Jay Kramer

Jay Kramer

CPA, MST, Partner

Phone: 920.337.4551
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About Jay

Jay Kramer joined Hawkins Ash CPAs as a partner in 2008. Prior to joining the firm, he was with Virchow Krause & Company, LLC. Jay’s practice focuses on tax services for small businesses, S corporations, limited liability companies and individuals.


Areas of Focus

Small Business Tax

S Corporations Tax

Limited Liability Companies Tax

Individual Tax



Bachelor of Science, Accounting, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Master of Science, Taxation, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Certified Public Accountant


Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Estate Planning Council of Northeast Wisconsin, President

Community Organizations

Meyer Theatre in Green Bay, Treasurer

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Founders Association, Former Board Member

Pioneer Credit Union, Former Board Member and Chairman

Green Bay Thursday Breakfast Optimist Club

Recent Posts by Jay

Llc Might Be The Best Choice Of Entity

Why an LLC Might Be the Best Choice of Entity for Your Business

The business entity you choose can affect your taxes, your personal liability and other issues. A limited liability company (LLC)
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adjusting your withholding

To Get an “Early” Refund, Adjust Your Withholding

Each year, millions of taxpayers claim an income tax refund. To be sure, receiving a payment from the IRS for
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Sole Proprietor

Important Tax Aspects of Operating Your Business as a Sole Proprietor

If you’re in business for yourself as a sole proprietor, or you’re planning to start a business, you need to
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Business Appraisal

Appraisals Aren’t Just for Businesses Anymore

Whether you’re in the process of making a retirement or estate plan or intend to donate property to charity, you’ll
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Business Per Diem

New per Diem Business Travel Rates Became Effective on October 1

Are employees at your business traveling again after months of virtual meetings? In Notice 2021-52, the IRS announced the fiscal
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Estate Planning

The Current State of Estate Planning

Because of the current estate tax exemption amount ($11.7 million in 2021), many estates no longer need to be concerned
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Start up Expenses

Getting a New Business off the Ground: How Start-up Expenses Are Handled on Your Tax Return

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, government officials are seeing a large increase in the number of new businesses being launched. From
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executive compensation

Business Bartering is Taxable

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many cash-challenged businesses have bartered for goods and services instead of paying dollars for them. If
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paycheck protection program

PPP Loan Expenses are Now Tax-Deductible

One of the most widely publicized provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), enacted March
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