To Give or Not to Give

One of the first things I learned when I started my career in accounting is that numbers don’t lie. But they also don’t tell the whole story. In the case of a for-profit business, years of losses can speak to years of inefficiencies, OR years of research and innovation that will yield exponentially larger future…

Are You Ready? It’s Here.

Normally, in my life, I try to plan things out in advance. I always have tasks marked on my calendar or my to-do list, and try to be prepared for what may be around the corner.  This is probably the case with most accountants, and of course is true for the regulatory bodies that create…

WE LOVE YOU, WE LOVE YOU NOT

EMBRACING THE MILLENIALS I was recently at a conference and was totally surprised when the topic of our beloved Millennials and their personal habits were discussed at every break out session. I expected it at the HR break out session.  And yes, I now know that they crave constant feedback and I promise to tweet…

Some Gave All

“ALL GAVE SOME, SOME GAVE ALL” This quote was first uttered by Howard William Osterkamp. Howard was a Korean War Veteran and Purple Heart recipient who continued to fight for his country even after his leg was broken. He was acknowledging the fortuitous fact that he made it out of Korea with his life; whereas,…

Happy President’s Day

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With the highly publicized upcoming Presidential debates, primaries, and caucuses
occurring this month as well as the nation celebrating Presidents Day honoring both Presidents Washington and Lincoln, let us reflect on some historic Presidential tax facts.

President Lincoln signed into law a measure to help pay for the Civil War. This measure created a Commissioner of Internal Revenue and the nation’s first income tax.