09 Mar March 09, 2017

Shawn Huxley at BBJ Book of Lists Gala

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Our own Shawn Huxley (center) is featured with Steven Buccigross of BlumShapio and Josh Heapes of US Trust at the Boston Business Journal’s 2017 Book of Business Gala at the JKF Presidential Library and Museum.   Photo credit:  (C) Boston Business Journal

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25 Feb February 25, 2016

Samet rises in BBJ List of Accounting Firms

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In the list published on February 19 by the Boston Business Journal, Samet ranked as the 27th largest CPA firm in Massachusetts with 51 employees. This is a rise from its 2015 ranking as the 28th largest public accounting firm with 49 employees.      

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07 Jan January 07, 2016

Congress Tax Extenders in the 2015 PATH Act

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Congress has once again extended the “extenders,” a varied assortment of more than 50 individual and business tax deductions, tax credits, and other tax-saving laws which have been on the books for years but which technically are temporary because they have a specific end date. This package of tax breaks has repeatedly been temporarily extended […]

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  Norman Posner, CPA, Shareholder of Samet, co-chaired the Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE) Jubilee Celebrating 50 Years with Merle Grandberg (pictured left). The event raised a record amount for the organization, over $600,000. Norman has been a long time supporter of JCHE, whose mission is to provide safe and affordable independent housing where older adults […]

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Samet  is proud to announce that it has been named to INSIDE Public Accounting’s Best of the Best Firms to Watch list for 2015. INSIDE Public Accounting’s (IPA’s) annual Best of the Best recognition honors 50 CPA firms across the country for their overall superior financial and operational performance on more than 70 IPA criteria. The Best of the […]

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On July 31, 2015, President Obama signed into law P.L. 114-41, the “Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015.” Although this new law was primarily designed as a 3-month stopgap extension of the Highway Trust Fund and related measures, it includes a number of important tax provisions, including revised due dates […]

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A change in financial presentation is coming for all non-profits.  While the details open for comment, generally the sentiment of the change will be related to how non-profits present information on their financial statements. In April, 2015, The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the organization that establishes financial accounting and reporting standards, issued an exposure draft […]

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This post is part of a larger Plan Sponsor’s Guide to 401(k) and 403(b) plans.  Read the full guide. Plan sponsor/Service provider Initial disclosure: Required within a reasonable period before the contract is entered into or renewed. Annual disclosure: Required following changes in investment fees (e.g., expense ratios) and recordkeeping fees. Additional disclosure: Required following […]

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18 May May 18, 2015

Samet walks for Epilepsy New England

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Epilepsy New England hosted its 22nd Annual Boston Walk for Epilepsy, the organization’s largest fundraising walk of the year.   Samet sponsored the event and was represented by a team of four walkers.  Left to right:  Mike Rybicki, Paul Ford, Jim Alexander, and Nicole Latona.  Great job team!      

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06 May May 06, 2015

Samet shareholders in Scotland

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Samet Shareholders, Randy Smith and Norman Posner, visited Edinburgh, Scotland for a TIAG conference this month where they had the opportunity to dress in traditional Scottish attire.   Looking good gentlemen!      

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