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Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company Named #4 Best Florida Company to Work For
Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A. announced today that it hasbeen selected as one of Florida’s Best Companies to Work For by Florida Trend Magazine . The firm, with 38 employees, was selected as the 4thbest place to...
Stroemer & Company's Keith Wheeler Presents At The FICPA 2014 Not-for-profit Conference
Keith Wheeler, Audit Manager of Stroemer & Companyrecently presented Identifying and Preventing Fraud at the FICPA's 2014Not-for-Profit Organizations Conference in Tampa and Fort Lauderdale.Topics from Keith's presentation included Fraud... ...
MSL's 12th Annual Ray Bolt Classic Golf Tournament Raises $24,000 For American Cancer Society, Accounting Scholarships
MooreStephens Lovelace (“MSL”), a regional certified public accounting and businessadvisory services firm, headquartered in Orlando, hosted the 12thAnnual Ray Bolt Classic Golf Tournament on April 16 at Celebration Golf Club.... ...
The LBA Group Announces Several Promotions
JACKSONVILLE, FL–(July 25, 2014)–The LBA Groupis pleased to announce promotionswithin the taxand audit departments:Mary Caroline (M. C.) Harrell, CPA, has been promoted to Tax Director of Personal and... ...
Federal Tax Update - July 28, 2014
Click here to listen to the audio. Alternatively, you may download the file to your computer by right clicking your mouse, choosing "Save Target As", then selecting a location on your computer to save the file. Ed Zollars from Nichols Patrick...
Federal Tax Update - July 28, 2014
Ed Zollars from Nichols Patrick CPE delivers the weekly podcast on federal tax issues. For all of your CPE needs, please go to www.ficpa.org/cpe. This week’s podcast covers the following topics:TAX UPDATE JULY 28, 2014Fact Mother Named... ...
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. Congratulates Julian Dozier on His Acceptance into the American Institute of CPAs Leadership Academy
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A., a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, congratulates Julian Dozier on being chosen as one of 38 young CPAs to participate in the American Institute of CPAs...
Technology & Productivity Weekly
Small Business: Addressing Productivity Killers Build Your Email List With Distraction-Free Landing Pages and Three Other Techniques Strategies for Integrating Macs in the Enterprise Tools to Upend the 'Tyranny of the Password' Five Steps...
Racquel McIntosh Promoted to Audit Partner
Grau & Associates announces that Racquel McIntosh, CPA, has been promoted to the position of Audit Partner. ...
NewsFlash July 24, 2014
IRS Identifies Impersonation Scam Reactivating your license? Notify the BOA Governor Appoints Keegan to BOA IRS Can’t Regulate CPA Preparers’ Fee Arrangements for Ordinary Refund Claims FICPA Seeks Applicants for Executive... ...
5 Ways Florida Firms Can Take Advantage Of R&D Tax Credits
For small and medium Florida-based businesses looking to stay ahead, a certain overlooked tax incentive can offer a way to grow and reinvest. ...
FASB Mulling a Revamped Income Statement
The Financial Accounting Standards Board is in the early stages of researching whether to a launch a project aimed at improving and updating the presentation of items on the income statement. ...
"Windows Could Not Search for New Updates" Error
Windows Update sometimes doesn't work and an error messages pops up, like the one seen below. When clicking on "Learn More," the suggestion doesn't say much. Have you ran into this situation? This seems to happen even more since the Windows...
David Goddu Awarded CFE Credential
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and leading provider of anti-fraud training and education, is pleased to award David J. Goddu, of the City of St. Petersburg Audit...
Technology & Productivity Weekly
The Secret to Effective Networking in the 21st Century Three Tried-and-True Ways to Grow Your Email List Match Your Disaster Recovery Plan to Your Business Needs Heartbleed Fallout: Thousands of Systems Still Exposed Report Shows the Top... ...
Kimberly Pepe Joins Vision HR Inc.
Kimberly Pepe has joined Vision HR Inc. as a controller. She is responsible for all operating financial aspects of this payroll, benefits and human resources outsourcing firm. Pepe is a certified public accountant and an expert in taxes. She...
