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Kaufman Rossin’s Maria Toledo Joins STEP Miami Board as Treasurer
Maria Toledo, CPA, an international tax manager with Kaufman Rossin, has been appointed treasurer of the Miami branch for the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). ...
Kaufman Rossin’s Ken Dubow Joins UM’s Accounting Advisory Board
Kaufman Rossin, one of the Top 100 CPA and advisory firms in the U.S., announced that Entrepreneurial Services Principal Kenneth S. Dubow, CPA has been appointed as a member of the Accounting Advisory Board of the University of Miami (UM). ...
Marley Harris Joins The LBA Group as Director of Business Accounting Solutions
Marley Harris Jacksonville, Fla. – (June 20, 2016) – The LBA Group is pleased to announce that Marley Harris, CPA , has been hired as Director of LBA’s Business Accounting Solutions services team. She will lead a team of...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-6-20
This Week's Topics Section: 61 Duty of Consistency Requires Taxpayer to Pick Up Income in "Wrong" Year One Last TimeSection: 139F IRS Releases Guidance on Exclusion for Wrongful Incarceration DamagesAnd Much More... ...
Federal Tax Update - June 20, 2016
Nichols Patrick Current Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars.   Section: 61 Duty of Consistency Requires Taxpayer to Pick Up Income in "Wrong" Year One Last Time Section: 139F IRS Releases Guidance on Exclusion...
Robert Terry Lyle
LYLE, Robert Terrypassed away on June 19, 2016. Terry was born on April 15, 1924 in Knoxville, TN. He is predeceased by his wife, Marian Cornett Lyle; his parents, Gus Lee and Myrtle Joyce Lyle of Jacksonville; and his sister, Mildred...
Newsflash - June 16, 2016
Dine Out for Orlando FICPA Recognizes Award Winners Curry Serves on TaxWatch Awards Judging Panel NASBA Announces New CPA Exam Review Board DirectorFoundation Announces Annual Named Scholarship Program Enter the Ocean Reef... ...
Sheila Bartczak and Gwynne Lewis Named to Partner/Shareholder at Duggan, Joiner & Company
Ocala: Duggan, Joiner & Company announces that Sheila A. Bartczak and Gwynne M. Lewis have been named to partner/shareholder. ...
Bei Ye Among Top Performers on 2015 CPA Exam
Bei Ye, who graduated in 2014 from the undergraduate program at the USF Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy, was one of the recipients of the 2015 Elijah Watt Sells award. ...
Kerkering, Barberio & Co. Named a Best Public Accounting Firm for Leadership Equity
Sarasota, FL – Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants , is pleased to announce that the Firm has been selected as one of the Best Public Accounting Firms for Leadership Equity as determined by the 2016 Accounting...
Federal Tax Update - June 13, 2016
Nichols Patrick Current Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars.   Section: 108 Debt on Real Property Being Held for Sale Does Not Meet the Definition of Qualified Real Property Indebtedness Section: 6662 Taxpayer's... ...
WWRE’s Pohlman earns Rotary 2016 Vocational Service Leadership Award
Jack Pohlman Fort Myers, Fla. – Jack Pohlman CPA , shareholder at Wiltshire, Whitley, Richardson & English P.A. , has received the Rotary Club of Fort Myers South 2016 Vocational Service Leadership Award for his “outstanding...
Daszkal Bolton Names Teri M. Kaye to Executive Committee
June 2, 2016 (Boca Raton, Florida) – Daszkal Bolton , a leading South Florida accounting and advisory professional services firm, recently announced that the organization’s partner group voted to appoint Teri M. Kaye onto its... ...
Kerkering Barberio Announces Tampa Office Relocation in Westshore District
Sarasota, Fla. – Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants , is pleased to announce that it has recently moved its Tampa office to a new location. To accommodate rapid growth and future expansion, the firm has acquired...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-6-14
This Week's Topics Section: 108 Debt on Real Property Being Held for Sale Does Not Meet the Definition of Qualified Real Property IndebtednessSection: 6662 Taxpayer's Unsuccessful Attempt to Find a Preparer to Confirm Their Own Preparer's... ...
David Kinmon Robertson
ROBERTSON---David Kinmon Robertson, age 64 of Orange Park, FL passed away June 13, 2016. David was born December 1, 1951 in Savannah, GA, the son of James L. Robertson and Lucile Jones Robertson. In addition to his mother, David is survived...
