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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Let Swanson Hinsch Prepare Your Minnesota Property Tax Refund Return

You may be eligible for a property tax refund if:

  1. You are a homeowner and your 2021 household income was less than $119,790. OR
  2. You are a homeowner whose net real estate tax increased by more than 12% from 2021 to 2022 and the increase was $100 or more, regardless of your household income.  OR
  3. You are a renter and your 2021 household income was less than $64,920.

Please mail all your 2022 real estate tax or 2021 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 $85 for our 2021 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, 2022 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.


We're Hiring For...

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, Staff Accountant. You will work closely with the Tax Manager helping our clients with a variety of accounting and tax projects. 

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 individual, corporate and partnership income tax returns, including review of tax information submitted by client for completeness.

·      Deal directly with client personnel.

·      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.


Bachelors or Associates Degree in Accounting achieved or in-process and 1+ years of accounting or bookkeeping experience. The ideal candidate is a goal-oriented self-starter who thrives on giving top quality service while learning and growing professionally; is organized, accurate, outgoing and possesses a strong work ethic.

Accounting Assistant

Are you looking for something to keep you busy during the cold winter and give you flexibility in the summer?  Swanson Hinsch & Co. CPA’s in Mankato, Minnesota, a small, locally owned firm, has a unique job opportunity for you.  If you have accounting/bookkeeping experience and are organized and detail oriented, this position is for you.  We will provide on the job training to teach you what you need to know.  Give us a call to find out more.

You will assist our accounting team with bookkeeping services including general ledger preparation and account reconciling; payroll, payroll tax deposits and tax returns related to payroll taxes, sales and use taxes; various income tax return assembly and reviewing.  The ideal candidate is a self-starter who thrives on giving top quality service; has computer experience, including Microsoft Office and Adobe software programs.


Both of these positions offer limitless potential to grow your career, competitive compensation, and a stable flexible work environment. Includes flexible hours May through December with longer hours January through April.

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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