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Newsflash - July 28, 2016
MAP Survey Data Entry Closes July 31 Detecting Fraud in Employee Benefit Plans Accounting Research Participants Needed DBPR Has New Offices and Mailing Address Ocean Reef Raffle – Get Your Tickets Today! Packing for a... ...
KPMG Named Top Community-Minded Organization in the U.S. Industrials Sector by Points of Light
KPMG LLP was named the top community-minded organization in the U.S. Industrials sector as a part of its ranking among the Civic 50, an annual initiative that measures and recognizes corporate civic engagement by the nonprofit organization...
Kerkering Barberio Announces Promotions
Sarasota, Fla. – Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is pleased to announce staff promotions. Moving from Supervisor to Manager is Jenny Glassmoyer. Progressing from Staff Accountant to In-Charge Accountant is Devin Archer....
Rehmann Promotes Susie Calender, CPA to Senior Tax Manager
Susie Calender Vero Beach, Fla. – July 21, 2016 – As Rehmann enters its 75th year of delivering business wisdom, the financial services firm has promoted Susie Calender, CPA , to the position of senior tax manager in the Vero...
MBAF Announces Promotions in Tax and Accounting and Audit Departments
Nationally recognized public accounting firm MBAF has promoted the following professionals to the position of director. The announcements were made by the firm’s Chairman and CEO, Tony Argiz. Lisette Rodriguez, CPA , has been appointed...
Skoda Minotti Names Patty Hamilton as Partner of the Firm
Skoda Minotti , a national CPA, financial and business advisory firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Patty Hamilton to partner. ...
Cherry Bekaert Names Steven A. Wolf Partner
Cherry Bekaert LLP is proud to announce that Steven A. Wolf has been promoted to Partner in the Firm’s Litigation Support Practice. Steve previously served as a Director in this Practice where he focuses on providing forensic and dispute... ...
Kerkering Barberio’s Young Professionals Support Habitat for Humanity and Easter Seals Southwest Florida
Kerkering Barberio’s Young Professionals, family and friends volunteered with Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, June 25th, to prepare a home build site in Sarasota. In addition, they held Jeans in June and a company picnic in support of...
Ryan, LLC; Crowe Horwath; and KPMG Named to Fortune's "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials"
A number of tax and accounting firms were named to Fortune's 2nd annual "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials." The ranking was based on more than 88,000 millennials working for over 600 companies that have been certified as a "Great Place to...
Six Tips for Starting an Advisory Practice
In order to stand out in a crowded profession, many financial professionals are leveraging the escalating trend toward advisory services. The ability to offer specialized knowledge allows you to differentiate yourself from competitors and... ...
Accountant Gary Gerson on Success, UF — and What He Learned in the Navy
Gary Gerson was inducted into the University of Florida’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002 — but it wasn’t because of the genial accountant’s accomplishments on the gridiron or basketball court. ...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-7-18
This Week's Topics Section: 11 USC 523 Seven Year Late Filed Return Was Not an Honest and Reasonable Attempt to Comply with Tax Laws, No Discharge in BankruptcySection: 105 Changes Proposed For Forms 5500s, Including Eliminating Most Small... ...
Federal Tax Update - July 18, 2016
Nichols Patrick Current Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars.   Section: 11 USC 523 Seven Year Late Filed Return Was Not an Honest and Reasonable Attempt to Comply with Tax Laws, No Discharge in Bankruptcy Section:...
James Moore Announces Promotions
James Moore, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants (James Moore) is pleased announce that Traci Bacom, Jane Lastinger, Samantha Lussier, Brendan McKitrick, David Moor,Matt Norris and Daniel Roccanti have been promoted. ...
Denise Roberts Scheffer
Denise Roberts Scheffer passed on Saturday, July 16, 2016 in Fernandina Beach, Florida.The miracle daughter and only child of John and Helen Roberts, she was born July 21, 1956 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania and raised in Glen Mills,... ...
The LBA Group Announces Promotions
Greg Lacina Andrew Brinson Tina Dryden Cody Vincent Jacksonville, Fla. – (July 14, 2016) – The LBA Group is pleased to announce several promotions. Gregory Lacina, CPA , has been promoted to Senior Tax Manager. He joined LBA in...
Dean Mead's Brad Gould Appointed Vice-Chair for ABA Tax Section S Corps Committee
Brad Gould Fort Pierce, Fla. – Brad Gould – a shareholder at the law firm of Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer – has been appointed Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Tax Section S Corporations Committee...
Kerkering Barberio and Shinn & Co. Tap Local USF Graduates
Kerkering Barberio and Shinn & Co. pull many of their hires from their own backyards: the accounting program at University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. ...
Elizabeth Schmidt of Hinkle, Richter & Rhine Earns CPA License
Hinkle, Richter & Rhine, LLP announces that Staff Accountant Elizabeth A. Schmidt has passed the CPA examination and earned her CPA license, effective June 20, 2016. ...
Back to School State Sales Tax Holidays Start Soon
Florida (August 5-7): Exemptions apply to purchases of clothing, footwear, certain accessories ($60 or less per item) and school supplies ($15 or less per item). ...
Howard Lucas of Goldstein Schechter Koch Elected President of the National Kidney Foundation of Florida
Goldstein Schechter Koch (GSK) , a full service accounting, tax, assurance, consulting, wealth management and insurance firm is excited to announce Howard Lucas, CPA – Partner with Goldstein Schechter Koch, has been elected as President...
