he serves to the “next level.” His solid understanding of corporate, partnership, and personal tax law allows him to develop integrated solutions for his clients’ business planning and problem solving challenges.
Chip works primarily with manufacturing clients as well as other industries, applying his expertise to minimizing tax burdens. He is a key member of the firm’s Employee Benefit Plan Audit Team.
He has helped numerous clients develop and execute an exit strategy, an important consideration that too many companies merely pay lip service to. Chip’s insight and counsel on issues such as succession planning are a decided asset to Barnes Dennig.
Chip earned a BA in Accounting from Thomas More College. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), and TechSolve, an organization that works to enhance the competitiveness of manufacturing and technology businesses.
Chip is an active board member of Keep Cincinnati Beautiful and formerly held the position of Board President. He is also a dedicated member of the Ronald McDonald House Planned Giving Council.
“Chip Dennig and his team are all very highly responsive, producing high-quality error-free work based on an in-depth knowledge of our situation. The annual tax engagement is a great value for the expense. Likely the very best of all services we purchase.”
– Michael D., Secretary & Treasurer
“All staff are always responsive and make you feel valued.”
– Chris B., Treasurer
“We use Barnes Dennig for tax consultancy, audit work, and often guidance or help with special projects. The people we work with are knowledgeable, responsive to our needs, and a valued resource.”
– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021