Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Voluntary membership association of Certified Public Accountants.

Lobbying Interests:
Accounting, taxation, civil liability, business and professional regulation and state government.

CEO Name:
Tammy Hofstede
President & CEO

Contact
TH
Tammy Hofstede
W233N2080 Ridgeview Parkway, Suite 201
Waukesha, WI 53188
(262) 785-0445
(262) 785-0838
tammy@wicpa.org
http://www.wicpa.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Alice O'Connor Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/18/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Tammy J Hofstede Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/24/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 753
Assembly Bill 753
Relating to: modifications to the tax treatment of tax-option corporations that elect to pay tax at the entity level. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/22/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 753
Assembly Bill 753
Relating to: modifications to the tax treatment of tax-option corporations that elect to pay tax at the entity level. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/22/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 754
Assembly Bill 754
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 706
Senate Bill 706
Relating to: modifications to the tax treatment of tax-option corporations that elect to pay tax at the entity level. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 720
Senate Bill 720
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Financial Institutions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Financial Institutions

Notification Date
3/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

General Fund Taxes: Sales and Excise Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes: Sales and Excise Taxes

Notification Date
3/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Revenue: Collection of Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Collection of Taxes

Notification Date
3/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Revenue: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Safety and Professional Services: Professional Regulation and Administrative Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Professional Regulation and Administrative Services

Notification Date
3/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Continuing education
Agency Name
Accounting Examining Board (Accy)
Subject
Continuing education
Scope Statement
SS 074_18
For
Notification Date
8/26/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Education required for examination and certification
Agency Name
Accounting Examining Board (Accy)
Subject
Education required for examination and certification
Scope Statement
SS 049_17
For
Notification Date
8/15/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Updating state uniform codes for LLCs and LLPs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Updating state uniform codes for LLCs and LLPs.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/10/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

LRB6432/2 safe harbor liability exemption for frivolous Covid LAWSUITS
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB6432/2 safe harbor liability exemption for frivolous Covid LAWSUITS

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/10/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

COVID 19 relief and recovery proposals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID 19 relief and recovery proposals

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/10/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Covid 19 extraordinary session legislation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Covid 19 extraordinary session legislation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/12/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

support CR19-160
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support CR19-160

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
3/11/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

CPA appointments to serve on Boards.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CPA appointments to serve on Boards.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/7/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

anything that might affect the profession of certified public accountants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
anything that might affect the profession of certified public accountants

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$14,801.52
2019
July - December
$28,572.23
2020
January - June
$34,222.39
2020
July - December
$30,772.55
Total $108,368.69
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
31.50
2019
July - December
24.75
2020
January - June
109.25
2020
July - December
40.50
Total 206.00
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
50.20
2019
July - December
51.25
2020
January - June
111.00
2020
July - December
56.25
Total 268.70

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
12 %
2020
July - December
31 %
Total 12 %
Relating to: modifications to the tax treatment of tax-option corporations that elect to pay tax at the entity level. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
12 %
2020
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
26 %
2020
July - December
36 %
Total 19 %
Relating to: modifications to the tax treatment of tax-option corporations that elect to pay tax at the entity level. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
32 %
2020
July - December
30 %
Total 21 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
1 %
Total 2 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
1 %
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
75 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 14 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
16 %
2020
July - December
Total 7 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
30 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures