Tax Services

The tax laws are complex. We can consult with you and your business to take advantage of the tax laws, that will result in tax savings.

Let Widmer Roel, with our experience and training in all tax accounting matters affecting you and your business, assist you.

We can assist with:

  • Tax preparation-business and personal
  • Tax planning-business and planning
  • Tax consulting
  • IRS exams
  • IRS tax disputes and appeals

Tax Services Staff Members

Terry Daffinrud

Senior Manager
Certified Public Accountant 
With Widmer Roel since 2016

Terry is a senior manager with Widmer Roel. His career included nearly twenty years with a rapidly growing electronic integrator holding positions of Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and ultimately Chief Executive Officer. An additional 20 years of public accounting experience providing business consulting, business valuation, tax and accounting… Read More»

Tonya Holmstrom

Shareholder/Partner
Certified Public Accountant 
With Widmer Roel since 2015

Tonya Holmstrom is a shareholder/partner with Widmer Roel. She has more than eleven years of public accounting experience, with emphasis in business, individual, and non-profit taxation. She is highly experienced in tax consulting and tax compliance for real estate developers, contractors, auto-dealers, and tax-exempt organizations. She specializes in assisting businesses… Read More»

Deb Kraft

Senior Staff Accountant
Certified Public Accountant 
With Widmer Roel since 2014

Prior to joining Widmer Roel, Deb worked in the private sector in non-profit and the financial industry.  Deb is a Senior Staff Accountant at Widmer Roel, Deb provides tax, accounting, auditing, and consulting services to a wide range of clients. Education: Bachelor’s degree – Dickinson State University with a major… Read More»

Robert D. Dale

Widmer Roel PC

Stockholder/Partner
Certified Public Accountant
With Widmer Roel since 1995

Bob is a stockholder/partner of Widmer Roel. With more than 30 years of public accounting experience, Bob provides income tax preparation and planning, including estate and gift planning, for individuals. He also works with closely held businesses, assisting with tax compliance and planning, valuation for acquisitions and sales and strategic… Read More»

Michael Schmitz

Widmer Roel PC

Stockholder/Partner
Bismarck Branch Manager
Certified Public Accountant
With Widmer Roel since 2003

Michael is a stockholder/partner and heads Widmer Roel’s Bismarck branch office, providing tax, accounting and consulting services to a wide range of clients. He has over 30 years experience in public accounting practice and private industry and more than five years as a trust officer. Prior to joining our firm,… Read More»

Harris W. Widmer

Widmer Roel PC

Certified Public Accountant
With Widmer Roel since 1973

Harris was a founding partner of Widmer Roel. With more than 30 years of public accounting experience, Harris provides income tax preparation and planning, estate and gift planning for individuals, representation before the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities and litigation support for the legal profession. He works with… Read More»

Stacy Cahoon

Widmer Roel PC

Tax Supervisor 
With Widmer Roel since 2012

As a tax supervisor at Widmer Roel, Stacy provides tax and accounting services to a wide range of clients. Prior to joining our firm, she was an accountant with a coal mining business in North Dakota for four years. Education: Bachelor’s degree – National American University, Rapid City, SD

Randy A. Heller

Widmer Roel PC

Stockholder/Partner 
Certified Public Accountant
With Widmer Roel since 2004

As a partner at Widmer Roel, Randy provides tax and accounting services to a wide range of clients. Prior to joining our firm, Randy was employed as an accounting manager for a local information technology company. In addition, Randy was a team member of a public accounting firm in Grand Forks,… Read More»

Keith R. Rutherford

Widmer Roel PC

Tax Manager 
Certified Public Accountant
With Widmer Roel since 2009

Keith joined Widmer Roel in 2009 and serves as a supervisor in the tax department. Keith has over 10 years of experience in public accounting providing tax consulting and compliance services for privately owned businesses and individuals. His fundamentals are fostering strong relationships with his clients and providing high quality… Read More»

Claudia Schollmeyer

Tax Supervisor
Certified Public Accountant 

With Widmer Roel since 2011

As a tax supervisor at Widmer Roel, Claudia  provides tax and accounting services to a wide range of clients. Education: Bachelor’s degree – California State University MBA – University of Mary Associate degree – Ching-Chung College Certification: Certified Public Accountant Professional Organizations: North Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants American… Read More»