tom is president and owner of kosler
& company, s.c., a certified public accounting firm in waukesha,
wis., established in 1982. the firm offers accounting, assurance
services, income tax, estate tax, financial planning, valuations
and consulting services to a wide variety of clients. the firm also
offers investment advisory services through brookhill financial
he is an active member of the wisconsin
institute of certified public accountants as well as the american
institute of certified public accountants. tom also serves on the
boards of many civic and not-for-profit organizations.
more information about kosler &
company, s.c. can be found at his website at http://www.koslercpa.com.
tom's ten tips to lower taxes
factor marriage, divorce and other family changes into your
determine whether it is more advantageous to defer taxable
income to future years or accelerate it into the current year.
contribute all you can to a qualified retirement plan.
maximize your charitable contributions.
track out-of-pocket expenses.
document non-cash donations.
accelerate or accrue deductions where possible.
claim all available deductions and credits.
use medical reimbursement and dependent care accounts.
securities correctly when you sell them to get the most favorable
tom kosler on the biggest change
in the consulting business in the last decade:
"clients want a partnership,
not just a product. they are looking for a future-oriented cpa who
can provide operational and managerial assistance as well as financial