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By: Andrew Ziolo, CPA    One of the biggest concerns I have seen facing family-owned businesses is transferring the business to family as cheaply as possible, from a tax perspective.  And who can blame someone for wanting to do this? It is hard to find people who want to pay more in tax than they… Read more »

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The Erie County Sheriff & National Grid is warning its business customers against a new scam. Fraudulent callers are contacting businesses threatening to shut off utilities due to missed payments. The targeted victims are instructed to call a 1-800 number to make payments through an automated system. Since this closely mirrors National Grid’s system for… Read more »

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Speaker:  Dr. Marcus Stoodley Date: October 8, 2016 Time:  8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Breakfast will be available beginning at 7:45 AM) Location:   Buffalo Marriott Salon B 1340 Millersport Highway Amherst, NY 14221 RSVP :   716-633-7022  OR   Mark_Kane@ColumnOfHope.org   Syringomyelia and Chiari Malformation are progressive neurological disorders once considered to be orphan diseases.   Typical symptoms… Read more »

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The Kane Firm is devoted to supporting Column of Hope (www.columnofhope.org) – an international leader in medical research of Chiari malformation, syringomyelia and related disorders. The Kane Firm provides administrative and accounting support to the organization. Column of Hope will be hosting the 14th Working Towards a Day Without Pain gala on October 8th, 2016… Read more »

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  TKF Flexible Schedules V 1.0: It is typically assumed that most permanent office jobs will consist of a 40 hour Monday – Friday, work schedule.   However, since inception, The Kane Firm never accepted this premise as a ‘given’.  Our primary emphasis has been to bring on knowledgeable and dedicated public accountants.  Many of whom,… Read more »

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The public accounting industry is known for its long grueling hours, piles of papers and accountants hunched over adding machines. There is a common image of CPAs churning out a mass of tax returns and financial reports with a Lumbergh figure hovering over their shoulder mumbling about TPS reports and ‘Mmm, yeah, I’m going to… Read more »

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to stay vigilant against an increase of IRS impersonation scams in the form of automated calls and new tactics from scammers demanding tax payments on iTunes and other gift cards. The IRS has seen an increase in “robo-calls” where scammers leave urgent callback requests through the… Read more »