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WS+B Voices

Taryn Bostjancic hosted the Middlesex Chamber Women’s Leadership Summit November 19, with a pre-event appearance on WCTC radio, discussing women’s leadership in the workplace. Well done, Taryn!

Justin O’Horo presented for the Jersey Shore Tech Meetup Group on November 19 on the “Roles of a CPA Throughout the Year for Startup and Emerging Growth Businesses,” and also participated on a NJSBA CLE panel on, “How to Get Paid without Getting in Trouble.” Great thought leadership!

Paul Gergel presented a webinar on November 22 before a national audience of architects and engineers on the subject, “5 Great Ideas to Maximize Retirement Savings.” Terrific niche leader expertise!
Rick Coyne was part of a panel at the Prime Symposium Workshop in Indianapolis, IN on November 4, discussing the topic of “Staffing, Leadership Development & People Profitability.” He also presented the Business Leader of the Year Award for the Princeton Regional chamber of Commerce to Bernie Flynn of New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company at the PRCC 2013 Gala on December 4. Wonderful Withum representation, Rick!
On December 9, Wendy Terry participated in the Orlando Business Journal roundtable discussion on the topic, “Where do we stand in the Accounting Industry and what lies ahead?” She was included with a group of more than 20 local accountants discussing the challenges, growing changes, and the outlook for 2014. Additionally, on December 12, she presented the “Audit Update” at the AICPA Employee Benefit Plans Accounting, Auditing and Regulatory Update held in Washington, DC. Great work, Wendy!
A shout out to Tony Sardis of IIAG who presented at the NYC office Finance Executives Education Program to clients and contacts, discussing the topic of captive insurance on December 11. Thanks for joining us, Tony!

WithumSmith+Brown was on the airwaves in a big way on December 12, with Barry Shapiro appearing on the national online radio program, Money for Lunch, and Tony Nitti appearing on the Aspen, CO station KNFO FM, both discussing year-end tax planning strategies. Great minds think alike, eh?
Tony also presented a December 9 CCH Seminar, “The 3.8% Net Investment Income Tax: A Review of the Final Regulations,” and soon after, had an interview with CCH published in their December 19 issue of Federal Tax Weekly on the same subject.

Maureen DeCicco presented to the Media Financial Management Association (MFMA) on their monthly distance learning webinar covering, “Financial Reporting Framework for Small and Medium Sized Entities” on December 12. Way to go!

Tony Tuths was quoted in the Tax Notes News and Analysis article published on December 13, “Naughty or Nice? The New Dividend Equivalent Withholding Rules.” Very nice.

Linda Gnesin presented a webinar to 100 Healthcare and Not-for-Profit finance professionals on December 18, discussing “2013 Employer Year-End Form W-2 and 1099 Taxes Reporting Update.” Tremendous work!

John Daly was a presenter in a Stafford Live webinar on December 18 on, “State Income Tax Base Calculation: Complex Issues in Income Modification.” Good stuff.

Tom Basilo gave a brief presentation about WS+B to 75 members of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) on December 19. Thanks for representing the firm, Tom!

Mike Pintabone and Brad Caruso gave a presentation to the Bridgespan Group comprised of non-profit CFOs on December 18, providing updates on NFP accounting and OMB a-133. Great team work!

Ed Mendlowitz was out and about this month, presenting “Managing Your Tax Season” for NJSCPA Hudson Chapter on December 10, and “Getting Your Affairs in Order” for the Institute of Management Accountants Morris-Essex Chapter on December 18. Well done, as always, Ed.

Tony Panico authored the Focus on Finance column in the latest issue of NJ-HFMA’s Garden State Focus, with his editorial, “Use it or Lose it” discussing the modified IRS rules related to health flexible spending accounts. Terrific!

WS+B had great representation in the winter issue of NJBA’s publication The Cutting Edge, with two WS+B articles published: Tom Girone’ s article, “IRS Issues New Capitalization Rules,” and Lorri Morris’s article, “1099 Reporting for the Filing Season.” Really, really great!

Jim Bourke was recently informed that as a thought Leader in the tax and accounting community, he will be included in CPA Practice Advisor’s 2014 Top 25 Thought Leaders in Public Accounting. He will be presented with an award at an appreciation dinner held during CPA Practice Advisor’s 4th annual Thought Leader Symposium February 18-20, 2014. Congrats, Jim!!

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