Items Tagged with 'Beene Garter'


Thinking about selling your family business to your kids?

August 17, 2018

If you’ve been thinking about passing your family business down to the next generation, you may be asking:

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Advisers say tax reform multiplies questions

Accountants, HR and payroll advisers seeing increase in calls about how law affects employees, company policies.

February 23, 2018
Local tax and human relations professionals are saying the biggest need following the federal tax overhaul is for enhanced communication between employers and employees. Read More

Accounting firm names partners

January 30, 2017
A local accounting firm has added three partners to its roster ahead of tax season. Read More

Technology creates greater opportunities for fraud

October 9, 2015
Eric Larson is a forensic accountant, which means he’s seen a fair share of fraud and embezzlement schemes during the course of his career investigating these crimes. Read More

Automatic 18 percent tip will disappear Jan. 1

New IRS rule says mandatory restaurant tips aren’t tips at all.

November 15, 2013
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Restaurant patrons who have been irritated by the 18 percent tip some places slap on a group check will have something to celebrate besides the new year on Jan. 1. Read More

Survey finds medical device makers confused about new tax

Beene Garter exec says understanding the excise tax will give firms a competitive advantage.

November 15, 2013
A local accounting firm recently released its findings from a survey of 30 decision-makers at bio-medical manufacturers on the relatively new medical device excise tax, and the outlook is not good. Read More

Forum looks at construction biz

September 6, 2013
The financial and legal aspects and pitfalls of the building business will be addressed and dissected at an upcoming forum. Read More

New IRS regulations may have farmers visiting their CPAs

Equipment repair rules take effect Jan. 1, even though the details haven’t been issued.

August 16, 2013
When it comes to business expenses, farmers “would expense everything if they were given the chance,” according to CPA Claude Titche at Beene Garter in Grand Rapids. Read More

Street Talk: For construction, it's all about the ethics

One-shop stopping.

November 3, 2012
A few weeks ago, the American Subcontractors Association of Michigan celebrated general contractors from throughout the West Michigan region. Prior to its annual event, the membership independently sent ballots to Beene Garter to tally for the award of Contractor of the Year. Read More