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Hertzbach in Focus: Meet Andrew Schmidt

As the Special Olympics celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, we took some time to interview Andrew Schmidt, a staff accountant based in our Owings Mills office, who has been involved with the Special Olympics since 2012. Andrew’s brother Mike started his involvement as a Special Olympics Athlete in 2006 at the age of 12, participating…

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Hertzbach and Operation Backpack

Continuing our annual tradition with Volunteers of America Chesapeake’s Operation Backpack – the Hertzbach Volunteer Committee organized a drive and pulled together eight full backpacks for children ranging from Pre-K to high school. Additionally, several other boxes of supplies were collected. Operation Backpack is an initiative for our region’s most vulnerable children. Donations help provide backpacks,…

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Bret Carr featured in Mighty Guides’ Book on IT Outsourcing

Hertzbach’s Bret Carr, CPA, has been featured in the Mighty Guides, Inc’s, 8 Experts on Outsourcing IT for Strategic Advantage. This piece features eight IT experts who give their input on when and how a business should outsource their IT services. Bret Carr, CPA, is a partner at Hertzbach and has served as the Chief…

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Beat the Summer Heat and Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week

Just in time for back to school shopping, Maryland apparel retailers are beginning a week of tax-free sales. The second Sunday of August to the following Saturday is designated as Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week each year. That means qualifying apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are exempt from the state sales tax. Accessory…

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Hertzbach named a Top Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting

Hertzbach & Company, P.A. was named a top firm by INSIDE Public Accounting. INSIDE Public Accounting  is an independent newsletter for analyzing news, trends, best-practice strategies and insider information in the public accounting industry. This special report of  accounting firms throughout the US gathered data to build a list of 300 Top Firms. Hertzbach  debuted…

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Rob Carter named to NACVA Valuation Standards Board

Robert Carter, MS, CPA, CVA, CFE, CEPA, was named to the National Association Of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) Standards Board (SDB.) The SDB’s purpose is to promulgate NACVA’s Standards throughout the business valuation provider and user communities. This is achieved by addressing issues in the business valuation community and providing interpretations, amendments, restatements, and new releases of…

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Guidance on Blended Tax Rates for Corporations with Fiscal Year-ends

The IRS issued further guidance on April 16, 2018 regarding blended tax rates for C-Corporations with a fiscal year-end.  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) changed the graduated corporate tax rate to a flat tax rate.  This change is effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017.  What about fiscal year-ends that include…

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Cryptocurrency and Your Taxes

Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency, such as Litecoin and Ethereum, have been attracting increasing interest from individual investors and the media. As CPAs who are interested in tax and finance, we’re paying close attention, too. Hertzbach advises taxpayers and prepares returns for cutting-edge investors who are trading in cryptocurrency. We’re staying up-to-date on related…

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Hertzbach in Focus: Meet Ben Lee

As a certified public accounting and consulting firm,  Hertzbach’s traditional “busy season” begins mid-January and technically ends on the personal tax filing deadline date each year (in 2018 that date was April 17). Due to our wide-ranging client base, there are many statutory deadlines, clients with non-calendar fiscal years, and consulting and outsourcing projects throughout…

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