Weaver, Jess

Jess R. Weaver


Partner Tax Department

Support Team
  • Gretchen Boe (605) 642-7676

Jess Weaver is an energetic CPA who started working for KT as an intern in 2008. He joined the firm full time in January 2010 and works in most areas of tax preparation. He specializes in tax planning and preparation for corporations, partnerships, trusts, estates, and individuals with an emphasis in family business, franchising, and multi-entity tax structures.


  • BS in Professional Accountancy – BHSU

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Dakota CPA Society


  • Spearfish Lions Club
  • BHSU Business School Advisory Board
  • Spearfish Chamber of Commerce


In his spare time, Jess enjoys hunting, golf, and spending quality time with family and friends. Jess and his wife Megan have three kids that keep them extremely busy.

Jess's Latest Posts

KT Insights
October 09, 2023

Exploring Cash Balance Plans: A Unique Retirement Solution for Certain Business Owners

Retirement planning is a crucial consideration for business owners seeking to secure their financial future. Among t...
KT Insights
September 27, 2022

Research & Development Expenses Tax Update

Beginning in 2022, research & development (R&D) expenses receive new tax treatment. Historically, the gov...
KT Insights
March 12, 2021

President Signs $1.9 Trillion Bill: American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The American Rescue Plan, 2021 (ARPA, 2021) was passed by Congress on March 10, 2021 to address the continuing econo...