Media Releases

Media Releases

January 18, 2022

BLS CPAs Celebrates Manager Promotion and CPA Achievement

January 18, 2022   Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A. (BLS), a certified public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Delaware and Pennsylvania, celebrates the following promotion and CPA designation achievement.     Bryce L. Schelhaas, CPA has been promoted to Manager in the firm’s Tax & Small Business Department. Bryce L. Schelhaas, CPA began … Continued

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January 05, 2022

Stephanie L. Chapman, CPA Named Director

Stephanie L. Chapman, CPA was named a Shareholder of Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A. (BLS) and Director in the International Services Practice Group, effective January 1, 2022, as voted on by the directors of the firm. Stephanie celebrated her 12th anniversary at BLS in May 2021, having started as a Supervisor in the Tax & … Continued

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December 28, 2021

BLS CPAs Announces Jordon N. Rosen, CPA, AEP® Retirement

Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A. (BLS), IPA Top 300 certified public accounting and consulting firm, extends congratulations and best wishes to Jordon N. Rosen, CPA, AEP® (Distinguished), Director of Estates & Trusts, who is retiring on December 31, 2021 with more than 21 years of service at BLS and over 43 years in public accounting! … Continued

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November 03, 2021

BLS Honored with State Chamber Award of Excellence

Wilmington, DE – November 3, 2021 — Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A. (BLS), a certified public accounting and consulting firm, was honored at the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business luncheon with an Award of Excellence in the 61-150 Employee category. Michael T. French, CPA, Managing Director, accepted the … Continued

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August 31, 2021

BLS CPAs Earns Top Workplace Honor for 13th Year

Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A. (BLS), a certified public accounting and consulting firm, has been awarded the 2021 Top Workplace honor by The News Journal for the 13th consecutive year. The Top Workplace list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by The News Journal’s partner, Energage, LLC. The anonymous … Continued

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July 21, 2021

Belfint Lyons & Shuman, CPAs Promotes Eleven Team Members

July 21, 2021   Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A. (BLS), a certified public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Delaware and Pennsylvania, announces eleven well-earned promotions.       Marcelo A. Morinigo, CPA has been promoted to Manager in the firm’s International Services Practice Group. Marcelo A. Morinigo, CPA is an important part of … Continued

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July 21, 2021

BLS CPAs Ranked as a 2021 Top 300 Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting

Wilmington, DE – July 21, 2021 — For the seventh consecutive year, Delaware-based certified public accounting firm, Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, CPAs (BLS) was ranked as a Top 300 firm in North America by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA). IPA is an award-winning publication for the accounting profession, published by The Platt Group. BLS moved up … Continued

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June 11, 2021

What You Need to Know about Child Tax Credit Advances

June 11, 2021 On May 17, the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Treasury announced additional details and changes surrounding the Child Tax Credit (CTC) outlined in the American Rescue Plan. The full legislative text can be reviewed here: IR-2021-113. Our team has provided highlights of these updates and what you should consider below … Continued

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April 26, 2021

Tax Credits Now Available for Providing Paid Leave to Employees Receiving COVID-19 Vaccines

April 26, 2021 On April 21, the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department issued a fact sheet detailing information about the tax credits available under the American Rescue Plan. The intent is to help small businesses and nonprofit organizations receive a tax credit for providing paid time off to employees receiving the vaccine and … Continued

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April 21, 2021

April Proclaimed Financial Literacy Month in Delaware

April 21, 2021 Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A. (BLS), a certified public accounting and consulting firm, was an integral part of securing Governor John C. Carney and Lieutenant Governor Bethan Hall-Long’s proclamation to establish April as Financial Literacy Month in Delaware. Jordon N. Rosen, CPA, AEP, Director – Estates and Trusts, is the Delaware Ambassador … Continued

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April 19, 2021

Tanner Barretta Earns CPA Designation

April 19, 2021 It is with great pleasure that Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A. (BLS), a certified public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Delaware and Pennsylvania, announces that Tanner Barretta has earned the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation. Tanner Barretta, CPA is a Staff II Accountant in the firm’s Rotational Developmental Program. Tanner joined … Continued

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March 31, 2021

Additional Extension and Due Date Updates

March 31, 2021 PPP Extension Act of 2021 On March 30, President Biden signed into law the PPP Extension Act of 2021. The Paycheck Protection Program, which was scheduled to expire on March 31, 2021, has been extended through June 30, 2021 through this bill. The full legislative text can be reviewed here: H.R. 1799 … Continued

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March 26, 2021

Certain State Tax Deadlines Extended

March 26, 2021 Just as many CPAs and taxpayers anticipated, states have started to extend their tax return due dates. Read our previous update titled, Tax Deadline for Individuals Extended to May 17. As of this publication, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey are three of the states that have pushed their individual tax filing and … Continued

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March 19, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act – What we know so far

March 19, 2021  On March 11, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). The $1.9 trillion bill is extensive and we have outlined important details for our clients and friends to be aware of. The full legislative text can be reviewed here: H.R.1319 – American Rescue Plan Act of … Continued

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March 18, 2021

Tax Deadline for Individuals Extended to May 17

March 18, 2021  On March 17, the IRS announced that the federal income tax filing and payment deadline for individual 2020 returns has been extended to May 17, 2021. Learn more about the Individual Tax Day Extension. Please keep in mind that the announcement is only for individual taxpayers and, as of today, the technical … Continued

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February 16, 2021

BLS CPAs Earns Client Service Excellence Award for the Third Year

February 16, 2021 Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, CPAs (BLS), an IPA Top 300 accounting firm, announced today that they have earned the 2021 Best of Accounting Award for providing superior service to their clients. This is the third consecutive year that BLS has earned this award, which is based solely on direct feedback from the … Continued

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February 08, 2021

BLS Starts 2021 with Promotion, Certification, and New Hire Announcements

February 8, 2021     Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A. (BLS), a certified public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Delaware and Pennsylvania, started 2021 with the following well-earned promotions, certification achievement, and new hire announcement. Saaib T. Uppal, CPA, QKA has been promoted to Manager in the firm’s Accounting & Auditing Department. Saaib will celebrate … Continued

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February 05, 2021

Delaware Unemployment Rate Alert

February 5, 2021 Continue to read if your organization is subject to Delaware Unemployment Insurance Contribution and Reporting Requirements.   BLS has become aware that the Delaware Department of Labor (DOL) has experienced an issue with their reporting system. Due to this issue, employers may have been erroneously assessed a $100 late fee and may … Continued

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