The most recent issue of Oz Magazine, a publication directed at professionals in the visual communication industry, featured an article by Peter Stathopoulos: “Stacking the Deck: Stacking Federal and State Tax Incentives to Reduce Investor Risk in Film and TV Production.”
As 2013 came to a close, Bennett Thrasher LLP saw growth not only in profitability, but also in leadership. Five new partners have joined the partner ranking bringing the total number to 28.
2013 proved another successful year for Bennett Thrasher LLP; the Firm received four national and two local awards. Chief Operating Officer, Gary Edwards remarked on the Firm’s growth and success: “The recognition Bennett Thrasher received in 2013 is a direct reflection of the commitment of our partners and associates. Our growing team’s dedication to quality client service has resulted in an unprecedented rate of growth for the Firm, in terms of both revenue and profitability.”
At Bennett Thrasher, we absolutely love having interns, and with the New Year already beginning, Spring Internships will soon be starting.
Manufacturers, working in a labor-intensive industry, are being hit particularly hard as employment costs continue to rise in the US. Industry Week recently published “Strategies to Reduce Rising Employment Cost” by Bennett Thrasher’s Rick Rosell, which offer tips on strategies that can ease some of this pain.
Last month, as we were gathering with family and friends to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday and some wonderful food, the Internal Revenue Service issued their final regulations guiding taxpayers on how to calculate the new Net Investment Income Tax.
Bennett Thrasher pleased to announce the issuance of the inaugural edition of the Bennett Thrasher Foundation Annual Report. The purpose of the Annual Report is to highlight both the accomplishments and impact the Foundation has made in the community.
Bennett Thrasher PC is pleased to announce that it was recently named as one of the 2013 Best Accounting Firms to Work For by Accounting Today.
In December 2013, Today’s Medical Developments published an article, “Medical Device Excise Tax,” shedding light on a topic that, for many small to midsized businesses in the US, is causing much frustration and confusion.
Bennett Thrasher PC was recently recognized as “Best Full-Service Accounting Firm” and “Best Forensic Accounting Firm” in the Daily Report’s second annual Best Of supplement, honoring the vendors that Georgia lawyers and firm administrators turn to first to keep their lives and their practices on track.
In 2008, Georgia passed legislation that allows taxpayers to donate or redirect a portion of their Georgia income tax liability to qualified private schools in Georgia. The schools then use these funds to provide scholarships for qualified children ranging from Pre-K through 12th grade. In 2013, Georgia allocated $58 million to fund this program and all of the funds were claimed by the private schools by early May.
Bennett Thrasher Manager Stephen Bradshaw’s “Year-End Planning Important for Small Biz” was recently published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The article reveals some lesser-known Georgia-specific tax saving opportunities small businesses can take advantage of to maximize the effectiveness of their year-end tax planning.