CTBK Face Value: Centralized Partnership Audit Procedures

Feb 09, 2019

In this episode of CTBK Face Value, we discuss the new Centralized Partnership Audit Procedures (CPAP) that apply to all partnerships (LLC's) for tax years beginning after 2017.  This episode was hosted by Mary Horbachewski and Gina McDonough, CTBK Tax Principals with expertise in tax accounting, effects of taxation to pass-through entities, and business and individual tax planning.


CTBK Face Value: IT Assessment Service

Feb 07, 2019

In this episode of CTBK Face Value, CTBK and Lighthouse Technology Services discuss a collaboration to offer a new IT Assessment service to review a company's IT performance and offer an adviser to assess IT and business risks. This episode was hosted by Gene Kershner, Partner at CTBK, and Randy Harris, President of Lighthouse Technology Services.


CTBK Face Value: 1040 Preparation

Feb 07, 2019

In this episode of CTBK Face Value, we discuss what you need to prepare your tax return. This episode was hosted by Joanne Bender, a tax principal, and Lynne Gross, a tax manager, at CTBK. Joanne and Lynne provide tax consulting and tax return compliance services for clients year-round.


CTBK Announces a New Generation of Partners

Nov 20, 2018

Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP (“CTBK”) has admitted Meagan K. Fitzgerald, CPA, Brian Maze, CPA and Andrew L. Neyman, CPA, MBA into the firm’s partnership.

“On behalf of my partners, we are so proud to welcome Meagan, Brian and Andy to the partnership,” said Bob Travis, CTBK partner. “As we approach our 25th year in business, it couldn’t be a better time to welcome a new generation of leaders into the firm.  Their technical abilities and skills have allowed them to accomplish the tasks in front of them, but their dedication to and exemplification of our core values has enabled them to reach this milestone....  CLICK TITLE TO READ ON


CTBK Face Value: NYS Employer Compensation Expense Tax (ECET)

Nov 12, 2018

In this episode of CTBK Face Value, we discuss the creation of the Employer Compensation Expense Tax (ECET).  This episode was hosted by Mary Horbachewski, a CTBK Tax Principal with an expertise in tax accounting, effects of taxation to pass-through entities, and business and individual tax planning.


CTBK Face Value: SOC Reporting

Nov 12, 2018

In this episode of CTBK Face Value, we discuss the four types of SOC reports that companies can request from service organization’s to provide assurance of internal controls. This episode was hosted by David Grek, a CTBK manager specializing in providing audit, accounting and consulting services to middle market companies.


CTBK Face Value: Revenue Recognition Implementation

Nov 12, 2018

In this episode of CTBK Face Value, we discuss the new Revenue Recognition standard being implemented across all industries for all contracts with customers. This episode was hosted by Karen Antonelli, a CTBK partner specializing in providing audit, accounting and consulting services to middle market companies.


CTBK Face Value: Sales Tax for Online Sellers

Nov 12, 2018

In this episode of CTBK Face Value, we discuss the United States Supreme Court ruling in the South Dakota v. Wayfair case.  The ruling will impact sales tax compliance for all types of sales in all industries, not simply internet sales. This episode was hosted by Mike Schaffstall, a CTBK partner specializing in providing tax consulting and tax compliance services for large pass-through entities, high net worth individuals and corporations.


CTBK Face Value: Cost Segregation Studies

Jun 19, 2018

In this episode of CTBK Face Value, we discuss the change to bonus depreciation under the new tax law and the benefits of a cost segregation study. This episode was hosted by Steve Brady, a CTBK partner specializing in providing tax and business consulting services to closely-held entities and their owners.

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