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Stephen Mazza Joins BMF as Partner!

BMF welcomes with pride and purpose, our newest partner and member of the firm, Stephen Mazza!

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ASC 842 – Adopting the New Lease Standard

September 12, 2022 Accounting & Finance

What is the New Lease Standard? The objective of the new lease standard is to include all lease commitments in financial statements, as opposed to the previous practice of excluding operating leases. This change ensures that the financial statements. Read More >>

Stephen Mazza Joins BMF as Partner

We are pleased to welcome Stephen A. Mazza, CPA, as a Partner in the firm. Steve has spent nearly his entire career at a regional accounting firm, joining immediately after graduation in 2011 from The University of Akron. Throughout. Read More >>

BMF Announces 2022 Associate Promotions

We are excited to announce 15 associate promotions across our Northeast Ohio team.  To Senior Manager Joseph W. Blaha, CPA, Assurance & Advisory Services. Joe serves clients in diverse industries, including manufacturing/distribution, construction, professional services, retail, and employee benefit. Read More >>

Business Succession Planning: Why buy-sell agreements are advantageous

There are over 31 million privately-held businesses in the United States and of those, Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) account for approximately 40% of ownership. Experts estimate that roughly 10,000 Baby Boomers retire each day. Succession is. Read More >>

Inflation Reduction Act – New & Expanded Tax Credits

On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law. The major impact of the IRA is the government’s investment in clean energy and sustainability through incentives and tax credits. The credits are designed to. Read More >>

BMF Recognized as a 2022 Top 200 Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting

We are excited to announce that we have been recognized by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) as a Top 200 Accounting Firm in the nation! The IPA’s annual rankings of the 500 largest firms in the U.S. are listed from. Read More >>

Incentivizing Manufacturing: CHIPS and Science Act, Inflation Reduction Act

Before going into their August recess, both Houses passed the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, which The President is expected to sign shortly. The Senate also announced the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 as a budget reconciliation bill.. Read More >>

Staff Highlights – Summer 2022

Welcome our Newest Partner! BMF welcomes with pride and purpose, our newest partner, Dana Mountjoy!  Read Story New Associates We are excited to announce and welcome the following additions to our professional staff. Jenny Bonds joins us as an. Read More >>

IRS Launches Pilot Pre-Examination Retirement Plan Compliance Program

In its June 3, 2022, Employee Plans Newsletter, the Internal Revenue Service announced a pilot compliance program affecting retirement plans and their sponsors. Under this pilot program, the IRS will notify a plan sponsor by letter 90-days in advance. Read More >>

Accounting for Business Combinations: Why you need another valuation

Despite a  weak economy and uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic, merger and acquisition activity has been consistent if not escalated over the past two years. Many companies that have not previously made acquisitions are surprised to learn that. Read More >>