All News for the Month of June 2014
Seminar: Getting the Most Out of QuickBooks ®
Presented by Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern (PBTK) and Key Bank, this complimentary seminar will highlight the most common mistakes in QuickBooks® that can hurt a business’ profits. Speaker Jeremy Lott, MBA...
Financial Fridays (Aired July 25, 2014) With the First CPA Congressman
July 25th's Financial Fridays aired on KLAV 1230 AM, though you can always listen to the most recent show on our website every Monday morning. Our guests this week included:Joe DioGuardi, the first CPA...
EB News: Help your employees make the right 401(k) investment choices
From Employee Benefit News (By Robert C. Lawton): As a retirement plan sponsor, you commit to annual (at a minimum) employee education sessions. One topic that should be covered during your sessions is how participants...
Financial Fridays (Aired July 18, 2014)
Financial Fridays, which aired on July 18th at 3 pm on KLAV 1230 AM, had four returning guests: Jay Beltz, Jim Harrick, Andrea Murad and Dan Morris.Jay Beltz, ERPA, QPA is the Managing Consultant and a Founding...
Free Seminar: Making “Cents” of Deductible Repairs
July 18, 2014 – Real estate property owners are invited to learn more about the deduction and capitalization of expenditures related to tangible property regulations at this complimentary seminar hosted by Piercy...
Financial Fridays (Aired July 11, 2014)
Our last Financial Fridays show aired on July 11th at 3 pm on KLAV 1230 AM with the following guests:Mark Stark, CEO of Americana Holdings, was named Prudential Real Estate’s 2013 Broker of the Year at its annual...
James Andrus Joins Salt Lake Chamber’s Small Business Committee
[Salt Lake City, UTAH.] July 9, 2014 – James Andrus, CPA of Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern (PBTK), a full-service accounting firm with offices in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas, has recently joined the Small Business...
Financial Fridays (Aired July 4, 2014)
Happy Independence Day! This Financial Fridays radio show featured guests and interviews from the decks of the USS Midway. Our guests included: Nguyen Nguyen, Sara Hanscom, Jim Nash and Vic Vydra.Nguyen Nguyen...
Retirement Plan Deadlines - August 2014
Retirement plan administrators and 401(k) plan sponsors should be aware of the following August 2014 administrative deadlines for defined contribution plans:Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Deadlines August...
Vegas Inc Ranks Las Vegas Accounting Firms
Vegas Inc recently ranked PBTK as the largest locally-owned accounting firm in Las Vegas and the second largest overall, based on the number of professional staff as of April 30, 2014. See below...
5 tips to establish an internal controls system for 401(k) plan compliance
By Jared A. Rosen, CPA, MBA (Employee Benefit News): When was the last time you reviewed your company’s retirement plan for compliance? The administration of a 401(k) plan is governed by complex rules that...
Card Fraud Hit 41 Percent of Americans in Past Five years
USA Today: If you’ve been a victim of card fraud, chances are you think twice about reaching for your wallet. And it turns out American consumers are some of the most likely to be victimized by card fraud, according...
Financial Fridays (Aired June 26, 2014)
Our guests on this week's Financial Fridays included: Spencer Horn, Dan Shaffer, CPA, ChFC, Mark Kantrowitz, PhD and Frank Spady. Shannon Hiller, Marketing Director for Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern, was...
A Certified Fraud Examiner’s Experience as a Private Eye
Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner Mike Rosten also used to go by another title: Private Investigator. In some states, CFE's are required to also become credentialed as a private investigator...
Financial Fridays (Aired June 20, 2014)
Our guests on this week's Financial Fridays included: Jay Beltz, Jimmy J. Williams and Andrea Murad.Jay Beltz, ERPA, QPA is the Managing Consultant and a Founding Partner of Integrity Pension Services, LLC....
2014 ACFE Fraud Report: $3.7 Trillion in Global Fraud Last Year
Fraud is everywhere and unfortunately no business or entity is immune from it. Having an understanding of the cost of fraud and the potential impact it may have on a business helps owners take the necessary measures...
New Audit Intern Hired for Las Vegas Office
June 17, 2014 – Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern (PBTK), a full-service accounting firm, has hired Annegenelle Figueroa as an Audit Intern in the firm’s Las Vegas office.Figueroa is a student at the University...
Six Features of the Best 401(k) Plans
Employee Benefit News by Robert C. Lawton: Each year Brightscope, an independent financial information company that aggregates retirement plan data, releases a list of what it believes are the best large 401(k) plans....
Financial Fridays (Aired June 13, 2014)
Our guests on this week's Financial Fridays included Clare K. Levison and Stan The Annuity Man. Mike Rosten, CPA, CFE was the guest host for Scott Taylor.Clare K. Levison is a certified public accountant and...
Investing Daily: Companies Cutting Back on 401(k) Plans
By Brian O'Connell: There is some good news – and bad news – on the 401k retirement front these days.The good news: Total U.S. retirement assets reached $23.0 trillion as of December 31, 2013,...
Tax Partner's Outdoor Cooking Hobby Featured in Review Journal
Las Vegas Review Journal (Heidi Knapp Rinella): Jeff Edwards remembers well the camp cooking his family did when he was a child.“My parents are from here, and my grandparents are from here, and they’re old...
PBTK Adds New Associate in Salt Lake Office
June 13, 2014 – Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern (PBTK), a full-service accounting firm with offices in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas, has hired Jeremy Lott, MBA as an Audit Associate.Lott is a graduate of the University...
Free Tax Consulting Sessions with Henderson Chamber of Commerce
The Henderson Chamber of Commerce is offering a limited number of free on-on-one tax consulting sessions with Scott Taylor, CPA on June 19, 2014 between 9 am and 12 pm as part of the Foundations for Success program.Taylor...
PBTK Sponsors Clark County Bar Association's Meet the Judges Night
PBTK will again be sponsoring the annual Meet Your Judges Mixer presented by the Clark County Bar Association. The event is taking place on Friday, June 13th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Four Seasons...
PBTK Adds New Associates to Las Vegas Office
June 11, 2014 – Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern (PBTK), a Las Vegas-based full-service accounting firm, has hired Jessica Book, Jon Lee, Aaron Merrill, Philip Short, Trent Sorensen, Courtney Streiter, Lawrence...
Financial Fridays (Aired June 6, 2014)
Our guests on this week's Financial Fridays included: Geoffrey Lawrence Chuck Mune and Linda Harris.Geoffrey Lawrence is the Deputy Director of The Nevada Policy Research Institute. The Nevada Policy Research...
Financial Fridays (Aired May 30, 2014)
Our guests on this week's Financial Fridays included: Greg Anton, CPA; Jim Harrick and Frank Spady, CEOGreg Anton, CPA, Former Chairman of the AICPA (2011-2012), served the AICPA in many capacities. He was...