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10 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your Personal Financial Position

Posted by Bowman & Co on Jan 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM
10 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your Personal Financial Position

Have you ever kept a New Year's resolution for the entire year? Every January, millions of Americans make promises to eat less, exercise more and save for the future. But most resolutions are forgotten by spring.

However, there are ten promises that relate to your financial health that you can't afford to abandon.

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Topics: Professional Services, Construction, Funeral Homes, Not-for-Profits, Government Entities, For-Profit Entities

Bowman's Team Walks for the American Heart Association

Posted by Bowman & Co on Jan 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Bowman's Team Walks for the American Heart Association
On November 10, 2018 at Cooper River Park, Bowman & Company LLP supported the American Heart Associa tion Heart Walk, which promotes fun way to be physically active and make healthier choices every day.  Imagine the impact if we could reduce death and disability from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent by 2020.
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Topics: Events, #BowmanGivesBack, Not-for-Profits

Picking the Right Retirement Plan (Part One: Understanding ERISA)

Posted by Megan Dovie, CPA, Manager on Jan 3, 2019 2:00:00 PM
Picking the Right Retirement Plan (Part One: Understanding ERISA)

Getting the best employees means giving them the best possible benefit packages. One crucial part of that package is a plan that allows your employees to save for retirement, while you help them by matching part of their contributions.

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Topics: Construction, Funeral Homes, Not-for-Profits, Government Entities, For-Profit Entities

Bowman Partner Receives Medallion For Distinguished Service To The NJCPA

Posted by Bowman & Co on Jan 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM
Bowman Partner Receives Medallion For Distinguished Service To The NJCPA
On December 21, 2018, Bowman & Company Partner Nina S. Sorelle was honored with a Distinguished Service Medallion for her work with NJCPA's peer review program.  Nina has served on NJ Peer Review Executive Committee for 26 years, including terms as Chair and person responsible for oversight function.
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Topics: #BowmanGivesBack, Events, Government Entities

Bowman does presentation at CobbleStone Conference

Posted by Bowman & Co on Jan 3, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Bowman does presentation at CobbleStone Conference

On Friday, November 9, 2018 Michaelle Gasiorowski, CPA,  Bowman & Company LLP Senior Manager, delivered a presentation on Tax Law Changes and Updates for Cobblestone Software's 2018 conference.

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Topics: Events, Speaking Engagements, #BowmanGivesBack

Bowman at the Oaks Integrated Care Thanksgiving Food Drive in Burlington & Camden

Posted by Bowman & Co on Jan 2, 2019 3:00:00 PM
Bowman at the Oaks Integrated Care Thanksgiving Food Drive in Burlington & Camden

On  November 19, 2018, Oaks Integrated Care in Burlington & Camden Counties had their annual Thanksgiving food drive.  This year, Bowman & Company LLP helped at both locations. Bowman volunteers spent the day accepting and sorting food donations and preparing bags of donated items for delivery to those in need.  The day was full of fun as volunteers and staff packaged turkeys with all the trimmings to make it possible for families in need to have a warm, traditional Thanksgiving feast for the holiday.

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

Bowman Brings Holiday Cheer to the Children of Camden 

Posted by Bowman & Co on Jan 2, 2019 11:23:12 AM
Bowman Brings Holiday Cheer to the Children of Camden 

On December 17, 2018, Bowman & Company LLP staff visited Camden City Hall for the City's annual holiday gift drive.  A holiday tradition for the firm, Bowman Partners and staff donated presents of toys and clothing to the children of Camden to help them celebrate the holidays.  Food was served, holiday music was played, and Santa and his elves were on hand to deliver presents.  The children were all thrilled to take part in this wonderful event, and a jolly, festive time was had by all.

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Topics: Events, #BowmanGivesBack, Government Entities

DOL Pitches Auto-Portability Program to Preserve Retirement Savings

Posted by Bowman & Co on Dec 21, 2018 11:00:00 AM
DOL Pitches Auto-Portability Program to Preserve Retirement Savings

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is advancing a proposal that would enable 401(k) plan sponsors to automatically transfer account balances up to $5,000 of former participants who have left the company. The amounts would be transferred to the 401(k) plan of an employee's new employer. Assets transferred using this "auto portability" approach would make an intermediate pit stop in an IRA before landing in the former employee's new employer's plan. Here's what you need to know.

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Get Familiar with New Rules for Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits

Posted by John R. Culbertson, Partner on Dec 20, 2018 11:00:00 AM
Get Familiar with New Rules for Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law by the President on December 22, 2017 made significant changes to Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits. Employers may still provide tax-free qualified transportation fringe benefits to employees for parking, transit and commuter highway vehicles, however, the expenses will no longer be considered to be an allowable business expense for purposes of calculating taxable income.

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Topics: Construction, Funeral Homes, Not-for-Profits, Government Entities, For-Profit Entities

Bowman Presents at NJCPA Career Awareness

Posted by Bowman & Co on Dec 17, 2018 10:16:35 AM
Bowman Presents at NJCPA Career Awareness

On November 15, 2018, Bowman & Company Associate Thomas J. Kleinhans gave a presentation to high school students regarding the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants - the "NJCPA Tomorrow's CPA Challenge" at Sterling High School. 

The presentation was about the career of a CPA, NJCPA, and the scholarship program they offer.

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Topics: #BowmanGivesBack, Events, Speaking Engagements