Yearly Archives: 2016

Department of Labor Overtime Rule

Just 10 days before the implementation date, a federal judge in Texas put the brakes on the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) new federal overtime rule, which would have doubled the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA’s) salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay. Twenty-one states filed an emergency motion for a preliminary injunction in October to halt the […]


Crowe Horwath examines tax implications of a Trump presidency

Firm details proposed corporate, individual, international, and estate and gift taxation policies CHICAGO (Nov. 9, 2016) – Following a lengthy and contentious campaign season, the American public has elected Donald Trump as president of the United States. It remains to be seen whether President elect Trump will preside over significant tax reform, but according to the following summary […]


Courtney Retzlaff Receives CPA Designation

          Courtney Retzlaff, Tax Accountant with Contryman Associates, P.C., has received her certificate and permit to practice as a Certified Public Accountant from the Nebraska Board of Public Accountancy. As a Certified Public Accountant, Retzlaff has met the experience requirement, two years in public accounting, in addition to having demonstrated her […]


Julia Selko Completes QuickBooks® Certification to Help Local Small Businesses Better Manage Their Finances

Businesses looking for help with Intuit QuickBooks® accounting software can now get assistance from a local accounting professional. Julia Selko of Contryman Associates, P.C. in Hastings has completed Intuit’s coursework and examination and is now accredited as an official QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor® for QuickBooks. Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions […]