Gail Hjortness has worked at Hjortness CPAs for 30 years, and has handled all of their payroll services during that time. She started up her business in 2003, and services over 100 clients.

Her services include payroll preparation, direct deposit payrolls, IRS and WDR payroll deposits, W/C and 401k audits, and Quickbooks payroll setup and training. Gail is a certified Quickbooks Pro-Advisor.

  • Certified Quickbooks Pro Advisor
  • Certified Quickbooks Online Pro Advisor
  • Caring Personal Service
  • No Additional Charges For Adding Employees, Etc.
  • Direct Deposit Offered

For particularly complex issues, she consults Hjortness CPAs on an as-needed basis. Payroll is prepared primarily with Quickbooks, but many other software programs are used for clients with specific payroll software. Numerous references are available upon request.


Payroll Services. 

With years of experience working with payroll, we can assist you with:

  • Preparation of payroll – (handprinted and direct deposit).
  • Prepare payroll deposits, quarterly and annual payroll reports
  • Handle workers compensation audits
  • Handle 401k and related pension reporting.

Bookkeeping Services. 

Need bookkeeping services? We can assist you with the following bookkeeping services:

  • Record bills and payments
  • Record invoices and receipts
  • Record deposits
  • Reconcile bank and credit card accounts 
  • Prepare books of record so CPAs can complete accounting


We are payroll and bookkeeping professionals with extensive knowledge of Quickbooks. We setup software, including:

  • Direct deposit payroll
  • Bank downloads
  • Training on data entry
  • Reconciling and use of software

Office Procedures.

We are experienced with office management procedures, with over 20 years in the industry. We can assist with:

  • Assisting clients with setting up and managing office procedures
  • Simplifying procedures, enabling clients to focus on their customers


Need assistance with your payroll or bookkeeping services? Call us at (715) 421-1040 (Wisconsin Rapids), or at (920) 725-1040 (Menasha) to get started, or fill out the contact form below!