When to Bring in a Business Advisor

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″ text_text_shadow_horizontal_length=”text_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ text_text_shadow_horizontal_length_tablet=”0px” text_text_shadow_vertical_length=”text_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ text_text_shadow_vertical_length_tablet=”0px” text_text_shadow_blur_strength=”text_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ text_text_shadow_blur_strength_tablet=”1px” link_text_shadow_horizontal_length=”link_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ link_text_shadow_horizontal_length_tablet=”0px” link_text_shadow_vertical_length=”link_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ link_text_shadow_vertical_length_tablet=”0px” link_text_shadow_blur_strength=”link_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ link_text_shadow_blur_strength_tablet=”1px” ul_text_shadow_horizontal_length=”ul_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ ul_text_shadow_horizontal_length_tablet=”0px” ul_text_shadow_vertical_length=”ul_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ ul_text_shadow_vertical_length_tablet=”0px” ul_text_shadow_blur_strength=”ul_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ ul_text_shadow_blur_strength_tablet=”1px” ol_text_shadow_horizontal_length=”ol_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ ol_text_shadow_horizontal_length_tablet=”0px” ol_text_shadow_vertical_length=”ol_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ ol_text_shadow_vertical_length_tablet=”0px” ol_text_shadow_blur_strength=”ol_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ ol_text_shadow_blur_strength_tablet=”1px” quote_text_shadow_horizontal_length=”quote_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ quote_text_shadow_horizontal_length_tablet=”0px” quote_text_shadow_vertical_length=”quote_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ quote_text_shadow_vertical_length_tablet=”0px” quote_text_shadow_blur_strength=”quote_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ quote_text_shadow_blur_strength_tablet=”1px” header_text_shadow_horizontal_length=”header_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ header_text_shadow_horizontal_length_tablet=”0px” header_text_shadow_vertical_length=”header_text_shadow_style,%91object Object%93″ header_text_shadow_vertical_length_tablet=”0px”… Read More

AI and Automated Bookkeeping

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22″ custom_padding=”0px|||||”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]When someone mentions AI, minds in the dairy business immediately think about artificial insemination. However, this article will focus on a different type of AI. Regardless of our personal views on the issue, Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) technology is here to stay… Read More

The Pass-through Deduction: Things every business owner needs to know

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″ custom_padding=”0px|||||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″] By Dan Packard, CPA, CFE, CVA Tim Anderson, CPA Scott Nielson, CPA Recent tax changes have dramatically impacted the opportunities available to small business owners.  One of the largest opportunities now available is the pass-through deduction (Section 199A deduction), by which a taxpayer can deduct up to… Read More

Tommy Gwinn Quoted on Bitcoin filings

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″ custom_padding=”0px|||||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″] Tommy Gwinn of our Pocatello office quoted in the Idaho Business Review. Make sure you file your Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency gains and losses correctly on your taxes! Learn more about Tommy Gwinn here.[/et_pb_text][et_pb_image src=”http://coopernorman.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/tommy_gwinn_bitcoin_article_screenshot.png” _builder_version=”3.26.3″][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

Dan Packard Featured in the East Idaho News

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]Dan Packard, CPA, CFE, CVA was recently featured in the East Idaho News giving tips on how to avoid fraud like the case he helped to uncover of a local woman guilty of embezzling over $2 Million. 4 of the specific tips Dan gives are: Be aware, fraud can… Read More

2018 Ag Seminars

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″ custom_padding=”0px|||||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_image src=”http://coopernorman.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2018_ag_seminar_header.png” _builder_version=”3.26.3″ force_fullwidth=”on”][/et_pb_image][et_pb_image src=”http://coopernorman.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/middle-agknowledge-save-the-date-email.png” _builder_version=”3.26.3″ force_fullwidth=”on”][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″] Register Today! [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″ column_structure=”1_2,1_2″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”1_2″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]Seminars hosted by Cooper Norman Pocatello – Friday, January 19th   Twin Falls – Tuesday, January 23rd Idaho Falls – Thursday, January 25th   Get your operation future-ready with this half-day seminar: 2018 Tax Update Industry Panel… Read More

Tax Reform Summary

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″ custom_padding=”0px||0px|||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]If you are feeling confused by the recent tax reform proposals, you are not alone. With the Senate narrowly passing their version of tax reform early Saturday morning, both the House of Representatives and the Senate have now each passed their own versions of a tax legislation bill, but the… Read More

Forensic Work by Cooper Norman cited by Jonathan Shipley at AmeriBen

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]Jon Shipley, an HR Consultant with AmeriBen, recently wrote an article on fraud and self deception. The article appeared in the AmeriBen newsletter “The Explorer”. Shipley cites the case of Charlotte Pottorff. The forensic audit that uncovered this fraud was performed by Daniel Packard and Misty Martinell in our Idaho Falls office of… Read More

2017 Idaho AgFest

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]Idaho AgFest will be taking place at the Pinecrest Event Center at 1515 Northgate Mile in Idaho Falls, Idaho on October 21st this year. Festivities will run from 12pm to 5pm. In an effort to support our vibrant local agricultural community, we’d like to encourage everyone to attend and… Read More

American Opportunity Tax Credit

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″ custom_padding=”0px||0px|||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]As a recent university graduate, the American Opportunity Tax Credit is something that has directly benefitted me and something that I have been very grateful for. If you or one of your dependents is a university student, this might be something that could help you lower the amount… Read More