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Bucklew_Heidi Palatine

625 N. North Court
Palatine, IL 60067

Tel:

847.348.6530


Email: hbucklew@wipfli.com

Heidi L. Bucklew, CPA, CFE, CFF

Senior Manager

A senior tax manager who began her career in public accounting in 1995, Heidi Bucklew concentrates her efforts on taxation for individuals and businesses as well as nonprofits. She leverages her extensive experience to provide tax compliance and planning services to closely held businesses and individuals. In addition to tax work, Heidi has experience in the areas of fraud and litigation. She has been involved with designing internal controls at various entities to help deter fraud, as well as assessing damages related to fraud issues.

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified in Financial Forensics

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) - Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • AICPA Litigation Task Force - Former member 
  • Coauthor of AICPA Practice Aid 10-1, Serving as an Expert Witness or Consultant

Services

Tax

Areas of Focus

  • Corporate, partnership, and individual tax planning and compliance
  • Nonprofit taxation
  • Trusts and estates
  • Fraud detection and prevention
  • Strengthening internal controls
  • Litigation consultation and support, including damage assessment

Education

University of Missouri - Columbia, Missouri
  • Bachelor of science degree in accountancy
  • Bachelor of arts degree in French