Mr. Appelrouth has built a firm renowned for its creative financial and accounting advisors. The firm’s strength derives from his philosophy of accessibility and a hands-on approach. With extensive resources and breadth of knowledge, Mr. Appelrouth maintains a high-level of service with personalized attention.
In addition to maintaining the firm’s high level of service and integrity, Mr. Farah focuses his practice areas on Audit and Assurance and Business Advisory for privately owned and not-for-profit enterprises, as well as government agencies. His reputation in the International Tax and Transaction arena is second to none.
Mr. Appel brings over 30 years of experience in accounting to lead Appelrouth, Farah & Co., P.A.’s tax practice. A Certified Public Accountant with a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida, Mr. Appel joined the firm in 2004. He directs the firm’s team in developing tax strategies and following the changes in tax law.
Partner, Director of Business & Entrepreneurial Services
Mr. Goldstein leads the firm’s Business and Entrepreneurial Services and has over 35 years experience as a Certified Public Accountant and broad knowledge in all tax strategies and planning for corporations, partnerships, individuals and start-up companies.
Partner, Director of Assurance & Advisory Services
Mr. Rader is responsible for overseeing the firm’s audit and assurance practice. In addition to providing solutions for clients, Mr. Rader is dedicated to providing them with top-notch customer service. He makes it a point to place communication high on his list.
Whether you are a lifelong single person or you found yourself single through divorce or the death of your spouse, you have your own financial considerations and complications. Unfortunately, many single people overlook financial planning. Don’t make this costly mistake. Financial and estate planning help you protect your earnings and your property. For single people
The IRS recently announced the 2018 inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts. For 2018, taxpayers can contribute up to $3,450 (up from $3,400 in 2017) for single coverage, or up to $6,900 (up from $6,750 in 2017) for family coverage. The maximum out-of-pocket figures are: $6,650 for single coverage (up from $6,550 in 2017) and
Remember, service charges do not receive the same tax treatment as tips. Service charges are non-tip wages, and employers must treat them as such for tax withholding and filing requirements. Tips are payments made to employees by customers at the customer’s discretion. Service charges are extra fees a customer must pay to a business. Examples
Summer is a good time to do business entertaining. Normally, deductions for business entertainment and meals are limited to 50 percent of the expenses. However, you can write off 100 percent of the cost of a company picnic or other get-together. Note that you can’t restrict the outing to only a select few employees. Keep
Your chances of being audited are probably lower than you think. A look at the latest IRS statistics for 2016 reveals two interesting and reassuring facts about the risk of an IRS audit. One of these facts is that audits are becoming less common. The number of individual tax returns the IRS audited fell to