Joe Sawatske

Principal/National Tax Office

Joe Sawatske

I enjoy creating services and processes that unlock value for Eide Bailly’s clients and employees. My goal is to foster a culture of innovation to provide exceptional client service and value.


Joe helps clients implement tax saving strategies through the design, purchase or construction of real estate. These strategies include the 179D and 45L energy efficiency incentives, cost segregation, fixed asset planning and construction tax planning.

When you work with Joe, you can be assured he will spend the time and effort necessary to understand your current situation, then utilize all fixed asset tax savings strategies available to help achieve your tax saving goals.

Outside of work, Joe enjoys skiing, hiking, trying to keep up with the kids and rooting for the Cubs.



  • Bachelor of Science, Economics & Marketing – University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN


Client Work

  • Has led hundreds of fixed asset and energy efficiency studies, yielding millions of dollars of benefit for his clients.