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Bowman Presents for Rotary

Posted by Bowman & Co on Sep 17, 2018 3:00:00 PM
Bowman Presents for Rotary

This summer, Thomas J. Kleinhans, an Associate at Bowman & Company LLP, presented to 200 high school seniors at Stockton University as a part of the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA). In addition, he presented to the White Horse Rotary Club on the subject of Federal and New Jersey individual tax law changes.  The Stockton presentation consisted of teaching the students about credit cards, student loans, and their credit score (financial literacy). The students were selected by the various Rotary Clubs of District 7640 in conjunction with their respective high schools in the state of New Jersey.

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Topics: Events, #BowmanGivesBack

Alert: New SEC Reporting Requirements for Municipal Bonds

Posted by Carol A. McAllister, CPA, RMA, Partner on Sep 13, 2018 10:00:00 AM
Alert: New SEC Reporting Requirements for Municipal Bonds

On August 20, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to Rule 15c2-12 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. These amendments have added new required continuing disclosure obligations of municipal bond issuers and obligated parties.  

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Topics: Government Entities

Tackling College Costs

Posted by Bowman & Co on Aug 28, 2018 9:30:00 AM
Tackling College Costs

Does the prospect of paying college tuition for your kids make you panic? While college can be a major expense, there are ways to minimize the cost. Here are some tips that can help your student (and family) have a good college experience without spending a fortune.  

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Topics: Press Releases

Alert: Major Changes Made to Not-for-Profit Reporting Requirements

Posted by Michael Thilker, CPA, CITP, Manager on Aug 24, 2018 2:00:00 PM
Alert: Major Changes Made to Not-for-Profit Reporting Requirements

If you are involved in any 501(c)(3) organization, you’ll want to read this information carefully. Soon you will no longer need to disclose the names and addresses of your donors on Schedule B of Form 990 or Form 990-EZ. Public information on 501(c) organizations will still be available. This includes information on whether one or two donations are significantly larger than other contributions to the organization.

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Topics: Not-for-Profits

Making the Decision to Retire

Posted by Bowman & Co on Aug 21, 2018 9:30:00 AM
Making the Decision to Retire

You’ve worked hard and you’ve reached the point in your life when you’re considering retirement. How can you decide if the time is right? Here are a few questions t

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How Tax Reform Affects Tax Planning for C Corporations

Posted by Bowman & Co on Aug 17, 2018 11:00:00 AM
How Tax Reform Affects Tax Planning for C Corporations

One of the biggest changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is the permanent installation of a flat 21% federal income tax rate for C corporations for tax years beginning after 2017. The new 21% rate applies equally to personal service corporations (PSCs). (Under prior law, PSCs were taxed more heavily than other C corporations.)

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Bowman Employees Continue Community Service With Habitat for Humanity

Posted by Maryann Holloway, CPA, RMA, PSA, Senior Manager on Aug 16, 2018 2:45:06 PM
Bowman Employees Continue Community Service With Habitat for Humanity

The morning started sunny and 80 degrees; however, the temperature would rise to nearly 90 degrees before the day was over. This potentially humid day did not prevent ten volunteers from the management and staff of Bowman & Company LLP from gathering in Burlington, New Jersey, the location of a current housing project for Habitat for Humanity. These volunteers were Jennifer Buccieri, Sarah Donahue, Lauren Granate, Janice Grassia, Maryann Holloway, Stephen Morano, Mitchell Peiffer, Kelly Roche, John Ryan and Kaleigh Sawers.

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Topics: Not-for-Profits, Events, #BowmanGivesBack, Construction

Not-for-Profits Should Avoid These Fundraising Mistakes

Posted by Glen J. Walton, CPA, Partner on Aug 15, 2018 8:59:58 AM
Not-for-Profits Should Avoid These Fundraising Mistakes

We understand that as a nonprofit, you want and need to receive donations in order to thrive. Going about asking for donations the right way will help you the most in the long run. Here are some common fundraising errors and how you can avoid them:

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Topics: Not-for-Profits

Bowman Participates in NJCPA Kickball Tournament

Posted by Bowman & Co on Aug 13, 2018 4:43:54 PM
Bowman Participates in NJCPA Kickball Tournament

In July, 2018, Bowman & Company LLP had twelve employees participate at the 8th Annual Emerging Leaders Kickball Tournament sponsored by the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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Topics: Events, #BowmanGivesBack

The ABCs of Higher Education Tax Breaks

Posted by Bowman & Co on Jul 27, 2018 11:00:00 AM
The ABCs of Higher Education Tax Breaks

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) includes many changes that affect individual taxpayers. But, in terms of tax breaks for higher education, the new tax law generally maintains the status quo, with a few minor tweaks here and there. Here's the rundown on education-related tax breaks for 2018 and beyond.

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Topics: Government Entities, For-Profit Entities, Funeral Homes, Construction