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RUTLAND PROPERTY TAX RATE DROPPING SLIGHTLY

Jul 20, 2017
The Board of Aldermen in Rutland, Vermont made a move that turned a small tax increase into a slight decrease

IRS Launches 'Don't Take the Bait' Series

Jul 10, 2017
As part of its Security Summit effort, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will be launching a new educational series called "Don't Take the Bait" on July 11, 2017

Summer Cocktail Dinner Series Shines the Limelight on Local Spirits

Jul 03, 2017
Vermont Business Magazine - This summer the Red Clover Inn & Restaurant in the heart of the Killington Valley will host “Meet the Maker” cocktail dinners presented in partnership with three Vermont distillers.…

Governor signs two bills to sales tax exempt some ag and timber products

Jun 13, 2017
Vermont Business Magazine - Governor Phil Scott on Monday signed S34, an act relating to rural economic development, and H495, an act relating to miscellaneous agriculture and subjects, at Goodridge Lumber…

New retirement savings program suits Vermont’s small business economy

Jun 08, 2017
Some states, including Vermont under the guiding hand of Treasurer Beth Pearce, the Governor’s support, and bi-partisan efforts, have taken it upon themselves to help more working families save by creating a state-based public retirement option.

MORE THAN 26,000 WAITING FOR STATE INCOME TAX REFUNDS

May 30, 2017
Five weeks after the deadline for filing tax returns, more than 26,000 people are still waiting for the Vermont Department of Taxes to issue refunds on their personal income taxes.

It's Official: Kathryn McGrath is One of Vermont's Newest CPAs

May 24, 2017
The State of Vermont Board of Accountancy has approved Kathryn McGrath as a licensed CPA.

Davis & Hodgdon and Copper Leaf Receive "Best of" Awards Burlington VT Event

May 16, 2017
Members of Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs and Copper Leaf Financial were on hand to receive their respective awards at Vermont Business Magazine's Best of Business (BOB) Awards ceremony May 11th at the…
Vermont Tax Revenues Off Nearly 10 Percent

Vermont Tax Revenues Off Nearly 10 Percent

May 09, 2017
The Personal Income tax, by far the state's most important General Fund revenue source, was below its target by over $25 million for April.
Greenbanc Offers Home Energy Scores to Vermonters

Greenbanc Offers Home Energy Scores to Vermonters

May 02, 2017
Your Home Energy Score will show you how your home’s efficiency compares to other homes, and will identify energy improvements that will save you money and raise your Score. As an added bonus, these improvements will likely enhance how comfortable you feel in your home and may improve the air quality in your home. If you’ve already made home energy improvements, your Score can officially recognize your home’s higher performance level—a useful indicator if you’re planning on selling your home soon.
Burlington Vermont Named a Top 100 Best Place to Live

Burlington Vermont Named a Top 100 Best Place to Live

Apr 17, 2017
Vermont Business Magazine - Burlington has been named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live 2017 (link is external) by Livability.com, outpacing more than 2,100 cities (with populations between 20,000…
Jet Blue is Giving Free Flights to People Who Owe Taxes

Jet Blue is Giving Free Flights to People Who Owe Taxes

Apr 13, 2017
Travel & Leisure: Stacey Leasca, April 12, 2017. Haven’t paid your taxes to Uncle Sam yet? Luckily for you, Tax Day has been extended to April 18 this year, and things get even better if you actually…

Burlington named a Top 50 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs

Apr 11, 2017
Vermont Business Magazine, 4/10/17 - Livability.com has released its second annual Best Cities for Entrepreneurs (link is external) list created in partnership with Entrepreneur magazine. Burlington ranked…
Free seminar on ownership succession planning on 4/19 in Vergennes, Vermont

Free seminar on ownership succession planning on 4/19 in Vergennes, Vermont

Mar 29, 2017
The Search for a Good Exit: Introduction to Ownership Succession Planning -- Vergennes 2017Vermont Employee Ownership CenterWednesday, April 19, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)Vergennes, VT In this…

Lawmakers Gear Up for $15 per Hour Minimum Wage Push

Mar 22, 2017
Posted on VT Digger, 3/22/17 While a push to raise Vermont’s minimum wage likely won’t go anywhere this year, lawmakers and advocates are laying the groundwork now for legislation that would significant…
Vermont is top rated state by business credit score

Vermont is top rated state by business credit score

Mar 15, 2017
Posted on VBM, 3/15/17Ted Knutson It’s no secret that personal credit scores are a barometer of financial strength. The better your score, the easier (and cheaper) it is to get things like a mortgage…
Vermont Ranked as Safest State

Vermont Ranked as Safest State

Mar 15, 2017
Posted on VBM, 3/15/17 The Website 24/7 Wall St (247wallst.com) has recently released its ranking of The Safest States in America (link is external), for Vermont come in first. New England did well in…
Congress Posts Online Cyber Security Aids for Small Businesses

Congress Posts Online Cyber Security Aids for Small Businesses

Mar 14, 2017
Posted by Financial Advisor Magazine, 3/14/17Ted Knutson New cybersecurity aids for small business have been posted online this week by the House Small Business Committee. The help, http://bit.ly/2n3rIzL,…

Congrats to Kathryn McGrath for Passing All 4 Sections of the CPA Exam!

Feb 07, 2017
We are very excited to announce that Davis & Hodgdon Associates' Accountant Kathryn McGrath has pass all 4 sections of the state of Vermont's CPA exam. Way to go Kathryn!! Kathryn McGrath, Associate…

Welcome Matt Cleare, CPA, CGMA

Jan 23, 2017
Williston, Vt., January 23, 2017 – Matt Cleare, CPA, CGMA has joined Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs as a Supervisor specializing in accounting, business management and strategy, tax, and finance. Matt…