Jared Ystad

Jared Ystad

Senior Associate

Phone: 715.384.1975
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About Jared

Jared joined Hawkins Ash CPAs in 2017. As a Senior Associate, his main responsibilities include preparing and reviewing individual tax returns, preparing business year-ends for s-corps, c-corps, partnerships, 990s and trust returns.

Jared also prepares and reviews 1095 Health Insurance Forms. He also works on Employee Benefit Plan Audits and Assists with payrolls, payroll reports and bookkeeping.

“I enjoy being able to work with clients through complex tax laws. I also enjoy finding ways to maximize tax savings or refunds for clients and businesses.”

Jared Ystad

Areas of Focus

Individual Tax

S-Corp & C-Corp Tax



EBP Audits



Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

Associates Degree, University of Wisconsin – Wood County

Professional Affiliations

BNI CentraNet

Community Organizations

Sleep in Heavenly Peace, Core Lead Member

Kiwanis, President

Habitat for Humanity, Site Selection Chair

UWSP at Marshfield, Men’s Basketball Coach

Marshfield Columbus High School Softball, Assistant Coach

Recent Posts by Jared

Closing a Business: Meeting Tax Responsibilities and Final Returns

Closing Your Business: Navigating Tax Obligations and Employee Payments

Sadly, many businesses have been forced to shut down recently due to the challenges of the economy, including the supply
Spouse Business Trip

Can You Deduct the Costs of a Spouse on a Business Trip?

If you own a company and travel for business, you may wonder whether you can deduct all the costs of
NQDC Plans

The Pros and Cons of NQDC Plans

Nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plans allow participants to set aside large amounts of tax-deferred compensation while enjoying the flexibility to
Website Costs for Tax Purposes

How to Treat Business Website Costs for Tax Purposes

These days, most businesses have websites. But surprisingly, the IRS hasn’t issued formal guidance on when website costs can be
Secure Act 2.0

Nonworking Spouses May Still Contribute to an IRA

Married couples may not be able to save as much as they need for retirement when one spouse doesn’t work
Casualty Loss Tax Deductions

Taking Casualty Loss Tax Deductions Is Now Harder

Unexpected disasters such as severe storms, flooding and wildfires can happen anywhere, causing damage to your home and personal property.
Could Your Company Use a Heavy SUV?

Could Your Company Use a Heavy SUV?

Many businesses need to invest in heavy sport utility vehicles (SUVs) to transport equipment and provide timely services. Fortunately, they
Business Partner

Are Scholarships Taxable?

Are Scholarships Taxable? Many young adults are heading off or back to college in the fall. It’s particularly exciting this
Internal Controls

Upholding Internal Controls in a Remote Work Environment

Not-for-profit entities have a responsibility to donors and stakeholders to maintain strong internal controls to help prevent and detect fraud.