Gene Solomon, CPA and Michele Hoover, CPA Merge to Form Solomon & Hoover, CPAs, PLLC
Certified Public Accountants Gene R. Solomon and Michele R. Hoover have merged their accounting practices as of July 1, 2016 to form Solomon & Hoover, CPAs, PLLC. ...
Andrew Bernstein Joins EisnerAmper
Andrew C. Bernstein has joined EisnerAmper as a managing director in its forensic, litigation and valuation services practice. ...
Anna Brosche Installed as Jacksonville’s Finance Committee Chairwoman
Boyer installed Councilwoman Anna Brosche as chairwoman of the Finance Committee, a coveted job because that group gets the first crack at scrutinizing and shaping the city’s $1 billion budget after it’s submitted by the mayor. ...
Ginny Harris Named to Board of Directors for Bank of Central Florida
“Ginny will provide tremendous insight and vision for our Board,” said Bank of Central Florida Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer Paul Noris. ...
Carlos F. Garcia Elected as Program Chair of Leadership Florida
Carlos F. Garcia , Miami Office Managing Partner of Hancock Askew & Co., LLP , was installed by Leadership Florida as its Program Chair for the 2016-2017 year, which places him on the organization's Board of Directors. Garcia is a graduate...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-7-11
This Week's Topics Section: Security Prepares Warned About Risk of Data Theft in Their Practice by the IRSSection: 36B Proposed Regulations on Health Credit Contain Instructions to Employers for Designing Opt-Out Payment MechanismsAnd... ...
Federal Tax Update - July 11, 2016
Nichols Patrick Current Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars.   Section: Security Prepares Warned About Risk of Data Theft in Their Practice by the IRS Section: 36B Proposed Regulations on Health Credit Contain... ...
Stella Matevosyan Promoted to Audit Senior
Grau & Associates recently promoted Stella Matevosyan to Audit Senior. ...
9 FICPA Members Named to NAPAP’s Top 10 Public Accounting Professionals
We congratulate the following CPAs on their recognition! ...
8 FICPA Members Named to NAPAP’s Top 10 Public Accounting Professional Rising Stars
We congratulate the following up-and-coming CPAs on their recognition! ...
Erika Lisch Appointed to Turning Points Board of Directors
Lisch is a certified public accountant with Cavanaugh and Company and is a University of Florida graduate. She received a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago. ...
Maitland Hires Sharon Anselmo as New City Manager
Council members promoted acting city manager Sharon Anselmo to her new $153,500-a-year post at the June 13 meeting, spokeswoman Shauna Moulton said. ...
SunRail Gets Executive Director with Financial Background
Nicola Liquori was appointed to the new position by Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Boxold, FDOT announced. ...
Bright Mountain Media Appoints Dennis W. Healey
Bright Mountain Media announced the appointment of Dennis W. Healey to the Board of Directors as well as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary positions, effective June 20, 2016. ...
Patrick & Robinson CPAs Adds Eric Wilderman
Wilderman becomes the firm’s fifth staff accountant and will primarily focus on audits, reviews and compilations. ...
New Appointees to Local Colleges’ Boards of Trustees
Recently, both Barry University and FAU appointed S. Davis & Associates, P.A. partners to their Boards of Trustees. ...
Heather Williams Elected a Trustee for Forty Carrots Family Center
Sarasota, Fla. – July 5, 2016: Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants , is pleased to announce that Shareholder Heather Williams, CPA/CFP® , has been elected as a member of the 2016-2017 board of trustees for Forty...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-7-5
This Week's Topics Section: Scams 2016 Security Summit Actions and Results Released by IRSSection: 61 Tax Aspects of Crowdfunding Discussed in IRS Information LetterAnd Much More... ...
Federal Tax Update - July 5, 2016
Nichols Patrick Current Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars.   Section: Scams 2016 Security Summit Actions and Results Released by IRS Section: 61 Tax Aspects of Crowdfunding Discussed in IRS Information Letter And...
RGL Forensics Expands in Florida
Litigation boutique Stahl Forensic and Valuation Experts has joined financial investigations company RGL Forensics, with both of its principles appointed as RGL partners. ...
Newsflash - June 30, 2016
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Tips for Repairing a Broken Windows 10 Installation
http://www.groovypost.com So you finally upgraded to Windows 10, only to discover your installation is broken. The Start menu is not working, apps are not opening or crashing, and an assortment of error messages are popping up on screen. This...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-6-27
This Week's Topics Section: 51 Procedures for Obtaining Work Opportunity Credit Certifications for 2015 & Early 2016 Hires Outlined by IRSSection 170 Tax[payers Lose Virtually All Charitable Contributions For Failure to Meet Strict... ...
Federal Tax Update - June 27, 2016
Nichols Patrick Current Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars.   Section: 51 Procedures for Obtaining Work Opportunity Credit Certifications for 2015 & Early 2016 Hires Outlined by IRS Section 170 Tax[payers Lose... ...
David Salverson
Born December 2, 1942 in Washington, DC. Entered Life Eternal on June 26, 2016 in St. Petersburg. He is survived by his sister, Susan Aldrich (David); wife, Linda; daughter, Cynthia Dils (James); son, Alan Salverson (Jennifer); and his six... ...
Robert Michael Solovy
Robert Michael Solovy, 60, of Winter Springs, Florida, passed away on June 25, 2016.Robert is survived by his loving wife, Wendy; son, Michael (Erin) Solovy; daughter, Kimberly Solovy; grandsons, Austin and Blake Solovy; father, Jordan...
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...