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Choose King & Godbold,LLC Over 20 Years of Dedicated Service

Founded by Walter Godbold and Barry King in 1995, King & Godbold, LLC has grown to become a leading CPA firm in the Eastern Carolinas by partnering with clients to help them achieve their dreams.

Partners You Know

King & Godbold is located in the heart of the professional district of Myrtle Beach, SC at 1131 48th Avenue North. Both Walter Godbold and Barry King grew up in the Myrtle Beach area, completing their university degrees in South Carolina.

Walter has more than 25 years of experience in tax, accounting, consulting and valuations. He has been a practicing CPA since 1988 and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) since 2004. Walter is also a Registered Representative licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission. He holds a BS degree in Accounting from the University of South Carolina.

Barry has more than 20 years of experience in tax, accounting and financial planning. He has been a practicing Certified Public Accountant (CPA) since 1994 and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) since 2001. He holds a BS degree in Business Administration from the Citadel and a MBA degree from the University of South Carolina

Service You Desire

King & Godbold is dedicated to helping professionals, businesses, partnerships, individuals, estates, trusts, non-profits and HOAs to generate, manage and preserve wealth.

Our broad range of skills and knowledge, together with our collaborative approach to problem solving, enable us to tailor unique, value driven solutions to your specific needs. We have successfully created a superior client service experience by integrating our professional service ethic with the casual, Southern hospitality that makes our area so famous.

Promises You Value

Each member of the King & Godbold team is committed to performing their duties in accordance with five practice values:


We promise to adhere to all ethics and standards required by the various professional organizations that oversee our business:

    • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    • South Carolina Institute of Certified Public Accountants (SCCPA)
    • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
    • Certified Financial Planner Board (CFP Board)
    • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)
    • Institute of Certified Business Consultants (ICBC)


We promise to understand your unique situation and deliver tailored solutions that provide exceptional value by applying our team-based collaborative approach in servicing your needs.


We promise to produce fully compliant deliverables whose contents include the most up-to- date research and analysis by subscribing to the most authoritative knowledge sources and utilizing the most appropriate Partners and team members.


We promise to improve our operational efficiency to reduce errors and minimize production times by continuously scrutinizing and automating the processes associated with work, document and information management.

Environmental Responsibility

We promise to reduce the need for paper usage and physical document collection to conserve our natural resources and save you valuable time by adopting technologies that achieve the electronic paperless office.

Barry King, Walter Godbold

  • Myrtle Beach CPA - American Institute of CPAs AICPA Member
  • SC CPA - South Carolina Association of CPAs
  • Myrtle Beach CPA - Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Myrtle Beach CPA - Certified Valuation Analyst
  • Myrtle Beach CPA - Certified Financial Planner
  • Myrtle Beach CPA - Institute of Management Consultants USA
  • Myrtle Beach CPA - Certified Business Consultant
  • Notary Public