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  • 11.29.2016 - BlumShapiro 'Food Basket Campaign' prepares meals for Thanksgiving
    On November 19, top 100 firm BlumShapiro saw 50 of their own professionals, their families and friends help Christian Community Action (CCA) prepare 2,300 bags of food for New Haven seniors and families in time for Thanksgiving.
  • 11.29.2016 - BlumShapiro Consulting Client Wins Intacct Customer Success Award
    BlumShapiro Consulting, a division of Blum, Shapiro & Co, PC, the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England, today announced that its client IntegraMed is a recipient of the 2016 Intacct Customer Success Awards.
  • 11.11.2016 - IRS issues advisory: Transactions involving 'micro-captives'
    On November 1, 2016, the IRS issued Notice 2016-66 (Notice), designating a new "transaction of interest" (TOI) relating to certain captive insurance companies that make elections under Section 831(b) to be taxed only on taxable investment income (micro-captives). This designation expands the number of TOIs that must be disclosed by taxpayers under Treas. Reg. Section 1.6011-4 and by material advisors under Treas. Reg. Section 301.6111-3.
  • 11.08.2016 - Tom DeVitto was interviewed about the Thanksgiving Food Campaign!
    Tom DeVitto, Chief Marketing Officer, BlumShapiro was recently interviewed by Ray Anderson, General Manager of WQUN along with Bonita Grubbs, Christian Community Action.
  • 11.02.2016 - BlumShapiro Places in the Top Two of Five Categories in CT Law Tribune
    BlumShapiro, the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England, today announced it placed in the top two in five categories in the 2016 Connecticut Law Tribune’s Best of Survey Readers Poll.
  • 10.13.2016 - BlumShapiro again teaming up with CCA to provide Thanksgiving meals!
    Some 2,000 families and senior citizens in New Haven will once again enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal due to the efforts of Christian Community Action and BlumShapiro, according to a press release from the regional business advisory firm.
  • 10.13.2016 - Partner Jeff Ziplow Featured in Hartford Business Journal
    BlumShapiro Consulting Partner, Jeff Ziplow, was recently featured in the Hartford Business Journal with his article "Nonprofits, Municipalities, Schools Need to Protect Against Cyberattacks."
  • 10.12.2016 - BlumShapiro to Partner Again With Christian Community Action!
    BlumShapiro today announced it will partner with Christian Community Action (CCA) for the fifth consecutive year to provide Thanksgiving Day meals to more than 2,000 families and seniors in New Haven.
  • 10.05.2016 - Video: Pat Connolly on Channel 5 News Discussing Net Operating Losses
    A conversation with Pat Connolly featured on Channel 5 News.
  • 10.05.2016 - Radio Interview: Cybersecurity Overview
    Cybersecurity incidents have entered a pandemic mode with daily impacts being seen. These attacks are becoming more sophisticated and tougher to detect. In Jeff Ziplow's interview with Ray Dunaway, learn about some of the biggest issues in cybersecurity including ransomware and phishing attacks.
  • 09.29.2016 - Brian Renstrom Appointed Managing Partner of Massachusetts Offices
    BlumShapiro, the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England, today announced it is has appointed Brian A. Renstrom as the Managing Partner of its three Massachusetts offices.
  • 09.21.2016 - New Software Allows Tracking of Critical Event Details
    BlumShapiro Consulting, a division of Blum, Shapiro & Co, PC, the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England, today announced it has created Get Fest, a web-based app that provides valuable and critical event details. Learn more about the app
  • 09.20.2016 - BlumShapiro Announces New Tax Director
    BlumShapiro, the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England has announced the appointment of William L. Inchoco, J.D.,ITP/MPA, as Tax Director – International Tax Services.
  • 09.20.2016 - BlumShapiro Softball Showdown Benefits Best Buddies
    The 2nd Annual BlumShapiro Softball Showdown for Best Buddies took place on Friday & Saturday, September 16th & 17th at the Brayton Avenue Softball Complex in Cranston, RI. This tournament pairs up teams with Best Buddies High School programs from across the state to play in a two day softball tournament!
  • 09.15.2016 - BlumShapiro Repeats As Platinum Sponsor of Manufacturing Hall of Fame
    BlumShapiro, the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England, today announced it is again serving as the Platinum Sponsor of the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame 3rd Annual Induction Ceremony.
