Season 2: Episode 11: Navigating the Corporate Transparency Act

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In this episode, our host, Josh Tyree introduces Brittany Mergan, CPA of CTA Compliance, the preferred provider for helping our clients comply with the new Corporate Transparency Act requirements. Along with our partner at Harris, David Hutchison, EA, they address key aspects of the Act, help define the types of owners that will be required to report, deadlines for reporting, …

Season 2: Episode 10: The Art of Cash Flow Management: A Controller’s Perspective

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In this episode we welcome our guest, Gina Vinci, Controller at McMillen, a leading engineering and construction firm. Gina helps give a greater understanding surrounding the complexities of managing cash inflows and outflows effectively, the importance of leveraging banking relationships, and the critical role of forecasting to help in meeting organizational goals. Discover practical tips for mastering cash flow management …

Season 2: Episode 9: Tax Planning Opportunities for Extending Returns

In this episode, we’ve invited guest speaker, Todd Ames, Partner at Harris Twin Falls to give us more insight on the value of extending your return. Learn about important tax deadlines, the benefits of extending your return, and strategies to maximize tax savings during the extension period. Discover how proactive planning can translate into tax savings when it comes time …

Season 2: Episode 8: Harris CPAs Economic Event Recap with Washington Trust Bank and Conrad Ball

In this episode of ‘Accounting for Tomorrow’, host Josh Tyree is joined by Conrad Ball, the Southern Idaho regional president for Washington Trust Bank. Together, they provide a recap of the annual Harris CPAs Economic Update where Steve Scranton, the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Economist, shared insights and outlooks for 2024. They discussed job growth, income trends, personal spending, …

Season 2: Episode 7: Keeping Businesses Connected: An Interview with the Boise Metro Chamber

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In this episode we welcome the new CEO of the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Bobbi-Jo Meuleman. With extensive experience in state government, Bobbi-Jo discusses the opportunities she sees this legislative session, and the opportunities with the Idaho Launch Program. We’ll hear more about the Chamber’s networking opportunities and how Leadership Boise is bringing young professionals together across industries, then …

Season 2: Episode 6: Tax Planning for Businesses

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In this episode of Accounting for Tomorrow we dive into the world of tax planning for businesses at year end. Our guests, Cheryl and David, partners at Harris CPAs, share valuable insights on various tax-related topics that businesses need to consider for 2023, including employee retention credits, the inflation reduction act and its impact on tax credits, including energy efficiency …

Season 2: Episode 5: Tax Planning for Individuals

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In this episode of Accounting for Tomorrow, join partners Cheryl Guiddy and David Hutchison from Harris CPAs as they explore crucial aspects of individual tax planning. With year-end approaching, the discussion delves into nuances like tax rates, brackets, and changes for the current year. The experts share insights on timing income, deductions, and effective tax strategies, covering topics such as …

Season 2: Episode 4: The Commercial Real Estate Landscape: Exploring Current Trends & Challenges with BVA

The latest episode of “Accounting for Tomorrow” brings us an exciting conversation with Holt Haga, the vice president of leasing for Ball, Ventures Ahlquist (BVA). Holt shares his journey in the finance and real estate industry, as well as the vision behind BVA’s impressive projects in the Treasure Valley. From the company’s expansion plans to the impact of interest rates …

Season 2: Episode 3: Nonprofit Industry Update with the Idaho Nonprofit Center

Join us as we explore the current state of Idaho’s nonprofit industry with our guest speakers, Kevin Bailey, CEO at the Idaho Nonprofit Center and Cheryl Guiddy, leader of Harris CPAs nonprofit industry group. We’ll recap the recent Idaho Nonprofit conference, and learn more about what is top of mind for nonprofits heading into 2024. Lastly, we dive into the …

Season 2: Episode 1: R&D Tax Credits: Does Your Company Qualify?

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Have you considered taking advantage of the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit as part of your tax minimization strategy? Many companies are surprised to learn that activities they already do to improve their product or service will qualify for this credit, and the savings potential can be immense. In this episode, we sit down with Smith Miller, the founder …

Season 1: Episode 8: Promoting Growth Through Community Involvement

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One of the 3 pillars of Harris CPAs mission statement relates to being active in our communities. Whether that is giving back hours through our Community Partnership Award, speaking at industry related events, volunteering at local nonprofits or backing fundraisers for great causes, Our goal has always been to give back to help shape the future of the communities we …

Season 1: Episode 7: The Value In Extending Your Tax Return

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As the tax laws become more complex and the IRS continues to delay the finalization of forms, it is becoming increasingly necessary for CPAs to file extensions for their clients, but there are other very important aspects to consider as the deadlines approach. In this episode, Josh Tyree and Robert Shappee walk us through a few additional reasons why it …

Season 1: Episode 6: Tips For Month-End Closing & Journal Entry Processes

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In this episode, we’ll dive into how businesses can be more efficient in their month end processes with special guest, Pam McClain, head of the accounting services department at Harris CPAs. We’ll explore why people find accounting services time-consuming and stressful, and the effects this can have on staff. Secondly, we’ll discuss helpful tips for companies to improve their accounting …

Season 1: Episode 5: Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals

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As we approach year end, now is the time for individuals to review their 2022 and 2023 tax situations and take action. In this episode, we’ll chat about some of our suggestions for individuals to consider: 1:23 – Effective tax rate and marginal tax rate 4:35 – Strategies for large capital gains (deferral and installment sale) 5:13 – Types of …

Season 1: Episode 4: Year-End Tax Planning for Businesses

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Strategic tax planning at the end of the year is never a one-size fits all model, but in this episode, we’ll share a few of our favorite tax deduction strategies and credits. A few adjustment’s at year-end can have huge impacts long-term. Tax Deduction Strategies 2:08 – Deferrals, purchases, and rate reductions 7:19 – Equipment purchases & depreciation 9:13 – …

Season 1: Episode 2: How Lease Accounting May Affect Your Organization

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The new lease accounting standard is here! Is your organization prepared? In this episode, we’ll take a look at the difference between operating leases and financing leases, how this new standard changes the way leases are reflected on your financial statements, and the tools Harris is using to help their clients adopt this new standard.

Season 1: Episode 1: The State of the Accounting Industry

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Introducing Harris CPAs latest venture…. a podcast! Learn more about our hosts, Josh Tyree and Robert Shappee of Harris CPAs. In this episode, we’ll dive into the current state of the accounting industry and from our perspective, the biggest challenges that we are facing. From adapting to remote environments and talent shortages, to the changes our clients have seen in …