Accounting Today recently featured Bennett Thrasher’s “BT on the AT” hikes in the publication’s “Firms Giving Back” section. Over seven different hikes on the Appalachian Trail between June 2 and 28, partners, associates and staff united to support mental health awareness in memory of a beloved co-worker.
Bennett Thrasher proudly hosted 40 students for the 7th annual Break Through summer leadership conference at our offices in Atlanta, GA the first week of June. These students represented 14 different universities across the country and were exposed to a multitude of topics and networking events with BT associates and partners during the conference.
In an article for Accounting Today published on May 28, 2019, Bennett Thrasher partner Trey Webb offered insight on the second round of Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-proposed regulations on Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs), which were originally included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Bennett Thrasher LLP is pleased to announce its recognition in three categories of the Daily Report’s “Best Of 2019” reader survey. Bennett Thrasher was voted as one of the top three firms in the categories of Best Full-Service Accounting Firm, Best Forensic Accounting Firm and Best Business Accounting Firm.
In the 2019 edition of Accounting Today’s Top 100 Firms, Bennett Thrasher ranked as the 81st largest accounting firm in the nation – moving up three spots from 2018 based on the firm’s revenue and growth over the past year. Accounting Today’s Top 100 Firms list annually ranks the largest accounting firms in the United States and regions across the nation.
Bennett Thrasher partner Jerry Weil’s comments on compliance related to the new Qualified Business Income deduction are featured in a recent article published by the Atlanta Business Chronicle
The third annual Georgia Construction Outlook Survey indicates that labor shortages and reliability from sub-contractors continues to be a looming concern for 83 percent of the state’s privately-held construction companies. The survey was conducted by Bennett Thrasher, one of the country’s largest full-service public accounting and consulting firms, in collaboration with Kennesaw State University’s Department of Construction Management.
Bennett Thrasher LLP is pleased to announce the election of six firm professionals to its partnership, effective July 1, 2019. The six represents Bennett Thrasher’s largest new partner class ever and includes individuals from six different practice areas: Financial Reporting and Assurance, International Personal Financial Services, Real Estate Hospitality Tax, Risk Advisory, State and Local Tax and Transaction Advisory Services
Secondment (NOUN): the detachment of a person from his or her regular organization for temporary assignment elsewhere.
This past summer, the three of us had the opportunity to participate in a secondment with two firms in Australia – one in Sydney and one in Melbourne. The opportunity came to Bennett Thrasher in April 2018 from Scott Hazy, an audit partner within our firm who is well connected to our global affiliates through the DFK and LEA networks.
Although the firm welcomed 15 interns to the Bennett Thrasher family in January, we are busy preparing for our spring recruiting season. During the spring, the firm recruits for our summer leadership Break Through Conference, which will be held June 6-7 this year.
As a part of Bennett Thrasher’s continuing commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, on December 7th, over 130 associates gathered for a Day of Understanding. The day focused on exploring implicit biases and conversations of understanding regarding personalities and organizational and cultural differences
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced Monday, January 7, 2019, that the IRS will pay tax refunds during the shutdown. This is a change from the previous policy announcement.