Federal Tax Update - June 6, 2016
Nichols Patrick Current Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars.   Section: 61 Incentives Paid for Participation in Wellness Program to Employees Must be Treated as Taxable Wages Section: 408 Assignment of Portion of... ...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-6-6
This Week's Topics Section: 61 Incentives Paid for Participation in Wellness Program to Employees Must be Treated as Taxable WagesSection: 408 Assignment of Portion of Decedent's IRA to Spouse as Community Property Interest in Lawsuit... ...
Meet the Miami Office of Hancock Askew & Co.
June 1, 2016 – Miami, Florida - Hancock Askew & Co., LLP (Hancock Askew), Accountants and Advisors introduces the team in the new Miami office. After opening its doors this February, the firm continues its expansion in Miami with the... ...
Franklin Savings in N.H. Recruits New CFO from Florida
Franklin Savings Bank in Franklin, N.H., has lured an executive from Florida to become its next chief financial officer.The $426 million-asset bank said in a press release Wednesday that Brian Bozak will be responsible for investment...
New Role for Adventist's West Florida Region CFO
Lewis Seifert has been named chief financial officer for the Multi-State Division of Adventist Health System, effective Sept. 4, 2016. Seifert currently serves as CFO for Adventist's West Florida Region, which includes the five Tampa Bay...
Angie Oxley joins Shinn & Co's audit leadership team.
Nicole Sharpe has joined Gateway Bank of Southwest Florida as marketing manager. Sharpe will manage the marketing and communication initiatives of the bank.Sharpe has 12 years of marketing experience in the West Michigan and Chicago...
Florida Insurers Requesting an Average 17.7% Rate Increase in Obamacare Plans for 2017
Insurers are seeking double-digit rate increases for 2017 health plans that will be sold to individual Floridians under the Affordable Care Act, a reflection of increasing medical costs and the end of a safety net for insurers. ...
Florida's Hurricane Relief Funds Are Flush
The property insurance market is thriving and the state has dramatically decreased the size of Citizens Property Insurance, the state-backed insurer. The Florida Hurricane Catastrophe fund, a program that backs up the private market as well...
Florida Supreme Court Says Web-based Florist Must Pay Taxes
The Florida Supreme Court ruled that the state can impose a sales tax on a web-based florist for flowers sold to out-of-state customers and delivered outside of Florida.The Court on Thursday overturned an appeals court decision that said...
Jeremy Davis at Hughes, Snell & Co., P.A. Receives Certification
Hughes, Snell & Co., P.A., Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, announces Jeremy Davis, CPA, Senior Tax Associate, has met the State of Florida’s standards of certifications and is certified in Florida Sales and Use Tax as a... ...
Warren Averett Brings Hutto & Carver into the Fold
Warren Averett, LLC, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, announced this morning that CPA firm, Hutto & Carver, P.A., will join its Pensacola office. The joining of forces, effective June 1, 2016, offers clients expanded reach and... ...
AICPA/CIMA Joint Venture: Proposal Prepares CPAs for Accounting Globalization
AICPA and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) have been working together since 2011 in response to professional and global shifts in accounting. The two organizations now are taking their joint venture a step further...
Federal Tax Update - May 31, 2016
Nichols Patrick Current Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars.   Section: Scams Bogus Collection Phone Calls Being Made by Scammers Demanding Payment of "Federal Student Tax" Section: Scams Policy Change Means IRS Win...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-5-31
This Week's Topics Section: Scams Bogus Collection Phone Calls Being Made by Scammers Demanding Payment of "Federal Student Tax"Section: Scams Policy Change Means IRS Win No Longer Initiate Audit Contract With Taxpayers Via PhoneAnd Much... ...
U.S. Regulators Fail ‘Living Wills’ at Five of Eight Big Banks
U.S. regulators gave a failing grade to five big banks on Wednesday, including JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) and Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N), on their plans for a bankruptcy that would not rely on taxpayer money, giving them until Oct. 1 to...
How a Few Little Letters Can Change Your Career
When there are hundreds of thousands of financial professionals at work in public accounting, business and industry, government, academia and consulting, how can you stand out in such a crowded profession? Many financial professionals do...
Michael Kalifeh Wins the Tallahassee Network of Young Professionals’ Golden A.C.E. Award in the Finance Category
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs , a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, congratulates Michael Kalifeh on winning the Tallahassee Network of Young Professionals' Golden A.C.E. Award in...
