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Year: 2012

Year end tax planning

November 27, 2012 by Andy Graf
Copeland Buhl
Copeland Buhl & Company prefers to be proactive in tax planning with our clients. This year, planning is a bigger challenge because unless Congress acts, the Bush-era tax cuts expire at the end of 2012, meaning large tax increases for some clients. Among the changes scheduled to take effect in 2013...
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Planning for Possible Changes in Your Audit Engagement

August 27, 2012 by Roger Donat
Copeland Buhl
As you plan for your next financial statement audit, there are changes in auditing standards that may impact your engagement. Statements on Auditing Standards (SAS) Nos. 122-125 (referred to as the Clarified Auditing Standards) introduce some changes that go into effect for financial statement audits for periods ending on or...
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QuickBooks Online or QuickBooks On Premises

April 20, 2012 by Aaron Thomas
Audit & Accounting
Intuit offers 3 flavors of QuickBooks “Online” – Simple Start $12.95/month, Essentials $26.95/month and Plus for $39.95/month.  Intuit offers “on premises” QuickBooks Pro $229.95/supported 3 years and QuickBooks Premier $319.95/supported 3 years.  I intentional do not speak of QuickBooks Enterprise as Intuit does not offer an online equivalent. By the...
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Protecting Your Data

April 18, 2012 by Aaron Thomas
Information Systems
Being an accounting firm we maintain a lot of confidential information.  We take securing this data very seriously.  Copeland Buhl employs current firewall and unified threat management solutions.  Reports from these devices are regularly monitored, and suspicious activity dealt with.  Regularly systems are scanned for vulnerabilities or potential misconfiguration. To protect client data,...
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