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30 Years of Roy, a Tax Accountant with a Legacy of Passion and Caring

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“Go west, young man” a friend advised a teenaged Roy back in his native South Africa. With a stellar swimming talent and top notch academic record, west he did go, landing in the Garden State at the tender age of 17 to attend Princeton University. A Classics Major Turns to Business Influenced by a high…

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Revenue Recognition Standard – What Nonpublic Entities Need to Know Today

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With autumn upon us in the Pacific Northwest, the accounting community is busy closing the third quarter’s books, updating forecasts and fine-tuning fiscal 2018 budgets. While on the home front, kids are settling into their school routines, homeowners are completing those forgotten outdoor projects and everyone will soon be searching for the perfect pumpkin to…

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11.1.17 Construction Industry 2018 Economic Outlook

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Topic: An Economic Outlook for the Construction Industry in 2018 Join us at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, from 4:00pm – 6:00pm. Special keynote speaker Dr. Tom Potiowsky will examine the question, “What lies ahead for the construction industry?” by discussing upcoming prospects, and the current economic outlook for 2018 for the major sectors of…

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10.26.17 Real Estate Connection

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Topic: The Evolution of Vancouver’s Waterfront Development Join us at the Hilton Vancouver Washington on Thursday, October 26, 2017, from 3:30pm – 6:30pm to hear a distinguished panel from both the public and private sectors discuss the vision that is unfolding. Registration for this event is now closed.

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How to Write a Killer Resume

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There are many things I love about my job: meeting new people; being a warm and friendly voice in a world of grumpy recruiters and impersonal recruitment processes; playing matchmaker (it’s fun when you match the right person to the right job!); serving as coach/big sister/pseudo-mom to college students who are going through fall recruiting….

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10 Years of Trent Baeckl, a Tax Accountant with Drive

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Golfing is fun; accounting is boring, or so young Trent Baeckl believed. Now a CPA and tax senior manager, Trent reflects on his ten years with the firm and the path that brought him to Perkins & Co. When Trent’s college professor suggested accounting as a career path, he thought ‘No way!’ Though he’d always…

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Oregon Legislature Passes $5.3 Billion Transportation Funding Bill

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On July 6th, 2017 the Oregon legislature passed the $5.3 billion transportation package (Oregon House Bill 2017) which is expected to be signed into law by Gov. Kate Brown. The bill, in part, raises revenue through a 0.5% excise (privilege) tax on dealers for the “privilege of engaging in the business of selling” new cars…

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Jared Holum Named President of Perkins & Co

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Portland, Ore. – June 29, 2017 – Perkins & Co, the largest locally owned accounting firm in Oregon, announces the appointment of shareholder and current Director of Assurance, Jared Holum, to the position of president effective July 1, 2017. Holum, 49, has been at Perkins since 2003, joining the firm as a manager in the…

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8.1.17 Women and Wine

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Topic: Celebrating Women in Business Join us at Windy Hills Winery on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, from 4:00pm – 6:00pm and make a toast to the female professionals who serve Southwest Washington. RSVP now

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Have You Thought About Your Retirement Strategy? (Part 3 of 3)

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Looking Back as I Start to Look Forward (Part 3 of 3) This is the last in a series of three posts I’ve written in anticipation of my retirement at the end of this June. One of the most common responses I receive when informing clients and associates about my pending retirement is, “What are…

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