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Peter Fleming Promoted to Co-Managing Partner

Wilke Partner Peter E. Fleming, CPA, CFE has been named Co-Managing Partner, effective immediately. His dual role will allow him to remain a core member of the Partner team while contributing to overall firm growth and strategy.   Says Founder and Co-Managing Partner David Wilke, “Peter has developed outstanding leadership abilities through his tenure as a partner. Through the significant growth [...]

2022-03-29T12:51:48-04:00March 29th, 2022|News and Blog|

Wilke Named Best Places to Work in Pittsburgh

Wilke, the 18th largest public accounting firm in Pittsburgh, has been recognized as a Best Places to Work. The Pittsburgh Business Times annually sponsors and publishes the listing. The firm has been included on Best Places to Work for several years, a testament to management's ongoing commitment to an employee-first culture. Inclusion on Best Places to Work is based entirely [...]

2022-03-17T12:53:31-04:00March 17th, 2022|News and Blog|

HSA Overview

HSAs provide many benefits to individuals who want to save money on taxes and healthcare costs. You can fund your HSA with pre-tax dollars and watch your investments grow tax-free. Then, you can use this tax-free money to pay for qualified medical expenses. This triple tax advantage makes it easier to save money on healthcare costs. With an HSA, you [...]

2022-03-10T13:15:09-05:00March 10th, 2022|In the News|

Top Questions for 2021 Tax Filings

On Monday, January 24, The IRS began receiving 2021 tax returns.  The IRS has suggestions to file accurately to increase the speed of your refund [IR-2022-18, 1-24-22].  The IRS anticipates processing 160 million individual tax returns before April 18th , 2022.  The top questions posed to the IRS for 2021 tax filing include topics related to: The Child Tax Credit (CTC) [...]

2022-02-22T18:43:34-05:00February 22nd, 2022|In the News|

Christopher Wenrich Promoted to Partner

Christopher J. Wenrich, CPA/ABV, most recently Advisory Manager at Wilke & Associates, was promoted to Partner effective January 1, 2022. He joined the firm in January 2016. Chris has been instrumental in growing Wilke’s Valuation and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) practice areas, which is reflected in his promotion. In addition to leading the Firm’s valuation and M&A services, Chris also [...]

2022-02-17T12:52:17-05:00February 15th, 2022|News and Blog|

Omar Thrower Among New Partners at Wilke & Associates

Omar K. Thrower, CPA, MST joined two colleagues as he was promoted to Tax Partner, effective January 1, 2022. Omar’s diligent and client-focused attitude propelled him to earn this promotion. Omar joined Wilke & Associates in August 2019. His entire career has been in public accounting, with prior experience in small and large regional firms. In his current role, Omar [...]

2022-02-17T12:51:25-05:00February 8th, 2022|News and Blog|

Wilke & Associates Promotes Nichole Feller to Partner

Nichole M. Feller was promoted to Partner effective January 1, 2022. The promotion reflects her enthusiastic, responsive approach to client relations and her commitment to helping clients achieve their growth and planning goals. In her practice, Nichole works with retail, wholesale and distribution, franchise, real estate, medical, multi-entity, and professional services businesses. As a business owner herself, she is uniquely [...]

2022-02-17T12:50:23-05:00February 4th, 2022|News and Blog|

Wilke & Associates Promotes Three New Partners

Nichole M. Feller, Omar K. Thrower, CPA, MST, and Christopher J. Wenrich, CPA/ABV have joined Wilke’s four other partners on the firm’s executive leadership team. Says Managing Partner David M. Wilke, CPA, MBA: “Nichole, Chris, and Omar have all worked incredibly hard throughout their careers to reach this milestone. Their commitment to the profession, firm, and clients is easily recognizable [...]

2022-02-19T15:24:24-05:00February 1st, 2022|News and Blog|

State House Approves Tax Legislation

Tax proposals passed the Pennsylvania State House on January 25, 2022, to conform to the federal Internal Revenue Code by matching state law to federal law. All the bills now go to the Senate for consideration. The bills approved by the House would allow for the following: Owners to account for the percentage depletion of mines, oil and gas wells, [...]

2022-01-31T19:26:04-05:00January 31st, 2022|In the News|

2022 Standard Mileage Increase

The IRS on Dec. 17 announced the 2022 standard mileage rates optional rates used to calculate the deductible expenses of operating vehicles for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. The 2022 standard mileage rates are explained in IRS Notice 2022-3. Effective Jan. 1, 2022, the standard mileage rates for the use of an automobile, vans, pickups, and panel trucks are [...]

2021-12-20T16:24:15-05:00December 20th, 2021|In the News|
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