David Fochs

David Fochs, Jr.


Tax Manager

Phone: 507.252.6688
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About David

David Fochs, Jr., began his career in public accounting in 2011 and joined the staff of Hawkins Ash CPAs in 2020.

As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and tax manager in the firm’s Rochester, MN, office, David reviews corporate, individual and pass-through business tax returns.

He also assists clients with 990 nonprofit and foreign filings, farm tax accounting and international taxation, in addition to recent Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness calculations.

Prior to joining Hawkins Ash CPAs, David served as tax supervisor and tax manager at two award-winning public accounting firms in the Midwest.

“I enjoy working with the variety of clients that I get to meet and assist on a daily basis. Every day brings new challenges that continue to provide professional and personal growth.”

David Fochs, Jr., CPA

Areas of Focus

990 Nonprofit and Foreign Filings

Farm Tax Accounting

International Taxation

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
Loan Forgiveness Calculations

Tax Returns


Bachelor of Arts, Accounting, Finance, Spanish, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Affiliations

Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA)

Community Organizations

Rochester Curling Club

Recent Posts by David

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