Taxes and Accounting

Taxes and Accounting

Taxes and Accounting News from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

Taxes and Accounting

Taxes and Accounting
Taxes and Accounting News from Mortgage & Finance News magazine

News: Informative Research Announces Manual VOI Integration with Veri-Tax to Improve Mortgage Verification Services

Mortgage and Finance News: (GARDEN GROVE, Calif.) Informative Research, a leading technology platform that delivers data-driven solutions to the lending community, announced the integration of Veri-Tax, the market leader in delivering the industry's fastest verifications, into its proprietary Verification Platform. The integration merges Informative Research's platform with Veri-Tax's verification services so lenders can access advanced validation tools that elevate the accuracy and reliability of borrower information.

News: Tax Relief CPA Alerts Delinquent Taxpayers as IRS Intensifies Collection Efforts and Audit Activities for 2024

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) James Cha, a CPA and a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist from Ace Plus Tax Resolution, alerts that the IRS is ramping up collections and tax audits in 2024, and urges taxpayers to act with tax relief strategies. If you haven't received IRS notices recently about unfiled returns or unpaid taxes, expect that to change. The IRS is hiring more auditors and resuming collection notices aggressively. Be prepared for stepped-up IRS collections efforts in 2024.

News: Tax attorney to millionaires, Allie Petrova, warns about new IRS tactics against taxpayers

Mortgage and Finance News: (GREENSBORO, N.C.) It is official now: The Internal Revenue Service is going after high-income taxpayers who need to be filing returns, reporting income, and coming to terms with overdue taxes, penalties, and interest, cautions renowned tax attorney and national speaker Allie Petrova, founder of Petrova Law PLLC, a premier tax resolution law firm.

News: IRS Solutions Releases IRS Advance Notice, Innovative Tax Resolution Platform Feature that Tracks and Alerts Users to IRS Transcript Changes

Mortgage and Finance News: (VALENCIA, Calif.) IRS Solutions® announces the addition of IRS Advance Notice™ (IAN) to the industry's favorite tax resolution platform. The new feature detects and alerts tax professionals to changes on client IRS transcripts, often months in advance of official notification by mail. CPAs, Enrolled Agents, Attorneys and other tax specialists can work less, earn more, and enjoy steady year-round income with IAN.

News: KROST Is Ranked Among CalCPA’s Top 150 Firms

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) KROST CPAs and Consultants has been named one of the Top 150 Firms for 2023-2024 by CalCPA. This award recognizes the firm, with 100% membership. The company is ranked 33rd on the list. The recognition reflects KROST's dedication to professional development and the CalCPA organization.

News: EnergyCAP Recognized as a Leader in Energy Management Software by Independent Research Firm

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOALSBURG, Pa.) EnergyCAP, a leading provider of energy and sustainability enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, proudly announces its prestigious placement in the top right leader quadrant of the Verdantix Green Quadrant: Energy Management Software 2023. This accolade underscores EnergyCAP's commitment to delivering innovative and effective solutions in the energy & sustainability management sector.

News: TMC Emerging Technology Fund LP Invests in Halcyon

Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation's largest independent cooperative network serving the mortgage industry, announced today that the TMC Emerging Technology Fund LP (the "Fund") has made its latest investment in Halcyon. Halcyon's suite of services provides financial institutions with a 360-degree financial relationship with its customers by affordably expanding their offerings to include investment advisory, IRS transcripts and tax preparation services.

News: INSIDE Public Accounting Ranks KROST Among Top 100 Firms in the US in 2023

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) has named KROST CPAs & Consultants Top 100 Firm in 2023. The firm ranked 73rd on the prestigious Top 100 list. KROST along with other recipients of these distinguished awards are highlighted in IPA's monthly newsletter. KROST has been named Top 100 firm for the third year in a row.

News: Celebrating Growth and Expertise: Matthew Weber Promoted to Principal at KROST

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) KROST, a leading CPA and consulting firm, is thrilled to announce the promotion of Matthew Weber to the esteemed position of Principal. Matthew's dedication, experience, and exceptional contributions have led to this well-deserved advancement within the organization.

