The Filing Season has Begun: Refund Delays and Cybercrime Prevention

  • March 13, 2017

written by Jacob Hall The 2017 tax filing season began on January 23. There are some foreseen speed bumps for taxpayers,...

How Do I Claim the Federal Fuel Tax Credit?

  • March 13, 2017

written by Amy Shewmaker How to claim the fuel tax credit? The first step is to determine if you qualify for...

Could the Blinking Light on Your Computer be a Vulnerability?

  • March 9, 2017

written by Chris Griesemer Have you ever looked at your computer and noticed there is a hard drive light that is...

Common IRA Contribution and Distribution Mistakes and How-to Avoid Them

  • February 12, 2017

written by Olivia Tinkler Protecting the value of your individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and other retirement accounts is incredibly important. IRAs...

A First Look at 2017 Inflation for Income Tax Figures

  • February 9, 2017

written by Connor O’Mealy An early peek at the income tax figures for 2017 is available. This includes estimated ranges for...

We are hiring: Accounting Supervisor

  • February 6, 2017

Edited 3/10/17 – position has been filled. Join our Outsourced Accounting department to provide high-level accounting services to our business clients...

Stress Testing Should Go Beyond Interest Rates

  • February 5, 2017

written by Jacob Hall In 2012, bank regulators issued guidance on stress testing that encouraged community banks to stress test for...

Testing for Impairment: Are Appraisals Required?

  • January 29, 2017

written by Jacob Hall Community bankers sometimes do not know whether or not an appraisal is required when loans secured by...

Four Industries for Community Banks to Watch in 2017

  • January 25, 2017

written by Jacob Hall It’s hard to think that the current economic recovery started in the summer of 2009. It is...