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A Guide to Overcoming Identity Theft by Brandon Bowers
Berkowitz Pollack Brant - 2024-02-20

A Guide to Overcoming Identity Theft by Brandon Bowers

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), identity theft continues to be one of the fastest-growing crimes in the U.S., with more than 1.1 million cases reported in 2022. The repercussions of falling victim to this type of fraud can be overwhelming, but there are proactive steps you can take to mitigate the damage and […] The post A Guide to Overcoming Identity Theft by Brandon Bowers appeared first on Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors + CPAs.

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Audit Readiness: Tips for a Prepared Approach
PKF Texas - 2024-02-19

Audit Readiness: Tips for a Prepared Approach

In this episode, Jen Lemanski and Kimberly Henry, CPA, CEPA, Audit Senior Manager delve into the proactive steps clients can take to enhance their audit readiness. From addressing items in […]

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Inheriting a Parent’s IRA: Tax Planning Opportunities
JLK Rosenberger LLP - 2024-02-14

Inheriting a Parent’s IRA: Tax Planning Opportunities

Reading Time: 1 minute 30 seconds If you have inherited an individual retirement account (IRA) from a deceased parent, whether before or after they began taking required minimum distributions (RMDs), you have an opportunity to manage the withdrawals in a tax-efficient manner. According to IRS rules, if the parent passed away before reaching RMD age … Continued The post Inheriting a Parent’s IRA: Tax Planning Opportunities first appeared on JLK Rosenberger.

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Should Your Business Offer the New Emergency Savings Accounts to Employees?
PKF Texas - 2024-02-13

Should Your Business Offer the New Emergency Savings Accounts to Employees?

As part of the SECURE 2.0 law, there’s a new benefit option for employees facing emergencies. It’s called a pension-linked emergency savings account (PLESA) and the provision authorizing it became […]

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Berkowitz Pollack Brant - 2024-02-13

Planning Around Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment for 2024 by Joanie B. Stein, CPA

Recipients of Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will see a 3.2 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to the benefits they receive in 2024. The increase, which translates to an additional $50 per month for senior citizens, widows and persons with disabilities and special needs, pales in comparison to the 8.7 percent bump in benefits […] The post Planning Around Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment for 2024 by Joanie B. Stein, CPA appeared first on Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors + CPAs.

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PKF Texas - 2024-02-12

Adapting to New Employee Benefit Plan Auditing Rules and Legislation Changes

Join us as Jen Lemanski and Kevin Hengst, CPA, Audit Director, discuss the significant updates in Employee Benefit Plan Audits for plans with a 2023 year-end. Explore the changes in […]

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JLK Rosenberger LLP - 2024-02-12

Equity Method of Accounting Provides Clear Information to Drive Decisions About Business Transactions

Reading time: 2 minutes The equity method of accounting is an accounting method used to report activity from a minority investment or a joint venture that a company may have in another company. In the merger and acquisition environment, the equity method is sometimes referred to as the one-line method of accounting for an investment. … Continued The post Equity Method of Accounting Provides Clear Information to Drive Decisions About Business Transactions first appeared on JLK Rosenberger.

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PKF Texas - 2024-02-08

Why Uncertainty Calls for a More Flexible Budget

Economic, social and political events in 2024 have the potential to negatively influence your not-for-profit’s budget. So if you generally prepare static budgets well in advance of each fiscal year, […]

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Berkowitz Pollack Brant - 2024-02-07

Expanded Tax Credits Available to Qualifying Residential New Home Builders, Contractors by Adam Fisher, CPA

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) amended Section 45L of the U.S. Tax Code by expanding the Energy Efficient Home (EEH) credit available to builders and other contractors that construct or substantially reconstruct new single-family homes and multifamily structures after Dec. 31, 2023, and on or before Dec. 31, 2032, that meet specific energy […] The post Expanded Tax Credits Available to Qualifying Residential New Home Builders, Contractors by Adam Fisher, CPA appeared first on Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors + CPAs.

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JLK Rosenberger LLP - 2024-02-06

JLK Rosenberger Wins 2024 Best of Accounting Award

Irvine, California, February 6, 2024  – JLK Rosenberger, a leading accounting firm, announced today that they have won the Best of Accounting Award for providing superior service to their clients. ClearlyRated’s Best of Accounting® Award winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients. On average, clients … Continued The post JLK Rosenberger Wins 2024 Best of Accounting Award first appeared on JLK Rosenberger.

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