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Our History

We are very proud of our long history as an accounting firm in the Wausau area.  The founders of the firm and past owners have established Krause, Howard & Company S.C. as a fixture in the business community over the past decades.  This is a legacy that we intend to continue long into the future.

Our Firm Throughout the Years

  • 1949 - The practice was founded be William F Krause as a sole practitioner.
  • 1958 - Donald Howard joined the firm and formed a partnership as Krause & Howard.
  • 1975 - The firm moved to its current location at 618 Jackson Street in downtown Wausau.
  • 1986 - Krause, Howard & Company was formed as a service corporation


Past Owners

  • William F Krause (1949-1977)
  • Donald E Howard (1958-1995)
  • William F Krause III (1960-1984)
  • Tom G Krause (1977-1987)
  • Charles F Freiberg (1977-1994)
  • Kerry L Karnitz (1977-2012)