HTB Announces Two New Partners

HTB Announces Two New Partners

Hannis T. Bourgeois, LLP (HTB) is excited to announce Kyle K. Cook, CPA, CCIFP, CIT and Thomas J. Exnicios, CPA, CGMA have been promoted to Partner of the firm. Kyle Cook has twelve years of experience providing audit, assurance and consulting services to clients in the construction industry and employee benefit plans. A Certified Public … Continued

Changes to Tax Filing Deadlines

Effective for the 2017 tax-filing season, there are several important changes to the due dates for filing some federal tax returns. The new due dates are set for partnerships and C corporation returns, as well as FinCen Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) and several other IRS information returns. Due dates … Continued

Property Tax Update

Tax Update December 2016   Property Taxes As a result of the August floods, many properties in the affected areas had to be reassessed and property tax bills have been delayed. These property taxes may not be due until 2017. It is important to note that for 2016 federal income tax purposes, you can only … Continued

Would a Revocable Trust Be Beneficial for You?

When developing an estate plan, a revocable trust can provide many benefits that, in most cases, significantly outweigh the cost of setting one up. Here are three of the benefits of setting up a revocable trust. Benefit #1: You gain more flexibility when you plan for your estate. The trust allows you the flexibility to … Continued

Spotlight on Business Tax Trends

The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) is a nonpartisan Congressional committee that, among other things, assists in the analysis and drafting of proposed federal tax legislation and prepares reports that interpret newly enacted federal tax legislation. The JCT recently issued the Overview of the Federal Tax System as in Effect for 2016. Here are the … Continued

5 Tips for Managing Inventory

If you’re like many dealers, your vehicle inventory may have yo-yoed over the last few years. You likely experienced a glut of new cars during the recession, while used cars generally continued to move — sometimes with not enough supply to meet the demand. Then, typically, your manufacturer adjusted production, sending fewer cars — and … Continued

Important Update for Companies Who Lease Employees

Are you in compliance with the latest rulings from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)? If you’re among the thousands of employers who currently lease employees from staffing agencies, it may behoove you to take a look at what has changed. A 2015 ruling from the NLRB altered the legal landscape for many employers. The … Continued

A Checklist of Duties with Tax and Governance Implications

Documentation and accountability are always important in business, but even more so for a not-for-profit agency. The sheer number of duties can be daunting. That’s why it’s crucial to have tools which allow you to stay on top of the details. Here’s a chart which may help you stay organized and make tracking easier. Consult with … Continued

HTB Launches QuickBooks Training

Hannis T. Bourgeois is now offering QuickBooks Training courses to benefit you and your company!    Click here for more information and to register!

An Important Estate Planning Step to Take Now

The topic of estate planning may not be something you worry about. This might be the case if you don’t think you own enough assets to make your estate liable for the federal estate tax. But no matter what your net worth is, there is an important estate planning action you should take right now. … Continued