Stephen Durland, a former Palm Beach, Florida, accountant made a fortune as an investor . . . sort of. He’s accused of operating a $30 million investment scam in California. If convicted, Durland could be looking at 25 years in prison, plus a $5 million fine.
Hevia Beagles & Company, P.A. has merged its practice with Gregory, Sharer & Stuart, P.A. Effective January 1, Dan Hevia became the newest shareholder of GSS, and the combined firm will operate as Gregory, Sharer & Stuart.
Gilman Ciocia announced this week that it has acquired Hoffman, Levy, Bengio & Co., PL., formerly located in Hollywood, Florida. As part of the transaction, the firm has relocated its operations into Gilman Ciocia's office in Aventura, Florida.
Generally, a U.S. citizen or resident who has income from sources within the U.S. Virgin Islands or income effectively connected with a trade or business in the U.S. Virgin Islands is required to file an income tax return with both the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Vault.com, a source of ratings, rankings, and insight for students and professionals, recently released lists of top accounting firms in various categories, including: best to work for, prestige, and quality of life.
South Dakota's tax system is most welcoming to economic activity while New York's tax code ranks 50th as the least hospitable, according to the Tax Foundation's most recent edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index, which ranks the tax systems of the 50 states.
President Obama signed into law this week the Small Business Jobs Act, which is intended to help small businesses by way of tax breaks and credits, as well as make it easier for small businesses to obtain much-needed loans and hire additional employees.
After learning that a Florida man is accused of getting $2.7 million in bogus tax refunds, you might think stealing from the IRS is like taking candy from a baby. Actually, many of the identities that Bryan A. Copeland allegedly used to file fake tax returns did belong to children.
A small-business jobs bill awaiting approval from President Obama that aims to boost billions of dollars of lending and investment to entrepreneurs and provides $12 billion in tax cuts to small businesses is getting mostly positive reviews from two small accounting firms.
Following up on the success of his popular High Impact Excel session, this time around David H. Ringstrom, CPA turns his attention to pivot tables. In one hour you'll learn how to whip unwieldy data into shape, and then quickly build meaningful reports by dragging and dropping with your mouse. David will also discuss techniques for improving pivot table data integrity. Detailed handouts with numbered steps will be provided for a variety of Excel versions.