All News for the Month of November 2014
Congress Passes Tax Extender Legislation
Journal of Accountancy (By Alistair M. Nevius, J.D.): The Senate passed a bill to retroactively extend more than 50 expired tax provisions through 2014, by a vote of 76–16 on Tuesday evening. The extender bill...
IRS: Business Mileage Rate to Rise in 2015
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2015 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.Beginning...
Financial Fridays (Aired December 12, 2014)
Friday, December 12th at 3 pm on KLAV 1230 AM we had a great line up of guests for our weekly Financial Fridays show. Mike Rosten, the Principal who leads PBTK’s forensic accounting and litigation support practice,...
Financial Fridays (Aired December 5, 2014)
Tune in Friday, December 5th at 3 pm on KLAV 1230 AM or online, or go to www.PBTK.com on Monday to listen to the most recent Financial Fridays show. Our guests this week will include:Geoffrey Lawrence is the Deputy...
Still Time to Save on Business Taxes? It Depends
Year-end tax planning offers its own challenges in trying to project and plan for the remainder of the year. However, it is a great opportunity for tax professionals to strategize with clients and find ways to...
Financial Fridays (Aired November 28, 2014)
Financial Fridays last aired on Friday, November 28th at 3 pm on KLAV 1230 AM- this was a "Best of Financial Fridays" show for Thanksgiving Week. Our guest interviews included discussions with:Salvatore...
QuickBooks® Introduction Workshop: December 11
[Salt Lake City, Utah] November 25, 2014 – Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern (PBTK) is offering a three-hour workshop to introduce the basics of QuickBooks® such as setting up the chart of accounts, invoicing...
Financial Fridays (Aired November 21, 2014)
Financial Fridays last aired on Friday, November 21th at 3 pm on KLAV 1230 AM- this week listen live online, or go to www.PBTK.com on Monday to listen to the most recent Financial Fridays show. Our guests this...
When it Comes to Fraud, Prevention Means Education
Earlier this year, an employee of the State of Vermont tried to make a personal purchase online using a check issued from the State. The employee, the sole liability claims adjuster within the office of Risk Management,...
Retirement Plan Deadlines - December 2014
Retirement plan administrators and 401(k) plan sponsors should be aware of the following December 2014 administrative deadlines for defined contribution plans:Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Deadlines December...
PBTK Joins Movement to Shine a Spotlight on Fraud
November 17, 2014 - Fraud costs organizations worldwide an estimated five percent of their annual revenues, according to a study conducted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). If applied to...
Financial Fridays (Aired November 14, 2014)
This week's Financial Fridays aired on November 14 at 3 pm on KLAV 1230 AM or online. Our guests this week included:Kelley Long, CPA is a sought-after personal finance expert who is recognized for her...
Financial Fridays (Aired November 7, 2014)
Our last Financial Fridays radio show aired Friday, November 7th at 3 pm on KLAV 1230 AM. You can also listen to the shows live online. Our guests this week included:Geoffrey Lawrence is the Deputy Director of...
QuickBooks® Introduction Workshop: November 13
November 7, 2014 – Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern (PBTK) is offering a three-hour workshop to introduce the basics of QuickBooks® such as setting up the chart of accounts, invoicing customers and reconciling...
Bill Nelson on Real Estate Radio Network
Bill Nelson's segment on the Real Estate Radio Network show is now available online. Amongst other things, he discussed the deductions homeowners can take on their taxes.
Survey: One-third of middle-class Americans not saving for retirement
More than one-third of middle-class families aren't investing for retirement in a 401(k), IRA or similar retirement account, according to Wells Fargo's Middle Class Retirement Survey. That percentage rises to...
5 Simple Steps to Prevent Expense Fraud (Entrepreneur Magazine)
Entrepreneur Magazine (By Chris Farrell): Consider the following expense fraud scenarios: airfare for a canceled flight, a $50 travel meal of Ketel One and sodas, and pay-per-view movies lumped into the nightly hotel...