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Firm News

  • Briggs & Veselka ranked among “Top 11 Best Accounting Firms in Houston, TX” by AdvisoryHQ February 27, 2017 AdvisoryHQ released their “Top 11 Best Accounting Firms in Houston, TX” list for 2017, and Briggs & Veselka made the cut. Below you can read up on why B&V made ...
  • Use qualified auditors for your employee benefit plans February 24, 2017 Employee benefit plans with 100 or more participants must generally provide an audit report when filing IRS Form 5500 each year. Plan administrators have fiduciary responsibilities to hire independent qualified ...
  • What can a valuation expert do for your succession plan? February 22, 2017 Most business owners spend a lifetime building their business. And when it comes to succession, they face the difficult decision of whether to sell, dissolve or transfer the business to ...
  • Can the WOTC save tax for your business? February 21, 2017 Employers that hire individuals who are members of a “target group” may be eligible for the Work Opportunity tax credit (WOTC). If you made qualifying hires in 2016 and obtained ...
  • IFRS vs. GAAP: Some public companies want a choice February 17, 2017 U.S. public companies are required to report their financial results using U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). But, since 2007, hundreds of foreign companies listed on U.S. stock markets have ...
  • An EAP can keep your top players on the floor February 15, 2017 A good basketball team is at its best when its top players are on the floor. Similarly, a company is the most productive, efficient and innovative when its best employees are ...
  • SEPs: A powerful retroactive tax planning tool February 14, 2017 Simplified Employee Pensions (SEPs) are sometimes regarded as the “no-brainer” first choice for high-income small-business owners who don’t currently have tax-advantaged retirement plans set up for themselves. Why? Unlike other ...
  • Is annual financial reporting enough? February 13, 2017 Businesses generally issue year-end financial statements to let investors and lenders evaluate their financial health. But proactive stakeholders — including the company’s CEO and board of directors — may want ...
  • Envision your advisory board before you form it February 10, 2017 Many companies reach a point in their development where they could benefit from an advisory board. It’s all too easy in today’s complex business world to get caught up in ...
  • Take small-business tax credits where credits are due February 8, 2017 Tax credits reduce tax liability dollar-for-dollar, making them particularly valuable. Two available credits are especially for small businesses that provide certain employee benefits. And one of them might not be ...