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Federal Tax Update - 2017-04-24
This Week's Topics Section: 402 Examining Agent Abused Discretion by Refusing ot Consider Late Rollover Relief Requested by TaxpayerSection: 446 2017 Revision of Comprehensive List of Automatic Accounting Method Changes Issued by IRSAnd... ...
Federal Tax Update - April 24, 2017
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: 402 Examining Agent Abused Discretion by Refusing ot Consider Late Rollover Relief Requested by Taxpayer Section: 446 2017 Revision of...
NewsFlash April 20, 2017
Celebrating Our Independence Day...From Taxes! TaxWatch Releases Annual Tax Comparison Report FICPA Federal Tax Committee Meets with IRS Apply to Serve on FICPA CommitteesTomorrow is the Deadline! Nominate a... ...
Gregory, Sharer & Stuart Top Workplace Award Winner Eight Years Running
Gregory, Sharer & Stuart (GSS) is pleased to announce that is has once again been ranked as one of the Tampa Bay Times 100 Top Workplaces. ...
CPAs Give Scholarships to Local Students at Area Race
“We’re proud to announce that for the 28th year, thanks to the generosity of South Florida businessesand community members, we’re giving money to local accounting students,” said Race Chairman andCPA Ken Strauss. ...
Winston Howell of Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. Featured by 850 Business Magazine
Much like his namesake, Winston Churchill, leadership comes naturally to Winston Howell. ...
Federal Tax Update - April 10, 2017
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section 263 Expenditures Required by Regulatory Agency to Obtain Approval for Merger Not Automatically Required to be Capitalized Section: 6103 Taxpayer...
Federal Tax Update - 2017-04-10
This Week's Topics Section 263 Expenditures Required by Regulatory Agency to Obtain Approval for Merger Not Automatically Required to be CapitalizedSection: 6103 Taxpayer Can Obtain Information on Payment of Tax by Contractors From the IRS... ...
NewsFlash April 6, 2017
That Time I Told Mark Cuban He Was Wrong About the CPA Profession Trump SEC Pick Says He Has No ‘Specific’ Plans to Gut Dodd-Frank Revenue Recognition Working Drafts Issued for Four Industries Procedure for Obtaining Rescission of... ...
John Carey Schrenker
John Carey “Jack” Schrenker, 78, of Orlando, Florida, passed away April 04, 2017. Mr. Schrenker was born August 19, 1938 in Baltimore, MD. He was a Certified Financial Planner and a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Schrenker is... ...
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs Congratulates Nick Gilpin on Passing the CPA Exam
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs, a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm, congratulates Nick Gilpin on passing all four parts of the CPA exam and receiving his CPA license. ...
Federal Tax Update - 2017-04-03
This Week's Topics Section: 41 Interim Guidance Issued for Taxpayers Electing to Claim Research Credit Against Payroll TaxesSection: 162 No Evidence Any Services Were or Could Have Been Preformed for Management Services Paid to Related... ...
Federal Tax Update - April 3, 2017
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: 41 Interim Guidance Issued for Taxpayers Electing to Claim Research Credit Against Payroll Taxes Section: 162 No Evidence Any Services Were or...
Federal Tax Update - March 27, 2017
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: Appeals Small Business/Self-Employed Taxpayer Fast Track Settlement Program made permanent Section: 168 Racing Team May Treat Individual Auto...
Federal Tax Update - 2017-03-27
This Week's Topics Section: Appeals Small Business/Self-Employed Taxpayer Fast Track Settlement Program made permanentSection: OPR Has No Authority Over Tax Preparation or Opinion Services Offered by Disbarred AttorneyAnd Much More... ...
First Coast CPA Partnership Adds Its First New Partner
Patrick & Robinson CPAs, with offices in Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra, named Timothy P. Raines partner. Raines joined the firm in 2012 as tax manager and holds more than 20 years’ experience as a CPA. ...
NewsFlash March 23, 2017
Senate Education Committee Confirms FICPA MembersGASB Addresses Range of Accounting IssuesBest Practices to Improve CybersecurityShould Robots Be Taxed?Get Revenue Recognition Right at Not-For-ProfitsCelebrate and Get Your Body... ...
