Jason Hijuelos Relocates to Expand HTB’s Audit Practice in New Orleans

Jason Hijuelos Relocates to Expand HTB’s Audit Practice in New Orleans

Hannis T. Bourgeois, LLP (HTB) expands their New Orleans’ audit practice with the addition of Audit Senior Manager, Jason Hijuelos, CPA, CVA, CGMA.    Jason has been a part of the audit department working from the firm’s Baton Rouge office for four years.   He has more than fifteen years of experience in both public and corporate … Continued

A Strategic Plan Should Also Include a Succession Plan

Many small businesses prepare — and regularly update — a strategic plan, but many overlook this important task. Whether your business falls into the “have” or a “have-not” category, a strategic plan can be an invaluable resource to help your company accomplish its ultimate objectives. And part of this process involves having a succession or exit … Continued

Understanding Recent Changes in Louisiana State Sales Tax Legislation

During the recent 2016 First Extraordinary Session of the Louisiana Legislature, several changes were made to Louisiana tax law.  The changes made in an effort by legislators to eliminate the current fiscal year’s deficit and close the projected shortfall for next year may impact your organization Act 25 (House Bill 61) and Act 26 (House … Continued

HTB Names Amy Varnado as New Partner

Hannis T. Bourgeois, LLP (HTB) continues as one of the largest certified public accounting and advisory firms in south Louisiana with the announcement of a new partner promotion.  The firm is pleased to announce the promotion to partner of Amy N. Varnado, CPA, in the tax practice. Amy Varnado has practiced public accounting for the … Continued

A Gift from Uncle Sam: Congress Passes the Extenders Package

In the spirit of the holidays, the federal government is giving taxpayers another reason to celebrate:  Congress has passed a better-than-expected tax law that goes beyond a one-year extension of key tax breaks.  Several provisions may produce significant savings for taxpayers in 2015.  Here are the details on which expired tax provisions have been extended … Continued

HTB Expands Tax Practice with Addition of Debbie Moran

Hannis T. Bourgeois, LLP (HTB), one of the largest accounting, tax and consulting services firms in Louisiana, is pleased to announce the addition of Debbie Moran as a Senior Manager in the firm’s tax practice. A certified public accountant with more than 25 years of experience in public accounting, Debbie Moran spent 10 years with HTB … Continued

Boosting Profitability Through Your Financial Statements

Construction niche audit partner, Ronnie Stamper’s article, “Light the Way: Boosting Profitability Through Your Financial Statements,” was the “Financial Feature” of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.–Pelican Chapter July newsletter. Light the Way: Boosting Profitability Through Your Financial Statements When it comes to making sense of dollars and cents, contractors may often feel like they’re … Continued

Health Insurance Reimbursement Plans–Important Reminders

With the recent decision from the United States Supreme Court to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordability Act, we want to remind you of some important issues facing employers. Most of you are aware of the highly publicized requirements for all individuals to have health insurance coverage and for large employers (those with 50 or … Continued

Michelle Archambault Quoted In Biz New Orleans Article

Michelle Archambault, Senior Manager in the New Orleans office, was recently quoted in a Biz New Orleans article titled “Next Year Will Be Better: What Individuals and Small Businesses Can Do Now to Make Next Year’s Tax Season Less Taxing.”  Read the full article here.  http://www.bizneworleans.com/Biz-The-Magazine/April-2015/Next-Year-Will-Be-Better/