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.


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

Minnesota Passes New Tax Bill:

On May 30, 2017, Governor Mark Dayton signed an omnibus tax bill that enacts a large number of changes that affect both personal and business income taxes as well as estates, sales tax and property taxes. For more information, click here.


Let Swanson Hinsch Prepare Your Minnesota Property Tax Refund Return

Don't Miss Out On Your Refund!

Homeowners may qualify for a refund up to $2,710. 

Renters may qualify for a refund up to $2,100  

   You may be eligible for a property tax refund if:

1. You are a homeowner and your 2017 household income was less than $110,650


2. You are a homeowner whose net real estate tax increased by more than 12% from 2017 to 2018 and the increase was $100 or more, regardless of your household income


3. You are a renter and your household income in 2017 was less than $59,960.


Mail all your 2018 real estate tax or 2017 renter’s CRP statements to our office.

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, 2018 deadline.

Minnesota property tax return includes the non-game wildlife fund check-off.  Please include a note to us if you are interested in making a donation to this fund and the amount.

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