Meal and Entertainment Expense Changes Under New Tax Reform

Entertainment The Tax Cuts and Job Act (TCJA) eliminates the deduction for entertainment expenses, including activities such as taking a client or a prospect to sporting events, the theater, movies, concerts, and amusement parks. The act also eliminates deductions for expenses incurred for entertainment facilities (for example, a stadium suite or skybox) and for amounts… Read More




Tips For Reducing Stress During Tax Season

Don’t sweat the small stuff. It’s advice that’s been around for decades, however in 1985 Richard Carlson wrote a hugely popular book with that title and used it as the premise for building a stress free life. Although he did not coin the expression, “Don’t sweat the small stuff…and it’s all small stuff”, he was… Read More


The Top New Year’s Resolutions for Accountants

Whenever a new year is upon us,  making a few personal resolutions is usually a simple task – lose weight, stop smoking, exercise more, work less, pick up a new hobby, save money, etc.  Whether we stick with them is another blog post all together! However, when it comes to our professional lives, the resolutions… Read More



Now Is The Time For Action!

In my career, I have been lucky enough to have heard many extraordinary key note speakers. They’ve ranged from comedians to musicians.  From Into Thin Air’s Jon Krakauer to Catch Me If You Can’s Frank Abignale. As I fly back home from the #ITAFall2017 Collaborative, my mind keeps coming back to the keynote speakers from… Read More


What’s On Your Company’s Holiday Wish List?

How About a Better Way to Document Engagement Decisions? Wouldn’t it be a fabulous gift if engagement acceptance and continuance decisions could be more automated, compliant, and relevant?  What about filling in practice aides related to preparation of financial statements, compilations, and reviews?  Same answer, right?  How can technology be leveraged to accomplish more with… Read More