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Mercer & Hole Chartered Accountants are delighted to announce that the firm has been recognised in the AccountancyAge Top 50+50 Survey 2017 and for the first time in the firm’s history it has achieved a top 40 position.

Mercer & Hole are positioned at number 36 in the rankings, having climbed 8 places, from number 44 in 2016. The survey also highlights Mercer & Hole’s fee income is up 23.46% year-on-year.

Read more: Mercer & Hole are one of the biggest movers in the AccountancyAge Top 50+50 Survey 2017

Author: Randy Myeroff; Cohen & Co (Michigan & Ohio, USA)

October 1st marks an amazing milestone for our firm. Forty years ago, Ron Cohen set into motion his dream of creating an accounting and tax practice that was unique — a firm focused on serving entrepreneurs and grounded in technical excellence, one that would be renowned for its client service. Ron’s charismatic leadership ensured a strong firm that, even with significant growth, has stayed true to its culture. 

Read more: Celebrating 40 Years of Cohen & Company’s Culture

Richey May is proud to announce that the firm's Managing Partner, Ken Richey, has been recognized as one of Accounting Today’s Managing Partner Elite. Ken's visionary leadership has been long celebrated by the firm, who are thrilled to see Ken get the national recognition he deserves for his commitment to strategic growth, client service and the people of Richey May. Ken is one of only ten Managing Partners to recieve this distinction. 

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Mercer & Hole Chartered Accountants are pleased to announce Alison Palmer and Henry Page will become partners of the firm on 1 October.

Alison Palmer will be a Private Client Partner, having previously been a director at the firm. Alison advises clients on all taxation aspects of their financial affairs, including capital gains tax and inheritance tax planning, the use of trusts, offshore matters and claiming applicable reliefs. In particular, she has an interest in residence issues and the taxation of foreign domiciliaries.  

Read more: Two new partners and a new management structure for Mercer & Hole

Zinner & Co. Partner Brett Neate will speak on “5 Things Every Business Owner Should Do Before December 31” during WIRE-Net’s October workshop, Thursday, October 12 at Cuyahoga Community College’s Advanced Technology Training Center. The event is open to members and non-members.

During the workshop, Brett will educate business owners and decision makers as they face the Q4 flurry of activity that is critical to accurately closing 2017 and properly preparing for 2018.

The full-morning session will address business succession, inventory and fixed assets, financial statement preparation, compensation and budgeting, and daily management of a business.

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