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MBAF's Tony Argiz Predicts the Local Economic Implications of Castro’s Death with South Florida Business Journal
“While a free Cuba and interchange of commerce between the country and the United States will always have a positive effect in the short and long term on Miami, I do not foresee it happening soon,” said Tony Argiz, chairman and CEO of...
John Costello Boca Raton CPA Firm Welcomes John in Florida Office
“In this partnership with John Costello, we not only saw an opportunity to bring on a CPA with specialized skills and a shared focus, commitment and expertise in addressing complex litigation matters, but more importantly, we identified an... ...
Tax Preparedness Series: Holiday Donations May Cut Tax Bills
IR-2016-154, Nov. 28, 2016 WASHINGTON – As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who give money or goods to a charity by Dec. 31, 2016 that they may be able to claim a deduction on their 2016...
Kerkering Barberio Welcomes Tax Senior
Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is pleased to announce that Hollie Williamson has joined the firm as a Tax Senior. ...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-12-05
This Week's Topics Section: Enforcement Department of Justice Requests List of All Users of Bitcoin Exchange, Citing Potential for Tax EvasionSection: Security Many Professionals Will Need to Verify Their Identity to Continue to Access... ...
Federal Tax Update - Dec. 5, 2016
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: Enforcement Department of Justice Requests List of All Users of Bitcoin Exchange, Citing Potential for Tax Evasion Section: Security Many...
NewsFlash Dec. 1, 2016
2016 MAP Survey: National Benchmarking Data to Analyze Your FirmBerkowitz Pollack Brant Announces Leadership ChangesEmployers Hiring Holiday Help: Understand Health Care Law on Seasonal WorkersFlorida Department of Financial Services... ...
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs Welcomes Back Paola Blackburn
Paola Blackburn Nov. 30, 2016 - Tallahassee, Fla. - Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs , a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, welcomes back Paola Blackburn to the firm. Paola graduated cum... ...
How to Capitalize, Lowercase, or Uppercase Text in Excel 2016
http://www.groovypost.com/ If you work with a lot of text-based data in your Excel spreadsheets, formatting it can easily become a tedious chore. Unlike Microsoft Word, Excel does not include a Change Case tool for editing text with...
Carlos F. Garcia Elected to the Board of Directors of Eastern National Bank
Carlos F. Garcia is the Miami Office Managing Partner of Hancock Askew & Co. Since 1910, Hancock Askew has been a full service tax, audit, accounting and consulting firm providing support to an array of clients throughout the Southeast...
Crowe Horwath LLP Elects Two Florida Partners and Principals
“On behalf of everyone at Crowe, I would like to congratulate our new partners and principals on reaching this significant career accomplishment,” said Crowe CEO Jim Powers. ...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-11-28
This Week's Topics Section: Appeals IRS Announces Fast Track Mediation Collection Program, Replacing Prior Collections Mediation ProgramSection: Enforcement Department of Justice Requests List of All Users of Bit Coin Exchange, Citing... ...
Federal Tax Update - Nov. 28, 2016
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: Appeals IRS Announces Fast Track Mediation Collection Program, Replacing Prior Collections Mediation Program Section: Enforcement Department of...
CS&L CPAs Promotes New Principal to Leadership Team
CS&L CPAs , a certified public accounting firm located in Bradenton, Sarasota and Tampa, is pleased to announce that Jeff Gerhard, CPA, CFE , has been promoted to Principal. ...
Carlos A. Abaúnza Named CFO of Miami Foundation
Abaúnza brings more than 30 years of experience in finance, accounting, taxation, risk management, information technology and human resources. ...
Ginger Mentzer Joins Florida CFO Group as Newest Partner
Ginger Mentzer has joined Florida CFO Group as its newest partner. She has over 25 years of financial, operational and management experience working with growth companies and financial organizations. ...
