YHB Celebrates Aspiring CPAs

Winchester, VA (July 20, 2017) — Yount, Hyde and Barbour (YHB) says a fond farewell to a dozen interns as their 2017 Summer Internship program comes to an end. YHB is holding its annual celebratory send off for their summer interns on the rooftop of the Discovery Museum in Winchester on Thursday, July 20th.  Will… Read more »

Will your favorite charity accept your donation?

If your estate plan includes charitable donations, be sure to discuss any planned gifts with the intended recipients before you finalize your plan. This is particularly important for donations that place restrictions on the charity’s use of the gift, as well as donations of real estate or other illiquid assets. Why a charity may reject… Read more »

Tax Planning in Divorce

Almost 50% of marriages end in divorce.  It’s a sobering statistic that affects many families.  In fact, in the U.S. there is one divorce every 36 seconds, or nearly 2,400 divorces per day, 16,800 per week and almost 900,000 per year.  The average marriage that will end in divorce lasts about eight years.  There are… Read more »

YHB Celebrates 70 Years of Clients & Community

YHB Celebrates 70 Years of Clients & Community Winchester, VA (June 30, 2017) — Yount, Hyde and Barbour (YHB) held a celebration in its home town of Winchester to celebrate 70 years of serving clients and community. “Over the past 70 years, we (YHB) have gone from a handful of employees to nearly 150 team… Read more »

Technology and your Mission Statement

Almost every company has a Mission Statement.  This mission statement should reflect your values and answer the question ‘Why do we exist?’  For most companies their strategic plan is reflective of their mission statement.  But what about the IT plan? One of the pillars of YHB’s mission statement is to provide fulfilling careers.  In order… Read more »

Tax Planning Ideas for Postsecondary Education

It’s no big secret that more young people are turning to college as a means to further their education and career prospects.  According to the U.S. Department of Education, enrollment at degree-granting postsecondary institutions increased approximately 17 percent from 2004 to 2014. In addition, for the 2014-2015 academic year, the average cost for undergraduate tuition,… Read more »

BSA/AML and the IT Department

The banking world is a dynamic and complex place. When I first began performing IT audits a dozen years ago, the IT world was a bit of a silo, relegated to the back room. The past few years, however, have seen the profile of IT rise to the Board room level through the increased electronic… Read more »

Corporate Tax Reform

Our attention now turns to corporate tax reform.  As things continue to heat up in Washington many are questioning if it is even possible for the President to be able to address this campaign promise before the end of the year.  If the stock market is any indication, there is still hope that legislation will… Read more »


Winchester, VA (May 25, 2017) — The shareholders of Yount, Hyde and Barbour (YHB) have voted to admit Matthew Smith as principal into the Firm effective June 1, 2017. “Matt has been a key player at YHB for the past nine years,” said Scott Moulden, President of YHB. “His path to becoming a partner was… Read more »