Bauman Associates thrives on helping clients reach their goals and enjoy success.

Your opinion means so much to our team. We greatly appreciate the confidence you place in us.

“We have been a client of Bauman Associates for more than 30 years. They are conscientious, well-educated on cooperatives and trustworthy. As a telephone cooperative, we need a firm who knows and understands RUS accounting. We have entrusted Bauman Associates with our audit, tax and consulting work. They are clear experts in cooperative accounting.”

Christy Berger
General manager
Nelson Communications Cooperative

“Bauman’s approach to audits has really made it easy to work with them. Their pre-audit communications ensure our staff isn’t running around at the last minute organizing what they need and their efficiencies on-site minimize the disruption to our business. They work really hard to prevent us having to file any extensions. We have stayed with Bauman for almost 10 years because they are extremely capable, straightforward and honest. They legitimately care about our business and look out for our business.”

Terry J. Hayden
UA Local 434

“The staff at Bauman are knowledgeable, professional and approachable.  Their advice has helped me appropriately deal with some sensitive issues with my business.”


“We are not accountants. We know transportation and how to serve our clients. Bauman focuses on our accounting and lets us focus on what we do best while giving us peace of mind that our accounting and tax needs are taken care of. Our relationship with Bauman has been a little better than perfect. From the day we opened our doors they have been our accountants. For more than 11 years, they have been far exceeding our expectations. From forming our company, setting up our accounting to taxes and payroll, I don’t know where we would be as a business without them.”

Mark & Roxy Campbell
MRC Transport, Inc.

“We have been with Bauman for more than 20 years because of their experience in electric cooperatives and their service. They are polite and try to be as undisruptive as possible on the audit. They do a good job of explaining the technical aspect of what they do in a way that is approachable for those of us without a financial background.”

Jim Hathaway
Dunn Energy Cooperative

“We have put our trust in Bauman for more than 10 years. They are professional, trusting, loyal and the best in the business.”

Jessica Furchtenicht
Hansen Concrete Inc.

“I’ve worked with Bernie Hull at Bauman Associates since 2007 while at the helm of JB Systems. Through 7 consecutive years of growth, Bernie Hull has offered us incredible advice at each stage—from suggestions on accounts receivable to reviewing our yearly plan of setting proper tax estimates aside. Her additional designations, including HR certification, also add a dynamic to her knowledge—and she can provide very accurate guidance on a range of employee- or employer-related issues. An old joke has been told about business owners having three best friends—their banker, their lawyer and their accountant. Bernie is without question the most valuable of those three to me.”

Gerald Bauer
JB Systems, LLC

“As our accountants and outsourced controller, Bauman makes it easy to work with them. They are responsive and we never have to track someone down. As issues arise that affect our business, we hear from them first.  They always have our best interest at heart. As a small company, what we do with a CPA is very, very important to us. Bauman understands this and provides to us the kind of attention we deserve. They are approachable and easy to work with.”

Fritz Smith
R.D. Smith & Co.

“We decided to hire Bauman to assist us with our taxes after we started our business. They are professional, timely and knowledgeable. They are always available to answer your questions.”

Erin Larson
MET Solutions

“Bauman Associates is a great firm. For more than 20 years, they have provided us with tax and payroll services. You can always rely on them to get things done accurately when they say they will.”

Eric Nelson
The Coffee Grounds, Inc.

“We have stayed with Bauman for more than 20 years because they have always provided our telephone cooperative with great service. They are responsive and always do what they say they are going to do.”

Dennis Bachman
General manager
Citizens Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

“Our experience with Bauman has been great over the years. They know our business so well they catch things we occasionally miss or forget. They are on top of the tax and accounting law changes and keep us well-informed of what impacts our business.”

Bob Grundvig
Business manager
Eau Galle Cheese Factory, Inc.

“When we selected our new accounting firm, we wanted one with electric cooperative experience. Bauman has not disappointed—they are clear specialists in the area. What makes them great though is they take an interest beyond the audit and our industry and have taken the time to get to know our company.”

Former General Manager
Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative

“We value and appreciate the professionalism in dealing with our tax preparation and planning. You are always friendly, helpful and thorough.”

Dr. M. & Mrs. J. Schimke
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

“Thank you very much for arranging to come over and help us out with our QuickBooks software. We were able to get past a few barriers – we were about 80% there on our own, but you gave us what we needed to get the job done. You were very easy to work with and made it understandable for non-geeks. We really appreciate the service. Thank you.”

J. Abt
Action Signs
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

“I have been using Bauman Associates for the last 25 years and always received the best possible service. Thank you.”

M. Rausch
Mark Rausch Funeral Service, Inc.
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

“I have done business with Bauman Associates for over 25 years! The work is excellent!”

J. Cook
Chandler, Arizona

“We have always been happy with your services. Our accountant is always helpful with questions whether it’s tax time or not! Thank you.”

T. & A. Oberg
Hudson, Wisconsin

“I could have thrown away over $7,000 in tax savings without Bauman’s advice! At ShredAway USA, my document management/destruction services help my clients avoid throwing their business out with the trash. Working with Bauman Associates, Ltd. assured me I wouldn’t do the same with my own business profits! They looked at my operation from a whole different perspective. By adapting strategies from industries similar to mine, the professionals at Bauman showed me how I could save considerable tax dollars and optimize my bottom line.”

J. Schwieters
ShredAway USA
Eau Claire, Wisconsin