Ann McCowan starts A.C. McCowan CPA PLLC
Ann McCowan has started A.C. McCowan CPA PLLC, a full-service tax & accounting firm. Before she was tax director at Price Waterhouse Coopers. She has degrees in business, economics and accounting from the University of California, Los...
Peck Jenkins Kershner CPAs PA Announces Leah M Kershner as a Shareholder
Peck Jenkins Kershner CPAs PA, formerly Peck & Jenkins CPAs PA, is pleased to announce Leah M Kershner as a shareholder. Leah is a CPA and EA who has been with the firm over 14 years. She started as a receptionist not knowing exactly what a...
Dixon Hughes Goodman Names Brad Newkirk Assurance Services Managing Partner
Dixon Hughes Goodman Names Brad Newkirk Assurance Services Managing Partner ...
Kerkering Barberio's Young Professionals Supports All Faith Food Bank
Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is pleased to announce that its Young Professionals, in conjunction with the Leading Edge Alliance, recently participated in the fourth annual Global Volunteer Week.  For its part,... ...
Workforce Spotlight: Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund
In today’s finance industry, clients find it more lucrative to measure their financial needs and goals rather than play the guessing game.“As far as wealth management is concerned, I believe wise investors are more interested...
The LBA Group Announces Two New Partners: Kim White and Jamie Thomas
The LBA Group is pleased to announce that Kim White and Jamie Thomas have been named partners in the firm. Ms. White joined the firm in 2005 as Managing Director and has been integral in transforming the firm into one that challenges the norm...
Governor Rick Scott Appoints Tracy Keegan to Board of Accountancy
Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Tracy Keegan to the Board of Accountancy. Keegan, 49, of Naples, is the executive vice president and chief financial officer of First Southern Bank. She succeeds Teresa Borcheck and...
Kimberly Clarizio Elected President
Kimberly Clarizio of Lynch Johnson & Long has been elected president of the Rotary Club of Fort Pierce for the 2014-2015 year. ...
Governor Rick Scott Appoints Tracy Keegan to Board of Accountancy
Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Tracy Keegan to the Board of Accountancy. Keegan, 49, of Naples, is the executive vice president and chief financial officer of First Southern Bank. She succeeds Teresa Borcheck and...
Stroemer & Company CPAs Showing A Strong Presence On FICPA Committees
Partner Russ Panks, CPA, CCIFP has been appointed to the Construction Industry Conference Committee , which plans and presents a ConstructionIndustry track at the annual FICPA Academy.  Russ was the Chair of thiscommittee for the 2013-2014... ...
A Few Ways To Find Out What You Don't Know
The Socratic Paradox states, "I know that I know nothing," or "I know one thing: that I know nothing."In collaboration with Bonnie Seitzinger, a Manasota SCORE mentor, CPA and author of the Lean Into Success program, I set out to...
Federal Tax Update - July 14, 2014
Ed Zollars from Nichols Patrick CPE delivers the weekly podcast on federal tax issues. For all of your CPE needs, please go to www.ficpa.org/cpe. This week’s podcast covers the following topics:PROPERTY WAS NO LONGER (IF EVER) A RENTAL...
Federal Tax Update - July 14, 2014
Click here to listen to the audio. Alternatively, you may download the file to your computer by right clicking your mouse, choosing "Save Target As", then selecting a location on your computer to save the file. Ed Zollars from Nichols Patrick...
Technology & Productivity Weekly
What Three Small Businesses Learned From Big Data The Cloud: One Company's Case Study A Fresh Look at an Improved Windows 8 Using the Cloud to Complement Internal Storage Seven Ways That Leasing Technology Can Be Better Than Purchasing It... ...
Lanigan & Associates, P.C. Announce Transitions
Lanigan & Associates, P.C., announces the promotion of Walker Bridges' promotion to Tax Senior II; and David Strange's promotion to Audit Senior II. This is a correction to information published in the July/August issue of Florida CPA Today . ...
Dan Henn: Protect Your Business In An Emergency
QUESTION:Hey, Dan "the tax savings man," Hurricane season started on June 1, are there any special deductions or issues that I need to be aware of if a hurricane were to strike our area?ANSWER:Very timely question and thanks for asking it.... ...
