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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 professionals at Broussard Poché, LLP want to help make employers aware of the provisions under IRC section 139 with respect to employee disaster relief payments. Under this code, employers may make a tax free disaster relief payment to employees for reimbursement or payment of reasonable and necessary expenses as a result of a qualified […]
Many people have some form of risk management policies, but the experts at Broussard Poché, LLP know those policies can sometimes be put on a shelf. It’s time to brush them off and take a look; you may have to do some updating. Let’s review a few risk management strategies. Auto Insurance – Review your […]
Many working people have a 401k plan. It’s actually the most common sort of retirement savings that employers offer. Surprisingly, most people who pay into a 401k don’t know much about where their money is going or what it can be used for. Broussard Poché, LLP wants to help clear up a few things about […]
The state has issued a clarification to the laws regarding property purchased or leased for use outside of Louisiana and offshore. This impacts many property holders in Louisiana so Broussard Poché, LLP wanted to help sum up the information. The actual bulletin can be seen here and is known as Revenue Information Bulletin No. 16-034. […]
If you’re lucky enough to receive an annual bonus you might be torn on what is best to do with the money. Bonus money presents a saving opportunity but the experts at Broussard Poché, LLP need you to be aware of the potential pitfalls. Bonuses Are Taxable Bonuses are considered supplemental income by the IRS. […]
There’s no way to get rid of your tax burden completely but there are ways you can minimize the hit to your wallet next year. Planning is key, if you start looking to April now, you can reduce the amount of taxes you will have to pay. The experts at Broussard Poché, LLP know there’s […]
A charitable donation can make a difference, not only for the organization you support but also for your tax burden. The tax benefit usually factors in for most people when making charitable donations but Broussard Poché, LLP wants you to remember, it’s important to follow the rules. Here are a few tips for making your […]
April 15th has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean tax time is behind you. Broussard Poché, LLP knows that prepping for tax season is a year-round job. In fact, there are some things you can do this summer to stay on top of your financial needs. Look back to Plan Ahead Revisit your W-4 […]