Alexandria Davis Becomes Tax Supervisor at CS&L CPAs
Alexandria Davis is now a tax supervisor at CS&L CPAs, a certified public accounting firm that provides taxation, accounting, auditing and consulting services to individuals, businesses and organizations. ...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-11-21
This Week's Topics Section: 274 Taxpayer's Assertion that Car Used 100% for Business Does Not Change Requirements for DocumentationSection: 501 Religious Organization Formed to Operate Coffee Shop Denied Tax-Exempt StatusAnd Much More... ...
Federal Tax Update - Nov. 21, 2016
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: 274 Taxpayer's Assertion that Car Used 100% for Business Does Not Change Requirements for Documentation Section: 501 Religious Organization Formed...
NewsFlash Nov. 17, 2016
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Federal Tax Update - Nov. 14, 2016
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   A New President's Tax Proposal     Click to listen to the audio. Alternatively, you may download the file to your computer by right clicking your mouse,... ...
Berkowitz Pollack Brant CEO Richard Berkowitz Honored by Leadership Broward
Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants' Chief Executive Officer Richard A. Berkowitz, JD, CPA , was honored with the Leadership Broward Profiles in Leadership honor at a black tie gala attended by more than 500 supporters. ...
Honoring Those Who Served
The Florida Institute of CPAs is taking time to honor all who served for Veterans Day. We are indebted to your service in defending our great nation and the freedoms we cherish.   The FICPA would like to recognize the veterans among our...
Federal Tax Update - Nov. 7, 2016
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: Security New Phishing Email Masquerades as e-Services Security Notice and Then Steals the Professional's Credentials Section: 409A Addition of...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-11-7
Section: Security New Phishing Email Masquerades as e-Services Security Notice and Then Steals the Professional's CredentialsSection: 409A Addition of 25% Employer Match to Delay Receipt of Salary Found to Create Substantial Risk of... ...
Julian Dozier Selected as a Recipient of the 2016 AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services “Standing Ovation” Recognition Program
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs, a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, congratulates Julian Dozier on being selected as a recipient of the 2016 American Institute of Certified Public... ...
The LBA Group Announces Promotions
The LBA Group provides accounting, consulting and wealth advisory services to closely held businesses, professional practices, not-for-profit organizations and high net worth individuals throughout Florida, the Southeast and Nationwide. ...
Federal Tax Update - Oct. 31, 2016
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA Download Citations   Section: Criminal Former Tax Court Judge Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud the IRS Section 1 Inflation Adjusted Numbers Issued By...
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs Names New Shareholder: Christopher Howell
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A., CPAs, a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, announces that Christopher Howell has been admitted as a Shareholder and will join the eight other shareholders as...
Sonia Quevedo Joins PAAST, P.L.
Sonia Quevedo joined PAAST, P.L. as a Tax Manager. ...
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs Welcomes Seth Grantham and William Groom to the Firm
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs, a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, welcomes Seth Grantham and William Groom to the firm. ...
James Moore Welcomes New Hires to Gainesville and Daytona Beach Offices
James Moore, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants is pleased to welcome Kevin Holbert, Elena Poklenkova, Olivia Reith, Taylor Rochelle, Savana Spooner and Ian (Matt) Thompson to the firm. ...
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs Welcomes Morgan DeLoach, Taylor Langston and Ryan White to the Firm
Oct. 25, 2016 -Tallahassee, Fla. - Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs , a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm, welcomes Morgan DeLoach, Taylor Langston , and Ryan White to the firm. Morgan DeLoach, a Tallahassee native,... ...
IRS Announces 2017 Tax Rates, Standard Deductions, Exemption Amounts and More
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced the annual inflation adjustments for a number of provisions for the year 2017, including tax rate schedules, tax tables, and cost-of-living adjustments for certain tax items. ...
Miami Jewish Health Systems Promotes John Kelleher To Vice President And Chief Financial Officer
Miami Jewish Health Systems has recently promoted John “Jack” Kelleher to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Kelleher brings more than 25 years of executive experience to the position. ...
