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29
Jan

Municipal Hotel Occupancy Tax Reporting

During the 85th Legislature, Senate Bill 1221 was passed that established mandatory reporting requirements for municipalities that impose (levy) certain Hotel Occupancy Taxes (HOT). Chapter 351, Subchapter A of the […]

18
Dec

Audit or Review with SACS Accreditation?

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS COC) is one of seven regional accreditation agencies recognized by the United States Department of Education (USED) and is […]

27
Oct

Carefully Writing the Cause and Effect

Stepping back from the issue, the purpose of the MD&A is to discuss relevant financial highlights. For the most part, writers are completing the MD&A like robots. If the prior […]

15
Oct

TEA Releases List of Audit Firms

The somewhat surprising statistic is that 79 firms perform 5 or fewer ISD audits, which represents 192 district and 19% of the total ISD audits performed.  Accordingly, a large number […]

28
Sep

IRS Deduction for Property Tax Payment

The GFOA requests that you Activate Your Community by requesting voters, taxpayers, businesses, realtors, homebuilders, educators, and anyone else in your cities and counties who will be harmed by this proposal to contact […]

07
Aug

Announcing the Newest Partner of Our Firm

Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP is pleased to announce that, as part of our ongoing effort to improve audit services to governments across Texas, Mike Brotherton, CPA, was promoted to Partner […]

16
Jun

Partner Announcement

  We are proud to announce that Mike Brotherton and Laura Ham have been promoted to Partner at Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP.    

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