An asset to any business, CPAs and accountants have a multitude of challenges when it comes to staying on top of new laws and advising their clients. Recently, executives representing this industry met at the Las Vegas office of City National Bank to talk about the changes they’ve seen recently and what is on the horizon. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: CPAs
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Short and long-term financial goals for CEOs, other executives and business owners might include buying a home, putting their children through college, retiring at a certain age or leaving a legacy, perhaps their business, to their heirs. It’s important for high net worth people to determine now what they’d like to achieve, develop a plan to reach their goals, write it down and … [Read more...] about Wealth Management: Setting and Obtaining Financial Goals
In December 2017, President Trump signed the most comprehensive tax reform bill since 1986. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes significant changes to the tax filings for individuals and businesses. For personal filings, the individual maximum tax rate has been reduced to 37 percent from 39.6 percent. At the same time, personal exemptions have been eliminated and the … [Read more...] about Tax Law Update: What the Changes Mean for Business
“I remember as a child getting a telephone. Our number was 779 and the operator connected you to the person you wanted to call. Fast forward 65 years and look where we are today. Technology has revolutionized how we communicate, how we interact, how we conduct business and how we live.” Shelley Berkley | CEO and Senior Provost, Touro University Nevada “The day the fax machine … [Read more...] about What is the Most Significant Change You Have Seen in Your Lifetime?
Certified public accountants (CPAs) in Nevada are experiencing an interesting shift in their industry as tax laws change and experienced professionals work to train a new generation. Recently, executives in the CPA industry met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss both the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. Tarah Richardson, … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Accountants
“I am optimistic they will come together. Once the session commences, the realization usually sets in, that they were elected to do the people’s business and most understand that involves compromise.” Carole Vilardo | President, Nevada Taxpayers Association - “With internal leadership struggles appearing to now be behind us, policymakers can now get down to business and … [Read more...] about Are You Optimistic That Our Legislators Will Work Together This Session?
Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Hosts Groundbreaking Event for Clinic in Downtown Las Vegas Groundbreaking ceremony for VMSN’s new downtown Las Vegas clinic. Members of the community are invited to attend and receive information about the project. [Read more...] Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance's 'Engage Southern … [Read more...] about Groundbreaking for Downtown Las Vegas Clinic; Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada; Home Prices Holding Steady
Running a business is no small feat in today’s economic environment. The negative impact of declining tax revenues from America’s businesses and citizens has been felt in local communities. These falling revenues are resulting in unprecedented steps being taken by municipality after municipality across the country. Closer to home, the example of North Las Vegas’ efforts to deal … [Read more...] about Margins Tax Initiative: A Look at the Details
The Family Owned Business Awards are an annual event honoring companies in Southern Nevada. The event is sponsored by Fair, Anderson & Langerman and hosted by Nevada Business Magazine. There are 10 categories and three finalists in each category. Click here to view the finalists. … [Read more...] about Family Owned Businesses 2012: Finalists
Taxes are on a lot of people’s minds this time of year. Taxes mean grumbling and money out of pockets and coffers, whether an individual’s or a business’. But taxes also mean services, at all levels of government, from federal to local. In the stressed and struggling Nevada economy, as tax season threatens on the horizon, there are inevitable questions. Is Nevada still … [Read more...] about Tax Issues: Beyond the Numbers