Rapid City, SD Phone: 605-348-1930       Gillette, WY Phone: 307-682-4795

Rapid City: 605-348-1930 ~ Gillette: 307-682-4795

CP&A: Making Life Simpler

Casey Peterson and Associates, LTD., South Dakota and Wyoming CPAs and financial advisors, is a full service accounting firm dedicated to satisfying the needs of individuals and businesses in the Black Hills of South Dakota and Northeastern Wyoming. In November of 2012, we celebrated our 35th year, marking a period of remarkable growth and inevitable change.

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We Are Industry Experts

Our expertise as a firm of South Dakota and Wyoming focused CPAs and financial advisors is designed to make the lives of our clients simpler, easier, and more successful. The services of our Gillette and Rapid City accounting firms currently meet the needs of the following industries:

  • Agriculture | Farmers, ranchers; all ranges of family operations.
  • Construction | Builders, electricians, plumbers, etc.
  • Healthcare | Large and small medical services and healthcare providers.
  • Government | From school districts to municipalities.
  • Non-Profits | All shapes and sizes of not-for-profit ventures.
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At Casey Peterson and Associates, we pride ourselves on the long-lasting management and advice that continues to provide for this region's businesses and individuals. Our regionally-focused South Dakota and Wyoming CPAs serve as leaders in each individual industry of specialization.

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We're Always Expanding

Our greatest strengths lie in overcoming the challenges presented by a dynamic market. As Casey Peterson and Associates has watched its clients evolve with the developing community, a similar transformation has taken place within its very own personnel and physical workspace. Time and progress has populated our workforce to nearly fifty employees and two locations. Our expansion as a company has taken our services to a second office of CPAs in Gillette, Wyoming, and spread the Casey Peterson and Associates reputation into the farthest reaches of the region.

In addition, the 2011 relocation of our Rapid City accounting firm from its original downtown office space to the first floor of the Turnac Tower is a prime indicator of our growth and accomplishments. We invite you to stop in at our new home and sample the refinement of our state-of-the-art surroundings.

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Time has strengthened the steadfast link between our mission as South Dakota and Wyoming CPAs and Financial Advisors and the dynamic worlds of the industries we serve.

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Recent News -

Benefits of Paying Wages to Family Members

Farming and ranching continues to be dominated by family owned businesses. The federal income tax forms for a non-incorporated business tend to lead people into showing that the business has one owner. For example if the forms show that the husband is the owner there are advantages to showing wages to family members who do work on the ranch or farm.

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Income Tax Consequences When a Spouse Dies

The Federal Estate exemption for 2015 is $5,430,000. If a married couple had less than $10 million in assets and everything was owned in joint tenancy then there is no Federal Estate tax when the first spouse dies. Property owned by a surviving spouse is eligible for an “unlimited marital deduction”. Meaning what you inherit from your spouse is not subject to Federal estate tax on transfers between spouses. Often an Attorney will suggest filing a Federal estate tax return even though no tax is due in order to make a portability election. The portability election basically increases the estate exemption for the surviving spouse.

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Business Owner Found to Be a Section 6672 Responsible Person:

A 40% owner and vice president (VP) of a corporation had an agreement, and a clear division of duties, with the 40% owner and president (P) that the VP would not exercise any independent authority over the corporation's finances. The VP was responsible for running the shop and field operations but only had check signing authority if the P was out of the office or unavailable.

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How To Invest In A Changing World Seminar

We are hosting a seminar on
Monday, July 13th, 2015.
Seminar Begins at
4:00 PM
Casey Peterson &
Associates Ltd.
Lincoln Room
909 St. Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701

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