The financial industry is ever-changing, so it is important to stay on top of rules and regulations as things shift. As trends evolve, we will keep you informed, and we’ll also give you our personal perspectives through our finance blog posts and our monthly newsletter. We like to think ourselves as Thought Leaders in the field – keeping ourselves educated and passing our expert advice onto you.
TAX BLOG: Elizabeth J. Moreau, CPA/ABV, CVA
Liz is a partner in the tax department of Broussard Poché, LLP with more than 20 years of experience in virtually every dimension of tax. She’s cultivated a wealth of knowledge in areas of corporate taxation, financial analysis and business appraisal. She shares her knowledge here, on the Broussard Poché, LLP, Blog.
AUDIT BLOG: John L. Istre, CPA
John has been with Broussard Poché, LLP for 20 years, becoming one of the go-to sources for audit info. Now, John serves as Audit Department Head — performing audits for all types of entities with a special emphasis on financial institutions and Nonprofit Organizations. He shares his audit knowledge here, on the Broussard Poché, LLP Blog.
The Affordable Care Act’s excise tax, more commonly referred to as the “Cadillac Tax,” is slated to go into effect in 2018. The initial idea behind the Cadillac Tax was to limit high-cost “Cadillac” coverage plans that offer generous benefits with little cost-sharing, effectively shielding employees from the cost of care. No regulations have been […]
Here in South Louisiana, hurricanes are [unfortunately] a way of life for us. And with hurricane season quickly approaching, it seems like one ends as soon as the other begins. For the people who live here and the companies who do business here, this can feel like a literal hurricane of stress when the season […]
Getting married is one of the most exciting milestones that can happen in a person’s life. You’re choosing to spend the rest of your life with the person you love and you may need a financial advisor to help you map out your new journey together. And we don’t need to tell you that the […]
Losing someone close to you can be a sad and traumatic event for anyone. It’s tougher than anything an individual will encounter in his/her lifetime. But even in times of extreme grief, it’s incredibly important to address all the financial issues that arise after the departure of someone you love. In unfortunate situations like this […]
Between your kids, your spouse, and your real estate agent, you’ve got enough people to consult about buying or selling your home. But your accountant should be another valued consultant for your next big move. And whether you’re looking to buy or sell, you’ve got a big decision to make with a lot of moving […]
We don’t have to tell you that starting or growing a family is the one of the most important things a person can do in their lifetime. And once you’ve made the decision to have a baby or adopt, you’re going to turn to just about any resource (family, friends, books, the web) for advice […]
Every business-owner should have an accountant. Accountants can be your go-to advisors at just about every stage in your company’s growth, and they can be most helpful in the beginning stages. If you’re thinking about starting a business, you absolutely need an accountant on hand to help guide you in the right directions. It isn’t […]
Last week we mentioned that we would be introducing a short series of blog posts focusing on significant life experiences and how each one can use an accountant’s guidance. So here’s the first one, focusing on your later years. If you’re thinking about retiring soon, chances are you’ve been planning for this move for quite […]