The accounting and consulting firm VSH CPAs is proud to announce that Emily Cochran has been approved for her license as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Washington. A professional in the accounting field since 2013, Cochran first earned her CPA license in Pennsylvania in 2016. She went on to join VSH CPAs in 2020. […]
For the second year in a row, the federal income tax filing due date for individuals has been postponed. The postponements come as a part of the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic and the legislation that has resulted from it, which has added complexity to tax filings and systemic strain to the U.S. tax bureau. […]
After a day of fraught debate, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was passed by the Senate on Saturday, March 6. The $1.9 trillion relief bill now returns to the House for the body to approve the changes made in the Senate; it is expected to pass quickly and then be sent on to President […]
An Opportunity Zone is an economically-distressed community where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment. The goal of an Opportunity Zone designation is to spur economic growth and investment in job creation. Localities qualify as Opportunity Zones if they have been nominated for that designation by the state and […]
2018 Whatcom Woman in Business Business Person of the Year Award Nominee Whatcom Women in Business has released the names of the six Finalists in the running for the prestigious title of 2018 Professional Women of the Year. Chosen from among many community nominations by Whatcom Women in Business’s (WWIB) Board of Directors, the six Finalists embody the heart […]
August 15, 2018 GILTI: the new type of phantom income Effective for 2018, Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income, known as GILTI, is a new tax provision that will impact certain U.S. taxpayers that own non-U.S. corporations. GILTI creates “phantom income,” or taxable business income when the shareholder has not actually received a dividend. This may […]
We are delighted and honored to be named among the top places to work in Whatcom County. For more than 20 years, creating an engaging, affirming, high-quality workplace has been of paramount importance to us at VSH. Learn more about the many amazing companies honored in the 2018 Business Pulse Top Employer’s issue. Read here.