Kurt joined Rickhoff & Associates full-time in February 1997, but has been involved with some aspect of the family business since its inception. He manages the overall operations and marketing of the firm. Kurt’s passion for technology has kept his firm at the forefront of delivering superior client services. His past experience in banking and securities allows him to advise clients on all aspects of their business operations. He attained his Enrolled Agent (EA) certificate from the Internal Revenue Service in 1998. He is an active member of the Professional Association of Small Business Accountants (PASBA), and has done many presentations at their bi-annual meetings. He was a board member for PASBA from 2006-2009. In his personal life, Kurt is currently a board member of HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation, President of the Albers Elementary School Board, and a Director for the Clin-Clair Fire District. He enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife, Mindi and children, Allison and Carson. He is also an avid St. Louis Cardinals Baseball fan!
Your success is our main priority, which is why we work to identify the right blend of services for each client. With Rickhoff & Associates, you will also enjoy our personal approach to doing business. We know that every client has different goals and changing needs, so we work with you throughout the year to offer advice, review your financial status, and ensure there are no surprises at year-end. Professional, personalized, client-focused…Rickhoff & Associates is the new breed of accounting firm.
The combination of running a business and your life and preparing for tax time can drive some people into a slight panic. But no need to get stressed if you are prepared. Now is the time to start organizing all documents required to file your tax return.
Like the old paraphrased saying goes: In this world, two things are certain—death and taxes. The recent federal tax overhaul changed a lot of rules, so it’s as important as ever to understand your tax obligations, including those on Social Security benefits.
Unfortunately, cyber scammers never take a vacation. In fact, the IRS has issued a warning of a surge in fraudulent emails that bait potential phishing victims with fake tax transcripts. Links within these emails lead recipients to documents containing the well-known malware, Emotet.