BST & Co. CPAs, LLP announces promotion of Nia LaParl to Partner

ALBANY, New York, August 28, 2019– BST & Co., LLP today announced that Nia LaParl has been appointed partner in the accounting and auditing department at the Capital Region-based financial and management consulting firm. LaParl formerly served as senior manager and originally joined BST in 2013.  Read More 

BST & Co. announces the appointment of Elizabeth Powell to Virtual Controller

ALBANY, New York, August 6, 2019 – BST & Co. CPAs, LLP, one of the Capital Region’s leading financial and management consulting firms, today announced that Elizabeth Powell has been appointed to the position of virtual controller within its virtual accounting solutions department.  Read More 

The Toll of New Trade Tensions and Your Portfolio

It was hard to miss the headlines about escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China this week—and hard not to notice the up-and-down market activity that went along with it. But what, if any, long-term impact does trade policy have on the economy and, by extension, our portfolios? Although it remains to be seen how the events of this latest news cycle will play out, your evidence-based financial plan is built to anticipate and withstand market risk.  Read More 

Lack of Marketability Discount Requires Empirical Support

The discount for lack of marketability is an often-contested valuation adjustment that requires a particularly detailed process. When calculating any valuation adjustment, an appraiser obviously can't just pick a number out of a hat.   Read More