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Tom Krieg Wausau

500 N 1st St.
Wausau, WI 54403



Email: tkrieg@wipfli.com

Thomas Krieg, CPA


With over 20 years of experience, Tom Krieg is the leader of Wipfli LLP’s employee benefits practice for central Wisconsin, Madison, and northern Illinois.  He provides services primarily in retirement plan administration and design, cafeteria plans, health savings accounts, and consulting related to the Affordable Care Act.  Tom’s expertise in employee benefit matters and income taxation, coupled with his knowledge of practical business strategies, has contributed to the success of his clients.  He prides himself on his ability to identify and solve problems using a proactive and commonsense approach.


  • Certified Public Accountant


  • Graduate of the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce Leadership Excellence g2
  • UW-Madison Badger Spark Plug Award - Wisconsin Alumni Association
  • Top 10 accounting graduate, class of 1994 - UW-Madison, Wisconsin School of Business

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) -  Member
  • Allinial Global Employee Benefits Committee - Member
  • St. Paul Catholic Church - Mosinee, Wisconsin - Finance council advisor
  • Wisconsin Alumni Association - Lifetime member
  • Wisconsin Alumni Association, Wausau Chapter - Former president and board member
  • University of Wisconsin Marathon County Foundation - Former board member

Recent Insights

Areas of Focus

  • Retirement plan selection and design
  • 401(k) and 403(b) plan administration and compliance
  • Delinquent Filer Voluntary Compliance Program (DFVCP) - Form 5500
  • Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS), including the Voluntary Correction Program (VCP)
  • Form 5500 preparation for welfare and retirement plans
  • Health savings accounts (HSA)
  • Cafeteria (Section 125) plans and nondiscrimination testing
  • Affordable Care Act compliance and consulting


UW-Madison, Wisconsin School of Business
  • Bachelor of business administration degree in accounting - Graduated summa cum laude
SunGard Relius and Employee Benefits Institute of America
  • Attended several professional conferences and workshops - Received hundreds of hours of specialized training in various employee benefit topics