Perfecting Your Craft: A CGMA’s Perspective
If sampling a flight of craft beers after a hard day at the office sounds like your idea of a good time, you’d have plenty to chat about with management accountant and beer enthusiast Carla McRae, CPA, CGMA, comptroller for Playalinda...
Federal Tax Update - March 20, 2017
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section 162 Students Participating in State Department Summer Work Programs Denied Travel Deductions Despite Limitations Contained in Visas Section: 168...
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs Congratulates Phil Focaracci on Passing the CPA Exam
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs, a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm, congratulates Phil Focaracci on passing all four parts of the CPA exam and receiving his CPA license. ...
Juice Jacking: How to Protect Your Devices
http://www.groovypost.com/ If you’re killing time at the mall or the airport, you may have noticed those free charging stations. These are the kiosks with open USB ports next to an outlet for you to plug in your charging cable. Or...
Walton & Company CPAs Announces Matthew L. Rahal as Partner and New Name
Walton & Company CPAs announces Matthew L. Rahal CPA has been admitted as a partner and the new name is Walton Rahal CPAs . ...
CBIZ & MHM Announce Employee Promotions
CBIZ & MHM announce the following promotions:  Corbyn Galloway , Rob Gilbride and Christian Richardson to Audit Manager; Liz VanBroekhoven to Audit Senior Manager; Alicia McEwan to Tax Senior Associate; Neneva Gundy to Tax Manager; and...
Federal Tax Update - 2017-03-13
This Week's Topics Section 36B Ways and Means Committee to Begin Mark Up of American Health Care ActSection 911 Taxpayer's Abode Remained in the :United States Now Foreign Earned Income Exclusion AllowedAnd Much More... ...
Federal Tax Update - March 13, 2017
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section 36B Ways and Means Committee to Begin Mark Up of American Health Care Act Section 911 Taxpayer's Abode Remained in the :United States Now Foreign...
Leonard Kinker
Arrangements under the direction of Star of David Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Chapel, North Lauderdale, FL. ...
NewsFlash March 9, 2017
New Rules Affect Popular Tax Credits ASB Issues New Going Concern Auditing Standard FASB Updates EBP Master Trust Presentation, Disclosure Requirements Why the IRS Isn’t Giving Up On Compliance and Enforcement 10 Competencies of... ...
Nathan M. Bisk
BISK--Nathan M.,76, of Tampa passed away March 6, 2017, at home, surrounded by his loving family, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was a devoted family man and tenacious entrepreneur who was respected, admired and loved by all...
Lanigan & Associates, P.C., Proudly Announce Promotions
Walker Bridges Meghan Gould Marchant Kevin Brinson Lanigan & Associates, P.C., ( www.LaniganCPA.com ), a regional accounting, assurance, wealth management and tax services firm proudly announces the following promotions: Walker Bridges, CPA...
Nicole Heineken Earns the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Designation
Nicole Heineken has recently earned the designation of Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She passed a four part exam that tested her knowledge in Auditing and Attestation, Business Environment and Concepts, Financial Accounting and...
Federal Tax Update - Feb. 27, 2017
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: 162 No Deduction Allowed for Payment to Related Entity When Reasonableness of Payment Not Demonstrated Section: 166 No Business Bad Debt Nor... ...
Federal Tax Update - 2017-02-27
This Week's Topics Section: 162 No Deduction Allowed for Payment to Related Entity When Reasonableness of Payment Not DemonstratedSection: 166 No Business Bad Debt Nor Partnership Loss Allowed to TaxpayerAnd Much More.. ...
NewsFlash Feb. 23, 2017
Tax Practitioners' Information Soon Will Be Available On IRS WebsiteIRS Alerts Practitioners of E-Services Account SuspensionsPrice Appointed as FSU Professional Advisory Board ChairSponsor a Piece of South Florida HistoryCommunity Run &... ...
Proctor, Crook, Crowder, & Fogal Joins Top 25 CPA and Advisory Firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram
Local CPA firm Proctor, Crook, Crowder, & Fogal is now part of top 25 CPA and advisory firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI). ...
