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Wipfli acquires Denver-based accounting firm
Jan 6, 2020 1:32 PM
Accounting and consulting firm Wipfli annouced it has acquired Denver-based firm Stratagem.
Sikich acquires Washington, D.C. accounting firm
Dec 18, 2019 9:02 AM
Professional services firm Sikich LLP said it will acquire Alexandria, Virginia-based public accounting firm Halt, Buzas & Powell, Ltd.
Year-end tax-planning moves for businesses and business owners
Nov 6, 2019 1:00 AM
For many business owners, thoughts turn to taxes during the fourth quarter. Unlike last year, when the new tax laws were uncharted waters, you have the advantage of a longer planning horizon.
Looking ahead to 2019 tax season
Nov 6, 2019 1:00 AM
The fall brings the best time of year for businesses to review their current financial statements and consider the effect of taxes on their bottom line.
Klein Hall joins Wipfli
Nov 1, 2019 9:44 AM
Naperville-based Klein Hall has joined accounting and consulting firm Wipfli, the firm announced Friday.
Savant certified for fiduciary excellence
Oct 30, 2019 9:32 AM
The Centre for Fiduciary Excellence LLC has renewed Savant Capital Management'S certification to the standard described in the handbook "Prudent Practices for Investment Advisors."
Sikich acquires Scanlan & Leo
Oct 22, 2019 1:16 PM
Professional services firm Sikich announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Oak Brook-based public accounting firm, Scanlan & Leo, Ltd.
New accounting firm opens
Sep 6, 2019 1:46 PM
Melissa Davidson, CPA, and Kelly J. Pargman, CPA, opened a new accounting firm, Davidson Pargman & Company, LLC.
Helping businesses get best bang for their buck
Aug 12, 2019 8:47 AM
An interview with Jeff Ernst, owner of Ernst Consulting Group based in Crystal Lake.
Patke & Associates joins Wipfli
Aug 2, 2019 1:00 AM
Wipfli, one of the top 20 accounting and consulting firms in the United States, announced today that the shareholders and associates of Lincolnshire-based Patke & Associates have joined the firm.
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