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Skilled Accountants and Trusted Advisors

Hysjulien and Associates is a full service Minnesota-based accounting firm. Our staff of professional Certified Public Accountants, bookkeeping and payroll specialists and consultants provides a full range of accounting and advisory services to both business and individual clients.

We offer our clients a free online internet portal so they can securely and conveniently store and access their tax returns and other financial documents.

At Hysjulien and Associates, we sincerely believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship as a partnership and we understand that our success is a result of your success. We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients and we take pride in serving multiple generations of our many long-term clients.

At Hysjulien and Associates, we give you the personal assistance and excellent service that comes from years of advanced training, technical expertise and sound financial sense. Please contact us to schedule a free over-the-phone or office consultation to review your business or personal status and discuss how we can help. We look forward to meeting you.

Need help with calculating the amount you should be withholding?  click here for the IRS withholding calculator.

Pay Your Bill Online Via Credit Card

Now you can pay your bill online with a credit card. Login to your client portal and use your Visa, Mastercard or American Express to pay your invoice. Call or email if you need assistance or have questions regarding your portal login, username or password.

We are your skilled accountants and trusted advisors.

Slight Increase in Tax Brackets Projected for Tax Year 2017

Inflation-adjusted tax brackets are anticipated to go up slightly next year, according to a pair of new reports, but that could reduce the tax burden for many taxpayers. One report, from  Bloomberg BNA, predicts the top 39.6 percent tax bracket … Continue reading

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Benefits Workers and Employers

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit has been renewed retroactively to January 1, 2015 AND has been extended 5 years through December 31, 2019. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals … Continue reading

Congress Approves $620 Billion in Tax Breaks!

On Friday morning, Congress gave final approval to a sweeping, year-end fiscal package that includes $620 billion in tax breaks for businesses and low-income workers. The bill now goes to the White House, where President Obama has said he will … Continue reading

5 Easy Steps to Prepare for Tax Season

With year end  approaching and tax season on the horizon, your tax and accounting professionals at Hysjulien and Associates have a few simple but very important tips and reminders to help you prepare for a smooth and easy tax filing … Continue reading

Year-End Tax Planning Can Keep $$ in YOUR Pocket!

With year-end approaching and the income tax filing deadline on the horizon, tax planning for the remainder of 2015 presents more of a complex challenge than usual. As of today, Congress has passed minimal tax legislation. However, the Senate Finance … Continue reading

Did You File An Extension?

If you filed for an extension back in spring, you face an important deadline in about 2½ weeks. Most people who received tax filing extensions from the Internal Revenue Service beyond the April 15 deadline typically have until Oct. 15 … Continue reading

Last Minute Tax Filing Tips

The Minnesota Department of Revenue has offered several last minute tax filing tips as the April 15th  filing deadline approaches.  Follow these tips to avoid common errors that may result in rejection of your eFile or generation of an IRS/MN … Continue reading

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are like personal savings accounts, but the money in them is used strictly to pay for you and your family’s health care expenses. You — not your employer or insurance company — own and control the … Continue reading

Is it Better for Couples to File Joint or Separate Tax Returns?

Our clients often ask whether they should file joint or separate tax returns with their spouse. Unfortunately, the answer is generally “well, it depends”.  While it is usually most beneficial to file a joint return, there are a few notable … Continue reading

Benefits, Rules and Timing for Opening a Roth IRA

Did you know that you can still open an IRA or make contributions to your existing IRA up until the April 15th tax deadline?  Contributions may be credited to either your 2014 OR your 2015 tax year, whichever would be … Continue reading

What is e-Filing and Why Should You e-File Your Tax Returns

Many of our clients have questions regarding the IRS e-File process:   What IS e-Filing?  Why should I e-File?  What is the e-File Form?  When should I e-file and is any payment due at that time?  Here are some answers … Continue reading

Understanding College Financial Aid and FAFSA

Will you or your child be attending college in 2015? The government expects all college students and their families to contribute towards the costs of their education. However, the actual amount you and your family will be expected to contribute … Continue reading

It’s Time for Your Annual Beneficiary Checkup

It is common for individuals to designate beneficiaries and then go years without reviewing or updating their choices.  However, a change  in health or family dynamic, the death of a primary beneficiary, marriage, divorce, or a change in philanthropic preferences … Continue reading

2014 Year-End Tax Planning

As the season for year-end tax planning approaches, it appears  that taxpayers will not experience any surprises. There’s been very little tax-related legislative change this year other than the possibility of a few last-minute tax extenders, which are unlikely to … Continue reading

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