United Way announces giving campaign leadership

...relations and marketing at Bartlett Regional Hospital, and Mark Mesdag, Manager at Elgee Rehfeld Mertz, LLC, Certified Public Accountants. The new campaign goal is $450,000."We really appreciate both Jim and Mark taking on this important challenge...
My Turn: A plan to end a regressive entitlement

...sustainably applied to state's general fund. So yes, Walker was definitely looking to "touch" our beloved PFD.But from an accountant's perspective, the easiest solution would have been to eliminate the annual dividend entirely. That would have been political...
Infographic: Billion blocks

...state budget. At the Juneau Empire, we're not numbers people ? that's why we're writers and photographers, not accountants. It's tough for us to get a sense of how big the state's budget really is and how its many parts stack up to each other...
State | Local | AK legislature
Accountants seize new opportunities as companies clamp down on finances

...are spending millions and billions of dollars to document their accounting procedures. In doing so, they're hiring many accountants to fill their accounting needs." Hardy adds that this equals higher salaries for some college graduates. "They're seeing...
Man facing $8.7M embezzlement case hid on Appalachian Trail

...him," she said. "He whispered to me that he was sorry that this happened."The 53-year-old Lexington, Kentucky, accountant now sits in a southwest Ohio county jail. He has pleaded not guilty and is scheduled for trial next month in U.S. District...
Nation and World
Mertz CPA honored

...from Juneau was honored, along with Lisa Rogers CPA from Anchorage, by members of the Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants at their 2012 Annual Business Meeting recently held at Land's End Resort in Homer May 31, 2012. The Jay A. Ofsthun Distinguished...
Max Mertz honored by Alaska CPAs

Max Mertz, partner of Elgee Rehfeld Mertz, was honored recently by the Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants for his distinguished service as a member and sometime chairman of Alaska's CPA licensing board. Mertz was awarded the Jay A...
Just ban the bags

...establishments to give away take out bags? They could maybe even set a minimum price the stores would have to charge. No taxes, no accountants. It would be good for the stores - they would make a little money. It would be good for Juneau - fewer plastic bags in...
Just send the next bailout check to me

...been provided to, or requested by, various companies since the financial crisis began. After much deliberation with our accountants and financial advisers, we have concluded that, in order to prevent a deeper recession and turn around the U.S. economy...
Local accountant obtains ISACA credential

Sarah Huebschen, certified public accountant and audit manager for Elgee Rehfeld Mertz LLC, has obtained the Certified Information Systems Auditor credential offered by the...


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