CPA Patrick Hrabos Participated in the Boston Marathon
Patrick Hrabos, of Suplee, Shea, Cramer & Rocklein PA, in Sarasota, participated in the Boston Marathon on Tax Day, which this year was April 18. ...
Federal Tax Update - May 23, 2016
Nichols Patrick Current Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars.   Section: 162 Declining to Reconsider Validity of Regulation, Tax Court Denies Deduction for Law School Expenses to Accountant Section: 402A IRS Adopts...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-5-23
This Week's Topics Section: 162 Declining to Reconsider Validity of Regulation, Tax Court Denies Deduction for Law School Expenses to AccountantSection: 402A IRS Adopts Final Regulations Removing Requirement to Treat Direct Rollover from... ...
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs Congratulates Dennis Gallant on Being Accepted into Leadership Tallahassee Class
Dennis Gallant May 20, 2016 - Tallahassee, FL – Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs , a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, congratulates Dennis Gallant on being accepted into...
Newsflash - May 19, 2016
Obama Administration Expands Overtime Pay EligibilityAICPA Spring Council 2016 HighlightsWatson Appears on Tampa Bay Radio Show2016 National MAP Survey OpensDennis Named Outstanding Discussion LeaderMembership RoundupAICPA Offers... ...
Shane Drake Promoted to Tax Supervisor
Shane Drake FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 19, 2016) – Shane Drake , certified public accountant, has been promoted to tax supervisor at Wiltshire, Whitley, Richardson & English P.A. Drake has more than a decade of industry experience. In 2010,...
Guide for Freeing Up Drive Space on Windows 10 PCs
http://www.groovypost.com With Spring only a few days away, it’s a good time to think about cleaning up your Windows computer. If you’re running Windows 10 and running low on space, here’s a look at some ways you can reclaim...
Federal Tax Update - May 16, 2016
Nichols Patrick Current Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars.   Section: Scams Policy Changes Means IRS Will No Longer Initiate Audit Contact With Taxpayers Via Phone Section: Third Circuit Allow Deduction for...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-5-16
This Week's Topics Section: Scams Policy Changes Means IRS Will No Longer Initiate Audit Contact With Taxpayers Via PhoneSection: Third Circuit Allow Deduction for Accrued Loyalty Reward Despite Requirement Customers Redeem Rewards Within... ...
Florida's Hurricane Fund in Best Shape Ever Ahead of Season
The Florida fund that helps private insurers pay out claims after a hurricane is in the best shape ever ahead of storm season. ...
Brevard CPA Reunites Lost Dog with Family
Enter Ken Whittaker, well-dressed that day as befits a CPA and the president of Whittaker Cooper Financial Group. In the late afternoon, Whittaker was returning to his office when he spotted a muddy, disoriented old dog in the middle of the...
Federal Tax Update - May 9, 2016
Nichols Patrick Current Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars.   Section: 446 New Comprehensive List of Automatic Accounting Method Changes Issued by the IRS Section: 1361 Acquiring Corporation Forced to Seek IRS... ...
Delinda Fogel Promoted to CFO for Morris Publishing Group
Delinda Fogel, publisher of The St. Augustine Record and staugustine.com, has been promoted to the position of CFO for Morris Publishing Group. The announcement was made by William S. Morris IV, president and CEO of Morris Communications Co. ...
Brad Shipley Graduates from Leadership Bonita
Brad Shipley , shareholder and member of the board of directors at Wiltshire, Whitley, Richardson & English P.A. in Fort Myers, has graduated from the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Bonita program, class of 2015-16. He... ...
Wiltshire, Whitley, Richardson & English Donates $10,000 to Florida SouthWestern State College
Wiltshire, Whitley, Richardson & English P.A. donated $10,000 to Florida SouthWestern State College toward the construction of the Suncoast Credit Union Arena. The contribution made the accounting firm a Sweet 16 donor in FSW's Arena...
Newsflash - May 5, 2016
NASBA Launches CPA Experience Verification ServiceAICPA/CIMA Joint Venture Proposal Prepares CPAs for Accounting Globalization CPA Day of Service Coming on 21 de Mayo!Membership Roundup FCT is in the MailCNA Announces New... ...
How to Show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows 10
http://www.groovypost.com Microsoft, by default, hides important application files and folders in Windows to keep users from accidentally deleting them. But if you’re tech savvy, and need to modify files for apps, or are...