When it comes to measuring success, dealerships often point to the most obvious indicator on the lot, car sales. But measuring success goes much deeper than totaling up the number of cars sold in a particular week, month, or quarter. Reading and interpreting reports with a variety of metrics is a critical step to catching the hazards that threaten your dealership’s bottom line. For instance, inefficiencies are usually small enough to fly under the radar but over time are large… Read more ›
Peter Reilly, CPA, CVA, President and Managing Partner of Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell, P.C., was named Managing Partner of the Year by the Rainmaker Companies, a firm dedicated to supporting the growth of hundreds of accounting firms through comprehensive training, community-building, and consulting expertise. The award was due to a recognition of CBM’s growth, an increase in diversity in both leadership and the firm, professionalism, and excellence in management and staffing. The award was presented to Reilly on June 19… Read more ›
CBM Senior Investment Advisor Alex Seleznev (center) and the Montgomery County tennis team (playing in the 2019 United States Tennis Association Mid-Atlantic division) qualified last week for the USTA national tournament in Las Vegas this October. Only 16 teams in the nation will participate. Congratulations to Alex and his team members, and best of luck!
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released a final rule which should make it easier for smaller businesses to provide retirement plans to their employees. According to the DOL, the rule will enable more small and midsize unrelated businesses to join forces in multiple employer plans (MEPs) that provide their employees a defined contribution plan such as a 401(k) plan or a SIMPLE IRA plan. Certain self-employed individuals also can participate in MEPs. In October 2018, the DOL issued… Read more ›
Kathleen Booker, Senior Auditor at CBM – Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell, P.C. has earned her Certified Public Accountant license from the Virginia Board of Accountancy, the organization recognized for establishing educational and professional standards in the financial industry. Kathleen Booker joined CBM in September 2017, where she is primarily responsible for performing audit engagements in the not-for-profit sector. Additionally, Kathleen provides tax services to individuals and small businesses. Her recent promotion to Senior Auditor will continue to fuel her professional… Read more ›