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MBAF Adds FICPA Chair Joey Epstein as Principal
Joey Epstein has joined nationally recognized public accounting firm MBAF as a principal, where he will help expand the firm’s business development efforts in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, specifically focusing on specialty...
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs Congratulates Catherine Carver on Passing the CPA Exam
Catherine Carver Tallahassee, Fla. – Jan. 13, 2017 - Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs , a professional accounting, assurance, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, congratulates Catherine Carver on passing the CPA exam.... ...
Dan Harris, CPA, Receives CCIFP® Credential
Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is pleased to announce that Manager, Dan Harris, CPA, has earned the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) credential. ...
Jim Lane
James M. “Jim” Lane, 76, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Lane, of Winter Park, was a partner emeritus with WithumSmith + Brown, PC. “We were deeply saddened to learn of Jim’s passing,” said FICPA...
Federal Tax Update - 2017-01-16
This Week's Topics Section: Security New More Sophisticated Phishing Attacks Aimed at Tax ProfessionalsSection 61 IRS Sets Annual Limits On Value of Vehicles for Cents Per Mile and Fleet-Average Valuation RuleAnd Much More... ...
Federal Tax Update - Jan. 16, 2017
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: Security New More Sophisticated Phishing Attacks Aimed at Tax Professionals Section 61 IRS Sets Annual Limits On Value of Vehicles for Cents Per...
NewsFlash Jan. 12, 2017
Accel 2017 is Under Way at the Florida CapitolSecurity Summit Alert: New Two-Stage E-mail Scheme Targets Tax ProfessionalsRecommendations to Congress Would Help TaxpayersThe Top Global Risks for 2017Federal Taxation Committee Publishes... ...
Rivero, Gordimer & Company, P.A. Announces the Hiring of McCarthy, McSpadden, Paleveda and Ladoniczki
Rivero, Gordimer & Company, P.A. announced the hiring of Deborah L. McCarthy , Jill McSpadden and Dennis Paleveda. ...
How to Take a Screenshot Using Keyboard Shortcuts
http://www.groovypost.com/ In previous versions of Windows, you can take a screenshot by using the  PrtScn  key. This option still works in Windows 10 which will take a shot of everything on the screen, copy it to the Clipboard, and then...
Smyth & Hauck, P.A. Announces the Addition of Kenneth Buckley
Smyth & Hauck, P.A. has announced the addition of Kenneth Buckley as a CPA in the firm. ...
Federal Tax Update - 2017-01-09
This Week's Topics Section: Various List of Expired and Expiring Federal Tax Provisions from 2016-2025 Released by Joint Committee on TaxationSection: FBAR Reporting FinCEN Announces Grant of Automatic Six Month Extension to October 15 for... ...
Federal Tax Update - Jan. 9, 2017
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: Various List of Expired and Expiring Federal Tax Provisions from 2016-2025 Released by Joint Committee on Taxation Section: FBAR Reporting...
Donna Schiller Promoted to Partner
Punta Gorda: Summers, Horner, Daughtrey & Westby CPAs announced that Donna J. Schiller has been promoted to partner. ...
Lopez Levi Lowenstein, P.A. and Glinsky CPA Group, P.A. Announce Merger
Their combined firms will operate under the name Lopez Levi Lowenstein Glinsky, P.A. and will be based at Lopez Levi Lowenstein’s current offices at 201 S. Alhambra Circle, Suite 701 in Coral Gables. ...
John Jefferson Promoted to Tax Manager at FRSCPA, PLLC
John K. Jefferson, CPA, JD, MBA, has been named the Tax Manager at the St. Petersburg based accounting firm of FRSCPA, PLLC. ...
Adamson + Co., P.A. Announces the Addition of Paul Utter as an Accountant
Paul has five years of experience in public accounting, specializing in tax-related matters and accounting and auditing for a wide range of industries. ...
Federal Tax Update - Jan. 2, 2017
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: 501 Narrow Scholarship Criteria Found to Limit Benefits to Founder's Son, Exempt Status Denied Section: 1297 Final Regulations Published Related...
Federal Tax Update - 2017-01-02
This Week's Topics Section: 501 Narrow Scholarship Criteria Found to Limit Benefits to Founder's Son, Exempt Status DeniedSection: 1297 Final Regulations Published Related to Determining Ownership of PFICs and Reporting RequirementsAnd... ...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-12-26
This Week's Topics Section: 104 Extended Statute Enacted to Claim Refund Related to Non-Taxable Severance Payments Made to VeteransSection: 263 Relief Extended By One Year to Make Certain Accounting Method Change Requests Under Automatic... ...
Federal Tax Update - Dec. 26, 2016
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: 104 Extended Statute Enacted to Claim Refund Related to Non-Taxable Severance Payments Made to Veterans Section: 263 Relief Extended By One Year...
