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Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Tammy J Hofstede Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/15/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Alice O'Connor Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/15/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 2
Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 1

For
Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 3
Assembly Bill 3
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

2021 Wisconsin Act 2

For
Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 15
Assembly Bill 15
Relating to: educational qualifications for certified public accountants.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 18
Assembly Bill 18
Relating to: adopting federal law changes to extend the time for filing individual income tax returns.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 40

For
Notification Date
1/30/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 217
Assembly Bill 217
Relating to: allowing the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards to grant credentials with provisional status, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, a...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/13/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 327
Assembly Bill 327
Relating to: increasing the net capital loss deduction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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 566
Assembly Bill 566
Relating to: adopting revisions to the state's uniform limited partnership law and the state's limited liability company law; making modifications to the state's uniform partnership law; procedures applicable to business corporations and nonstock corporati...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/6/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 582
Assembly Bill 582
Relating to: the repeal of obsolete tax credits.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 717
Assembly Bill 717
Relating to: an income and franchise tax exemption for restaurant revitalization grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 156

For
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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 816
Assembly Bill 816
Relating to: pass-through entity audits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/18/2022
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 857
Assembly Bill 857
Relating to: examinations required for obtaining a credential.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/24/2022
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 899
Assembly Bill 899
Relating to: requiring one credit of personal financial literacy for high school graduation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2022
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 902
Assembly Bill 902
Relating to: reciprocal credentials and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/24/2022
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 1
Senate Bill 1
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
1/14/2021
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.
Senate Bill 2
Senate Bill 2
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.
Senate Bill 9
Senate Bill 9
Relating to: adopting federal law changes to extend the time for filing individual income tax returns.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/13/2021
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.
Senate Bill 10
Senate Bill 10
Relating to: educational qualifications for certified public accountants.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 12

For
Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.
Senate Bill 232
Senate Bill 232
Relating to: allowing the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards to grant credentials with provisional status, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, a...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/13/2021
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.
Senate Bill 339
Senate Bill 339
Relating to: increasing the net capital loss deduction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 157

For
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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 469
Senate Bill 469
Relating to: reciprocal credentials and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/24/2022
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 566
Senate Bill 566
Relating to: adopting revisions to the state's uniform limited partnership law and the state's limited liability company law; making modifications to the state's uniform partnership law; procedures applicable to business corporations and nonstock corporati...

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 258

For
Notification Date
9/16/2021
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.
Senate Bill 571
Senate Bill 571
Relating to: the repeal of obsolete tax credits.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 127

For
Notification Date
12/31/2021
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.
Senate Bill 690
Senate Bill 690
Relating to: an income and franchise tax exemption for restaurant revitalization grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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 794
Senate Bill 794
Relating to: pass-through entity audits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 262

For
Notification Date
1/8/2022
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 824
Senate Bill 824
Relating to: examinations required for obtaining a credential.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/24/2022
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 Joint Resolution 85
Senate Joint Resolution 85
Relating to: accounting and expenditure of state funds and reduction of deficit (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2022
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: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Financial Institutions: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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.

Revenue: State and Local Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: State and Local Finance

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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.

Revenue: State and Local Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: State and Local Finance

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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.

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
2/18/2021
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.

Safety and Professional Services: Regulation of Industry, Safety and Buildings
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Regulation of Industry, Safety and Buildings

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

CPA examination completion deadline
Agency Name
Accounting Examining Board (Accy)

Subject
CPA examination completion deadline

SS 154_20
For
Notification Date
3/20/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

tax audits for pass through entities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
tax audits for pass through entities

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/10/2021
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Adoption of revisions to the state's uniform limited partnership law, the state's limited liability company law, and modifications to the state's uniform partnership law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Adoption of revisions to the state's uniform limited partnership law, the state's limited liability company law, and modifications to the state's uniform partnership law.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/30/2021
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
12/14/2020
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
12/8/2020
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.

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
12/8/2020
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
12/8/2020
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
12/8/2020
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
12/8/2020
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$36,431.98
2021
July - December
$31,436.86
2022
January - June
$33,403.07
Total $101,271.91
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
120.75
2021
July - December
99.25
2022
January - June
92.95
Total 312.95
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
129.00
2021
July - December
77.50
2022
January - June
93.75
Total 300.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: educational qualifications for certified public accountants.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: allowing the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards to grant credentials with provisional status, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
6 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: educational qualifications for certified public accountants.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: allowing the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards to grant credentials with provisional status, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
3 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: adopting federal law changes to extend the time for filing individual income tax returns.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: adopting federal law changes to extend the time for filing individual income tax returns.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
6 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
7 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: modifications to the tax treatment of tax-option corporations that elect to pay tax at the entity level. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
9 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: modifications to the tax treatment of tax-option corporations that elect to pay tax at the entity level. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
9 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the repeal of obsolete tax credits.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
1 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the repeal of obsolete tax credits.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
1 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: adopting revisions to the state's uniform limited partnership law and the state's limited liability company law; making modifications to the state's uniform partnership law; procedures applicable to business corporations and nonstock corporations; certificates of authority of service insurance corporations; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
36 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 14 %
Relating to: adopting revisions to the state's uniform limited partnership law and the state's limited liability company law; making modifications to the state's uniform partnership law; procedures applicable to business corporations and nonstock corporations; certificates of authority of service insurance corporations; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
36 %
2022
January - June
25 %
2022
July - December
Total 18 %
Relating to: an income and franchise tax exemption for restaurant revitalization grants. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: an income and franchise tax exemption for restaurant revitalization grants. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: pass-through entity audits. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: pass-through entity audits. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
25 %
2022
July - December
Total 8 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
4 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
7 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
12 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures