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.

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               2024 Standard Mileage Rates

The standard mileage rates for 2024 & 2023 for taxpayers to use in computing the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, medical, moving, or charitable purposes are as follows:

                        Business Miles

2024                               67.0 cents per mile

2023                               65.5 cents per mile

                         Medical Miles

2024                               21 cents per mile

2023                               22 cents per mile

                          Moving Miles

2024                               21 cents per mile

2023                               22 cents per mile

                       Charitable Miles

2024 & 2023                   14 cents per mile


A taxpayer may not use the business standard mileage rate for a vehicle after using any depreciation method under the Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS), after claiming a Section 179 deduction or bonus depreciation for that vehicle, for any vehicle used for hire, or for more than four vehicles used simultaneously.


We're Hiring For...

Experienced Staff Accountant

Are you looking to make a difference in a team environment? Swanson Hinsch & Co. CPA’s in Mankato, MN, a small locally owned firm, has a unique job opportunity with promotion potential for a results-oriented, Experienced Staff Accountant. You will be responsible for in-charge 1040 prep with client meetings, delivering a high touch, concierge-level of service. 

Essential Functions:

·      Perform bookkeeping services including general ledger preparation, account reconciling and financial statement preparation.

·      Prepare payroll, payroll tax deposits and tax returns related to payroll taxes, sales and use taxes and excise taxes.

·      Prepare and review individual, corporate, fiduciary and partnership income tax returns.

·      Assume full responsibility for corporate, partnership and fiduciary tax return only engagements.

·      Deal directly with client personnel.

·      QuickBooks & Sage 50 Accounting Software training and support.

·      Supervise, train and assist Staff Accountants and Paraprofessionals.

·      Prepare documents which will be used by firm personnel and client personnel as an informational source and from time to time make presentations to the firm regarding new developments in the tax area.


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with three plus years of proven accounting & tax experience required. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or working toward licensure. The ideal candidate is a goal-oriented self-starter who thrives on giving top quality service while learning and growing professionally. Strong analytical, creative and interpersonal skills are essential. This position offers limitless growth, including potential ownership opportunities, competitive compensation and a stable flexible work environment. Includes potential flexible hours May through December with longer hours January through April, including Saturdays.

Be a part of our firm family. Email your resume today to cpa@swansonhinsch.com.


Congratulations to our CEO Belynda A. Hinsch, CPA for being named #2

Accountant in The Best of 2021 Mankato!!  What an honor for our team to have

a leader and mentor who is thought of in such high regard. Way to go Belynda!!


Belynda can often be heard singing the praises of her team, how important each

person is, and the successes of the firm belong to us all.  She believes your vote

for her is a vote for the entire Swanson Hinsch team.  The Swanson Hinsch & Co.

CPAs team appreciates the trust you have placed in all of us.



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