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James Moody Appointed Chair-Elect of the ASCPA

Dent Moses is pleased to announce that James Moody has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA) for a one-year term beginning in June 2021.  The ASCPA is the statewide, professional membership organization representing over 6,000 Alabama CPAs in public practice, industry, government, and education. On being…
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Sam Estes Joins Dent Moses Team

Dent Moses LLP., is pleased to announce that Sam Estes recently joined the firm as a Staff Accountant. Prior to joining Dent Moses, he served as Staff Accountant at Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC., where he audited governmental entities and employee benefit plans, and prepared tax returns for corporations and individuals. He received his Bachelor…
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Dent Moses Partner and Manager Honored by UAB Collat School of Business and Birmingham Business Journal

Dent Moses Managing Partner, Mike Baker was named 2019 Accounting Alumnus of the Year, while Manager, Jessica Bou Akar was recognized as the 2019 Accounting Young Alumnus of the Year by the University of Alabama Collat School of Business. This is the first year the Accounting Young Alumnus award was presented making  Bou Akar the…
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act— The Death of Alternative Minimum Tax?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made major changes to the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT). The minimum tax was enacted in 1969. The idea was for high-income households (with lots of deductions) to pay their share of taxes. There was a problem, though. The AMT exemptions were never indexed for inflation, so as wages…
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—Changes to the Child Tax Credit

  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) brought major changes to the child tax credit. For tax years 2018 through 2025, the credit is doubled from $1,000 to $2,000 per qualifying child. In addition, up to $1,400 of the credit is refundable. What’s more, the income phase-out was expanded, which means more taxpayers will…
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Dent, Baker merges with Moses, Phillips to form Dent Moses, LLP

The addition of the Birmingham-based CPA firm will strengthen the new company’s offerings in all practice areas. December 8, 2015 Dent, Baker & Company, LLP announced they will join forces with CPA firm Moses, Phillips, Young, Brannon, & Henninger LLP, a highly respected full-service company, to create Dent Moses, LLP effective January 1st. The professionals…
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Hiring the Right Financial Professional: The Bookkeeper

Part one of four in a SmartMoney series If your company is like most, you are beginning to see welcome signs of financial recovery. But the memory of the recession has not faded, and vigilance about company finances must remain a top priority. I’ve seen too many businesses launch a search for a financial professional…
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