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Matt Smith Rejoins Peterson Sullivan 

Peterson Sullivan is pleased to announce the addition of Matt Smith to its audit team. A former Peterson Sullivan employee who has recently returned to the firm, Matt will be an Audit Senior Manager in the nonprofit group. Read more.

Peterson Sullivan Accountant Selected for Prestigious "Top 10" Accounting Award

The National Academy of Public Accounting Professionals (NAPAP) has selected Ronald Nagle as one of the 2015 "Top 10 Public Accounting Professionals" in Washington. Read more.

Highway Funding Law Brings Important Changes

The Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 was signed into law on July 31. This three-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund was the 34th stopgap extension of transportation programs since 2009. Read more.

Penalty Increase for Tax Reporting Failures

The debate over the recently enacted Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015 (TPEA) waged for months. When it was finally signed into law by President Obama at the end of June, much ado was made about the so-called fast-track trade authority the act gives the President. 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.

Washington State Taxes and Independent Schools

Nonprofit organizations, even though they may be exempt from federal taxes, are generally not exempt from taxes in Washington. Unless a nonprofit organization has a specific exemption for excise taxes... Read More.

Rounding Up Recent Accounting Developments

Keeping up with changing accounting standards is critical to every public company’s well-being. That’s why you need to consider these two recent developments...Read More.

Does Your Nonprofit Suffer From Founders Syndrome?

Of the many afflictions that can impede a nonprofit’s growth and progress, one of the most deadly is the dreaded “Founder’s Syndrome.” Founder’s Syndrome strikes when a single individual — typically the founder, executive director or other long-term leader...  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.