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Welcome to Hawkins Ash CPAs

On behalf of our nearly 140 employees in Wisconsin and Minnesota, we welcome you to Hawkins Ash CPAs. We are both honored and excited to have the entire Anderson Tackman Mequon team join us in delivering the highest quality, well-rounded service offerings.

Depth of resources. Optimum results.

You can have every confidence that this transition will be beneficial to you. Dan and Jeff and the Mequon team will be able to spend more time with you and will also have a wider set of resources from which to pull. Along with their expertise in tax, accounting and auditing services, you now have the advantage of Hawkins Ash CPAs depth of services:

  • Tax Preparation and Tax Planning
  • Audit and Assurance Services
  • Bookkeeping and Payroll
  • Valuation and Succession Planning
  • Business Advisory Services
  • International Tax Expertise
  • ACA 1095 Reporting

We will guide you through the ever-changing business and legislative environment to help you achieve your maximum bottom-line, save taxes and preserve wealth.

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Tax Reform Podcasts

Deducting Business Losses for Pass-Through Entities

It’s not uncommon for businesses to sometimes generate tax losses. But the tax law limits deductible losses in some situations. And the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) further restricts the amount of...

Small Business Owners Should Double-Check Their Tax Returns

Now more than ever, small business owners need to double-check their tax returns before filing. Why? Because many of the changes ushered in by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act take effect with the 2018 tax...

Business vs. Hobby: The Tax Rules Have Changed

If you generate income from a passion such as cooking, woodworking, raising animals — or anything else — beware of the tax implications. They’ll vary depending on whether the activity is treated as...

IRS Issues Notice Making Some Parking Lot Expenses Not Deductible

In December 2018, the Internal Revenue Service released Notice 2018-99 which detailed how the IRS planned on implementing the part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act relating to “qualified parking”...

Podcast: Parking Lot Regulations

On December 10, the IRS published a notice which detailed how the IRS planned on implementing the part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for “qualified parking” benefits to employees. As the rules are...

Articles

Roth vs Traditional IRAs or 401(k)

As we talked about last week, many taxpayers had their tax bill go down even though they saw less of a refund. With tax reform bringing rates down to levels that we have not seen in a while, we all...

Sales and Use Tax is a Big Deal

With the passing of the US Supreme Court decision in the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. case on June 1, 2018, you may have become a Remote Seller who is required to collect and remit sales tax to...

Minnesota New Wage Theft Law

Minnesota's new Wage Theft Law became effective on July 1, 2019. The new law amends existing state labor laws and provides for new wage and hour requirements, protections and sanctions. According to...

Be Ready for Anything with Regular Business Valuations

Do you know the current value of your business? Even if you’re not considering selling your company or otherwise transferring its ownership right now, it could happen sooner than you think. In some...

Estate Planning Portability Lives on Under the TCJA

When the TCJA was passed, the big estate planning news was that the federal gift and estate tax exclusion doubled from $5 million to an inflation-indexed $10 million. It was further indexed for...

Checking Your Usage Limits in QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks recently started rolling out usage limits to their Online Plans. The plan limits are as follows: There are two ways you can check your limits: Go to the chart of accounts, classes or...

QuickBooks Update June 2019

Stay Updated with our latest QuickBooks newsletter released June 2019 by clicking the link down below. Articles included in this edition: Checking Your Usage Limits in QuickBooks Online Reconciling...

Ensuring Your Long-Term Care Policy is Tax-Qualified

A long-term care insurance policy supplements your traditional health insurance by covering services that assist you or a loved one with one or more activities of daily living. Such activities...

Consider the Tax Advantages of Qualified Small Business Stock

While the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) reduced most ordinary-income tax rates for individuals, it didn’t change long-term capital gains rates. They remain at 0%, 15% and 20%. The capital gains rates...

IRS Continues Campaign to Encourage Taxpayers to do a Paycheck Checkup

The Internal Revenue Service just launched a special week-long campaign encouraging taxpayers to do a Paycheck Checkup now to make sure they are having the right amount of tax taken out of their...

Newsletters

QuickBooks Update June 2019

Stay Updated with our latest QuickBooks newsletter released June 2019 by clicking the link down below. Articles included in this edition: Checking Your Usage Limits in QuickBooks Online Reconciling...

Employee Benefit Plan Resources Newsletter

Check out our latest newsletter for Employee Benefit Plan Resources! This edition's informational and featured articles include: Correcting Missed Employee Deferrals ERISA Record Retention Proposed...

Nonprofit Connection: May 2019

See what's going on in the nonprofit industry and check out our latest newsletter! Here's a list of our featured articles: Assisting your Board in Becoming More Efficient and Effective Client...

Tax+Business Alert: May 7, 2019

Check out the headlines in our latest Tax+Business Alert newsletter sent out May 7th, 2019:   Innocent Spouse Rules Offer Protection Under Some Circumstances Podcast: Cash vs. Accrual Basis...

Tax+Business Alert: April 16th 2019

Stay updated with the latest articles from our bi-monthly Tax+Business newsletter! Business vs. Hobby: The Tax Rules Have Changed Podcast: Roth Strategies and Conversions Small Business Owners...

Your Mequon Team

262.243.9610

1249 W. Liebau Road, Suite 200

Mequon, WI 53092

Dan Moriarty, CPA

Partner

Jeff Knorr, CPA

Partner

Steve Witkowski, Jr., CPA

Manager

Michael Benton, CPA

Manager

Lisa Casper

Administrative Assistant

Sarah Ellingboe

Associate

Nancy Glorioso

Administrative Assistant

Donna Klotz

Associate

Mary Krohn

Associate

Maribeth Miller

Receptionist

Steve Pabian, CPA

Manager

Holly Pett, CPA

Manager

Lucas Petzold, CPA

Manager

Julie Schowalter

Associate

Blake Markee, CPA

Senior Associate

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