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H. D. Roseth & Associates, Ltd. was established to provide accounting, tax, and advisory services to small businesses and individuals throughout Chicago and the Northern Suburbs. We look to provide "innovative solutions” to our clients by staying abreast of accounting and tax law changes. We take a proactive interest in the success of your business. At H. D. Roseth & Associates, Ltd., we make it our goal to understand the needs of every client including addressing industry specific challenges and compliance needs. We are adept at working with and managing the small details so integral to business success, while still keeping our eye on the big picture for each client.

We have worked with clients in a wide range of business including rentals, land development, general contractors, manufacturers, wholesale distributors, retail, sales representatives, medical practices, legal and numerous other service businesses.


Hal D. Roseth, CPA
 
"Helping small business owners navigate through the complexities of today’s tax environment and understand where they are headed and helping them reach their goals makes all of my work seem worthwhile.”
 
Hal Roseth, CPA has been the owner of H.D. Roseth & Associates for the last 7 years. After obtaining his degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, Hal started his professional career with Coopers & Lybrand. He had 5 years of service with C&L and other large firms before becoming a Member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange where he traded options on currency futures for twelve years, before returning to Public Accounting with small businesses and individuals as his focus.
 
Hal’s expertise lies in working with new clients in helping to establish their new business with solid financial and tax advice and establishing strategies and procedures that will help their businesses grow into the dream they envision. He is a very hands-on consultant who will help you every step of the way.
 
Hal has developed a network of consultants who can help with any questions that come up in your business or individual lives. His "bullpen” of professionals are eager to lend their specific area of expertise in fields such as legal, insurance, investments, banking and consulting. He uses his memberships in various networking groups and the Illinois CPA Society to keep abreast of changes in the business world that might affect your business needs.
 
Hal is currently serving his community as Treasurer of the Village of Riverwoods. He is a past Director of the Deerfield Youth Baseball Association. Hal, his wife Nancy and their three sons have been active in school and related community activities over the last 25 years.
 

Frank Haas, CPA
 
"Most people look at tax changes as another headache – I see changes as another opportunity to create savings for my client.”
 
Frank Haas, CPA has been a proven leader for the past 35+ years working with small to medium size businesses and high net worth clients. Frank has managed finance, accounting, financial reporting, payroll, HR, and tax issues for his clients. He has a vast understanding of the income tax code and has prepared complicated income tax returns for Corporations, Subchapter S Corporations, LLC's, Partnerships, Individuals, Estates and Trusts.
 
Frank graduated with a Business Degree from the University of Iowa with a major in Accounting. After obtaining his CPA, he has worked for Price Waterhouse, owned his own accounting practice, and has been an owner in other successful business ventures.
 
Frank is a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois and Iowa, State of Iowa Scholar, is a past President of the University of Iowa Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi. He is a member of the AICPA and Illinois CPA Society and has ongoing continuing education classes in accounting, taxes, and management services.
 
Frank has helped his community by serving as a Treasurer and Member of the Board of Directors for the Lake County Haven, a not for profit organization that houses women and children in Lake County along with serving as Treasurer for the Aptakisic Tripp School District in Buffalo Grove, IL.
 

Bob Amend, CPA
 
"As the senior member of the H.D. Roseth & Associates team, I continue to take pride in the product we offer our clients. We still try to have the personal relationships with our small business clients that they want and should expect.”
 
 
Bob Amend, CPA attended Roosevelt University and passed his CPA exam in 1982. Bob has been in public accounting since 1972 and has been with H.D. Roseth & Associates for over six years.
 
Bob has always worked as a generalist. His years of experience with small businesses will add a tremendous amount of knowledge to your tax and accounting needs. His helpful nature provides reassurance with whatever you need.
 
On a personal note, Bob has served as an officer for his Knights of Columbus Council and is currently the treasurer of their Building Corporation. He is currently serving on the Stewardship Council at his church. He is also a past president and officer of the O'Hare Chapter of the Illinois CPA Society.
 

Kate Bosley, CPA
 
Katie Bosley, CPA has been associated with H.D. Roseth & Associates since 1993. She enjoys the diversity of clients she works with at H.D. Roseth & Associates and is committed to the growth and success of their businesses. Her technical and analytical skills help the clients resolve issues that arise in the course of running their companies.
 
Prior to joining the firm, Katie gained valuable experience and knowledge working in the accounting departments of such notable Chicago area companies as Landau & Heyman Inc., Equitable Real Estate Investment Management and Chicago Dock and Canal Trust. Kate obtained her bachelors degree in Finance from Southern Illinois University in 1980 and completed her MBA in Accounting at DePaul University in 1987. Katie is married and has two children.
 

Scott Kohn, CPA
 

Scott Kohn, CPA, started the practice as Scott Kohn & Associates, Ltd. in 1984. Over the next 20 years Scott developed the practice into one that specialized in all aspects related to the Accounting and Tax needs of Small Business and Individuals.

In 2004, Hal Roseth took over ownership of the firm from Scott, as Scott relocated to Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He continues to work with many of the Business and Individual Income Tax clients that he previously worked with in the Chicago office. Additionally, Scott works with many Businesses and Individuals who have become new firm clients down in the "Chapel Hill” office. With today's technology, the merger of Scott and Chapel Hill with H.D. Roseth & Associates, Ltd. has worked well for all parties involved.

Scott obtained his degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois in 1978. He started his career with Philip Rootberg & Company, CPA's, and worked with two other firms that specialized in small business accounting prior to starting his own practice in 1984. He and his wife Liz live on their lovely horse farm in rural Chatham County, outside of Chapel Hill. He is involved with several local not-for-profit organizations, including Triangle Off Road Cyclists and Shakori Hills Community Arts Center & Music Festival. He is an avid biker, yoga student and gardener. All are invited to come down for a visit.


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