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Installment Sales Offer Both Pluses and Minuses

With the gift and estate tax exemptions currently at $5.34 million, you might think that estate valuations are less important. Read more.

Give and Receive with a Charitable Remainder Trust

Would you like to benefit charity while reducing the size of your taxable estate yet maintain an income stream for yourself?Would you also like to divest...   Read more.

 

Business Briefs: Recent Litigation Engagements

Peterson Sullivan’s expert team of advisors has the credentials and experience in all types of litigation support, fraud investigation... Read more.

Peterson Sullivan Wins WSCPA 2014 Business of the Year Award

Peterson Sullivan LLP proudly announces its recognition as the 2013-2014 Business of the Year by the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (WSCPA). The nominations are solicited from WSCPA members throughout the year...  Read more.

Thought Leadership

Read a few of our latest viewpoints as our team of experts look at the immediate and long-term issues facing our clients.

A Foundation for Effective Endowment Management 

Overseeing a nonprofit’s endowment fund is one of the most important roles for the board of directors. A strong investment committee, made up of board members and staff, will not only ensure the continued health of the endowment and the organization... Read more.

5 Ways to Leverage Internal Audits

Traditionally, the role of an internal audit (IA) function has been to test financial and compliance controls and then report its findings to the appropriate oversight. But in recent years that role has evolved. Read more.

Industries and Services

Fraud & Forensic Accounting

From time to time questions about the financial integrity of a business or personal situation can arise. Speculation, theories and suspicions are a natural... Read more.

Succession Planning

Your objectives and vision for your company are important elements in your quest for a new owner. This process can be challenging... Read more.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Many business owners are involved in a sale, merger or acquisition once or maybe twice during their lives.  Read more.