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Ohio Update: Budget Bill Passed; Relief for Storm Victims

On July 18, 2019, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed a new two-year state budget that includes lowering personal income taxes and retaining key business tax provisions. While the biennial budget period began July 1, 2019, most of the tax. Read More >>

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Manufacturing Business Expenses: 4 Tips for Deducting Meal & Entertainment Costs

Manufacturing owners have numerous questions around travel and entertainment expenses when attending trade shows, visiting with customers, meeting with suppliers, golf outings and other business trips. The rules and record-keeping can be a nightmare for the accounting team and. Read More >>

Summer Leadership Program Builds Future Leaders and Friends

July 16, 2019 BMF Insights BMF

In June, 15 thoughtfully-diverse college accounting students from across Ohio were invited to participate in our “Building My Future” Summer Leadership Program (SLP). Now in its fourth year, this exclusive program gives students a first-hand view into working at. Read More >>

Meet Our Team: Chad Voller

July 16, 2019 BMF InsightsMeet Our Team BMF

He sings, plays guitar, tells jokes and is BMF-famous for his smoked meats and custom-crafted BBQ sauce. None of that fits anyone’s stereotype of an IT professional, but Chad Voller doesn’t fit anyone’s preconceived notion of your typical “IT. Read More >>

About Our Staff – Summer 2019

July 16, 2019 BMF InsightsMeet Our Team BMF

As we celebrate our 60th anniversary, we’re also celebrating Keith Libman‘s 50-year work anniversary, which began with former firm Libman, Goldstine, Kopperman & Wolf before merging with BMF in 2014. Congratulations Keith! We are pleased to announce the following. Read More >>

Employee Benefit Plan Seminar Takeaways: Audit & Accounting, Tax, Tech and Legal

Changes on the Horizon: Accounting Standards & Audit Update SOC reports provide a deeper understanding of your service provider’s complex control environments and are key to your organization’s overall risk assessment process. Request a copy of your service provider’s. Read More >>

Construction Succession Planning and Ownership Transition

As this next wave of construction company owners begins planning their retirement, their children begin contemplating their own long-term career commitments. Many times, owners must consider other succession plan opportunities because what was once thought of as a family-owned. Read More >>

Disaster Planning: Plan for the Possible

  “One cannot plan for the unexpected.” – Aaron Klug   According to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, an estimated 25% of businesses don’t reopen following a major disaster. The Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) paints an. Read More >>

Introducing the BMF Cyber Technology Group

There could not have been a better occasion. As we continue the momentum of our 60th anniversary year, we are excited to announce our new practice area, BMF Cyber Technology Group (CTG). This new service line will offer a. Read More >>

Shareholder Loans – The Real McCoy

As part of the appraisal process, the value of a shareholder loan is considered, which oftentimes leads to these loans being adjusted. Back in college, accounting 101 instructed us on the treatment of loans. Loans owed to the company. Read More >>