The Focus - Our Tax E-Newsletter

How to Handle Start-Up Costs

Alonzo Bertron (Dec, 2017)

The beginnings of a new business are a daunting, yet promising, time.  With the multitude of issues associated the first thought in a new business owner’s mind is never accounting or taxes,...

Beyond the Numbers: Uyen Nguyen

(Dec, 2017)

Uyen Nguyen, CPA recently joined the Firm as a Manager in the Auditing & Accounting department.She received both a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in Accounting from...

Employer Assistance in Providing Employee Education

John W. Taylor (Nov, 2017)

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." - Benjamin FranklinI think everyone will agree that education is very important, maybe now more than ever in our history.  A study by...

Beyond the Numbers: Brittany Becker

(Nov, 2017)

Brittany Becker, MBA was recently hired by Dermody, Burke & Brown as an Associate in the Auditing & Accounting department. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business...

Estate & Gift Tax Update

Paula B. Ellenberg, CPA, CVA, MST and James F. Sikora, II (Nov, 2017)

The American Taxpayer Relief Tax Act of 2012 (ATRA) set a $5 million effective estate and gift tax exemption (indexed for inflation) and a top estate tax rate of 40%.  In 2017, the applicable...

Beyond the Numbers: Joshua Lewis Earns CPA Credential

(Oct, 2017)

Joshua Lewis of Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs, LLC, has successfully completed the certification process to earn his designation as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).Joshua joined the firm in...