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.
Bennett Thrasher’s Peter Stathopoulos, Shareholder, authored the article “Rise of State Tax Tribunals,” published in Accounting Today. As state and local tax compliance becomes increasingly complex, states are becoming more and more aggressive in their attempts to collect revenues, rendering existing mechanisms for resolving state tax disputes unworkable.
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.