DWC’s Donna Hardy Elected to GJ Chamber Board of Directors

Congratulations to Dalby Wendland’s Donna Hardy for her election to the GJ Chamber’s Board of Directors, beginning January 2016. Donna is a tax principal in the Grand Junction tax office. She joined Dalby, Wendland & Co. after receiving her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Colorado Mesa University. She has over

October 6th, 2015|

New Tax-Advantaged ABLE accounts Help Disabled Individuals

Starting this year, states may establish tax-exempt “Achieving a Better Life Experience” (ABLE) accounts, which can be created by disabled individuals to support themselves or by families to support their disabled dependents. Contributions to the accounts are made on an after-tax basis (i.e., contributions aren't deductible), but assets in the

September 30th, 2015|

Rifle Lions Club Provides Annual Service to Area Children

Tracy Barner (left) and Norma Miller pose with the afternoon class at Highland Elementary Poor eyesight in children can easily go undetected and can severely affect their learning. Each year, Rifle Lions Club provides vision screenings to pre-K and kindergarten students in Parachute and Rifle. Recently, Club members, including DWC’s

September 24th, 2015|

Cybercriminals Want You!

The 2014 Association for Financial Professionals Payments Fraud and Control Survey by J.P. Morgan reports 60% of organizations were exposed to actual or attempted payments fraud in 2013. The typical financial loss incurred by companies was $23,100. The Report key findings indicate the top four targets as: Check payments (82%)

September 15th, 2015|

Montrose Rotary Initiative Supports Health and Wellness of Local Students

Picture L-R: Steve Schiell, RE-1J School District Superintendent, David Crane, Montrose Rotary President, Alyssa Ganskow, Johnson Elementary 4th Grade Teacher, and Mark Plantz, DWC Accountant and Rotary Board Director The Montrose Rotary Club has committed $20,000 for 2015 to help area youth through its “The Year of the Healthy Child”

September 9th, 2015|

Important Information for Businesses

Legislators passed the short-term highway funding extension and several important tax provisions. See more at:

August 20th, 2015|

Tax Incentives for Higher Education

Many families understand the value of higher education and desire to help their college-bound children accomplish this goal. There are numerous ways in which saving and paying for college education can save income tax. The most common benefits include; tax credits, deductions, and savings plans. These incentives have different limitations

July 30th, 2015|
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