• Firm Brings Educational Seminars to Local Area Professionals
    2017-05-22

    Firm Brings Educational Seminars to Local Area Professionals

    Earlier this month, the firm partnered with local banking institutions to bring the 2017 Tax Planning Update Seminar to both the Texarkana and Fort Smith areas.

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  • Attorney Featured Speaker at Bank Seminar
    2017-05-15

    Attorney Featured Speaker at Bank Seminar

    Carla Spainhour was the featured speaker at Arvest Wealth Management's seminar on tax planning. The event took place on Friday, May 12th at Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. More than 25 attendees were presented with information related to personal tax matters including trusts, estates, transfers and other wealth management strategies.

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  • ESOP Can Be a "Win-Win-Win" for Closely Held Banks
    2017-05-09

    ESOP Can Be a "Win-Win-Win" for Closely Held Banks

    An employee stock ownership plan (“ESOP”) is a powerful and effective tool that can be used by a closely held bank to address many different issues within the bank. An ESOP when used in the right circumstances can provide the following advantages: Shareholder succession, employee benefits and tax benefits to the bank.

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  • Attorney Outlines the 2017 OIG Work Plan at HFMA Conference
    2017-05-09

    Attorney Outlines the 2017 OIG Work Plan at HFMA Conference

    Attorney Tonya Gierke spoke about the 2017 Office of the Inspector General Work Plan at the Arkansas Healthcare Financial Management Association's Spring Conference. The OIG's mission is to protect the integrity of the Department of Health and Human Services programs as well as the health and welfare of program beneficiaries by detecting and preventing fraud, waste and abuse. Tonya spoke to the group about the OIG's role, it's plan and how to access it. Specifically, she discussed how to utilize the OIG Work Plan in planning audit activities and assessing potential vulnerabilities in the current revenue stream

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