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Introducing the KT Scholarship

At KT, we are committed to serving and strengthening our communities. Which is why we have decided to launch the KT Scholarship to provide financial assistance to students who plan to pursue a career in accounting. The KT Scholarship is intended for individuals from the Black Hills area and the…

March 20, 2024
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Audit Partner, Jeff Yennie, Earns CVA Certification

Congratulations are in order! KT Audit Partner, Jeff Yennie, has completed the demanding process of obtaining his Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) certification. From the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts: What is a CVA? The CVA designation is an indication to the business, professional, and legal communities…

February 16, 2024
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Free Webinar – Compensation Trends & Benefits Benchmarking

KT has partnered with USI Insurance Solutions to offer a free webinar series for our clients. These webinars are prepared by USI industry experts and focus on recurring client needs/questions regarding compensation and benefits. There is no cost to attend, and sessions will typically run one hour with Q&A. 2024 Compensation…

February 5, 2024
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Tax Legislation Update

On Wednesday (January 31, 2024), the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR 7024 – The Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024. This $78 billion tax package passed in the House with an 83% approval rate and now makes its way to the Senate. Highlights of HR…

February 1, 2024
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New Partners Named at KT

KT announces the addition of new Partners, Carrie Christensen, CPA, MBA, and Brady Larsen, CPA, effective January 1st. Both Christensen and Larsen work in the Tax Department in the Rapid City office. Carrie J. Christensen has over 15 years of experience helping clients with various tax issues and uses…

January 2, 2024
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2023 Construction Industry Lunch & Learn

KT will be hosting our annual Construction Industry Lunch & Learn from 12-1pm on Wednesday, December 13th. Our presenters will be returning from the AICPA Construction Industry conference with the latest updates on legislation, cash management, and the changing labor landscape. RSVP sooner than later as space is limited.

November 14, 2023
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Honoring the Veterans at KT

Thank you for serving and protecting this great nations of ours! Heather Grace I served from 1994 – 1997, Army, Specialist (E4). I was stationed in Fort Gordon, GA and Ft. Bad Aibling Germany during my time. My husband served from 1981 – 1996, Army, Sargent (E5), and was…

November 10, 2023
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Join our Team – Work Seasonally for KT!

Effectively managing personnel for KT’s Tax department provides the staffing challenge of finding the ever-elusive seasonal employee. For the 2024 tax season, I am taking this challenge as an opportunity to share why seasonal positions are our best kept secret. KT annually employs seasonal tax and administrative professionals to supplement…

September 13, 2023
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New Senior Associates Named at Ketel Thorstenson, LLP

KT is pleased to announce the promotion of Stacey Laub to Senior Associate in the Accounting Services department, the promotions of Luke Bates, Kelsey Cropsey, and Erin Kremers to Senior Associate in the Audit department, and Kale Lytle, Angie McDonnell, Brian Pereira, and Melanie Thiele to Senior Associate in the…

August 3, 2023
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New Managers Named at Ketel Thorstenson, LLP

KT is pleased to announce the promotion of Linda Horsley to Manager in the Accounting Services department, and the promotions of Wes Hanson, Elijah Houchens, Jordan Jones, and Nick Michael to Manager in the Audit department. Linda Horsley has worked in the accounting industry since 2002. She assists businesses with…

August 2, 2023