  • 09.15.2016 - BlumShapiro's Tom DeVitto discusses the 2016 survey of CT businesses
    The Connecticut Business & Industry Association Business Minute 2016: Survey of Connecticut Businesses.
  • 09.14.2016 - 10 Tips to Avoid Accounts Payable and Purchasing-Related Fraud
    There are numerous examples from all types of entities in which fraud related to accounts payable and purchasing has occurred, many times leaving business owners to wonder how something like this could have gone undetected.
  • 09.14.2016 - West Hartford BlumShapiro Announces New Tax Partner
    BlumShapiro announced on Tuesday the appointment of Alan Osmolowski, CPA, as Partner, Corporate Tax Services.
  • 09.14.2016 - Video: CT Business & Industry Association's 2016 Economic Update
    The 2016 Survey of Connecticut Businesses was released Friday, September 9 at the CT Economy conference. View the taping of the conference here.
  • 09.09.2016 - Despite Improving Profitability, State Firms Wary on Investment
    Produced by CBIA and the accounting, tax, and consulting firm BlumShapiro, the 2016 Survey of Connecticut Businesses examines the near-term outlook, export activities, workforce trends, technology investments, and legislative priorities of the state's business community.
  • 09.09.2016 - CBIA Survey: CT businesses likely to hold off on job creation - HBJ
    The 2016 Survey of Connecticut Businesses examined the near-term outlook, workforce trends, legislative priorities and other issues facing the state's business community. The Connecticut Business & Industry Association and accounting firm BlumShapiro produced the survey, which was released Friday at the Connecticut Economy conference at the Hartford Downtown Marriott.
  • 08.31.2016 - BlumShapiro to open new RI headquarters in Cranston - Cranston Herald
    BlumShapiro, the largest regional accounting and business consulting firm based in New England with offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, officially moved its Rhode Island headquarters into the heart of Cranston in early August.
  • 08.22.2016 - Five Questions With: Gregory Cabral
    Past and expected growth are key factors in BlumShapiro moving from Providence to Cranston, said Gregory Cabral, managing partner of the firm's Rhode Island office. Learn more with 5 questions with Rhode Island CPA Greg Cabral.
  • 08.17.2016 - BlumShapiro Sponsors Leadership Greater Hartford's Anniversary Gala
    BlumShapiro is proud to announce their sponsorship of Leadership Greater Hartford's (LGH) 40th Anniversary Gala and Polaris Awards on Tuesday, November 15 at the Bushnell Center for Performing Arts. This gala will be a celebration of the more than 20,000 constituents served who have benefited from their involvement with LGH over the past 40 years.
  • 08.12.2016 - BlumShapiro to Open New Rhode Island Headquarters in Cranston
    BlumShapiro, the largest regional accounting and business consulting firm based in New England with offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut, will officially move its Rhode Island headquarters into the heart of Cranston in early August.
  • 06.22.2016 - BlumShapiro Recognized For Exemplary Workplace Practices!
    BlumShapiro, announced it has been honored with a 2016 When Work Works Award for its use of effective workplace strategies to increase business and employee success.
  • 06.21.2016 - 7 Reasons You Should Consider Outsourcing Your Finance and Accounting
    Finance and accounting, while critical to business operations, is often urgent, but not important. Yet so many executives like you allow themselves to get distracted from these critical success factors by responding to inquiries, tracking down missing checks, making sure the books get closed accurately and reconciling accounts.
  • 06.17.2016 - BlumShapiro Announces Microsoft Cloud Platform Competency Achievement
    We are pleased to announce that BlumShapiro Consulting has earned our fifth Microsoft Partner Competency in Cloud Platforms. The Cloud Platform competency is awarded to partners who demonstrate deep expertise in delivering infrastructure and software as a service (SaaS) solutions on Microsoft Azure―a growing collection of integrated cloud services, including applications for analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage and web.
  • 06.13.2016 - BlumShapiro Employees Turn Into Teachers at Webster Hill Elementary
    For the seventh consecutive year, BlumShapiro volunteers will interact with more than 150 Webster Hill students in grades 3-5 in a day filled with interactive lessons about the fundamentals of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.
