Privately Held Business

Serving as a trusted advisor for your business

Hawkins Ash CPAs commercial clients include small and mid-sized privately held companies. From our roots in 1956, we have worked to build close working relationships with clients, as we provide tax, audit and consulting services. Our professionals become part of your company’s team, serving as a trusted advisor for your business. Our employees work with multiple businesses in a wide variety of industries with client centralization in the following:


Accommodations & Food Service

Our relationship is built on experience and trust, understanding the business, and mutual respect. Whether you need monthly accounting and reporting, payroll, compilations, financials, tax planning and compliance, valuations, or retirement and succession planning, we are here to help. Our team supports and trains in QuickBooks and other software.



We work closely with project owners, contractors, designers, lenders, end-users and other stakeholders to develop customized solutions to meet the challenges that you face in an increasingly competitive, global, and changing industry.

We focus on your financial construction needs with audits, reviews, tax planning, advice, and preparation. We work with you, your surety, insurance agent, and banker to find the solutions needed to get to your financial goals. Our involvement in continuing education, industry organizations, and specialized CCIFP certification assure you qualified guidance.



We offer clients the solutions they need to deal with today’s dynamic marketplace and changing business environment. Beyond routine accounting and tax issues, we are a committed business partner offering expertise that improves efficiencies, research and experimental tax credits, operational analysis and assessments, cost segregation studies, succession planning, and business valuation services. Hawkins Ash CPAs can help implement stronger inventory control systems and assist with staffing advice.


Transportation & Warehousing

Specialized services add security and trust for clients offering multi-state tax preparation, compiled, reviewed and audited financial statements, highway use reporting, license and permit services, complete payroll services, sales and excise tax applicability, and fuel tax refunds.


Professional Service Individuals & Firms

Our business advisors and certified public accountants offer specialized services designed specifically for professional service firms to improve operations, maximize profits and increase growth. Our firm can assist you to evaluate your current financial situation, set goals, and design a plan to help you achieve those goals. We offer a “hands-on,” proactive approach and strive to be a valued business advisor to your growing business. We provide comprehensive bookkeeping, tax planning, financial services and corporate training for professional service firms including architects, doctors, dentists, law firms, technology firms, and more.



Our firm has a tradition of providing business and accounting services to hard working agricultural clients in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Our professionals have first-hand understanding of the challenges our agriculture clients face, and provide services that accommodate their needs, including tax planning, tax preparation for corporations, partnerships and individuals, and payroll and accounting services.