Curt Bach

Curt Bach


Senior Tax Manager

Phone: 715.301.7631
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About Curt

Curtis Bach joined Hawkins Ash CPAs in August 2010, and is currently a senior tax manager in the firm’s Medford office. He provides a variety of tax services, including trust and estate tax preparation and planning. Curtis has more than 15 years of experience providing tax services to small business, individual, trust, estate, and non-profit clients. He is a member of our firm’s tax committee.

Areas of Focus

Corporate Taxation

Individual Tax

Trust and Estate Tax

Nonprofit Audits and Taxation

Small Business Consulting



Bachelor of Business Administration
Accounting and Business Finance
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Certificate in Information Technology

Certified Public Accountant


Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Community Organizations

Knights of Columbus Council  #1744 (Medford, WI)

Financial Secretary

Recent Articles by Curt

S Corporation Lifo Recapture Tax

How to Minimize the S Corporation LIFO Recapture Tax

If you’re considering converting your C corporation to an S corporation, be aware that there may be tax implications if
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Filing Required For Wisconsin

Filing Required for Wisconsin LLCs, LPs, and LLLPs Looking to Opt Out of New Law

Effective January 1, 2023, the laws governing Wisconsin limited liability companies (LLC), Wisconsin limited partnerships (LP), and Wisconsin limited liability
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Deduct Transportation Costs

What Local Transportation Costs Can Your Business Deduct?

You and your small business are likely to incur a variety of local transportation costs each year. There are various
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Sole Proprietor

Is Your Corporation Eligible for the Dividends-Received Deduction?

There’s a valuable tax deduction available to a C corporation when it receives dividends. The “dividends-received deduction” is designed to
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Standard Business Mileage Rate

Standard Business Mileage Rate Will Increase for the Second Half of 2022

The IRS recently announced that it’ll increase the standard mileage rate for qualified business driving for the second half of
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Converting C Corporation

Tax Issues to Assess When Converting From a C-Corporation to an S-Corporation

Operating as an S corporation may help reduce federal employment taxes for small businesses in the right circumstances. Although S
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Retirement Plan

Establish a Tax-Favored Retirement Plan

If your business doesn’t already have a retirement plan, now might be a good time to take the plunge. Current
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QBI Deduction

Is Your Business Eligible for the QBI Deduction?

If you own a business, you may wonder whether you’re eligible to take the qualified business income (QBI) deduction. (It’s
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Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Tax Provisions of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Almost three months after it passed the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Infrastructure Investment and
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Business State Tax

State Taxes Impact Business Sales, Too

For various reasons, business owners sometimes decide to put their companies on the market. To successfully negotiate the sale of
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