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500 N 1st St.
Wausau, WI 54403



Email: cschessler@wipfli.com

Craig S. Schessler, CPA


Craig Schessler is a partner in Wipfli LLP’s tax practice, specializing in the manufacturing and distribution industries.  He has more than 10 years of tax experience in assisting clients ranging from large multistate to small closely held companies with their tax compliance, tax accounting, tax planning, and tax controversy needs.  Clients appreciate Craig’s expertise in helping them manage their tax obligations, as well as his commitment to their success.


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional memberships and activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) - Member
  • Wausau Curling Club - Board member and past treasurer
  • Wausau Noon Optimist Club - Member


CPA Tax Services

Areas of Focus

  • Corporate, partnership, and individual tax planning and compliance
  • Tax planning for manufacturing and distribution companies
  • Tax solutions for closely held businesses and their owners
  • Business acquisitions, mergers, sales, and liquidations
  • Entity formation and structuring
  • State income tax and state and local tax (SALT) planning and controversies
  • Implementation of FIN 48 and deferred tax accounting processes




University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Bachelor of business administration degree in accounting

Franklin Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Graduate