Blog Archives: 2019

2019 – Another Year of Optimism for Manufacturers

By Hillary Parker, CPA Looking back at our 2018 Manufacturing Survey, businesses expressed optimism for several reasons, including the political focus on manufacturing, movement on tax reform, reduced regulations, and improvements to healthcare. For our 2019 Manufacturing Survey, the outlook is still upbeat, with manufacturers expressing significant optimism for overcoming the following hurdles: Raw materials […]

How the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act Affects Washington Businesses

By Shareen Corlett, CPA Are you aware of the new Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave Act?  In 2018, Washington created a statewide insurance program hoping to strengthen companies by ensuring every employee has access to paid time off to care for themselves and their family.  Washington will be the fifth state in the […]

Gone Phishing: One Accountant’s First-Hand Experience With a Social Engineering Attack

As an auditor, I’ve seen my fair share of fraud attempts. But personally, I had not experienced such an attempt against an organization I was volunteering with – until now. I have the dubious distinction of being among the hundreds of thousands who have received a social engineering phishing email (i.e., solicitation of information by […]

IRS Provides Much Needed Guidance to Individuals Making Recent Large Gifts

Through recent proposed regulations on November 20, 2018, the IRS has noted that, for individuals who took advantage of the increased gift and estate tax exclusions from 2018 to 2025, there will be no claw back when current exemption levels are set to decrease after 2025. In general, estate tax planners across the board felt […]

Media Contact

Melissa Takade
Director of Marketing
Clark Nuber
Phone: 425-454-4919
Contact Melissa

Blog Archives

  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013