Howard, LLP

Updates from the financial front

You don’t have to sit in a conference room to benefit from our team’s business and financial insights. In this section, link to the latest news from and about our firm.

Howard Tax Insights: Medical Reimbursement Plans and the Affordable Care Act

Dallas, Texas, June 2015 – Time is quickly running out to modify or remove Medical Reimbursement Plans that are not in compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Medical Reimbursement Plans, Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA), and other cafeteria plans designed to assist employees with the cost of health insurance premiums or other medical costs all […]

12th Annual Economic Luncheon hosted by Howard, LLP

Dallas, Texas, May 2015 – Dr. Mark G. Dotzour, Chief Economist of the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, presented his annual economic update in front of more than 250 guests on May 14, 2015. It was the 12th annual event, hosted by Howard, LLP, in which Dotzour presented “The Economic Outlook for Investors and […]

Proud Sponsor of The Dallas CPA Society 2015 Convergence

Dallas, Texas, May 2015 – Join the Howard, LLP team at this year’s Dallas CPA Society (DCPAS) Convergence to be held Friday, May 8, 2015, at the InterContinental Dallas Hotel.  We are proud to be a sponsor for the 11th edition of this great DCPAS tradition which provides top-quality continuing education to North Texas accounting […]

Howard Tax Insights: Don’t Be Taken in by Phony IRS Requests

Dallas, Texas, March 2015 – The phone rings. The caller says they are from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and they claim you owe taxes and must submit payment through a wire transfer or prepaid debit card. Or you receive an email supposedly from the IRS asking you to share your bank account, credit card or […]

Howard Tax Insights: New Tangible Property Regulations

Dallas, Texas, February 2015 – Recently, the IRS issued long awaited final regulations on the tax treatment of amounts paid to acquire, produce, or improve tangible property.  These regulations explain which payments can be deducted immediately, and which must be capitalized and depreciated.  These regulations will affect any business that has ever depreciated property, had […]

We wear our jeans to give back to our community!

Dallas, Texas, January 2015 –  As our firm continues to grow, we have a responsibility to our community to give back a piece of what we receive, and the Howard, LLP team is aware of our increasing responsibility and is taking an active role in honoring it. Starting January 30th, we are giving our team […]

Congrats to Leadership Development Academy Graduates 2014-15 Class

Dallas, Texas, January 2015 – The Howard, LLP team congratulates Tyler Laux who graduated from the 2014-2015 Class of the Dallas CPA Society Leadership Development Academy (LDA) on January 8, 2015. The LDA program is designed to help participants develop the skills needed to be effective leaders within their organizations, professions and community. Tyler, the firm thanks you […]

Howard, LLP and William R. Moss, CPA accounting firms merge to expand client services

Dallas, Texas, December 2014 – Howard, LLP and William R. Moss, CPA are pleased to announce the merger of the two Dallas-based firms that provide audit, assurance, tax and financial consulting services.  The firms will operate under the Howard name. Bill Moss, owner/founder of William R. Moss, CPA, will join the Dallas office and continue to provide […]

Howard Insights: 2014 Annual Update

Dallas, Texas, December 2014 – Another year has flown by and the Howard team wants to provide you with information that will be useful for both yourself and your business to prepare you for the remainder of 2014 and beyond. Howard Insights: 2014 Annual Update. About Howard: Howard, LLP is a Dallas-based accounting firm that has […]

Howard Senior Manager Presented at 61st Annual Texas CPA Tax Institute

Dallas, Texas, November 2014 – Duncan Campbell, a senior tax manager with leading CPA firm Howard, LLP, gave a presentation entitled, “Did NIIT give you a fit?” to CPAs in both San Antonio and Dallas as part of the Texas Society of CPA’s  annual “Texas CPA Tax Institute” conference held during November 20-21, 2014. Duncan […]

Howard Insights: Ponzi Scheme Loss Deductions

In March of 2009, the IRS issued Rev. Rul. 2009-9 & Rev. Proc. 2009-20 to offer guidance to taxpayers who were defrauded in Ponzi schemes such as the Bernard Madoff scam.  In this revenue ruling, the IRS clarified many of the complex issues involved in deducting the losses incurred in the Ponzi-type schemes, and established […]

Howard Names Gary Kroll as Partner-In-Charge of the Tax Department

Dallas, Texas, September 2014 – Howard, LLP has named Gary Kroll of the firm’s Dallas office as its Partner-In-Charge of the Tax Department. Having been with the firm since 1999, Gary brings abundant accounting experience in both the public sector and private industry. He provides tax planning and compliance services for individual taxpayers and business […]

Giving Back: “Stuff the Bus” Campaign

Dallas, Texas, August 2014 – Just as we are dedicated to serving the needs of our clients, Howard, LLP is committed to supporting activities that enhance and serve the communities in which we work and live. As the back-to-school season is arriving for families and teachers in Texas, the Howard team teamed up again to […]

