What’s This Asset Retirement Obligation I Keep Hearing About?

By Andy Griffin, CPA, Supervisor and Keith A. Arner, CPA, CVA, Partner

As we’ve described previously, one of the components of “getting back in the game” for small independent E&P companies is producing financial statements that are compliant with Generally …

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Get Back in the Game: E&P Financial Reporting

By Keith A. Arner, CPA, CVA, Partner and Andy Griffin, CPA, Supervisor

During the mad dash for deep shale acreage, when exploration and production companies like Chesapeake, Gulfport, Ascent, and others were acquiring leases, many independent producers in the Utica …

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Family Business Succession Planning

I’m often asked by my clients, “How do I transition my company to the next generation?”.

In order for a succession to be successful, it needs to work for both parties. Clients are advised early in our business relationship about …

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Ohio Tax Amnesty is January 1, 2018, through February 15, 2018, for Individuals and Businesses

Avoid ALL penalties and HALF of your interest!

If you have unpaid taxes, Ohio Tax Amnesty could help you avoid 100% of penalties and 50% of interest due. Ohio Tax Amnesty will help you achieve a fresh start and settle …

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Credit for Production of Natural Gas from Marginal Wells – Why it’s not too late to claim!

This past fall Notice 2017-51 was issued by the IRS to provide guidance on the marginal well production credit. The notice computed the credit amount for calendar year 2016 at $0.14 per mcf as well as provided guidance on claiming …

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