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Fraud Awareness Week 2018

It’s Fraud Week, everyone! For the week of November 11 – 17, supporters around the globe are promoting anti-fraud awareness and education to minimize the impact of fraud. There’s a lot of information and resources out there, but what is imperative to know about fraud, how to detect it and what to do if there… Continue Reading

Manufacturers – Take the National Manufacturing Outlook Survey!

The Leading Edge Alliance (LEA Global) has officially launched its third annual National Manufacturing Outlook Survey! This year, LBMC is distributing the survey, along with PKF Texas, the Greater Houston Manufacturers Association, Economic Alliance Houston Port Region, BioHouston and many more partners. The survey is conducted in association with leading accounting firms across the country,… Continue Reading

Important Updates on the New Overtime Rules

Recently on the CPA Desk, we shared with you a series of the PKF Texas – Entrepreneur’s Playbook episodes that featured our friend Wilka Toppins of Toppins Law firm. She shared the upcoming changes in overtime rules put in place by the Department of Labor. The changes centered around raising the maximum salary needed to… Continue Reading

Post-Election Tax Policy Update

Here at the CPA Desk, we strive to bring you the latest tax and accounting news that may affect you or your business. With this in mind, we want to offer our informative and understandable Post-Election Tax Policy Update to our readers. You can access this briefing here, or on our website at With Election… Continue Reading

The 2016 Annual Cougar 100 Luncheon

Today on The CPA Desk, we reflect on the 2016 Cougar 100 Luncheon that was held on October 26. This annual event honors the 100 fastest growing Cougar owned and led businesses. We were so proud to serve as the official accountants for this event and loved seeing how far the University of Houston alumni… Continue Reading

Growing Your Practice Webinar Series

The Association for Accounting Marketing and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants have teamed up for a five-part webinar series focused on growing your practices. The webinars feature insight and knowledge from the practice growth all-stars of the accounting industry. Our own Director of Practice Growth, Karen Love, will appear in the November 30th installment of the “Growing Your Practice” webcast series,… Continue Reading

PKF Texas Director on NYC Family Wealth Alliance Panel

PKF Texas Tax Practice Leader and Director, Del Walker, is a confirmed panelist for the 2016 Family Wealth Alliance regional event on July, 14, 2016 in New York City. Del will take part in the panel discussion Client Development: Lead Generation and Lead Conversation where attendees will learn from him and other panelists Gemma Leddy,… Continue Reading

PKF Texas Was the Proud Accounting Firm of the Rice Business Plan Competition

The Rice Business Plan Competition, where start-ups from universities around the world compete for over $1 million in prizes, took place this past weekend. As the official accounting firm for the competition, PKF Texas handles the voting component during the weekend. Attendees learned about the innovative ideas that students around the world are bringing to… Continue Reading

PKF Texas Has Moved Offices!

We are pleased to announce that this week marks our first week in our new office! With our clients and employees top of mind, we designed our new space to have a contemporary feel with an open concept layout to promote creative thinking and collaboration. Our contact information has not changed, you can still reach us through… Continue Reading

Create Game Changing Results for Your Business

In this ever changing economic climate, executives are constantly seeking opportunities to create high impact results in their business. Join us for an interactive, fast-paced morning workshop, “Create Game Changing Results for Your Business” on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Presenter: Andy Ray, Principal, Entrepreneurial Advisory Services, PKF Texas and author of Radical Impact: A Manager’s Playbook… Continue Reading

February Events

Our friends and clients look to us, as accountants and business advisors, to formulate ideas and facilitate solutions for your business. With this in mind, we are supporting several upcoming events we think may be of interest to you. El Centro de Corazon Turnaround Management Association – February Breakfast Meeting Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce… Continue Reading

The Accounting Impact on Your Company’s Bottom Line

Karen: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Karen Love, Director of Practice Growth, and I’m here with Kenneth Guidry President of PKF Texas. Welcome back to the Playbook, Kenneth. Kenneth: Thank you Karen. Karen: Well I’d like to get your perspective now on the fact that you are a leader of your accounting… Continue Reading