Debbie Kossow

The Five Star Professional award was given to a select group of accounting professionals representing less than 1 percent of CPAs. Out of 2,200 area professionals, Kossow was one of 18 chosen.

Tax strategies

CLA Milwaukee Tax Principal Debbie Kossow Receives Five Star Professional Award

  • 8/21/2014

Milwaukee — August 21, 2014 — CliftonLarsonAllen LLP (CLA) is pleased to announce that Debbie Kossow, a tax principal in the Milwaukee office, has been recognized as a 2014 Five Star Professional in the certified public accounting (CPA) category. The award is given to a select group of accounting professionals representing less than 1 percent of CPAs. Out of 2,200 area professionals, Kossow was one of 18 chosen. This is the third time Kossow has received the award.

Five Star Professional conducts research throughout the country, including surveying consumers, peers, and firms, to identify outstanding service professionals.

"Debbie is truly unique in her ability to deliver specialized services to individuals, families, and privately held businesses and their owners," Managing Principal Todd Craft said. "She is a strategic advisor who strives to fully meet the needs of our clients and make a positive impact on their lives."

Kossow specializes in performing tax planning, research, and compliance for small-to medium-sized, closely held businesses and their owners. She consults with clients in areas including compensation planning, multi-state tax planning, minimization of corporate/individual tax liability, and general business advisory services. She also possesses expertise in identification and resolution of various tax issues, business entity determinations, and family business transfers.

Kossow is listed in the Five Star Professional online directory for the duration of her award year and she was honored in the July issue of Milwaukee Magazine


About CLA

CLA exists to create opportunities for our clients, our people, and our communities through industry-focused wealth advisory, outsourcing, audit, tax, and consulting services. With more than 6,100 people, 120 U.S. locations and a global affiliation, we promise to know you and help you. Investment advisory services are offered through CliftonLarsonAllen Wealth Advisors, LLC, an SEC-registered investment advisor.