Matt Eckelberg

Matt Eckelberg

CPA, Partner

Phone: 715.384.1995
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About Matt

Matt joined Hawkins Ash CPAs in 1997. He began as an Intern and has advanced his career to Partner. Matt is the Partner-in-Charge of the Marshfield, WI office. He has thorough experience in audit and tax. He provides these services to commercial entities and individuals. Matt is also a graduate of the Emerging Leaders Academy, a national three-year leadership program for accounting professionals.

Areas of Focus

Commercial Tax and Auditing

Individual Tax


Bachelor of Science, Accounting, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Certified Public Accountant

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Community Organizations

Marshfield Noon Rotary, Co-chair Finance Committee

Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ambassador and Director

Recent Articles by Matt


Employee Benefit Plan and IRA Quick Reference Table

The Internal Revenue Service has announced the cost-of-living adjustments applicable to dollar limitations for various qualified retirement plans and other
Understanding Irs Audit Techniques Guides (atgs)

How IRS Auditors Learn About Your Business Industry

Ever wonder how IRS examiners know about different industries so they can audit various businesses? They generally do research about
Advertising Expenses

Protect the “Ordinary and Necessary” Advertising Expenses of Your Business

Under tax law, businesses can generally deduct advertising and marketing expenses that help keep existing customers and bring in new
Erc Claim

Employers Should Be Wary of ERC Claims That Are Too Good to Be True

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was a valuable tax credit that helped employers that kept workers on staff during the
Irs Audit

Worried About an IRS Audit? Prepare in Advance

IRS audit rates are historically low, according to a recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, but that’s little consolation if
The Tax Obligations If Your Business Closes Its Doors

The Tax Obligations If Your Business Closes Its Doors

Sadly, many businesses have been forced to shut down recently due to the pandemic and the economy. If this is
Irs Examiners

What Do IRS Auditors Know About Your Business Industry?

Has your business been audited by the IRS? It may be stressful, especially if you don’t know what to expect.
CARES and SECURE Act Provisions

CARES and SECURE Act Provisions: You Have Until December 31, 2022 to Make Plan Amendments

With the circumstances that resulted from the global COVID-19 pandemic, there is no shortage of change. Between tax laws, health
2022 Cost-of-Living Adjustments

Don’t Forget to Factor 2022 Cost-of-Living Adjustments Into Your Year-End Tax Planning

The IRS recently issued its 2022 cost-of-living adjustments for more than 60 tax provisions. With inflation up significantly this year,