July 2013

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Perkins & Co Announces Promotions

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It’s been a wonderfully busy year for us. In addition to adding two shareholders, we’d like to announce the promotions of the following individuals: Jared Holum – Director of Assurance Megan Whalen – Audit Senior Manager Trent Baeckl – Tax Senior Manager Erik Weaver – Audit Manager Alla Meyers – Tax Manager Cindy Whitcomb –…

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Perkins & Co Adds Two Shareholders

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July 23, 2013 Portland, Ore. – Perkins & Co, Portland’s largest locally owned public accounting firm, is excited to announce the promotion of Susan Sterne and Daniel Monaghan from Principal and Senior Manager respectively to Shareholder.  Both started with Perkins in 1999, and serve Perkins’ core clients: individuals and their closely-held, often multi-generational companies in…

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Our client survey score moves up even higher!

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At Perkins, one of our most sacred and fundamental values is to walk our talk. When you think about it, how can accountants function any differently?  For example, we are extremely committed to making our community a better place to live and work, so we sponsor over 75 nonprofit and professional organizations every year. We…

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Corporations: Beware “Corporate Records Service” Mailing!

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Some of our clients are reporting that they have received a “2013 – Annual Records Solicitation Form” from Corporate Records Service. This official-looking form provides spaces to report shareholders, directors and officers, and instructs you to include a check for $125. It’s all very convenient – but it is also likely unnecessary for your business. …

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Tax Simplicity

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“If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.” -Albert Einstein Not surprisingly, taxes…are…complicated! Reducing tax complexity has gotten a lot of press lately and even some congressional support! However, at least for the foreseeable future, we will continue to have a tax system that is downright difficult to…

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Employer Health Insurance Mandate Delayed until 2015

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The Treasury Department announced yesterday that it has decided to delay the effective date of the employer health insurance mandate for one year until January 1, 2015. Under the Accountable Care Act (ACA), employers with more than 50 employees who fail to provide affordable health insurance to their full-time employees could have faced a “shared…

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