Thursday November 19, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM CST
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Sheraton Madison Hotel 
706 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53713

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Neil Fauerbach 
Smith & Gesteland, LLP 

Attend Our Two-Part Seminar series for Businesses in the High-Tech Marketplace

Government Grant Compliance
Thursday, November 19, 2015

High Tech Tax
Thursday, December 10, 2015 

Are you in a high technology company that has received (or is looking to receive) a research & development grant from a Federal agency? Or are you looking for tax advice as it relates to high technology companies here in the State of Wisconsin? Smith and Gesteland is offering a two-part seminar for high technology companies on these topics.

Smith and Gesteland is offering a two-part seminar series for high technology companies on these two topics.


Part I - Government Grant Compliance

For companies that have received or are looking to receive a Federal award. We’ll highlight the
administrative and audit requirements
and discuss the applicable cost principles to ensure that your company is aware of and compliant with such requirements. It will also include a discussion surrounding setting-up QuickBooks, and calculating the company’s indirect rate.

Thursday, November 19, 2015
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Both seminars will be held at the Sheraton Madison Hotel - 706 John Nolan Drive 

 Part II - High Tech Tax

 Broadly focused to tax issues that all high technology companies need to comply with. Are you aware of the Act 255 creditsor are you dealing with the pains of sales/use tax? These are just a few of the tax related issues we’ll discuss. 

Thursday, December 10, 2015
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Both seminars will be held at the Sheraton Madison Hotel - 706 John Nolan Drive 


Kevin Kelbel

Kevin is a partner with Smith & Gesteland. He understands the unique issues facing high-tech businesses. He has assisted several clients through the stages of establishing the business entity; SBIR grant availability and reporting; establishing stock option plans; dealing with income, payroll and sales tax issues; financing; and managing the growth of the business. He has participated in advisory boards of local high-tech companies and is a frequent speaker on high-tech business issues

Wanda Bird

Wanda is a Manager with Smith & Gesteland. She works with closely held companies, specializing in high-tech, start-up and growing businesses. Areas of expertise include SBIR and grant accounting, income tax, payroll and payroll tax, sales tax and software selection and support. 


Ashley Pick

Ashley is a Manager with Smith & Gestelad. She works with high-tech businesses, specializing in Government Audits. Ashley ensures businesses are compliant with grant policies and procedures by providing guidance on required accounting systems, appropriate internal controls, and other compliance issues, such as allowable costs/activities and adequate time & effort reporting.