  • 06.06.2016 - Insights & Strategies Podcast: Cybersecurity – Securing Your Business
    During this podcast segment of Insights & Strategies with Barbara Lang, Jeff Ziplow and other experts discuss cybersecurity and how businesses can mitigate risk in today's insecure world. Topics include mitigating risk, the value of encrypting information and recent attacks.
  • 05.27.2016 - For the Seventh Year BlumShapiro Employees Turn Into Teachers
    Trading in their briefcases and smart phones for lessons plans and worksheets, 20 employees from BlumShapiro will serve as teachers in Junior Achievement’s JA In A Day program at Webster Hill Elementary School in West Hartford.
  • 05.25.2016 - Cyber Attacks – What Will This Cost Me?
    Cybersecurity breaches are making the headlines nearly every day. But what if the next time it was your business? What could the costs of a security breach be to you? The cost of a security breach is always higher than the cost of protection. It is important that you take a proactive approach to protecting your business from a cyberattack.
  • 05.23.2016 - Podcast Interview: Business Valuation, Gift and Estate Planning
    Closely held business interests can make up a large percentage of a client`s overall net worth. At the same time, these interests ultimately will be transferred by the client at some point in time, whether it`s by gift, at death, as part of a buy-sell agreement or some other wealth transfer technique, such as a sale to trust or a GRAT. Because fair market value of closely-held business interests is not readily attainable the way it is for a publicly traded interests, a business valuation can be imperative in order to determine a value that is both defensible against IRS audit and also considers available discounts.
  • 05.23.2016 - BlumShapiro Featured on Fox 61 for the Junior Achievement Career Walk!
    Twenty students from West Hartford's Hall High School, Conard High School and Kingswood-Oxford got an inside look at the range of businesses and career opportunities in West Hartford Center in the 3rd Annual JA Career Walk on May 11.
  • 05.18.2016 - BlumShapiro Junior Achievement Career Walk!
    Twenty students from West Hartford’s Hall High School and Kingswood-Oxford got an inside look at the range of businesses and career opportunities in West Hartford Center in the 3rd Annual JA Career Walk on May 11.
  • 05.18.2016 - 3rd Annual Career Walk An Eye-Opening Experience For WH Students!
    In the course of one day, West Hartford high school students got to experience what it might be like to work at a variety of businesses.
  • 05.16.2016 - BlumShapiro Announces American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Inductees
    BlumShapiro, founding Sponsor of The American Manufacturing Hall of Fame (AMHoF), has announced the 2016 Inductees of the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame at Housatonic Community College. The AMHoF celebrates the innovative history of American manufacturing, raises funds for educational programs and promotes awareness of Advanced Manufacturing, which is critical to the economy.
  • 05.13.2016 - Jeremy Race, Junior Achievement Interviewed on Ray Dunaway!
    Jeremy Race, Junior Achievement was recently interviewed on the Ray Dunaway Show about the Junior Achievement Career Walk!
  • 05.12.2016 - BlumShapiro teams up with Microsoft CityNext!
    BlumShapiro Consulting - a division of New England advisory firm BlumShapiro - announced on Monday their participation in Microsoft CityNext, a "partner-led initiative that empowers cities to be more sustainable, prosperous, and economically competitive with a simplified approach," per Microsoft's website.
  • 05.09.2016 - BlumShapiro Teams with Microsoft CityNext
    BlumShapiro Consulting, a division of Blum, Shapiro & Co, PC, the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England, today announced its participation in Microsoft CityNext, a global initiative empowering cities, businesses and citizens to re-imagine their futures and cultivate vibrant communities.
  • 05.03.2016 - 3rd Annual JA Career Walk Gives Students Insight into Businesses
    Thirty students from West Hartford’s Hall High School, Conard High School and Kingswood-Oxford will get an inside look at the range of businesses and career opportunities in West Harford Center in the 3rd Annual JA Career Walk on May 11.
  • 05.02.2016 - BlumShapiro and CCAT Team Up on Cybersecurity Services
    BlumShapiro, the largest business advisory firm based in New England, and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT), a nonprofit organization specializing in IT solution integration and development, are collaborating to help municipalities, school districts and not-for-profits strengthen their IT practices and mitigate cybersecurity risks.
  • 05.02.2016 - MetroHartford Alliance recognizes BlumShapiro for recent award!
