Robert Dahill Graduates Leadership Wyoming

 In August, 2015, McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP) Partner, Robert Dahill, began his journey through the Leadership Wyoming program. Robert has kindly shared with us his thoughts and experiences from Leadership Wyoming: On May 7th, I graduated as a member of the 16th class of Leadership Wyoming (the "Best Class Ever"). Leadership Wyoming is an interactive nine-month program that provides…

Ken Dugas Ends Term as Cheyenne LEADS Board Chairman

Ken Dugas, Partner with McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP, will be ending his term as the Board Chairman for Cheyenne LEADS this coming Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Cheyenne LEADS (or LEADS) is a private, not-for-profit corporation and is funded by the Cheyenne business community with more than 300 corporate and individual dues-paying members and through contracts with the City of Cheyenne, Laramie…

Chris A. Johnson, CPA/PFS, Tax Manager

Chris recently moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming and started work at McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP) in July 2015.  He graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1996 and has been serving small business and high wealth clients for the last 19 years in Denver, Fort Collins, and now Cheyenne.  He specializes in accounting, income tax planning and tax preparation for corporations, partnerships, and…

MHP Manager to Present at AICPA EDGE Experience

McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP has always prided itself for being cutting edge in the industry, but we now have a staff member who is literally cutting "edge"!  In August, Stephanie Pickering, CPA, will present at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) 2016 EDGE Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada. EDGE, which stands for Evolve, Distinguish, Grow, and Engage, was started in…

20 In Their Twenties: Rising Star - Brittany M. Wilson, CPA

We are proud to announce that Brittany Wilson, Supervisor with McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP), has been selected as one of twenty "Rising Stars" in our community by the Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber recognized these outstanding young professionals at their luncheon on April 1, 2016 to celebrate a group not only dedicated to their professions but loyal to their community. The keynote…

Be Wary, Be Suspicious - Take the Time to Double Check Before Clicking

Stories of sensitive information being stolen from businesses and government institutions are becoming a regular occurrence in the news these days.  On the heels of a security breach in the summer of 2015 in which over 300,000 taxpayers' tax return data was stolen, just last month the IRS announced another breach involving over 100,000 social security numbers and e-filing pins. One type of threat…

Professional Trust, Estate, and Wealth Preservation Services

Protecting and managing wealth has never been more important as the baby boomer generation passes their accumulated wealth on to the next generation. To address these ever increasing needs, MHP has developed an extensive Wealth Management practice focused on financial succession planning, asset accounting, and preservation and trust advisory services.  Our Wealth Management staff includes estate…

MHP goes for the Gold!

The thrill of victory; the agony of defeat…and da feet, da knees, da back, da arms… In this Olympic year, McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP is fielding gold (maybe brass) medal teams in a number of sports. Number crunching day in and day out can take a toll on accountants so, as a Firm, we encourage our staff to get out of the office and have some fun.  Throughout the year, you can find our best…

McGee, Hearne & Paiz offers Secure Electronic Communication

MHP is actively collecting client email addresses to provide a secure online space for clients to conveniently send, receive, and store files quickly and securely by establishing Client Portals.  In addition, MHP is offering eSign on Form 8879 for Individual (1040) Tax Returns.  Our goal is to deliver the highest level of customer service via fast, streamlined communication, while staying…

Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt

Crisp, October air; the majestic Big Horn range to the northwest; Piney Creek lazily meandering through the valley.  Hunters, excited about the day's adventure, are gathered for sunrise coffee and conversation before they set off to honor a tradition that some have held dear for a lifetime and others have yet to experience.  This is a scene repeated thousands of times a year in our great State,…

The 33rd Annual Governor's Business Forum

Show up.  Be brilliant at the basics.  Don't react, respond.  You're not having a bad life, you're having a bad day.  When you're done saying what you're saying, stop.  Trust your people.  Keep moving forward.  NEVER quit. These simple phrases were the core of a powerful message at the 33rd Annual Governor's Business Forum held November 16-18 in Cheyenne.  The Forum brings together business,…

2nd Annual McGee, Hearne & Paize Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

The Second Annual McGee Hearne & Paiz Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest was held on December 11th and offered yuletide fashion statements that will be long remembered…no matter how hard we try to forget! There was a price for the privilege of arriving at work looking as hideous as possible.  The competition entry fee was a $5.00 donation to Toys for Tots – no donation, no opportunity to compete…