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WHEN TO FILE A FORM 5500 FOR YOUR HEALTH AND WELFARE PLAN

Employee health and welfare benefit plans are established to provide medical, sickness, accident, disability, and many other benefits to employees or former employees and their dependents and beneficiaries. Plans with more than 100 participants on the first day of the plan year must file Form 5500 each year whether funded or unfunded. A funded plan […]

Hobe & Lucas CPAs Kicks Off 2019 with the Acquisition of Flask, Kusak and Company

CLEVELAND, OH – February 9, 2019 Hobe & Lucas CPAs, a full-service certified public accounting and business consulting firm located in Independence, Ohio has acquired Flask, Kusak and Company, located in Parma, Ohio. The acquisition strengthens Hobe & Lucas’ overall service offerings and provides additional resources to increase its current levels of customer and client […]

How the Tax Reform May Affect Your Return Next Year

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law at the end of 2017. These new laws and regulations could have a major impact on your individual and business tax planning. Below are some questions and answers that may be applicable to your tax situation. This is the right time to take advantage […]

Why our culture makes us a Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio

Last month, we celebrated a momentous achievement in our firm’s history…we were named a 2018 Top Workplace by the Plain Dealer and Advance Ohio…for the first time! This was certainly a great honor for our business, but it’s also a celebration of our culture. We’ve always lived by our founder’s motto of “Full service. Full […]

Five key business areas to review before 2018

These final two weeks of the year are usually filled with a hope that a few of those outstanding proposals will turn into sales commitments. This is also a great time to reflect on the past year and prepare for the upcoming year. We’ve compiled five areas you should be spending extra time with during […]