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https://youtu.be/gCtU_qYq81M Jen: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Jen Lemanski, and I’m back again with Frank Landreneau, one of our International Tax Directors. Frank, welcome back to The Playbook. Frank: Thanks, Jen. Thanks for having me back. Jen: We’ve talked about GILTI and FDII in previous episodes, and now I know there’s some more foreign impacts with the new tax reform. Is there anything else you can share with us about that?…
The Houston Business Journal recently published an article written by PKF Texas Audit Senior Manager and the face of the not-for-profit team, Nicole Riley, CPA, CFE, about the new Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) guidance. Titled “Under new FASB guidelines do nonprofits receive contributions from governments?,” Nicole discusses how the new guidance affects governmental grants and contributions and what it means for not-for-profit organizations. She incorporates explanation from Accounting Standard Update (ASU) 2018-08 and ASU…
https://youtu.be/5_iM3BRrUl0 Jen: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Jen Lemanski, and I’m coming to you from the Gulf Coast Regional Family Forum. With me today is Russ Capper, Executive Director of Houston Exponential. Russ, welcome to the guest side of the Playbook. Russ: Well, it’s great to be here. Jen: For our viewers who aren’t quite familiar with Houston Exponential, can you share a little bit about what that is? Russ:…
https://youtu.be/juQ9MaQpzXg Jen: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Jen Lemanski, and I’m back again with Miriam Rouziek, an Audit Manager and one of the faces of PKF Texas’s SEC team. Miriam, welcome back to the Playbook. Miriam: Thank you for having me, Jen. Jen: So, tell us what’s coming down the pipe with the SEC? Are they doing any updates this year in 2019? Miriam: Yeah. The SEC is really going to…
The next episode of Desk Buddies has launched! Continue getting to know our team members as we test their knowledge about each other. Who is better with a calculator? Who is a better driver? Who is more extroverted? Who is more likely to crack jokes? Find out in Episode 2, starring Ben, Austin, Becky, Emily, Kevin and Prentice. Check out the video on our website and YouTube channel for more fun, laughs and friendships here…
The next episode of Desk Buddies has launched! Continue getting to know our team members as we test their knowledge about each other. Who is better with a calculator? Who is a better driver? Who is more extroverted? Who is more likely to crack jokes? Find out in Episode 2, starring Ben, Austin, Becky, Emily, Kevin and Prentice. Check out the video on our website and YouTube channel for more fun, laughs and friendships here…
https://youtu.be/IEJl0mDuPZ0 Russ: This is PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host, and I’m coming to you from the Gulf Coast Regional Family Forum. I’m very pleased to have as my guest now, Richard Gruber, Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer of MERIT SI. Richard, welcome to the show. Richard: Thank you, Russ. Russ: You bet. Tell us about MERIT SI. Richard: MERIT SI is a two-year-old firm headquartered in Houston. Our focus…
As accountants and trusted business advisors, we enjoy working with you to co-create ideas and co-develop innovative solutions for your business. To supplement this, we also want to provide valuable information, including upcoming  Houston events that we support, and think may be of interest to you.  Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship Turnaround Management Association – Lunch Meeting Turnaround Management Association and Network of Women – Happy Hour National Association of Corporate Directors Greater Houston…
Next week, the Rice Business Plan Competition will host its 19th competition on April 4 – 6, 2019. PKF Texas is proud to be supporters once again, as well as the official accountants for the 10th year. The Rice Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition. It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s internationally recognized initiative devoted to the…
Competition is as fierce as it has ever been for private and public grants to not-for-profits. If your funding model depends on receiving adequate grant money, you can’t afford to submit sloppy, unprofessional grant proposals. Here are some tips on writing a winner.…