Certified Public Accountant Nathan Flook of Heman Lawson Hawks LLP gave a brief business taxation presentation for the Kentland Rotary Club Feb. 2.
Flook is a Benton Central graduate, who attended Butler University for its pharmacy program. Being strong in math, as well as sciences, Flook decided to switch to an accounting major and earned an undergraduate degree in that field. He continued on to earn a master’s degree and was hired by Heman Lawson Hawks LLP of West Lafayette and Fowler in 2011. Flook became a licensed CPA in 2013.
Flook’s presentation touched on the tax updates for businesses and individuals. He also added that due to the Affordable Care Act expect delayed refunds and increased preparer fees.
On the personal side, Nathan married Tara Wiley in 2012. She is also a Benton Central graduate, who earned an undergraduate degree at the University of Southern Indiana in public relations and advertising. Tara was director of golf operations at the West Lafayette Elks Club. She was hired by Framers and Merchants Bank and is now their branch manager of its new West Lafayette location.