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Volunteers

Hawkins Ash CPAs Volunteers at Rotary Lights in La Crosse

Celebrating its 21st year, the La Crosse Rotary Lights is held on the banks of the Mississippi River and welcomes ...
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/ / In the Community
Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes Act of 2015

Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes Act of 2015

Just before recessing for the holidays, the House and Senate passed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 ...
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/ / Business, Tax
construction

For Small Businesses: IRS Raises Tangible Property Expensing Threshold to $2,500

The Internal Revenue Service has recently simplified the paperwork and recordkeeping requirements for small businesses by raising from $500 to ...
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/ / Business, Tax
FASB Loan-loss Project

FASB Loan-loss Project

Please review the following link for comments by FASB Chairman Russell Golden regarding FASB's standard on impairment of financial instruments ...
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/ / Financial Institution
Merry Christmas Happy New Year

Merry Christmas | Happy New Year

Hawkins Ash CPAs made a donation of $5,200 dollars to several organizations local to our eight offices that provide warm meals ...
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/ / Company News
New Year QuickBooks Checklist

New Year QuickBooks Checklist

As 2015 is coming to a close, there should be a routine you use to keep your records current and ...
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/ / Business, QuickBooks
1099-misc

Preparing 1099-Misc in QuickBooks

As we come to the end of another year, we are reminded that annual reporting requirements are just around the ...
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/ / Business, QuickBooks, Tax
QuickBooks Online Tip

QuickBooks Online Tip

Recently, there have been many updates to QuickBooks Online.  Here are a few to pay attention to: Inventory There is ...
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/ / QuickBooks
State Unemployment

State Unemployment Rate Change and Adjustment for Wisconsin and Minnesota Employers

The 2016 Wisconsin Unemployment Tax Rate notifications were mailed in October. If your state unemployment insurance rate changes for 2016, ...
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/ / Business, Payroll, QuickBooks
QuickBooks 2016

New Features in QuickBooks 2016

Bill Tracker Accessible:  From the menu bar, select Vendors, then Bill Tracker.  It's also accessible from the Vendor Center, or ...
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/ / QuickBooks