Archive for the ‘General’ Category

ARB Tax Manager, Karla Brannen, CPA – One of MECPA’s 2018 Women to Watch

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — November 5, 2018 ARB Tax Manager, Karla Brannen, CPA – One of MECPA’s 2018 Women to Watch   Portland, Maine (November 5, 2018) – Albin, Randall & Bennett (ARB) Tax Manager, Karla Brannen, CPA, has been named as one of three recipients of the Maine Society of Certified Public […]

Albin, Randall & Bennett Announces Recent Promotions

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — November 5, 2018 Albin, Randall & Bennett Announces Recent Promotions   Portland, Maine (November 5, 2018) – Albin, Randall & Bennett is pleased to announce recent promotions. Forrest Collins, CPA has been promoted to Senior Accountant. He joined ARB as a Staff Accountant in September of 2015 after two […]

Albin, Randall & Bennett Welcomes Tax Manager, Bill Dunn

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — November 5, 2018 Albin, Randall & Bennett Welcomes Tax Manager, Bill Dunn Portland, Maine (November 5, 2018) – Albin, Randall & Bennett (ARB) is pleased to welcome Tax Manager, William (Bill) G. Dunn, Jr., CPA, MST Dunn has 7 years of experience in public accounting and brings significant experience in […]

ARB hosting Construction and Real Estate Update

On October 23rd, ARB is hosting an event at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel focused on issues relevant to construction and real estate industries. 2018 has been a year of many regulatory changes in tax and financial accounting for construction and real estate companies. ARB is known as a leader in construction and real estate […]

ARB Named Among 2018 Best Places to Work in Maine

Albin, Randall & Bennett was recently named as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Maine. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of the Society for Human Resource Management – Maine State Council (MESHRM) and Best Companies Group. Partners endorsing the program include: Mainebiz, the Maine State Chamber […]

Supreme Court Ruling Opens up Internet Sales Tax Collection Laws

The U.S. Supreme Court sided, 5-4, with South Dakota in South Dakota v. Wayfair, allowing South Dakota to keep its law requiring internet retailers with no physical presence (property or employees) in South Dakota to collect sales taxes from customers and remit them to the State of South Dakota. All nine justices of the U.S. […]

Conference Committee Tax Bill Proposes Sweeping Tax Changes “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”

On December 15, 2017, the U.S. Congress’ Joint Committee on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act released their bill making significant changes to the Internal Revenue Code. The changes impact virtually every individual and business. The President wishes to sign the bill into law before the end of 2017. At this point, there appear to […]

Republicans in the U.S. House Propose Sweeping Tax Reform

On November 2, 2017, House Republicans released the details of their much anticipated tax reform proposals. The bill is over 400 pages and impacts virtually every individual and business. The proposal’s fate is uncertain. Several Republicans from highly populated states are unhappy with the elimination of the state and local income tax deduction. Most commentators […]

Changes in Tax Law; Budget Bill Signed by Gov. Paul LePage

Personal income tax, property tax, real estate transfer tax, and hospital tax are among the categories affected by the tax law changes within the budget bill signed by Gov. Paul LePage on July 4, 2017. We advise all our friends and clients to take a look at the summary of key tax law changes below. What changes for […]

UPDATE – Notice 2016-66 F&I and other Reinsurance Clients

If you do not currently have a reinsurance company, retro-company or captive insurance company for your F&I products or other insurable risks, the Memorandum below may not apply to you. If you do, or you are not sure whether or not you do, please read the Memorandum and call me with any questions. Please also […]