Attestation

American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 01-04-2013

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 was passed by Congress on January 1, 2013. CCH has developed an explanation and analysis of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 in a CCH Tax Briefing Special Report. This document highlights the new tax rates, Bush-Era tax rates extended, the AMT patch, extension of various credits and business tax extenders, and a number of extenders retroactive to the beginning of 2012.

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Aldridge, Borden Announces 2013 Interns 12-01-2012

Jan Bigham, Andrew Martin, and Joe Mills from Auburn Montgomery and Jake Scurlock from Troy University will participate in the Aldridge, Borden’s 2013 internship program. The internships will begin in January of 2013.

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Ashley Lough recognized by Family Justice Center 10-29-2012

Ashley Lough received the Above and Beyond Recognition Award from One Place Family Justice Center at their Board meeting on Monday, October 29th. She is commended for her voluntary involvement and services she provides to the One Place Family Justice Center as the Treasurer of their Board. The Family Justice Center served about 800 victims in the past year. Other honorees were Alabama first lady Dianne Bentley, state Rep. Jay Love, community volunteer Lynda Flynt, Deputy District Attorney Carrie Gray, Montgomery County District Attorney Ellen Brooks, Ronnie Blount of Chesson Construction, Montgomery County Administrator Donnie Mims, and Lt. Jenny Smith, commander of the Montgomery Police Department’s Domestic Violence Bureau.

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IRS Announces Inflation Adjustments for 2013 10-18-2012

The Internal Revenue Service recently released its annual inflation adjustments on several tax provisions. Some of these items are as follows:

– The annual exclusion for gifts rises to $14,000 for 2013, up from $13,000 for 2012.

– The amount used to reduce the net unearned income reported on a child’s tax return subject to the “kiddie tax,” is $1,000, up from $950 for 2012.

– The foreign earned income exclusion rises to $97,600, up from $95,100 in 2012.

Click here to view the full article on the Journal of Accountancy’s website.

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Aldridge, Borden Announces Promotions 08-21-2012

Aldridge, Borden & Company P.C. recently announced the promotions of Scott Grier, CPA, CVA and Jason Westbrook, CPA, CVA to Principal and Wes Blake, CPA and Corey Savoie, CPA to Manager.

Grier practices in the firm’s attestation division. His specialty is in the construction industry where he manages engagements of closely held contractors of various sizes. Scott also assists contractors with licensing and prequalification with multiple States in the southeast. Scott graduated from Auburn University Montgomery and began his career with Aldridge, Borden and Company in 1998.

Westbrook‘s primary focus is in the firm’s consulting division, although he provides attestation and tax services to clients in various industries as well. Jason graduated from Auburn University Montgomery and joined Aldridge, Borden in 1996. He is involved in several civic organizations within Montgomery.

Blake graduated from Auburn University and joined the firm in 2004. He provides both attestation and tax services in a wide range of industries.

Savoie practices in the firm’s attestation division. He is a graduate of Auburn University and joined Aldridge, Borden in 2006.

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