Swanson Hinsch & Co. Chartered is a premier, independent CPA firm providing tax and added value services to individuals and closely held businesses.

Our services include: tax planning and preparation, business advice, financial reporting, payroll processing, accounting software training, litigation support, and bookkeeping. Swanson Hinsch & Co. prides itself on the firm's expertise, client advocacy and superior service. Our CPA firm members help individuals and businesses achieve their financial goals. We are conveniently located on hilltop Mankato, Minnesota.

Tax News and Industry Updates, is a click away.   This issue deals with these hot topics:

  • Identity Protection Personal Identification Number
  • Refund Scams
  • Gig Economy
  • Gambling Losses Cannot Be Deducted as Casualty Losses
  • National Taxpayer Advocate Report to Congress

Call us at (507) 388-1770 with your questions.  We are here to help.

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA):

The recently enacted federal tax package is here!  Here's a condensed version of some of the more important elements of the new law  that impact individuals and businesses.  Click here for more information


Let Swanson Hinsch & Co. CPA's  Prepare

Your Minnesota Property Tax Refund Return


You may be eligible for a property tax refund if:
1. You are a homeowner and your 2018 household income was less than $113,150.
2. You are a homeowner whose net real estate tax increased by more than 12% from 2018 to 2019 and the increase was $100 or more, regardless of your
household income.
3. You are a renter and your household income in 2018 was less than $61,320.
Please mail all your 2019 real estate tax or 2018 renter's CRP statements to our office.


The fee for this service begins at $200 and increases with complexity.  If no refund is expected, the fee will be courtesy discounted to a nominal $75 for our 2018 tax clients.


Please call 507-388-1770 or email cpa@swansonhinsch.com with any questions.


Homeowners & renters can expect their refunds by October 15th for returns that are filed by the August 15, 2019 deadline.




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