On May 20th, a devastating tornado destroyed many lives and homes in Oklahoma. In response to the need for help, Bennett Thrasher, along with BT Wealth Management, decided to support the relief efforts through monetary donations. The BT Foundation and the employees of Bennett Thrasher collectively contributed over $8,000 to help aid the victims of the tornado.
Shareholder Emeritus Cary Rodin authored the BizVoice column, “Brazil-Georgia Link Growing Steadily,” published in the May 26, 2013 issue of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. As the host of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics, there is no doubt Brazil is getting the world’s attention.
Bennett Thrasher shareholder Jonathan Swartz was cited in the article “Switcheroo: Is Tax Swap Best Move?” published in the Consumers Digest. In the past, the IRS enforced tight restrictions on who could convert 401(k) accounts to Roth 401(k) accounts.
Bennett Thrasher Shareholder Trey Webb presented, “Advanced Tax Topics in Real Estate Transactions,” as part of the full-day seminar, “Tax Planning: Getting the Most Out of Business Transactions,” hosted by McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP and Emory Law School at the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta.
Bennett Thrasher PC is pleased to announce that Alana Mueller has joined the firm as a senior manager in the Financial Reporting and Assurance practice. She brings more than 19 years of experience in audit and tax to the firm and will be part of the Captive Insurance team.
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 PC announces the addition of two tax managers. Karen Dotson joins the firm in the Pass-Through Entities practice, and Jan Magill joins the firm in the Personal Financial Services practice.
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.
Bennett Thrasher director Matt Grosvenor authored the article, “Employee Benefit Plans Update” for the March/April 2013 issue of GSCPA’s Current Accounts. The article highlights recent changes to employee benefit plan audits and what auditors need to know to avoid making some common mistakes.
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.