Inside Views

  • Michael Savoy of Gumbiner Savett honored with National Jewish Health's 'Humanitarian Award'

    April 28, 2016

    Michael Savoy, senior shareholder at Santa Monica-based firm Gumbiner Savett, is being honored with the Humanitarian Award at the National Jewish Health and Los Angeles Professional Services "Black and White Ball," the firm announced this week. The event will be held June 4, at the Skirball Cultural Center, in West Los Angeles.

  • TaxAct to Launch Sweepstakes for Tax Pros

    April 27, 2016

    TaxAct plans to launch a new sweepstakes next week for tax professionals to celebrate the end of tax season.

  • NSBN's 23rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament benefits Concern Foundation and UCLA

    April 27, 2016

    Century City's NSBN, CPAs & Business Consultants again honored the Concern Foundation as the beneficiary at the firm's 23rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament, held this past November. The Concern Foundation's mission statement is to "CONquer CanCER Now," and has, to date, funded over 700 cancer research scientists across the country and abroad.

  • Leveraging Technology to Enhance Bookkeeping

    April 27, 2016

    Disruptive technologies are adding urgency across all industries, accounting included, with clients and staff alike held to greater expectations regarding the quality and timeliness of services and products.

  • Pathways to Growth: Not All Fish Need Audits

    April 27, 2016

    Market segmentation and why your firm should be doing it

  • MSU professor elected president of American Accounting Association's board of directors

    April 27, 2016

    Montana State University announced this week that Anne Christensen, accounting professor at the University's Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship, has been elected president of the American Accounting Association’s Board of Directors. Christensen’s election will see a one-year term beginning this August, followed by a one-year term as president and another as past-president.

  • PATH Act Improves Realty Tax Breaks, But Introduces New Complications: Part II

    April 26, 2016

    As a general rule, the cost of commercial real estate improvements is recovered over a painfully long period of 39 years via straight line depreciation only.

  • Leveling the Global Commerce Playing Field for SMBs

    April 26, 2016

    Global shipping and international trade have been reserved historically for big companies with the resources required to manage the disparate steps involved in moving shipments worldwide. After managing “big trade” for some of the largest companies in the world, I believe the real global trade opportunity is with small and midsize businesses. But SMBs are likely flying blind (and under your radar); they need your help.

  • Rosenberg Survey Open for Business

    April 26, 2016

    The annual Rosenberg Survey of CPA firm management is preparing to get underway.

  • ICPAS holds 2nd annual 'Jumpstart to Accounting' event for soon-to-be professionals

    April 26, 2016

    Last Friday, the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) held their annual Jumpstart to Accounting event, in which students representing 25 colleges and universities got to learn more about the transition to the professional world with the help of some of Chicago's biggest firms.