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BMF Named a Great Lakes Regional Leader by Accounting Today

Accounting Today, the premier publication of the certified public accounting industry, has included BMF on the list of 2020 Top Firms in the Great Lakes region, an area that includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and Ohio. The. Read More >>

Internships: How to Prepare and What to Expect

Welcome back to Staff Perspectives, where our associates talk about their life as a BMF’er and cover a variety of topics based on their experiences and work-life balance here at the firm. In this post, we interviewed our interns. Read More >>

When Assets are Divided: Goodwill in Divorce

One of the most wearisome aspects of divorce is when there is a division of assets. While some marital assets are readily divisible, such as a joint bank account, other assets, such as ownership in a privately held business,. Read More >>

Construction Industry Trends for 2020

After decades of relatively slow change, the shortage of skilled labor, megaprojects and a shift to modularization are quickly disrupting the construction industry and broader ecosystem. These new trends are taking hold of the contractors who need to quickly. Read More >>

2019 BMF Year in Review

Dear Clients and Friends, We’ve frequently been hearing, especially in our own accounting profession, the breathless warnings of the disruptive changes that are re-defining what we do. With all this buzz, it’s certainly easy to feel overwhelmed by the. Read More >>

Concerns of a Cybersecurity Expert

February 14, 2020 The Cyber Times

“What do you think, Chad? What concerns you the most about cybersecurity?” The question hit me like the first ocean wave after wandering into the surf for the first time on vacation. It was shockingly simple, delivered with a. Read More >>

BMF Named to Inside Public Accounting’s 2019 All Stars Specialized Niche Firms

We have been named to INSIDE Public Accounting’s (IPA) 2019 All-Stars Specialized Niche Firms in recognition of our firm’s significant and robust Manufacturing practice. In its January 2020 newsletter, IPA recognized those firms that derive a higher percentage of. Read More >>

Overcoming Resistance to Innovate: Become a change agent

We all know that the greatest obstacle to innovation isn’t the change itself, but the reluctance of accepting it. Fear of the unknown is a major culprit to this adverseness. Employees, and people in general, are concerned about their. Read More >>

About Our Staff – Winter 2020

January 31, 2020 BMF InsightsMeet Our Team BMF

BMF was a recipient of the 2019 Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service. We are completely humbled and honored by this recognition and congratulate all the honorees of this prestigious recognition. Join us in welcoming the following additions. Read More >>

Bonus Depreciation and Sec. 179 Expense – What’s the difference?

Many business owners, especially in the manufacturing sector, were pleased that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) expanded the first-year bonus depreciation and the first-year Section 179 deductions. These two tax breaks are lucrative for capital-intensive manufacturers, who. Read More >>