Back to top

About Us

About Our Firm

For years, Dahl, Hatton, Muir & Reese, Ltd. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as tax planning, financial statements, and assisting with estate planning.

Dahl, Hatton, Muir & Reese, Ltd. is one of the most experienced firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs.  Dahl, Hatton, Muir & Reese, Ltd. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, be assured that individuals and businesses who choose Dahl, Hatton, Muir & Reese, Ltd. receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Mark Hatton, CPA

Shareholder

Mark has been in public accounting for over 35 years with client experience in:

  1. Accounting and auditing
  2. Income tax planning and preparation
  3. Governmental entities
  4. Retail establishments
  5. Non-Profit Organizations
  6. Small and Large Agricultural Entities and Partnerships
  7. QuickBooks assistance
  8. Social Security Consulting

Mark is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants.  He is licensed to practice in both Minnesota and North Dakota.

Mark received his BS from Bemidji State University.  Mark is married to Deb and they have six children- Jennifer, Anica, David, Soren, Rachel and Nicole, and three grandchildren-  Stella, Cora and Gus. Mark has served on the local school board and is active in his church and community.  He is currently a board member of PKM Electric Cooperative.

Jeffrey F. Reese, CPA, EA

Shareholder

Jeff has been in public accounting for 33 years with client experience in:

  1. Accounting
  2. Payroll
  3. Income tax planning and preparation for individuals and businesses
  4. Agricultural and retail sectors
  5. Estate Planning
  6. QuickBooks assistance
  7. Social Security Consulting

Jeff is licensed to practice public accounting in Minnesota and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Minnesota Association of Public Accountants, the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants and the North Dakota Society of Public Accountants. He is also an Enrolled Agent, which are the only federally licensed tax practitioners who specialize in taxation and also have unlimited rights to represent taxpayers before the IRS. Jeff is a past president of the Mid-State Chapter of the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Jeff received an Associates Degree from Northland Community College and a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the University of North Dakota. He is a member of the St. Patrick's church council, the Catholic Community Foundation board in the Diocese of Crookston and the local golf club. His interests include golf, some travel and riding his motorcycle. Jeff is married to Laura, who is a high school science teacher, and they have a daughter, Lauren, and a grandson, Tiernan.

Angela L. Sobolik

Staff Accountant

Angie graduated from Northland College in 2013 with an Associates Degree in accounting. Prior to joining Dahl, Hatton, Muir & Reese, Angie was employed as office manager at Hanson Manufacturing, Inc. in Lancaster, MN

Angie's duties at Dahl, Hatton, Muir & Reese include

  1. Payroll preparation and reporting
  2. 1099 and W-2 preparation
  3. Bookkeeping and account reconciliation
  4. Individual income tax preparation
  5. QuickBooks data entry and setup

Angie is married to Patrick and they have two sons, Carter and Brody. They reside in rural Hallock.

Janelle M. Lindegard

Staff Accountant

Janelle is an important part of Dahl, Hatton, Muir and Reese. Janelle handles:

  1. Payroll accounts
  2. 1099 and W-2 preparation
  3. Bookkeeping and account reconciliation
  4. Individual income tax preparation
  5. QuickBooks assistance

Janelle graduated from Northland Community College with an AS degree in accounting in 2003. Prior to coming to Dahl, Hatton, Muir & Reese, Ltd, she worked as a bank teller in both East Grand Forks and Hallock.

Janelle is manied to Erik and they have two children, Marcus and Hayley. They live and farm in rural Hallock.

Barbara K. Costin

Administrative Assistant

Barb is a graduate of Moorhead Technical College. Prior to coming to Dahl, Hatton, Muir & Reese, Ltd., she worked at the Kittson Memorial Hospital and Northwestern State Bank in Hallock.

Barb has been with Dahl, Hatton, Muir & Reese, Ltd. since 1994. Her excellent communication skills, along with experience and knowledge of the film's procedures and policies, make the flow and detail of Dahl, Hatton, Muir & Reese what they are today.

Barb and her husband, Kirk, live in Hallock and have three daughters, Kate (Justin) Thompson, Natalie (Jeremiah) Halley, and Cara (Kevin) Peterson. They have four grandchildren (Jordan, Landon, Henry and Leighton). Besides keeping busy with family, Barb enjoys fishing, camping, gardening, and working on DIY projects. Barb is an active member of Red River Lutheran Church and various community organizations.

  • Dahl, Hatton, Muir & Reese, Ltd.
  • 217 S Birch St
  • PO Box 698
  • Hallock, MN 56728
  • Telephone: (218) 843-2645
  • Fax: (218) 843-2880