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Protecting Sensitive Data

Protect Sensitive Data During the 2020 Holiday Shopping Season and as Tax Season Approaches. Your sensitive data is more vulnerable than you might think. Remote learning. Telecommuting. Online shopping. Gaming. Teleconferences. Socializing. Doctor visits. Many face-to-face meetings we had in Q1 of 2020 have gone digital. This has vastly increased opportunities for cybercriminals to hack company servers and personal computers. [...]

2020-11-30T18:41:01-05:00November 30th, 2020|News and Blog|

Women-Owned Business Federal Contracting

Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program The goal of the SBA programs for Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) and Economically Disadvantaged WOSBs (EDWOSBs) is to award at least five percent of all federal contracting dollars to women-owned small business each year. These programs help provide a level playing field for women business owners. These contracts are for industries where women-owned small [...]

2020-09-24T12:25:38-04:00September 24th, 2020|News and Blog|

Covid-19: The Largest Stimulus Bill Proposed by Congress

Covid-19: The Largest Stimulus Bill Proposed by Congress This $2 trillion package from Congress is set to be used to "issue direct checks for American families, bailouts for the airline industry and a $350 billion loan program for struggling small businesses. The other $4 trillion, will allow the Federal Reserve to make huge emergency bailouts to whatever entity it chooses [...]

2020-03-25T20:34:30-04:00March 25th, 2020|News and Blog|

Tips for Working Remotely

Working remotely to be as efficient and healthy as possible: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that employers explore whether they can establish policies and practices, such as flexible worksites (e.g., telecommuting) and flexible work hours (e.g., staggered shifts), to increase the physical distance among employees and between employees and others if state [...]

2020-03-19T10:58:20-04:00March 19th, 2020|News and Blog|

Forecasts And Projections For Competitive Edge

Forecasts and projections in business are a great way to estimate the future financial position of the company. Forecasts Versus Projections As accountants, clients often ask, “What is the difference between a business forecast and a projection?” In simple terms, forecasts make assumptions based on business history, while a projection adds proposed considerations into the calculation. Perhaps you are considering [...]

2020-03-03T08:59:46-05:00March 3rd, 2020|News and Blog|


Company Theft Scenario Company theft is undetectable in most small businesses.  This scenario is commonly seen by our staff when company theft and fraud occur. Sophie arrived at work a little late that morning. It was 7 am. After parking her car, she hurried to unlock the door quickly, turn on the lights, and get the coffee pots started for [...]

2020-02-24T09:47:32-05:00February 24th, 2020|News and Blog|

ASC-606 Revenue Recognition from Contracts

Revenue from Contracts with Customer ASU 2014-09 standard is effective for nonpublic entities for annual reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2018. This means that entities with a calendar year-end need to adopt the standard for the year ended December 31, 2019. Under the new guidance, there are five steps in the revenue recognition process, which reflect the transfer of [...]

2020-02-03T14:56:09-05:00February 3rd, 2020|News and Blog|

Institutional Grants are coming to Pennsylvania Private Licensed Schools

Institutional Grants are coming to Pennsylvania Private Licensed Schools After January 27, Act 110 of 2019 goes into effect. One aspect of this Bill ushers in an important new era for Pennsylvania Private Licensed Schools. For the first time in history, these schools will be allowed to award various types of institutional grants to their students. While this practice has [...]

2020-01-24T11:35:09-05:00January 15th, 2020|News and Blog|

Welcome Maria Stromple!

We Gladly Welcome Maria Stromple as Partner to Wilke & Associates, CPAs & Business Advisors. Maria's Experience Maria Stromple has more than 30 years of public accounting experience servicing closely-held businesses in manufacturing, real estate, wholesale distribution, transportation/logistics, insurance, and technology industries. Her diversified experience includes federal and multi-state compliance and comprehensive strategic tax planning for businesses. Maria has participated [...]

2020-01-14T11:07:58-05:00January 6th, 2020|Agency News, In the News, News and Blog|

Cybertheft Is Everyone’s Problem

Everyone is at risk of cybertheft.  The size of your company doesn't matter. The size of your bank account doesn't matter. Cybertheft is the fastest growing crime in the U.S. according to a report from CNBC. By 2021, cybercrime is projected to cost the world more than $6 trillion yearly as reported by Cybersecurity Ventures.  Forbes reported that cybercriminals are [...]

2020-01-14T11:07:30-05:00January 3rd, 2020|News and Blog|
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