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

Minimizing Taxes For Unincorporated Spousal Businesses

Spouse-Run Businesses Face Special Tax Issues

Do you and your spouse together operate a profitable unincorporated small business? If so, you face some challenging tax issues.
Flsa Overtime Violations

Tax Returns for Business Startups: Understanding the Treatment of Expenses

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced that a jury in a landmark case, Walsh v. East Penn Manufacturing
2023 Mileage Rate Updates Deducting Vehicle Expenses

2023 Mileage Rate Updates: Deducting Vehicle Expenses for Businesses and Individuals

It’s not just businesses that can deduct vehicle-related expenses on their tax returns. Individuals also may be able to deduct
Tax Limits

Many Tax Limits Affecting Businesses Have Increased for 2023

An array of tax-related limits that affect businesses are indexed annually, and due to high inflation, many have increased more
Gift Tax

Year-End Gifts and the Gift Tax Annual Exclusion

With the holidays and year-end approaching, you might be considering making gifts of stock or cash to family members and
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)
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
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
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