Category: BWK News

Pursue an Accounting Internship with BWK

August 11, 2023  |  Barton Walter and Krier

When it comes to your career, a major course of study can get your foot in the job market door. However, the team at Barton, Walter & Krier is here to help get you even further. Learn and gain public accounting experience from some of the best in the business. Keep reading to find out why it makes sense to pursue an accounting internship with BWK. Learn from the Best The CPAs, tax professionals, and business consultants at BWK come from very diverse backgrounds. With that collective knowledge and experience, BWK provides clients with the finest service and most innovative financial solutions. And that level of expertise allows our interns to truly learn from the best. Through our internship program, you’ll get a first-hand account of what it’s like to be part of a thriving firm, taking on a variety of real-world responsibilities. Interns work alongside our team to develop healthy client relationships, understand processes, and complete tasks accurately and efficiently. Most of our interns have gone on to secure full-time employment with BWK. The goal is to offer a thorough and supportive experience to help transform accounting students into successful CPAs/Accountants. Gain Experience If practice makes perfect, then an internship is one of the best ways to prepare. Through hands-on, active learning, […]

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Welcome Jay Trumbower to BWK

December 9, 2022  |  admin

Barton, Walter & Krier is constantly growing, bringing aboard fresh talent to grow the team and expand its knowledge base to benefit clients. We recently filled a significant position with a notable industry figure and are excited about the ideas he brings to the table. Please help us welcome Jay Trumbower to BWK as Chief Executive Officer. Keep reading to find out more about our new CEO as he joins this Maple Grove CPA firm. Role Has Trumbower Focused on the Future Since joining BWK in September, Trumbower has been and will continue to oversee and manage the company’s full enterprise. Additionally, he will work closely with shareholders on the development of a strategic plan to determine a prospective course for the firm. Together, Trumbower and his Board of Directors will focus on improvements and advancements to benefit BWK on every level. “Growth that provides more opportunities for clients and our team members will be a key component of our future plans,” he said. Extensive Experience, Education, and Certification Prior to joining BWK, Trumbower worked in a Big 4 accounting firm and spent 10 years in corporate development leadership roles across a variety of industries, including architecture, engineering, construction, real estate, financial services, information technology, and more. He was CFO of a $4.5 […]

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Tax Bill Provides Relief for Minnesota Businesses and Residents

July 22, 2021  |  Barton Walter and Krier

Earlier this month, the Minnesota Legislature passed a tax bill to finish the proposed $52 billion budget and avert a partial state government shutdown. Both legislative chambers passed the bill in a special session that was necessary after lawmakers reached an impasse and failed to complete the job before the end of the fiscal year in June. The bipartisan omnibus bill was approved and signed into law by Governor Tim Walz on July 1, 2021. Read on as we take a closer look at the new tax bill and how it provides much needed relief for Minnesota businesses and residents. Conformity to federal tax law The bill includes conforming to selected federal tax changes enacted by Congress since December 31, 2018. In addition, it solidifies a proposal that endorses an initial agreement between the governor and the legislature regarding COVID-relief for Minnesota businesses and individuals. Under the new law, businesses that received funds as part of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will now be allowed to fully deduct the amount on their state income taxes. Moreover, workers who collect payments from unemployment insurance (UI) will be able to deduct them up to $10,200. Other highlights from the bill While the bill focuses primarily on COVID relief and K-12 education, it also includes changes […]

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