The LBA Group Announces Two New Principals
The LBA Group is pleased to announce that Jason Lafser, CPA, CFE and Barbara Baldwin Finke, CPA, have been named principals in the firm. ...
Federal Tax Update - Oct. 25, 2016
Nichols Patrick Current Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars.   Section: 263 IRS Releases Revised Audit Technique Guide for Capitalization of Tangible Property Section: 401 IRS Allows Retirement Plans to Allow...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-10-25
This Week's Topics Section: 263 IRS Releases Revised Audit Technique Guide for Capitalization of Tangible PropertySection: 401 IRS Allows Retirement Plans to Allow Those Affected by Hurricane Matthew to Receive Loans and/or Hardship... ...
Governor Rick Scott Appoints Susan Schandel to the Halifax Hospital Medical Center Board of Commissioners
Tallahassee, Fla. – Oct. 24, 2016 – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Susan Schandel to the Halifax Hospital Medical Center Board of Commissioners. The board voted in September to cut taxes and this... ...
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs Congratulates Christa Genre and Nick Gilpin on their promotions to Senior in the Tax Services Department
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs , a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, congratulates Christa Genre and Nick Gilpin on their promotions to Senior in the Tax Services Department. In 2011,... ...
NewsFlash Oct. 20, 2016
The Latest: Hurricane Tax and Other Reliefs Florida TaxWatch Publishes Voter Guide for Constitutional Amendments on November Ballot Could You Pass the CPA Exam Today?New sample test now available FICPA Horizon AwardsHighlighting... ...
NewsFlash Nov. 03, 2016
The Latest: Hurricane Tax and Other Reliefs Florida TaxWatch Publishes Voter Guide for Constitutional Amendments on November Ballot Could You Pass the CPA Exam Today?New sample test now available FICPA Horizon AwardsHighlighting... ...
Stan Salzer
SALZER, Erwin Stanton "Stan"of St. Petersburg, died October 20, 2016.Stan was a true native son of St. Petersburg. He was born at Mound Park Hospital (now Bayfront Medical Center) Dec. 31, 1929. He attended local schools and was a proud... ...
Patrick A. Fields, CPA Named Shareholder of DuVal Fields CPA Group, PA
Patrick Fields Green Cove Springs, Fla., Sept. 30, 2016 -- DuVal Fields CPA Group , a full-service Northeast Florida accounting, tax, and consulting firm, has named Patrick A. Fields, CPA as its newest shareholder. Patrick, a...
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs Promotes Stephen Andrews to Senior Manager, Tax Services
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs, a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, congratulates Stephen Andrews on his promotion to Senior Manager in the Tax Services Department. ...
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs Congratulates Catherine Carver, Myroslava Bune, Ryan Barnes, and Trevor Godfrey on Promotions
Catherine Carver Myroslava Bune Ryan Barnes Trevor Godfrey Tallahassee, Fla. - Oct. 17, 2016 - Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs , a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, congratulates...
Hurricane Relief
Hurricane Matthew began threatening Florida on or around October 5. The FICPA provides the following timeline and disaster recovery information to assist Florida CPAs and taxpayers in recovery in the aftermath of this powerful hurricane....
IRS Gives Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Matthew; Many Extension Filers in North Carolina Now Affected; Relief for Other States Expected Soon
North Carolina storm victims will have until March 15, 2017, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments, with similar relief expected soon for Hurricane Matthew victims in other states, the Internal...
Hurricane Matthew Resource List
American Red Cross www.redcross.org FEMA www.fema.gov Disaster Assistance and Recovery www.disasterassistance.gov Small Business Administration www.sba.gov Disasters and Financial Planning: A Guide for Preparedness and Recovery... ...
Hill Coleman Accounting Firm Opens in South Walton
Certified Public Accountant Stephanie Hill and Amy Coleman have joined forces to create Hill Coleman, CPA Firm + Business Advisors, a boutique accounting, tax and business consulting firm based in South Walton. ...