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AAFCPAs Welcomes Consulting CFO Lucy Van Laarhoven to Support Steady Growth of Managed Accounting Solutions Practice

AAFCPAs Welcomes Consulting CFO Lucy Van Laarhoven to Support Steady Growth of Managed Accounting Solutions Practice

AAFCPAs Welcomes Consulting CFO Lucy Van Laarhoven to Support Steady Growth of Managed Accounting Solutions Practice

Boston, MA (September 9, 2019) – AAFCPAs, a best-in-class CPA and consulting firm known for assurance, tax, accounting, wealth management, valuation, business process, and IT advisory solutions, today announced the addition of Consulting CFO Lucy Van Laarhoven, CPA. Lucy joins AAFCPAs’ growing Managed Accounting Solutions (MAS) Practice, which provides high-quality, cost-effective, cloud-based accounting and CFO solutions. She is a senior executive-level member of the Practice’s multi-functional team providing outsourced CFO... continue reading

AAFCPAs to Lead 340B Compliance Webinar

AAFCPAs to Lead 340B Compliance Webinar

AAFCPAs’ Matt Hutt, CPA, CGMA and Courtney McFarland, CPA, MSA, in collaboration with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (The League), will present an educational 340B Drug Pricing Program Compliance live webinar on October 16 from 2pm – 3:30pm. This educational webinar will provide attendees with an understanding of compliance requirements for running a 340B in-house or contract pharmacy, including: How to successfully prepare for an Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) audit How... continue reading

AAFCPAs’ Tax Manager to Serve on Boards of Family Promise MetroWest and the Fitchburg State Alumni Association

AAFCPAs is honored to announce that Tax Manager Daniel Seaman, CPA has been appointed and agrees to serve on the Boards of Directors of Family Promise MetroWest and the Fitchburg State University Alumni Association. About Family Promise MetroWest The mission of Family Promise MetroWest is to transform the lives of families with children who are homeless by mobilizing a diverse community to provide shelter, education, and comprehensive support. “Family is something I’ve... continue reading

Manufacturing Matching Grant Program Application Due Oct 4, 2019

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has again appropriated funding for New England Business Association’s Manufacturing Matching Grant Program. The program provides targeted grants to manufacturing companies for the expressed purpose of providing high-powered private consulting expertise to small and medium-sized Massachusetts-based manufacturers undergoing a business transition. New England Business Association is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Manufacturing Matching Grant Program funding year. Important Dates for the 2019-2020 Funding Year: The... continue reading

AAFCPAs’ Partner Dan Stanhope Awarded 40 Under Forty 2019

AAFCPAs is honored to announce that Partner Daniel Stanhope, CPA, MSA was selected for the Worcester Business Journal’s 2019 40 Under Forty Awards. These distinguished awards recognize the best and brightest business leaders under 40 in Central Massachusetts. “We are exceptionally proud Dan has been singled out for his accomplishments and continued commitment to impact the region’s economy and community,” said Dave McManus, CPA, CGMA, AAFCPAs’ Co-Managing Partner. Dan joins... continue reading

Dow Plunges 800 Points, Fundamentals of US Economy Still Strong

As you may be aware, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 800 points yesterday, August 14th, marking the worst single day point drop of 2019. The media attributed the plunge to a slowing global economy, a trade war with China, and an inverted yield curve. The 10-year treasury rate for a time on August 14th dropped below that of the 2-year treasury rate. This inverted yield curve means that if... continue reading

IRS Automatically Waives Estimated Tax Penalty for Eligible 2018 Tax Filers

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the IRS is automatically waiving the estimated tax penalty for eligible taxpayers who already filed their 2018 federal income tax returns but did not claim the waiver. Again, this is an automatic waiver, so there is no need to contact the IRS to apply for or request the waiver. Earlier this year, the IRS lowered the penalty assessment threshold from its usual... continue reading

Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber Security

What Is IoT And How Do Hackers Infiltrate Your Devices? An increasing number of companies are installing Internet of Things (IoT) devices on their networks. IoT devices are typically “black box” devices, the inner workings of which are unknown to most users. For example, HVAC systems, smart fridges, computer printers, and even cars can contain IoT-enabled technology that connects through WiFi or cellular and therefore can be considered IoT devices.... continue reading

AAFCPAs’ Courtney McFarland to Serve on Board of Baypath Humane Society

AAFCPAs’ Courtney McFarland to Serve on Board of Baypath Humane Society

AAFCPAs is excited to announce that Courtney McFarland, CPA, MSA has been appointed and agrees to serve on the Board of Directors of the Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton. Courtney will serve as a fiduciary of Baypath, providing strategic direction and financial advice to help the organization achieve its vision for the future. “As a lifelong resident of Hopkinton, I have seen how Baypath has changed the community, and how... continue reading