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About Fred Potthoff, CPA

Fred Potthoff, CPAFred Potthoff CPA provides tax preparation and planning, accounting, QuickBooks, bookkeeping, and payroll services to individuals and small businesses north and east of St. Paul, Minnesota. He uses his strong background in technology to help clients streamline their accounting systems, saving time and money for more important things in their businesses.

With extensive experience in tax return preparation, Fred prepares returns for individuals, corporations, S corporations, partnerships, and nonprofits. He provides QuickBooks bookkeeping, consulting, and training for companies in a wide variety of industries. He performs financial statement reviews and represents clients on IRS issues as well as sales tax.

Fred is an Intuit Premier Reseller, which means he knows the Intuit software products and can pass on great discounts to clients. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Minnesota Society of CPAs, the Minnesota Association of Public Accountants, and the Stillwater MN Chamber of Commerce.

Fred is well-versed in a number of accounting packages, including QuickBooks and PeopleSoft. Prior to starting his own firm, he gained deep implementation knowledge while managing multi-national accounting software installation projects for large companies. The knowledge he gained as a business analyst for GMAC, a project manager for Accenture, and a software developer for 3M has perfectly positioned him to show his current clients how to better use their financial data for increased financial success.

Fred earned his BA in accounting and math from Concordia College and his MBA from UCLA. He resides in Stillwater near the beautiful St. Croix River.


CPAAmerican Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Minnesota Association of Public AccountantsMinnesota Society of CPASGreater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce

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