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    Situation: Partnership (B) acquired another partnership (A). Individual partners in A are the same in B  From the point of acquisition, B reports all of A's activity as part of its own since A is now a disregarded entity In the same year, B ...

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    Thanks very much On 4/9/2021 9:38 AM, Donald Jamieson via The HUB wrote: There is a Working Draft TIR as of 04/05/21. You will want to amend the return to exclude PPP income. ...

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    If you're considering selling clients to Steve I'll give you $1.01 per client more that he's paying and a large coffee from Dunks. ------------------------------ Nicholas DiNatale CPA Proprietor DiNatale, CPA+ Stoneham MA 781-279-5103 -------------- ...

MSCPA CEO Blog: Amy's Angle

  • It’s now official. Last Thursday, Governor Baker signed the long-anticipated COVID-19 relief bill into law. The legislation includes language to conform to the federal tax treatment of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans forgiven in 2020, Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) advance grants received in 2020 and the Small Business Administration (SBA) debt relief payments made in 2020.    The bill also includes unemployment income forgiveness up to $10,200 for Massachusetts residents whose household incomes are at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. We know many of you have outstanding questions, and we are working with the Department of Revenue (DOR) to ensure those are addressed. In the meantime, click here to read the DOR guidance for this legislation.     The MSCPA and I are grateful to Governor Baker and every elected official who listened to our calls and supported this critical piece of relief for you and your clients across the state. I’m especially ...

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  • Lexington, Massachusetts, Essential Duties Include: Stone & Company is one of the region’s fastest growing independent CPA firms. We are seeking a talented individual who has a strong accounting background, a desire to become an integral part of our professional team and wants to be successful. Join us in our Lexington, MA office for a career that will be highly rewarding and interesting, with hands-in interaction with our family of clients. Essential Duties Include: Oversee and manage multiple client engagements; planning, executing, and completing engagements across several industries, including non-profits and small businesses. Develop and maintain excellent client relationships through superior customer service. Serve as the primary client contact on all related matters and directly interact with client owners and senior personnel . Education, Skills and Experience: Knowledge and use of ProsystemsFx Engagement and Prosystems Tax are key for this role; Experience: 2+ years of progressive CPA firm experience. More experience is a plus Background working on audits required - Some tax experience preferred Education: Bachelor’s in Accounting Prepare audit documentation, financial statements and related disclosures Keep current on industry developments and professional development through ongoing education Communicate with clients as needed Anticipate and address client concerns, issues as they arise Participate in firm initiatives aimed at continually improving the department’s processes and supporting infrastructure QuickBooks experience a plus Solid analytical skills Team-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability Strong leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills Strong verbal and written communication skills Progression towards CPA certification · Flexible team environment · Competitive Salary · Generous PTO Policy · 401k Plan with Employer Match · Health and Dental insurance · Small-firm environment among great people and great clients · National firm partners with deep technical expertise as resources for development
  • Braintree, Massachusetts, Leonard, Mulherin & Greene, P.C. (LMG), located in Braintree MA, is a dynamic, full-service CPA firm offering a team-oriented environment that fosters professional growth, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. We are seeking a highly motivated  Audit Senior with the following qualifications to join our team.    Bachelor of Science in Accounting required; Master of Science in Accountancy  preferred. Significant progress towards obtaining or having obtained CPA license. 3- 5 years  experience in public accounting with  2+ years of experience in a supervisory role for all aspects of audit engagements. Experience with CCH Profx Engagement and Profx Tax is a plus. Our compensation package includes: Competitive Salary 401(k) with Employer Contributions Generous Vacation Package Summer Flex Time Health Club Membership Subsidy Health and Dental Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts Life and Disability Insurance Coverage Professional Memberships (MSCPA, AICPA, etc.)
  • Westborough, Massachusetts, Join our fabulous team!  Positions are currently available. Are you looking to work with an accounting firm with an amazing culture and work-life balance? Escape from the office politics and late nights at your desk, leave the large CPA firm corporate rat race and join Smith, Sullivan & Brown P.C., a growing and well-established CPA firm in Westborough, MA.  We are cloud based and have top notch technology to support our new hybrid model of working from home/remote as well as in-office with flexible schedules.  We are currently seeking highly motivated, experienced individuals to join our audit team as an Audit Senior, including experienced seniors on track for Audit Manager and Audit Manager positions.  No mandatory overtime required! Excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic self-starter.  Pleasant office environment, family-friendly culture and team spirit, excellent benefits and compensation package.  If you are working toward CPA accreditation, we will provide support as you study for the CPA exam.  We will consider part-time applicants as well as full-time and flexible start date. 3-5 years in public accounting, ability to multi-task, nonprofit audit experience is a plus, team player, ability to communicate effectively with clients and co-workers, professionalism, dependability, integrity and trustworthiness.



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