CPA-HQ Articles and Podcasts

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Planning for a Cyber Attack

Recently, IBM Security reported on an active cyber attack campaign they called "Dyre Wolf." This attack shows incredible innovation in ...

How to Safeguard Cash During Fundraising Events

Spring has sprung and many nonprofit organizations have been busy planning their summer and fall fundraising events. Planning is key ...
/ / Nonprofit
Tax Tips for Farmers

Tax Tips for Farmers

Farms include ranches, ranges and orchards. Some raise livestock, poultry, or fish and others grow fruits or vegetables. Individuals report ...
/ / Business, Tax

When is it Time to Memorize

When repetitious transactions are done quickly, mistakes can arise. That's where a memorized transaction can come in handy. Understanding when ...

Brown County Sales Tax Update

Effective September 30, 2015, the football stadium tax in Brown County will officially end. This 0.5%, in addition to the ...
/ / sales tax, Tax, tax
Negative Tax Consequences

Reimbursing Volunteers: Tips to Avoid Negative Tax Consequences

Many nonprofit organizations rely on volunteers who provide many hours of valuable service to help the organization achieve its mission ...
/ / Nonprofit, Tax
Appropriate Entity for Your Business

Selecting the Appropriate Entity for Your Business

A principal consideration for any business, whether new or existing, is choosing an appropriate legal entity. Available options in most ...
/ / Business, Tax
door county visitor bureau

Door County Visitor Bureau Puts Green into Sustainable Tourism

The Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB) is kicking off this year's tourism season with its multi-prong green initiative leading the ...
/ / Nonprofit
New CPAs

Congrats to Our Newest CPAs

Hawkins Ash CPAs is happy to announce our three newest CPAs! Amanda La Plante, Briana Peters, and Sabrina Steger, MBA, ...
Retirement Plan

Retirement Plan Catch-Up Contributions

Are you thinking about retirement and are concerned you haven't been contributing enough to your employer sponsored retirement plan account? ...