    The 2016 Hartford Magazine Readers Poll has selected BlumShapiro as the "best accountant or CPA firm." Full results of the poll, which garnered more than 150,000 votes, will be released in the magazine's May issue. In other news, BlumShapiro Partner Janet M. Nahorney recently published an article on pitfalls in selecting an employee benefit plan auditor. It includes critical questions to ask during the auditor selection process. BlumShapiro is a Strategic Partner.
  • 04.25.2016 - BlumShapiro Selected as Best Accounting/CPA Firm in Hartford Magazine
    BlumShapiro, the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England, today announced it has been selected as the “Best Accountant or CPA Firm” in the 2016 Hartford Magazine Readers Poll.
  • 04.15.2016 - Consultant recommends ‘culture change’ for Brookfield finances
    A consultant hired to review town finances says a complete “culture change” is needed to fix a litany of flawed practices and procedures in the way taxpayers’ money is managed.
  • 04.08.2016 - Andrew Lattimer interviewed on the Run Dunaway Show!
    Tax filing season is an opportunity and should be treated as such. With that in mind, here are some tips that can allow filers to do just that, tips that are never too late to put into practical applications.
  • 03.22.2016 - BlumShapiro Repeats as #1 New England Firm in Accounting Today
    BlumShapiro, the largest New England-based regional accounting, tax and business consulting firm, today announced it has been selected as the #1 firm in the New England region for the second consecutive year by Accounting Today.
  • 03.22.2016 - Doing Business Internationally? The IRS Is Making You a Priority.
    A transfer price is the price charged for goods, services or intangibles that are sold or transferred between related legal entities within a multinational enterprise. Transfer pricing regulations require that a transfer price be arm’s length, meaning that the transfer price must be consistent with the price that would have been charged to an unrelated party.
  • 03.17.2016 - Learn the 5 Telltale Signs Your Business Has Outgrown QuickBooks
    Please join Cloud Accounting Blog Editor in Chief David Fionda, CPA, for a brief webinar on April 7, 2016 at 2PM EST to learn the 5 Telltale Signs that Your Company has Outgrown QuickBooks.
  • 03.15.2016 - Listen to BlumShapiro's Radio Spot!
    Listen to BlumShapiro's radio spot that will be running this spring on various MA Channels.
  • 01.28.2016 - Kask takes BlumShapiro's reins amid changing accounting landscape
    When Joseph Kask, the newly appointed CEO of BlumShapiro, the largest Connecticut-based accounting firm in Greater Hartford, assumed his role on Jan. 1, he knew he had big shoes to fill. He inherited a firm that, under the leadership of his predecessor, Carl Johnson, had not only expanded the services BlumShapiro offers — including a heightened focus on advisory services — but also increased its annual revenue from $14 million to $75 million over the past 14 years.
  • 01.22.2016 - Are Your Front and Back Office Communications Creating a Bottleneck?
    Firms that continue to grow quickly and aggressively work very hard to replicate this same experience with their customers and prospects. They do this by removing any barriers to the sales process by promoting instant communication and efficient collaboration between sales and finance.
  • 01.14.2016 - BlumShapiro Announces New Partners in RI, CT and MA Offices
    Jennifer Hogencamp recently was elected as a partner for BlumShapiro, in its Providence office.
  • 01.08.2016 - BlumShapiro Announces New Partner
    BlumShapiro, the largest regional accounting and business consulting firm based in New England with offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, has announced the appointment of a new partner, Ronald W. Nossek, CPA.
  • 01.08.2016 - BlumShapiro Elects Five New Partners
    BlumShapiro, the largest regional accounting and business consulting firm based in New England with offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, has announced the election of five new partners, Thomas Dearnley, CPA; James Harper, CPA; Jennifer P. Hogencamp, CPA, CHAE; William F. Murray, CPA/ABV, CFF, ASA; and Ronald W. Nossek, CPA.
  • 01.08.2016 - Fairfield Resident Elected Partner at BlumShapiro
    BlumShapiro, the largest regional accounting and business consulting firm based in New England with offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, has announced the election of a new partner, William F. Murray, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA.
  • 01.05.2016 - 4 Sure Fire Ways Your Company is Risking a Sales Tax Audit
    Here are four sure fire ways that your company is increasing its sales tax risk.
 

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