Steve Arnold

Steve Arnold

Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor

Tax Manager

Phone: 507.453.5962
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About Steve

With more than 15 years of accounting experience, Steve Arnold joined the Winona, MN, office of Hawkins Ash CPAs in 2017. In his current role as Tax Manager, he reviews tax returns for businesses, individuals, trusts, and exempt organizations, provides tax planning and consultation services, as well as financial statement review and compilations

In addition to becoming a CPA in 2020, Steve earned his Enrolled Agent (EA) designation more than 14 years ago and is a Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor.

“What I enjoy most about working in my field is having the resources to help clients make smart tax moves. I am quite happy when I am able to keep them from paying unnecessary taxes!”

Steve Arnold, CPA, EA

Areas of Focus


Tax Services, Review and Compilation


Bachelor of Business Administration, Management, Radford University

Masters of Business Administration, Accounting, University of Phoenix

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Enrolled Agent (EA)

Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Minnesota Society of CPAs

Community Organizations

Winona Noon Lion’s Club

Recent Posts by Steve

Mountain Of Debt

Throwing Snowballs at a Mountain of Debt

Many people start the year intending to get out of debt, yet end the year owing just as much, if
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Real Estate

Separating Your Business From Its Real Estate

Does your business need real estate to conduct operations? Or does it otherwise hold property and put the title in
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Large Cash Transactions

Large Cash Business Transactions Must Be Reported to the IRS

If your business receives large amounts of cash or cash equivalents, you may be required to report these transactions to
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Tax Break For Educators

A Tax Break for Educators Gets an Update

Teachers who are setting up their classrooms for a new school year often pay for some of their classroom supplies
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What Records Can You Toss?

After Filing Your Taxes, What Records Can You Toss?

If you’ve filed your 2021 tax return, you may want to do some spring cleaning, starting with tax-related paper clutter.
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Nursing Home Costs

Could You Have to Pay a Parent’s Nursing Home Costs?

Given the steep cost of nursing homes, planning for long-term care is critical. This holds true not only for you,
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Withdraw Cash from a corporation

4 Ways to Withdraw Cash From a Corporation

Owners of closely held corporations often want or need to withdraw cash from the business. The simplest way, of course,
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Individual Taxpayers, Remember the Rescue!

When you think back on this spring, you may fondly recall a substantial deposit made to your bank account by
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man working at home office

Claiming The Home Office Deduction

Many people have found themselves working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re one of them, you might wonder,
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