News & Articles

EHTC Welcomes Kyler D. Clark, CPA as a Tax Manager

Posted on Tue, Sep 14, 2021
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Tags: tax returns, Partnership, Team Member

Team Member Spotlight: Brian Dokter

Posted on Wed, Sep 01, 2021

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Tags: Microsoft Dynamics SL, Microsoft Dynamics ERP, Team Member

Retirement Savings: Are You Currently On Track?

Posted on Mon, Aug 23, 2021

Employment disruptions caused by the COVID-19 economic slowdown have scrambled the retirement saving strategies of many Americans. According to a recent survey, nearly half of employed Americans either reduced or suspended their retirement savings during the pandemic.

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Tags: Retirement, Retirement Planning

Team Member Spotlight: Dan Holzgen

Posted on Mon, Aug 02, 2021
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Tags: Microsoft Dynamics, Technology Solutions, Team Member, EHTC Digital, Software

Team Member Spotlight: Dominque Collins

Posted on Mon, Jul 19, 2021
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Tags: CPA Firm, Tax Return, Team Member

Navigate the Tax Rules for Boats and RVs

Posted on Thu, Jul 15, 2021

Will you be cruising the waters on your boat or camping out in your RV this year? Besides the pleasure you can enjoy through your personal property, you may also be eligible for tax breaks, if certain requirements are met.

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Tags: Deductions, Tax Savings, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)

Are All of Your Customers Profitable For Your Business?

Posted on Tue, Jul 06, 2021

Every business needs customers to survive. Owners typically spend a lot of time and energy trying to attract customers to their businesses and then keep them. They rarely asking whether those customers are actually desirable ones. But if you want your company to truly thrive, you may need to evaluate whether your customers are raising your business — or dragging it down. It may make financial sense to drop those that fall into the latter group.

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Tags: Profits, Business, Customers

Team Member Spotlight: Christine Cox, CPA

Posted on Mon, Jun 21, 2021

Christine E. Cox, CPA joined Echelbarger, Himebaugh, Tamm & Co., P.C. (EHTC) as a Staff Accountant in the Assurance Department in September 2016 and was promoted to Senior Accountant in 2019. Prior to EHTC, Christine completed a tax internship in Traverse City, MI, where she worked on the preparation of 1099 forms and individual income tax returns. She also has over ten years of experience in finance and accounting, having worked for community financial institutions as a personal banker, and a waste hauling/environmental services company, acting as an Accounting Clerk and Assistant to the Financial Administrator. Christine graduated from Ferris State University with a Bachelor's of Public Accountancy and is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). She obtained her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in 2020.

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Tags: Audit, Team Member, Financial Statements

Team Member Spotlight: Mark Langejans, CPA

Posted on Wed, Jun 09, 2021
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Tags: Audit, Team Member

Labor Shortage: Unlock Solutions by Evaluating Your Employment Value Proposition

Posted on Wed, Jun 02, 2021

In normal market conditions, people who've been unemployed due to an economic slump are generally eager to take a job when the economy perks up. But times are far from normal in many places and industries. One of the most pressing concerns employers face today is labor quality and availability, according to findings from The CFO Survey for the first quarter of 2021. (See "CFOs Disclose Top Concerns and Employment Outlook" at right).

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Tags: Hiring, Employees, Team Member