Ursula Metzger-Wellisch
METZGER-WELLISCH, URSULA, was set free to a better place on December 27th 2016. She was born on March 13th 1925 in Elberfeld Wuppertal, Germany. She survived the Nazi period and lived through the Crystal Nacht, and survived Theresienstadt... ...
Steven Corso
CORSO, Steven Joseph(September 05, 1951 to December 22, 2016) Steven Joseph Corso, passed away at the age of 65. He was a Palm Beach County resident. Steve was born in Rhode Island to Carlo and Ieleen Corso. Steve spent most of his life in...
Firm Hits Nearly $750M in Sales, Names Jerry Ogle as CFO
It Works! Global, the Palmetto-based direct sales company best known for its weight loss wraps, has hired a new chief financial officer. ...
Joe Gruters Re-Elected as Sarasota GOP Chairman
Riding high after another strong election season for Sarasota Republicans, Joe Gruters secured a fifth two-year term as chair of the county party without opposition Thursday. ...
Gov. Scott Appoints FICPA Members to Board of Accountancy
Mindy Rankin David Skup Jesus Socorro TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Rick Scott has announced the appointment of three members of the Florida Institute of CPAs – Mindy Rankin , David Skup and Jesus Socorro – to the Florida Board...
Gov. Scott Appoints FICPA Members to Board of Accountancy
Mindy Rankin David Skup Jesus Socorro TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Rick Scott has announced the appointment of three members of the Florida Institute of CPAs – Mindy Rankin , David Skup and Jesus Socorro – to the Florida Board...
CBIZ MHM Gift Creates a Teaching Fellowship in the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
CBIZ MHM, a Top 10 accounting and professional business services provider, has given a gift to the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business that will keep on giving for years to come. ...
Jacksonville Accountant Strikes Out on His Own as Brock CPA
After a decade of working with a large local firm in Jacksonville, Daniel Brock, a third-generation CPA, has decided to strike out on his own and has opened Brock CPA. ...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-12-19
This Week's Topics Section: State Tax Colorado Law Requiring Out of State Sellers to Report on Colorado Customers Who May Owe Use Tax Upheld by Tenth CircuitSection: FBAR Reporting Couple's Attempt at Only Partial Disclosure in IRS... ...
Federal Tax Update - Dec. 19, 2016
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: State Tax Colorado Law Requiring Out of State Sellers to Report on Colorado Customers Who May Owe Use Tax Upheld by Tenth Circuit Section: FBAR... ...
NewsFlash Dec. 15, 2016
FICPA Past President Jim Campbell passed away Dec. 11 following a short and valiant battle with multiple myeloma. Married to wife Geri Campbell for 62 years, Jim was an exceptional husband; father to two sons, Ned and Robert; grandfather to...
How to Remove the Annoying Paste Box From Microsoft Word 2016, 2013 and 2010
http://www.groovypost.com/ Most of us use the basic Microsoft Office commands of Copy and Paste on a daily basis. Nothing too exciting there. However, it is often annoying when the  Paste Options  pop up each time something is pasted into a...
Carr Riggs & Ingram Welcomes New Partners
Six of the firm's new partners are members of the FICPA. ...
John Nichols Earns Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) Credential
John C. Nichols, of Becher, Nall, Brydon, Spahn & Company CPAs, has earned the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) credential. ...
Edward Marvin Campbell Jr.
E. M. “Jim” Campbell, Jr., 85, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center. ...
Federal Tax Update - 2016-12-12
This Week's Topics Section: 162 Surviving Spouse Can Deduct Inherited Farm Inputs Previously Deducted When Purchased In Prior Year By DecedentSection: 4980D Exemption for Certain Small Business HRA Passed By CongressAnd Much More... ...
Federal Tax Update - Dec. 12, 2016
Nichols Patrick Federal Tax Developments Weekly Update Podcast with Ed Zollars, CPA   Section: 162 Surviving Spouse Can Deduct Inherited Farm Inputs Previously Deducted When Purchased In Prior Year By Decedent Section: 4980D Exemption for...
Saltmarsh Elects Suzanne Cox as Shareholder
Suzanne joined the firm in 2007 and has served as a senior manager in the Audit & Assurance Services Department of Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund. ...
Adamson + Co., P.A. Announces the Addition of Kayla Smith as a Staff Accountant
Kayla will be working in the tax department and accounting department. ...
Adamson + Co., P.A. Announces the Addition of Bryah Hagen as a Staff Accountant
Bryah will be working in the tax department and accounting department. ...
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...
Hal H Hunt
LAKELAND - Hal Harwood Hunt, 69, born at Morrell Memorial Hospital in Lakeland, Florida passed away on December 6, 2016 at Lakeland Regional Health. He was the beloved son of Freida and Huburt Hunt of Lakeland, Florida, who predeceased him. ...
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 - 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...
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... ...
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...