News: For the Second Year, PitBullTax Named to the 2023 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

Mortgage and Finance News: (CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.) PitBullTax Software, the Nation's Leading Tax Resolution Software for CPAs, EAs and Tax Attorneys has revealed it has won a spot on the 2023 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America for the second year in a row.

News: Oxnard California Awards Avenu Insights & Analytics With a Sales & Use Tax Auditing Contract

Mortgage and Finance News: (OXNARD, Calif.) Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu), the leading provider of software administration and revenue recovery solutions for state and local governments, has achieved a significant milestone with the award of a Sales & Use Tax Auditing (SUTA) contract by the City of Oxnard, California.

News: Walker Reid Strategies, Inc. announces the launch of a new division providing outsourcing engineering services

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOCA RATON, Fla.) Walker Reid Strategies, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of a new division that provides outsourcing engineering services. The division will support MEP firms, architects, engineers, ESCOS, and LEED professionals by supplementing labor shortages and reducing costs through energy modeling, BIM, and code compliance services.

News: Sustainable Organizations Embrace EnergyCAP’s Complete Suite of Energy and Sustainability ERP Solutions

Mortgage and Finance News: (STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) EnergyCAP, a renowned provider of energy and sustainability enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, proudly announces The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and The University of New Mexico (UNM) have adopted EnergyCAP's newest solutions: CarbonHub and Wattics, making them the first customers to embrace EnergyCAP's complete solution suite.

News: Tax Help MD Provides Five Steps to Help Small Corporations Calculate QBI

Mortgage and Finance News: (WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) Tax Help MD helps self-employed individuals and small businesses to resolve tax issues. From basic tax filings to more complex situations, Tax Help MD wants its clients to come out on top. That's why it empowers them with information, so they can get the best tax benefits available.

News: JTC CPAs Takes Home Top Honors at Idaho’s Best Awards 2023, Solidifying Their Place as State’s Premier Accounting Firm

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOISE, Idaho) JTC CPAs, a leading accounting firm based in Idaho, is thrilled to announce their recent award-winning recognition as the 2023 best accountant in both Treasure Valley and statewide in Idaho. Winning the 2023 Best CPA for Treasure Valley and Best Statewide Accountant in Idaho awards is a great achievement for JTC CPAs, and it reflects the firm's dedication to excellence in the field of accounting.

News: Accounting Today Names KROST Top 100 Firm and Regional Leader 2023

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) KROST has been recognized as a Top 100 Firm by Accounting Today for the third year in a row. The firm ranked 72nd with a 16.60% change in revenue from the previous year. In addition, KROST has also been named a Regional Leader of 2023. The firm recently launched a new service, KROST Fund Admin Solutions, to further assist and add value for their clients.

News: Tax Court Case: Engineering Firm Overstated §179D Energy Efficient Commercial Building Property Deduction

Mortgage and Finance News: (COLUMBUS, Ohio) In a recent case, Michael Johnson, et ux. v. Commissioner, the tax court denied the majority of a taxpayer's Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deduction under IRC §179D since it claimed a §179D Deduction exceeding the cost of the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Property (EECBP), says ICS Tax, LLC.

News: Avenu Insights & Analytics Selected as Administrator for the City and County of Honolulu’s Transient Accommodations Tax

Mortgage and Finance News: (HONOLULU, Hawaii) Avenu Insights & Analytics (Avenu) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by the City and County of Honolulu to provide tax administration for transient accommodations tax (TAT), an important revenue source for the agency and its citizens.

News: KROST Welcomes Grant Miller as Principal of Tax

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Los Angeles-based CPA firm, KROST CPAs & Consultants, welcomes Grant K. Miller, CPA, EA, as Principal of Tax. To begin his new role as Tax Principal, Grant will be based in our Woodland Hills office and he will provide direction and leadership to further the success of our tax department. He will also work closely with clients to manage their expectations for deliverables, services, and budgets.

News: EnergyCAP expands offering to include financial-grade carbon accounting

Mortgage and Finance News: (BOALSBURG, Pa.,) EnergyCAP, a leading provider of energy and sustainability enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, today announced the launch of CarbonHub, a new solution that offers financial-grade carbon accounting and sustainability reporting.

