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Tax Strategies to Retain Wealth

3 Strategies for Tax-Smart Giving Giving away assets during your life will help reduce the size of your taxable estate, which is beneficial if you have a large estate that could be subject to estate taxes. For 2016, the lifetime gift and estate tax exemption is $5.45 million (twice that for married couples with proper estate planning strategies in place). [...]

2016-08-10T12:00:00-04:00August 10th, 2016|Agency News|

New Year Tax Planning for 2016

Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 is officially law.  It's time for tax planning! It's time to call Wilke & Associates, Pittsburgh's leading CPA Firm for 2016 New Year Tax Planning! There are a litany of "extenders" that have been renewed to different time periods.  Some provisions are retroactive to January 15, 2015, some have been extended to [...]

2016-06-08T13:49:34-04:00January 1st, 2016|Agency News, In the News|

Wilke & Associates – One The Best Places to Work In Pittsburgh!

Wilke & Associates -  One of the best places to work in Pittsburgh five years in a row.  Pittsburgh's leading small business CPA has been honored again by the Pittsburgh Business Times! Wilke & Associates one of Pittsburgh's leading Small Business Advisors and CPA firms is consistently in growth mode.   90% of Wilke & Associates' new small business clients are [...]

2015-12-29T13:46:08-05:00November 1st, 2015|Agency News, In the News|

Ten Reasons Businesses Fail

Ten Reasons Businesses Fail By David M. Wilke, CPA, MBA 1.  No Sales 2.  Poor Cash Flow 3.  Bad Debt 4.  No Business Plan 5.  Growing Too Fast 6.  Payroll & Tax Problems 7.  Give Up 8.  Partner Disputes 9.  Bad Employees 10.  Not Adapting To Change  

2019-09-14T13:33:27-04:00September 15th, 2015|Agency News|

Ten Ways Businesses Can Succeed

Ten Ways Businesses Can Succeed By David M. Wilke, CPA, MBA 1.  Small Business Owners MUST Sell 2.  Have Three Backups For Cash 3.  Create & Enforce Credit Policies 4.  Putting Goals In Writing Makes Them Real 5.  Take Only "THE BEST" Customers 6.  Hire A Payroll Service 7.  "Never, Never, Never Quit." 8.  "Legal Documents" Can Prevent And Ease [...]

2019-09-14T13:31:46-04:00August 11th, 2015|Agency News|

Business Plan Outline

What does your business plan say?  Zig Ziglar once said "You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great." If you are considering opening a new business we would love to help you during your journey as an entrepreneur.  The following article from Forbes Magazine will he helpful in getting started. Click Here. [...]

2019-09-14T13:30:39-04:00July 27th, 2015|Agency News, In the News|

Section 179 Deduction: What Does It Mean For Your Business?

What is it? Section 179 deduction allows business owners to expense a depreciation deduction in one year instead of taking it over the useful life of the asset. What is allowable? Purchased long-term (new or used) tangible personal property for a business. This property must be used for the business more than 50% of the time in the year it [...]

2019-09-14T13:27:55-04:00May 25th, 2015|Agency News|

We are Hiring!

Audit Manager Description:  The Audit Manager will be responsible for the accurate and timely preparation of audited, reviewed, and compiled financial statements for assigned clients.  Candidate will identify issues, risks, opportunities and make recommendations and solve problems for clients through proactive planning and budgeting.  Candidate may also assist with tax planning, general ledger preparation, and / or Valuations. Skills: Must [...]

2019-09-14T13:20:39-04:00March 4th, 2015|Agency News|
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