Federal Tax Update - 2017-02-20
This Week's TopicsSection: Security Yet Another Phishing Email Warning from the IRSSection: 408A Sixth Circuit Panel Finds IRS Cannot Use Substance Over Form to Recharacterize DISC-Roth IRA StructureAnd Much More... ...
Federal Tax Update - Feb. 20, 2017
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: Security Yet Another Phishing Email Warning from the IRS Section: 408A Sixth Circuit Panel Finds IRS Cannot Use Substance Over Form to...
Lanigan & Associates, P.C. Congratulates Michelle Hoefker-Howard and Nicole Frey Pollock on Promotions and Earning Their CPA Certification
Lanigan & Associates, P.C., ( www.LaniganCPA.com ), a regional accounting, assurance, wealth management and tax services firm congratulates  Michelle Hoefker-Howard and Nicole Frey Pollock who both recently earned their Certified Public... ...
Krista Garner Receives CPA License & Designation at FRSCPA, PLLC
Krista Garner, Audit Manager has been awarded her Florida license to practice public accounting as a Certified Public Accountant at the St. Petersburg based accounting firm of FRSCPA, PLLC (www.frscpa.com). According to Paul Horowitz, the... ...
A-LIGN Managing Partner Scott Price Announced as Board Chair to FSU Department of Accounting Professional Advisory Board
The Professional Advisory Board is comprised of accounting and auditing leaders from around the country who provide input to the accounting faculty to enhance the accounting education at Florida State. ...
Federal Tax Update - Feb. 13, 2017
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: 104 Taxpayer Not Allowed to Exclude Amounts form Income Merely Because IRS Allowed the Position on Three Prior Amended Returns Section: 108 Value...
Federal Tax Update - 2017-02-13
This Week's Topics Section: 104 Taxpayer Not Allowed to Exclude Amounts form Income Merely Because IRS Allowed the Position on Three Prior Amended ReturnsSection: 108 Value of CalPERS Pension Not Included in Calculation of InsolvencyAnd... ...
Cesar J. Rivero
RIVERO, Cesar J.74, of Indian Shores, passed away peacefully February 13, 2017, surrounded by his beloved wife and dear friends.Cesar was born in Tampa. Following high school, he graduated from USF College of Business Administration with a...
IRS Names Randall Cathell to IRPAC
The IRS recently announced the selection of seven new members for the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC). Among them is FICPA member Randall Cathell. Cathell is a tax managing director for Crowe Horwath, LLP in Fort... ...
NewsFlash Feb. 9, 2017
IRS Names FICPA Member to IRPACFEMA Extends Hurricane Matthew Flood Insurance Claim DeadlineAICPA Issues New Revenue Recognition Working Drafts for Insurance, SoftwareTop Lawmakers Expect Action on ACA in Coming MonthsLack of Detail on... ...
Kerkering Barberio Employees Donate $14,000 to United Way
Kerkering Barberio and its members are strong supporters of the United Way and conduct an annual campaign to raise funds for the organization. ...
KapilaMukamal Receives M&A Advisor's 11th Annual Turnaround Award in the Sector Award Category
The fiduciary and insolvency services firm of KapilaMukamal is pleased to announce that the firm is a recipient of the M&A Advisor’s 11th Annual Turnaround Award in the Sector Award Category - Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year...
Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos and Company Expands International Tax and Audit Work, Adds Partners and Staff
South Florida-based accounting and advisory firm Kabat, Schertzer De La Torre, Taraboulos and Company (KSDT) today announced that Les Adler and Jorge Aldecoa have joined the firm as partners and brought with them seven accountants,...
Federal Tax Update - 2017-02-06
This Week's Topics Section: 71 Last Minute Changes to Separation Agreement Required Entire payment to Be Treated as Not AlimonySection: 106 Fixed Indemnity Medical Plan Payments Are Taxable as Wages When Received If Premiums Were Not Paid... ...
Federal Tax Update - Feb. 6, 2017
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: 71 Last Minute Changes to Separation Agreement Required Entire payment to Be Treated as Not Alimony Section: 71 Last Minute Changes to...
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs Welcomes Brittany Bowman to the Firm
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs, a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm, headquartered in Tallahassee, welcomes Brittany Bowman to the assurance services department.Brittany Bowman, a Tallahassee native, attended...