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Avoid IRS Notices

Do This When Paying Your Taxes Online to Avoid IRS Notices Last tax season we saw an influx of “balance due” IRS CP14 notices. In many of these cases, the taxes had already been paid online at…

January 30, 2023
| Carrie Christensen

Paying Taxes – The Electronic Way

When it is time to make a tax payment, who would you trust more to get the payment to your account: the United States Postal Services (USPS) or the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)? If you’re like me, my response would…

January 19, 2023
| Jennifer Konvalin

Homing in on Home Energy Credits

Thinking about some home improvements? Maybe Uncle Sam can help you finance them with Energy Efficient Home Improvement credits. Energy Efficient Home Improvement credit The Nonbusiness Energy Property credit was revived by the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and renamed…

January 19, 2023
| Tom Alvarez


In December, a government spending bill was signed into law with several significant retirement provisions. Here are some of the significant tax and retirement-related provisions included in the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022. Expanded Automatic Enrollment in Retirement PlansFor retirement…

January 19, 2023
| Josh Newman

Staff Promotions Announced by Ketel Thorstenson, LLP

Ketel Thorstenson, LLP announces the promotions of Amanda Dennis to Manager in the Client Accounting Services department, and Catherine Shoun and Jessica Harwood to Senior Associates in the Client Accounting Services department. All three are in the firm’s Rapid City…

January 16, 2023
| Chris Seljeskog

Workplace Wellness

In July 2022, I joined the Ketel Thorstenson team. When our CEO asked me to focus on workplace wellness, I knew I had landed in the right place. Not because I wanted a discounted gym membership or to make employees…

January 9, 2023
| Steph McCoy

New Partners Named at Ketel Thorstenson, LLP

Ketel Thorstenson, LLP announces the addition of new Partners, Sarah Davis, CPA and Jeff Yennie, CPA. Both Davis and Yennie work in the Rapid City office.  Davis joined the firm’s Client Accounting Service (CAS) team in 2013. Sarah specializes in…

January 3, 2023
| Chris Seljeskog