News: Asset Defense Team and Vast Solutions Group Do Joint Venture

Mortgage and Finance News: (SEATTLE, Wash.) Asset Defense Team and Vast Solutions Group, Inc. are pleased to announce their joint venture, AssetDefenseAdv.com. This partnership brings together two leading companies in the asset protection and tax strategy industry, combining their expertise and resources to provide top-quality services to clients around the globe. The advanced platform is called "Einstein" and is currently in Beta 1.0.

News: Strategic Benefits Advisors offers guidance for plan sponsors as they seek to comply with landmark SECURE 2.0 retirement legislation

Mortgage and Finance News: (ATLANTA, Ga.) Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors, Inc. (SBA) issued a statement today outlining provisions of the newly enacted SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (SECURE 2.0) that are likely to affect most medium to large retirement plan sponsors.

News: Maxwell CPA Review provides online CPA courses to prepare students for the U.S. CPA exams

Mortgage and Finance News: (ORLANDO, Fla.) A new exam-prep company is helping students to pass the U.S. CPA exams in droves. Maxwell CPA Review was founded by Kyle Ashcraft, CPA and provides online CPA courses to prepare students for the U.S. CPA exams. Kyle passed all four CPA exams with a 90 and above, in only six months. Now he works to equip students with the same tools that prepared him for his exams.

News: Absolute Trust Counsel to Hold Free Virtual Trust Administration Event for California CFPs and CPAs

Mortgage and Finance News: (WALNUT CREEK, Calif.) Leading Bay Area estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel will host a free virtual event, The Absolute Trust Academy Trust Administration 101, on October 28, 2022, to equip CPAs and CFPs with a stronger knowledge of trust administration processes. The webinar is aimed at enhancing advisors' client services and relationships.

News: KROST Acts as Exclusive Financial Advisor for American Range in Sale to Hatco

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) American Range, a privately held manufacturer of commercial and residential cooking appliances, was sold to Hatco, an employee-owned manufacturer of warming, cooking, sanitizing, and cooling equipment. KROST CPAs & Consultants acted as the exclusive financial advisor to American Range in its transaction to Hatco Corporation.

News: INSIDE Public Accounting Names KROST Best of the Best Firm and Top 100 Firm

Mortgage and Finance News: (PASADENA, Calif.) KROST CPAs & Consultants was recognized as the Best of the Best Firm and Top 100 Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting in 2022. Based on revenue, KROST was ranked 75th among the largest firms in the country, out of nearly 600 firms. With a net revenue of greater than $65 million, KROST was able to rise from the firm's previous ranking of 81st in 2021's IPA Survey and Analysis of Firms.

News: Matthew Weber and Jonathan Louie Appointed to KROST’s Principal in Development Program

Mortgage and Finance News: (Matthew Weber and Jonathan Louie Appointed to KROST's Principal in Development ProgramLOS ANGELES, Calif.) Los Angeles-based CPA firm, KROST CPAs & Consultants, appoints Matthew Weber, CPA, MAcc, and Jonathan Louie, CPA, MST, to join KROST's Principal in Development (PID) program.

News: PitBullTax Software Named to the 2022 Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

Mortgage and Finance News: (CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.) PitBullTax Software, the Nation's Leading Tax Resolution Software for CPAs, EAs and Tax Attorneys has revealed it has won a spot on the 2022 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America.

News: KROST Announces Paren Knadjian as Principal of M&A and Capital Markets and Brad Pauley as Principal of Tax

Mortgage and Finance News: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Los Angeles-based CPA Firm, KROST CPAs and Consultants announced Paren Knadjian as Principal of M&A and Capital Markets and Brad Pauley as Principal of Tax. Knadjian has successfully completed over 200 M&A and Capital Markets transactions worth over $1 billion.

News: IRS Releases Updated Practice Unit for Auditing the 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction

Mortgage and Finance News: (EGAN, Minn.) The IRS Large Business and International (LB&I) Division released an updated Practice Unit for its agents to audit the 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction (179D Deduction), ICS Tax, LLC announced today. It confirms that taxpayers can use the ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007 rather than newer, more strict standards but also could be an indication that the IRS will have added scrutiny on 179D projects.