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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|

4 Tips To File your Taxes in 2022

The IRS recently published 4 tips in gathering your tax records to prepare for filing 2021 taxes. 2021 taxes will be complicated by stimulus payments and child tax credit payments. These 4 steps to filing an accurate return are: Being organized Confirming personal information Updating IRS account information Verifying withholdings are crucial to filing an accurate return. To read the [...]

2021-12-15T11:31:56-05:00December 15th, 2021|In the News|

Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Signed by the President

On November 15, 2021, the President signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIA).  There are very few tax provisions in the infrastructure legislation; however, most of the tax changes may be coming into effect in the fiscal year 2022 budget reconciliation bill that remains under review by Congress. Those would include extensions of recent changes to the following: • Child [...]

2021-11-16T09:36:16-05:00November 15th, 2021|In the News|

Build Back Better Act (BBB)

Build Back Better Act (BBB) is expected to be signed into law before Thanksgiving! On October 28, 2021, the House Rules Committee released a revised bill summarizing the Democrats’ compromise on their budget reconciliation package proposal for The Build Back Better Act. Unfortunately, after weeks of discussions regarding tax rate increases for individuals, corporations, capital gains, and the billionaire [...]

2021-11-04T14:59:42-04:00November 1st, 2021|In the News|

October is the National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? This month has been designated to bring awareness to the cyber threats that we all face. When we think of October, we often think of cooler temperatures, leaves changing, football, pumpkin spiced lattes, and Halloween – or "spooky season." We're all familiar with the tradition of trick-or-treating. Children dress [...]

2021-10-22T15:34:02-04:00October 22nd, 2021|In the News|

Quick Summary of The Pass-Through Entity Tax (PTET)

Why would a pass-through entity voluntarily elect to be taxed at the entity level? Mainly because of the individual SALT $10,000 limitation. State pass-through entity taxes are now viewed as a workaround to the $10,000 limitation by imposing an income tax directly on the pass-through entity, which is a "trade or business."  The pass-through entity is not limited to the [...]

2021-10-13T15:20:14-04:00October 13th, 2021|In the News|
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