Bennett Thrasher Shareholder Jerry Weil authored the article, “10 Tax Issues for Tech Startups to Consider Now,” which was published by TechJournal. While the technology sector has been the source of some of the most successful startup companies over the past two decades and one of the greatest contributors to new businesses worldwide, there are some considerations entrepreneurs need to take into account before starting a technology company.
The 2008 recession affected everyone in the construction industry; most are still feeling the impact today. Companies with historically strong backlogs have only recently been able to understand the severity of the situation. Fortunately, we’re starting to see volumes return to pre-recession levels, although competition continues to drive margins down.
Bennett Thrasher is excited to announce that we will be hosting our first ever collegiate conference, Break Through, this July.
Cory Bennett, senior manager at Bennett Thrasher, recently authored the article, “Proposed Lease Accounting Changes: What Does This Mean for Multi-Unit Franchisees?” that appeared in the Multi-Unit Franchisee newsletter. The article discusses the proposed changes in a joint exposure draft released by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).
Jeff Call, Shareholder and Managing Director of Bennett Thrasher’s Tax department, has been selected for the third consecutive year as a Five Star Wealth Manager for metro Atlanta. Individuals included on the 2013 list, representing less than 7 percent of wealth managers in Atlanta, were chosen due to their exceptional ability and commitment to overall client satisfaction.
Big congratulations to former Financial Reporting & Assurance manager Haley Chura who recently left the Firm to pursue her professional triathlon career full-time. As a rookie Pro competitor, Haley entered the Pro ranks in typical fashion- by winning the Ironman 70.3 in New Orleans.
Bennett Thrasher, in conjunction with Northwestern Benefit Corporation, presented, “Health Care Reform – Are you prepared for the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act?” on March 27, 2013, at the Cobb Galleria Centre. The seminar discussed the impact of the PPACA and provided participants with a timeline of essential deadlines and action steps necessary to maintain compliance.
Bennett Thrasher welcomes new director Justin Snell to the firm’s Dispute Resolution and Forensics practice.
On March 11, Accounting Today released its Top 100 Firms and Regional Leaders report for 2013, ranking the largest firms in the U.S. and regions across the country. Bennett Thrasher was selected as one of the “Beyond the Top 100: Firms to Watch,” based on the firm’s revenue and growth over the last year.
Bennett Thrasher PC is pleased to announce that Jerry Weil has joined the firm as a shareholder in the Tax practice.
Bennett Thrasher was recently named one of Atlanta’s Top 25 Accounting Firms, ranked by number of professionals, in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Feb. 8, 2013 issue. Placing ninth on the list, the firm currently has more than 135 professionals, 81 CPAs, and 23 partners.
Accounting Today, a leading provider of professional news, tools, and perspective for the tax and accounting community has chosen Haley Chura, manager at Bennett Thrasher PC, as November’s “Accountant of the Month.”