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:

  • Reboot Your Home Office Router
  • Mileage Logs Required to Deduct Business Mileage
  • New Guidance on Qualifying Relative Rules
  • Veterans Owed Refunds for Overpayments Attributable to Disability Severance
  • Medical Marijuana Business Organized as an S Corporation
  • Defendants Sentenced in India-Based Call Center Scam

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


Your 2018 Tax Organizer is on its way!

We recently mailed out the 2018 tax organizer packet to help you and us with your 2018 taxes.  As mentioned in the packet, here are the links to the "Charitable Cash Donation Tracker", "Charitable Noncash FMV Guide" and "Form 1099 Reporting for Payments in 2018".  Be on the look out for your packet arriving in your mail.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

Click Here to see our Client Resource Handout List for a wide variety of helpful information topics. Please call us to receive any of the resources listed.


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


We are happy to announce the promotion of Samantha Hay, CPA to Tax Manager.  Samantha joined the company almost six years ago as a new staff accountant in her first career job after graduating with honors from Dakota State University.  She has willingly accepted progressively more responsible positions, proving herself as a committed company and client advocate and outstanding accountant.   In addition to Sami’s numerous business and client responsibilities, she has played a key role in the training of other employees in payroll, bookkeeping and business tax preparation the last several years.  


Please join Swanson Hinsch & Co. Chartered in congratulating Sami on her well-deserved promotion to Tax Manager.


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