The Importance of a Written Investment Policy Statement

Joe Chorba A4497206

By Joseph Chorba, CPA

Community Trends March 2015 Issue 

The Importance of a Written Investment Policy Statement 

The stakes are getting higher! As associations continue to accumulate replacement reserve funds, the dollar impact of investment risks multiply. Combine this with a board entrusted with the fiscal management of such funds, and although they may not be trained or experienced in the business of investing and you can imagine the possibilities. Reducing the risk of error or economic loss given these circumstances, should be high priority to association board members.

Private Versus Public Clouds

Jeff Levy             Tom Hasard

By Jeffrey A. Levy, CPA, and Thomas Hasard

New Jersey CPA March / April 2015 Issue 

Private Versus Public Clouds 

When CPA firms evaluate going to the cloud, a glance at the horror stories of hackers and breaches of sensitive information can be all it takes to make those cotton puffs look more like dangerous storm clouds.

New Jersey Sales and Use Tax Considerations for Apartment Owners

Len Nitti  A496631                    Sefi Silverstein  A4497069

New Jersey Sales and Use Tax Considerations for Apartment Owners

by Len Nitti, CPA, MST and Sefi Silverstein, CPA

NJAA January / February 2015 Issue


An important aspect of managing an apartment complex is understanding the applicability of sales and use tax laws to purchases of services and tangible personal property. This article will focus on a number of common transactions by an apartment complex that are subject to sales and use tax.

The Taxation of Cloud Computing

Len Nitti  A496631

By Leonard J. Nitti, CPA

New Jersey CPA November / December 2014 Issue 

The Taxation of Cloud Computing 

As technology continues to rapidly improve and change, states struggle to keep up with how to tax new products and services. New technologies typically do not fit into a predefined product or service for which the states have provided guidance. One of these recent technological areas is cloud computing. The question of how cloud computing is taxed is a challenging one for businesses and practitioners, since there is no uniformity between the states on how to tax these items. This leads to potentially drastic differences from state to state.

Investments in People Propel CPA Firm

2014 NJBIZ Business Profile photo

Managing Shareholder Edward I. Guttenplan, CPA, CGMA, MBA, surrounded by Wilkin & Guttenplan’s Partner Group. From left, Michael LoVerde, CPA, CGMA; Karen A. Schirmacher, CPA, MST; Brian D. Geissler, CPA; Carol Donatiello Iocca, CPA; Annette Murray, CPA, CVA; William J. McDevitt, CPA, CVA; H. Edward Wilkin III, CPA; Vinay S. Navani, CPA, CGMA, MBA, MST; Sefi Silverstein, CPA; Jules C. Frankel, CPA, MBA; and Deborah A. Norwicke, CPA are featured in an article that originally appeared in the NJBIZ Business Profiles: Taking an Inside Look at Business in New Jersey magazine.

 

Investments in People Propel CPA Firm

One firm knew from the start that the best investment a business can make to ensure success is an investment in its people. Wilkin & Guttenplan P.C. built an entire accounting and consulting firm around that philosophy. Thirty years in, the firm’s leaders can confidently report that the approach works.

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