Brauer & Associates, Inc.
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Income Tax Preparation
Accounting, Bookkeeping & Payroll
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We provide a variety of services including Income Tax Preparation for all types of businesses and individuals, IRS and State Audit Representation, Payroll Reporting, QuickBooks® setup, support and training, Business startup services, Monthly bookkeeping, Financial statements.
Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology, and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.
Over 45 years of experience.
Kenneth (Ken) Brauer
Ken is President of Brauer & Associates, Inc. and is involved in all areas of the tax and accounting services offered by the firm.
Ken’s accounting career started with working in Accounting and Finance while serving in the Air Force. After his military service, he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting Major) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and started working with a licensed public accountant in Lincoln in 1974. Ken passed the Enrolled Agent (EA) exam which allows him to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service.
Ken is a member of the National Society of Accountants (NSA), the Nebraska Society of Independent Accountants (NSIA), and the East Lincoln Business Association (ELBA).
Ken was appointed by Governor Pete Ricketts in 2015 to serve as one of two public (non-CPA) members on the Nebraska Board of Pubic Accountancy and was re-appointed in 2019 to a second four-year term on the Board.
Ken has also served on the Board and as Treasurer of Camp Luther of Nebraska, Inc. and is currently an Elder at his church. In his free time, Ken enjoys camping with family and friends, following the grandkids’ sport activities and other accomplishments, and trying to maintain an acreage.
Nicole (Nikki) Brauer
Nicole (the daughter-in-law of Ken) is Vice-President of Brauer & Associates and has been with the firm since 2020.
Nicole earned her Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting from Doane University in December of 2015. She has gained a broad knowledge of the business world with previous work experience including positions as a Financial Examiner, Internal Auditor, and Assistant Comptroller.
She is a member of the Nebraska Society of Independent Accountants (NSIA).
Nicole takes an added interest in helping small businesses with their payrolls, bookkeeping, taxes, and the day to day challenges that small businesses face. Helping her agricultural clients is a special interest of hers as well. She understands the complexities farmers and ranchers face from her years of helping on her grandparent’s farm outside of Steinauer, NE and now with the day to day operations with her husband on their farm.
Nicole grew up in Beatrice, NE and currently lives with her husband, Brian and their 3 kids on a farm outside of Wilber, NE. In her free time, she enjoys watching her children’s sports & activities, coaching softball, teaching Sunday School, and helping her husband with their cattle and chickens.
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630 N Cotner Blvd, Suite 102
Lincoln, NE 68505