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Jessica Bou Akar Promoted to Manager.

Dent Moses, LLP is pleased to announce Jessica Bou Akar has been promoted to manager, effective January 1, 2018. Jessica joined the firm as an intern in January 2012 and began full time in August of that same year. In her current role, Jessica provides assurance and taxation assistance for various industries including wholesale distribution,…
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Bri Wright earned the Certified Fraud Examiner designation.

Bri Wright, a manager at Dent Moses, has earned the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation. Bri specializes in employee benefit plan audits, pension and profit sharing plans, helping small business with audits and attestation engagements, tax planning, and tax compliance. Bri graduated from Samford University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting and Finance in…
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State and Local Taxes—Changing Limitations into Opportunities

The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) limits certain deductions, but there’s a way to transform limitations into opportunities that make a lasting difference. By now you know that the TCJA places a limitation on the deduction for taxes paid at the state and local level. Beginning in 2018, the aggregate deduction is…
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Tax Reform – Moves to Make Before December 31st

The final bill titled Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts (TCJA) is expected to be signed by the President before the Holiday recess. Fortunately, most of the substantial changes apply to years beginning in 2018. However, consider the following before the end of 2017: State and local tax deduction. Deductions – state, local, and real estate…
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Tax Reform Bill Key Points

With the House releasing a comprehensive 429-page tax reform bill last week, many people are curious as to how the proposed tax bill will impact their personal taxes as well as their businesses. We have outlined some key details of the House plan below, but it is important to note that the Senate is working…
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How to Protect your Identity After a Breach

With the major data breach that just took place with Equifax, many people are on high alert regarding their personal information and credit reports. If you are worried or concerned about protecting your personal information, you can place a fraud alert and/or a credit freeze on your credit report. Both of these options provide an…
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Equifax Breach – What To Do

We are sure you have heard about the breach at Equifax potentially affecting over 140 million people. If you have not done so already, we encourage you to check to see if your information has been compromised. Please go to the Equifax Credit Monitoring Enrollment link below and click “Begin Enrollment.” Equifax is offering credit monitoring for a…
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IRS Phishing Scheme

The IRS has published a warning against a new phishing scheme. This new email scam uses logos for both the IRS and the FBI and then asks you to click a link to fill out a questionnaire. Once you click the link, ransomware is downloaded to your computer. Please be aware that the IRS will…
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Kristen Francisco promoted to Senior Accountant.

Dent Moses, LLP is pleased to announce Kristen Francisco, CPA has been promoted to Senior Accountant, effective July 2017. She joined the firm in January 2015. Kristen is a graduate of Samford University. Originally from Nashville where both her parents are accountants, Kristen moved to Birmingham to attend school and continue the family tradition. While…
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