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 […]
Written by Michael Eanes, CPA As technology continues to grow and affect each area of our lives and businesses, it becomes more and more important for technology and software companies to offer their customers assurance that their systems, processes and services are able to handle the ever-present threat of cyberattacks. Customers want to know that the […]
Written by Mark Underhill, CPA All across the country, various state and local governments have been trying to lure film and entertainment companies to their location to produce their next project. They entice films with various incentives ranging from state tax credits to sales and use tax exemptions, and everything in between.
Birmingham, AL – Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith (BMSS) begins its planned growth strategy across Alabama by announcing its merger with Himmelwright, Huguley & Boles, an Auburn-Opelika CPA firm. The merger will take place on January 1st, 2017 bringing the combined entity to a total of 140 employees. The firms will consolidate under the name […]