Partners and Associates

Partners and Associates

A hybrid team of accountants, advisors, and consultants whose collective experience and diverse backgrounds ignite ideas, reconfigure approaches, and recommend strategies and innovative solutions for our clients.

Tara Johnson
Eau Claire

4890 Owen Ayres Court
Eau Claire, WI
54701

Tel: 715.858.6617
Email: ttjohnson@wipfli.com

Areas of Focus

  • Sales and use tax audit defense assistance
  • Sales and use tax overpayment reviews
  • Multistate voluntary disclosure agreements and prospective state registrations
  • Personal property tax reviews
  • Captive transportation entities and carrier reporting issues
  • Research and advising on state tax issues

Industries

Manufacturing and Distribution
Construction and Real Estate

Education

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Bachelor of science degree in business with an emphasis in accounting
  • Bachelor of arts degree with an emphasis in psychology

Tara T. Johnson

Manager

Tara Johnson has over 12 years of public accounting experience, assisting clients in a variety of industries with federal, state, and local tax compliance.  In addition to providing varying levels of assistance with sales tax audit defense to minimize tax exposure issues raised by auditors, she reviews transactions in reverse audits for the purpose of identifying sales tax overpayment opportunities.  Distribution, construction, and manufacturing clients benefit from Tara’s experience in the planning and establishment of captive transportation entities.  She also helps businesses become compliant with state filing obligations through voluntary disclosure.  In addition, Tara oversees the preparation and review of property tax reporting for both manufacturers and non-manufacturers.

Professional Memberships and Activities
  • University Lutheran Church - Financial secretary