Dixon Hughes Goodman Donates More Than 400,000 Pounds of Food During Third Annual Count the Cans Campaign
Dixon Hughes Goodman Donates More Than 400,000 Pounds of Food During Third Annual Count the Cans Campaign ...
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP’s Atlanta Insurance Tax Practice Adds New Executives
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP’s Atlanta Insurance Tax Practice Adds New Executives ...
NewsFlash July 10, 2014
Renew Your FICPA Membership Today GSBA Extends Firm License Renewal Deadline FICPA Seeks Applicants for Executive Committee, Board of Governors Members-at-Large, Standing Committees, and AICPA Council Florida First to Adopt National High... ...
CBIZ Hires New Tax Associate
CBIZ is pleased to announce the hiring of Christina Hudsonas Tax Associate in the Tampa Bay office of CBIZ MHM, LLC. Christina holds her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of South Florida. She previouslyworked...
Duarte Nominated to Executive Committee of FICPA Board of Governors
Ed Duarte was nominated to the Executive Committee of the FICPA's Board of Governors. The nominations were made official at 2014 FICPA Mega CPE Conference at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Lake Buena Vista/Orlando. Ed is also featured in...
Ari Laski Promoted
Fort Lauderdale-based accounting firm Keefe, McCullough & Co., LLP has promoted Ari Laski to the position of Manager. ...
Why Staying Fully Invested Works
Today's volatility and unpredictable market realities make it seem like the buy-and-hold concept of the late 19th century is dead. Let's consider the fundamental concept for this strategy and then expand that idea into real-world... ...
Gould Serves as Guest Panelist
Brad Gould Brad Gould, Shareholder at Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer, and a member of the Board of Governors of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), served as a guest panelist for the Federal Tax Issues for Sam Sex... ...
Markham Norton Mosteller Wright Welcomes Tax Professional
FORT MYERS – Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A. announces the addition of Daniela Georgieva as a member of the firm's tax team. Georgieva is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelor's degree in...
Promotions at James Moore Effective July
GAINESVILLE – James Moore, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants (James Moore) is pleased to announce Jennifer Blackburn, Zach Chalifour, Natalie Claggett, JeremyDunn, Kris Hutchins, Jane Lastinger, Kelly Shaer, and William...
Wade Greaton Promoted
Ft. Lauderdale-based accounting firm Keefe, McCullough & Co., LLP has promoted Wade Greaton to the position of manager. ...
Terry Parker Elected Chair of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
Terry Parker, CPA, has been elected to serve as the 2014-2015 chair of The Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA). In this role, Parker leads a membership of almost 14,000 CPAs across the state of Georgia. Parker will focus...
Federal Tax Update - July 7, 2014
Ed Zollars from Nichols Patrick CPE delivers the weekly podcast on federal tax issues. For all of your CPE needs, please go to www.ficpa.org/cpe. This week’s podcast covers the following topics: IRS UNVEILS VOLUNTARY TAX PREPARER...
Federal Tax Update - July 7, 2014
Click here to listen to the audio. Alternatively, you may download the file to your computer by right clicking your mouse, choosing "Save Target As", then selecting a location on your computer to save the file. Ed Zollars from Nichols Patrick...
Averett Warmus Durkee CPAs Making a Difference
Averett Warmus Durkee (AWD), CPAs who provide assurance, accounting and tax compliance services nationwide to timeshare and vacation ownership developers, HOAs and other businesses, announced they have been recognized for their 2013-2014... ...
Martinez Joins Mallah Furman as Tax Manager
MIAMI – Accounting and business consulting firm Mallah Furman is pleased to announce that Ramon Martinez has joined as a tax manager. Martinez, who will work primarily out of the firm's Miami office, has over 17 years of experience...
Berkovits Elected to Executive Committee - Region of Americas of JHI International
MIAMI – Joe S. Berkovits, CPA, Partner at accounting and business consulting firm Mallah Furman, has been elected to the 2014-2015 Executive Committee for the Region of the Americas of JHI International (JHI). The new Executive...
Microsoft Doubles Free OneDrive Storage to 15 GB and Beyond
Microsoft has announced it’s increasing the storage space of OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive), from 7 GB to 15 GB for free. And that’s not all. The company also announced that all Office 365 subscribers will receive a whopping 1 TB...