Dent, Baker Blog

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Unclaimed Property – Could Some Of It Be Yours?

Each year, unclaimed or abandoned assets are turned over to Alabama Unclaimed Property by financial institutions and businesses that lose contact with the owners. Currently, there is more than $400 million in unclaimed funds being held by the State of Alabama. These assets may be in the form of cash, stocks, uncashed checks, utility deposits,… Read more »

Jessica Bou Akar recognized for her service as the ASCPA’s 2017 Golf Tournament Chair.

Jessica Bou Akar, a senior accountant at Dent Moses, LLP, was recognized by the Alabama Society of CPAS for her service as the 2017 Golf Tournament Chair. The ASCPA annual golf tournament benefits the Exceptional Foundation of Birmingham and the ASCPA Educational Fund, which provides scholarships to students all across the state. Jessica is involved… Read more »

Cindy Bryan received the JLB’s Women to Watch award.

Birmingham, AL | Cindy Bryan, CPA has been awarded the Junior League of Birmingham’s Women to Watch award. This award highlights the accomplishments of women who have emerged as leaders in their first five years of volunteering with the Junior League of Birmingham. Cindy served as Chair Elect of the Shop Save & Share Committee… Read more »

Where’s Your Refund?

If you have not received your refund, the IRS and state governments have tools  to check the status – including mobile apps. You’ll need basic data like your social security number and the exact amount of anticipated refund. Where’s My Refund? Federal Federal – IRS2Go mobile app Alabama The IRS website updates only once per… Read more »