Written by: Brad Brown, CPA It is hard to believe that 2016 is drawing to a close. The new year will be here before we know it, but there is still time to take some last minute steps to reduce your 2016 tax liability.
Accounting Today announced the 2016 Best Midsized and Large Firms to Work For. Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith ranked #15! We can’t thank our wonderful employees enough for their great attitudes, great service and loyalty both to the firm and to each other.
BMSS would like to welcome and introduce the newest members of our team. We are fortunate to have the opportunity to add these talented professionals to our rank of wonderful employees. Please visit their bio pages under Our Employees to learn more about them! Jamey Carroll, Member and Katie Teichmiller, Senior Accountant, will be joining the brand new […]
What this might mean for M & As Written by Stephanie Huovinen, CPA The Federal Reserve has started raising U.S. interest rates. If you’re contemplating a business acquisition or sale in the near future, rate hikes and subsequent increases need to factor into your plans. Here are some issues to consider. Quiet season comes to […]
Written by Andrew A. Yerbey, Alabama Policy Institute Senior Policy Counsel In Alabama, we expect—quite rightly—our fellow citizens to pull themselves up by their own bootstraps. But what if there is a barrier between citizens and their boots, blocking them from reaching the straps? And what if that barrier is unwarranted, put there by the […]
Written by Amy Stapler, CPA “Behind every small business, there’s a story worth knowing. All the corner shops in our towns and cities, the restaurants, cleaners, gyms, hair salons, hardware stores – these didn’t come out of nowhere.” If you are a small business owner, you know this to be wholeheartedly true. Your business is […]
Written by Derrel Curry, CPA, CGMA Several accounting and reporting changes are effective for your calendar year 2016 financial statements or your fiscal year-end 2017 financial statements, collectively referred to as 2016 effective changes. Others are effective in future periods but are of such significance that the changes warrant your consideration and evaluation as soon […]
Birmingham’s Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith on Tuesday announced the firm is expanding its footprint into Huntsville, opening a new office located at 4245 Balmoral Drive. With nearly 100 clients in Northern Alabama and three team members already living and working in the area, opening a Huntsville office is both a strategic and a practical […]