Howard Insights: Keep Up-To-Date on Recent Tax Developments

There were a number of important tax developments in the second quarter of 2014. Read the summary below to keep up-to-date on the key tax developments. For more information about any of these developments and what steps you should implement to take advantage of favorable developments and to minimize the impact of those that are […]

Howard gives: proud to be making a difference in Dallas

Dallas, Texas, June 2014 – Just as we are dedicated to serving the needs of our clients, Howard, LLP is committed to supporting activities that enhance and serve the communities in which we work and live. Service is an inherent part of the Howard culture.  We believe giving back to the community is a “win-win” scenario […]

11th Annual Economic Luncheon hosted by Howard, LLP

Dallas, Texas, May 2014 – Dr. Mark G. Dotzour, Chief Economist of the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, presented his annual economic update in front of more than 200 attendees on May 6, 2014. It was the 11th annual event, hosted by Howard, LLP, in which Dotzour presented “The Economic Outlook for Investors and Business Decision […]

Howard Senior Manager Presented at The Dallas CPA Society’s 2014 Convergence

Dallas, Texas, May 2014 – Tim Pike, a senior audit manager with leading CPA firm Howard, LLP, gave a presentation entitled, “FASB/PCC Update” to more than 1,500 participants as part of The Dallas CPA Society’s 2014 Convergence held on May 8, 2014 in Dallas. The past year has seen a significant amount of activity by […]

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Howard Made The List: 22nd Largest North Texas Accounting Firm

Dallas, Texas, February 2014 – Howard, LLP was recently ranked as the 22nd largest North Texas accounting firm in Dallas Business Journal’s Accounting Firms List. The publication’s listing included 25 local accounting firms ranked according to the number of local accounting professionals. In today’s business environment, there’s no such thing as one-size-fits-all financial solutions. Industry […]

Howard Title Sponsor of February’s TYP Business Luncheon

Dallas, Texas, February 2014 – Howard, LLP hosted Texas Young Professionals (TYP) Dallas Chapter’s recent Business Luncheon.  The small, invitation only lunch, which was part of the TYP Business Luncheon Series, was held in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday, February 12th. The event sponsor Howard, LLP is a Dallas-based regional accounting firm which provides audits, assurance, […]

Tim Pike honored as Young CPA of The Year

Dallas, Texas, January 2014 – On Tuesday, January 28, 2014, during their Annual Meeting of Members, the Dallas Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) recognized Tim Pike as Dallas CPA Society’s 2014 Young CPA of the Year for his outstanding contributions and dedication to the accounting profession. Tim is a Certified Public […]

Howard Team Members are Always Learning

Dallas, Texas, January 2014 – The Howard, LLP team congratulates Allena Graves and Hannah Hodge who graduated from the 2013-14 Class of the Dallas CPA Society Leadership Development Academy (LDA) on January 9, 2014. The LDA program is designed to help participants develop the skills needed to be effective leaders within their organizations, professions and […]

Howard Insights: 2013 Year-End Planning

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Howard Senior Manager Presented at 60th Annual Texas CPA Tax Institute

Dallas, Texas, December 2013 – Duncan Campbell, a senior tax manager with leading CPA firm Howard, LLP, gave a presentation entitled, “Understanding Passive Activities” to more than 300 CPAs in both San Antonio and Dallas as part of the Texas Society of CPA’s  annual “Texas CPA Tax Institute” conference held during November 21-22, 2013. With […]

Holiday Technology Scams

Dallas, Texas, November 2013 – The holiday season has arrived, and unfortunately, it’s the time of year when the crime rate will invariably increase. The Howard IT Solutions team feels it is important to reiterate some IT suggestions to hopefully make your holiday season safe and secure. The following are a few red flags to […]

New logo. New website. Same trusted advisors.

Dallas, Texas, November 2013 – Everything is different. Except what matters most. For more than 30 years we’ve worked with our clients to solve their most complex financial problems with a holistic approach to financial consulting, audit, assurance and tax services. Today we’re launching the next evolution of our brand to more closely reflect the value […]

Educating the Industry’s Future Leaders

Dallas, Texas, September 2013 – Howard, LLP, one of the largest local independent accounting firms based in Dallas, has a long tradition of donating its time and expertise to the Dallas Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). Tim Pike, one of Howard’s assurance leaders, is a TSCPA member and an instructor […]

Howard Kicks Off Fall Recruiting Season

Dallas, Texas, August 2013 – Howard, LLP, a leading Dallas-based accounting firm, announced that it is kicking off its fall recruitment campaign at leading universities in Texas to support its accelerating growth. The six-week recruitment campaign will start with on-campus internship and career fairs targeting students in the fields of accounting, finance and business. In […]