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Announcements

WhippleWood CPAs has been selected as one of OUTSIDE's Best Places to Work 2017

LITTLETON, CO, November 8, 2017—WhippleWood CPAs has been selected as one of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2017. Not only are winning companies great workplaces for employees, but they respect the environment and encourage a balance between work and enjoying life in the great outdoors.

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WhippleWood CPAs Is Ranked Number Six Among Small Accounting Firms to Work for Nationwide

LITTLETON, CO, November 8, 2016—WhippleWood CPAs came in sixth nationally in Accounting Today’s final listing of “Best Accounting Firms to Work For” in 2016. “The firms on this list represent the best workplaces in the accounting profession,” said Accounting Today Editor-in-Chief, Daniel Hood.

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Two WhippleWood Leaders Again Win Five Star Wealth ManagerSM Awards

LITTLETON, CO, September 12, 2016—CEO and cofounder Richard J. Whipple and partner Mona L. Feeley of WhippleWood CPAs were named 2016 Five Star: Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth ManagersSM, an award given to top wealth managers in the Denver area. The 2016 award marks the seventh time Rick has received this recognition, and the sixth for Mona.

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Rick Whipple Named Economic Development Group Director of the SMDCC

LITTLETON, CO, September 1, 2016—Richard J. Whipple, cofounder and CEO of WhippleWood CPAs, has been appointed Director of the Economic Development Group (EDG) Executive Committee of the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce (SMDCC).

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Allinial Global and IAPA International Are Set to Merge Associations

LITTLETON, CO, May 6, 2016—Allinial Global, of which WhippleWood CPAs is a member, and IAPA International (IAPA) announced that the management teams for both associations have signed a Letter of Intent to join forces.

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WhippleWood CPAs Director Is Elected to the CSBR Board of Directors

LITTLETON, CO, April 6, 2016—Wendy Ciancio, director of Accounting and Advisory Services at WhippleWood CPAs, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Colorado Space Business Roundtable (CSBR).

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Industry News

Ambassadors of Compassion

Whipplewood CPAs is excited to announce a partnership with a transformational youth program in leadership and life skills called Ambassadors of Compassion, a division of Lift Up America. The Ambassadors of Compassion (AOC) Program revolves around giving youth the opportunity to personally examine and “experience” life-ready principles in a small group discussion setting with other youth led by a trained coach.

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Is the IRS Targeting Partnerships?

Audits of partnerships rose in 2015 as the IRS shifted agents away from C-corporations and toward pass-through entities, according to a recent enforcement report. In addition, Congress has enacted legislation that will revise the audit rules for partnerships. The new rules may be complex, but one thing is certain: Partnerships and other types of pass-through entities will likely face higher audit risks in the coming years.

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A Dozen Ways to Negotiate Better

When you think of great dealmakers, you may conjure up images of tough moguls…the kind of businesspeople who seem to never back down. But some of the best negotiators are willing and able to back down artfully. To find out 12 more ways to become a better negotiator, click “Read Full Article.”

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Getting the Most Out of Banner Ads

As anyone marketing on the Internet knows, it can be hard to get people to click on banner ads. How can you get the attention of prospective customers with an enticing banner given the limited amount of space there is to work with? Here are some ways your organization can get the most out of its banner ads.

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Five Last-Minute Moves to Lower Your 2015 Tax Bill

Tax Day is right around the corner. Many people delay filing their taxes until the last minute, especially if they expect to write checks to the U.S. Treasury Department. Fortunately, there are a few simple strategies that qualifying individuals and small business owners can still use to lower their 2015 tax liability.

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Change in Billing System

Along with changes associated with a new year, we want to let you know we’ve also undergone some exciting new changes to our processing systems here at the firm. As of January 1, 2016, we ushered in an updated version of our Tax, Billing, and Projects software, and are very excited about the abilities this new software provides for better serving you—our valued clients.

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