About Us

Amy Kennedy, CPA, Oregon Licensed Tax Consultant


Amy Kennedy, a third generation Seattle native, has lived in Portland since 1992. She holds a BS in psychology and a post-baccalaureate degree in accounting, both from Washington State University. In addition to being a licensed tax consultant in Oregon, Amy holds a CPA license in Washington State. Amy is a member of the AICPA and WSCPA, and attends continuing education conferences on an annual basis. She has also served as a member of the advisory committee for the Oregon Board of Tax Practitioners, assisting with exam development. Amy has taken coursework toward a Masters in Taxation at Golden Gate University.

Currently, she is studying for her financial planner credential through AICPA’s PFS program.

Her professional experience includes a stint as the Controller of a $20 million international commodities trading company; controller of a multi-state construction company, over twenty years of experience in tax preparation, representation, and other accounting work in the public accounting field; and in private practice in a variety of industries including consulting, retail, and professional services.

In her spare time, Amy enjoys travel, piano, wine, the arts, visiting Northwest dog parks with her white German Shepherd Leela, and strategy board games.

She founded Clarity Tax Service, Inc. in 2006.

Eric Davis, MA Div, BS Psych

Eric, Amy’s husband, started working with Clarity Tax in January of 2020, providing administrative support on an as needed basis.  Eric has extensive experience working with diverse populations and brings a calming presence to the company.  Eric was raised in Seattle, and graduated from Seattle Pacific University and Fuller Theological Seminary.  His interests include  kayaking, guitar, hiking, and whiskey tasting.  Recently, he completed an introductory accounting course and is studying for his LTP license.

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