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The difference between a compilation, a review, and an audit

In the past, we've detailed the many benefits to a financial statement audit and why a business might have an audit conducted.  For times when a formal audit is not required, a compilation or review may satisfy the business owner's needs....

ShindelRock’s Karla Harrington featured on podcast “The Freelance Hustle”

Listen to the latest episode of "The Freelance Hustle", where ShindelRock Manager Karla Harrington guides listeners through choosing between different corporate entity structures; picking the right tax and accounting advisor for your needs (and how much it costs!); if your...

Listen for ShindelRock on WJR-AM radio in February and March!

ShindelRock's Maria Montie spent the morning at WJR's Fisher Building studio sharing her expertise in making complex business taxes easier. Listen for her tips and advice airing in the morning for the next 8 weeks! PS--Can you spy a Detroit radio legend in...

Meet the SR Staff: Julia Locke, Intern

Tax season is approaching, and ShindelRock intern Julia Locke is looking forward to working with the team on some of the 2,000+ returns the firm completes each year.  She was drawn to the opportunity at ShindelRock because "everyone I spoke...

How businesses can better plan strategically

Instead of approaching business as a series of problems to be solved – say, how to cut down on spending, or how to keep employees from getting bored at work – organizations should take a more appreciative look at themselves....

Employee benefit plans: Managing cybersecurity risks

The Department of Labor's Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans (known as the DOL ERISA Advisory Council) has issued a report, Cybersecurity Considerations for Benefit Plans, which summarizes its examination of and recommendations regarding cybersecurity considerations as...

President Trump signs executive order to limit regulations

  • February 9, 2017
  • Maria Montie, CPA, MST, CVA, MAFF

On January 30, President Trump signed an executive order to dramatically reduce federal regulations and control regulatory costs. The executive order requires federal agencies to eliminate two rules for every new one introduced. Additionally, the executive order requires agencies to conduct a cost...

The many ways scammers can get their hands on your money

Scams come in all shapes and sizes, but many share similar characteristics. And if you know what they are, you can save yourself from being swindled. Some of the more common characteristics of investment fraud include: The investments are promoted...

IRS updates list of designated private delivery services

The Internal Revenue Service has updated its list of designated private delivery services that meet the rules for determining the postmark for timely filing and payment, eliminating DHL and adding several FedEx services. Notice 2015-38 updates the list of designated...

SR In the News: ShindelRock makes Crains’ 2015 List of Largest Accounting Firms

We're happy to be recognized again in Crains' Detroit Business this week as one of the largest accounting firms in Metro Detroit!