An Auditor's Attempt at Work-Life Balance

I have lost count of the number of work life balance articles I have read, but here are my takeaways: it is hard; there is no one size fits all answer; allowing employees to pursue that balance can be key to the company's success and employee retention; and that no matter how hard you try, achieving a complete balance in all areas of your life at all times is not possible. I'm still relatively…

MHP's Partnership with the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce

 MHP values its partnership with the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce and working together to make Cheyenne a better community. The mission of the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) is to make the greater Cheyenne area a more prosperous and higher quality community.  Comprised of influential leaders and business professionals, the Chamber is able to meet its mission. This…

New CPA's

MHP is excited to announce that four more employees have recently passed all of the CPA exams and are now Certified Public Accountants. Allison Kerkvilet is from Sundance, Wyoming. She earned her  Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Wyoming (UW). When asked how she knew accounting was for her, Allison responded, “After trying out psychology my first semester of college, I…

New Tax Withholding Tables

The Internal Revenue Service has released the updated tax withholding tables for 2018 to reflect changes for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The new tax tables reflect the increase in the standard deduction, the repeal of personal exemptions and changes in tax rates and brackets. The updated withholding information shows the new rates for employers to use for 2018. Employers should begin using the…

Are You Ready for Tax Season?

Are you ready for the 2017 tax season? Another year has ended, another has begun and the tax professionals at MHP are preparing for another tax season. Our mission is to help clients succeed by serving as trusted advisors and by providing quality, timely tax services. We will continually work to maintain our reputation for quality and exceptional service to our clients. Our tax preparation…

Toys for Tots and Ugly Sweater Contest

In the spirit of holiday giving, MHP recently had its Toys for Tots campaign and ugly sweater contest. The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. The objectives of…

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Reporting

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Reporting and the President’s Executive Order of January 20, 2017 – Accelerated Due Dates for 2017 Reporting With a new administration in Washington and more questions than ever about the future of the ACA, we wanted to help our clients filter through the noise and understand what is  required under the law this year.   Within the article, we've outlined the impact of…

Newest CPA's at MHP

MHP would like to congratulate our newest CPA’s on their accomplishment of passing all the CPA exams! Hannah Gilliland, Myranda Lyda, John Storebo, Whitney Webb and Shaylene Burd are the newest CPA’s at MHP. Hannah Gilliland is from Fort Laramie, WY but Cheyenne is now home. She joined MHP as a summer intern in 2015 and became a full-time employee in January 2016.  She received her Bachelor’s…

Michl McGee Inducted Into the Circle of Champions

Former MHP Partner, Michl McGee, was inducted into the Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce’s Circle of Champions earlier this month. The Circle of Champions is an elite group that has left a lasting legacy in the greater Cheyenne area. The honor is reserved for a select few whose efforts have improved the community and helped to expand the economic development of the Cheyenne area. Mike has been…

Make-A-Wish Wyoming

Community stewardship is an essential value of MHP. We believe it is important to give back to our community, and one way we do this is serving on boards of different organizations. One organization that various employees have served is Make-A-Wish Wyoming. The Make-A-Wish Wyoming program recently granted a wish in Cheyenne, and we are proud that many of our clients were involved in the granting…

2017 United Way Campaign

One of our values at MHP is Community Stewardship. We believe it is important to give back to our community. We do that in many ways. We serve on boards, we volunteer to coach youth baseball, soccer and basketball teams, we financially support many good causes in Cheyenne and Laramie County. One organization that we have supported since they began in 1948, is United Way of Laramie County. During…

Jim Hearne is the Recipient of the 2017 Community Spirit Award

The Community Spirit Award was created in 1998 and honors a community leader annually who has volunteered countless hours and efforts to make Cheyenne and Laramie County a better place to live, work and raise a family. This year, Jim Hearne was presented with the award and all of us at MHP believe it is richly deserved. Jim has been a mentor, role model and leader for generations of accounting…