A Guide to the Different Types of Business Valuation MethodsJanuary 17, 2020

Different Types of Business Valuation

By: Roy H. Kvalo, CPA/ABV/CFF/CGMA, CVA, Director of Litigation & Valuation Services In 2018, 10,312 businesses exchanged hands across the United States. That was a 4% uptick in acquisitions from 2017. Various reasons might cause you to want to sell or buy a business. No matter the reason behind each transaction, the one constant is …

7 Effective Tax Saving Tips You Need to Know: 2020 EditionJanuary 17, 2020

7 Effective Tax Saving Tips

April is tax season, and for some people that can be scarier than Halloween. The average American can expect to pay a little over $10,000 a year in taxes, or 14 percent of their household income. That’s a sizeable tax bill and one that many people would rather not have to shoulder. Fortunately, there are …

Overview of Provisions of the SECURE Act Affecting IndividualsJanuary 9, 2020

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Congress recently passed and the President signed into law-the SECURE Act, landmark legislation that may affect how you plan for your retirement. Many of the provisions go into effect in 2020, which means now is the time to consider how these new rules may affect your tax and retirement-planning situation. Here is a look at …

Q4 2019 NewsletterJanuary 7, 2020

Q4 Curchin Newsletter

The latest issue of the Curchin Newsletter is here! You can look forward to reading about hot topics in accounting/tax/audit, firm news, and more! In this issue: 7 Effective Tax-Saving Tips You Need to Know: 2020 Edition. Read More

5 Reasons to Make the Switch to CurchinJanuary 7, 2020

5 Reasons to Make the Switch to Curchin

Whether you’re feeling lost in a large firm, needing more from a small firm, starting a new business or experiencing any of the other reasons why people change accountants, The Curchin Group can meet and exceed your expectations. As a mid-sized accounting firm that’s large on experience, we provide our clients with: 1. Personalized Service …

Wishing Curchin Partner David L. Ferullo a Happy RetirementDecember 11, 2019

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  Senior Audit Partner and CPA David L. Ferullo has embarked on his well-deserved retirement from the accounting and auditing world. Dave has been with our firm since 1977 and was a managing partner from 1988 to 2000. During his long and successful career, he developed expertise in accounting for homeowners’ associations, construction companies, and …

The 5 Keys to a Great Business Relationship with Your AccountantOctober 31, 2019

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Maintaining success in the A/E/C industry requires more than simply delivering on projects. Owners have tax planning, compliance, cash flow management, employee benefits, and many other financial controls to put in place alongside estate and succession planning. You need more than number crunching from your accountant, including: 1. Time Your CPA should invest in learning …

2019 Important Tax DevelopmentsAugust 19, 2019

Important Tax Developments

The following is a summary of important tax developments that have occurred in April, May, and June of 2019 that may affect you, your family, your investments, and your livelihood. Please call us for more information about any of these developments and what steps you should implement to take advantage of favorable developments and to …

What is Forensic Accounting? Everything You Need to KnowAugust 15, 2019

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There are 3,483 forensic accounting offices in the US. In 2018, it was a $4 billion industry. Thanks to an uptick of fraud happening to businesses, forensic accounting continues to be a growing business. In fact, most businesses lose around 5% of their total revenue each year to fraud. Small businesses with fewer than 100 employees are particularly vulnerable. …