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About Jim Denton

Jim Denton, CPA/PFS, CGMA is Partner Emeritus of Arledge & Associates, PC where he is responsible for providing leadership to the firm’s Wealth Management firm, Summit Capital Advisors, LLC. Mr. Denton empowers his clients, so they may live their best life. He may be reached by email at

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Impact on Edmond: Mo Anderson

By Jim Denton | January 3, 2023

“Never, never, never, never, quit!” was the immediate reply of Mo Anderson when asked what her secret sauce for success was. “Only people who fail quit. Everyone else learns.”

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Year-end best practices for business

By Jim Denton | December 7, 2021

Whew! The last two years have been a whirlwind with the virus, politics, and volatile markets. Tax laws may see some changes but as of now, we remain unsure of any specifics. History tells us that anything passed late in the year will have only a few provisions that require immediate attention, and we can do more comprehensive strategies later once we know what the new law contains. 

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New COVID-19 relief – 5 highlights

By Jim Denton | February 2, 2021

After some political posturing in December 2020, the $900 billion Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (2021 CAA) was signed into law by President Trump as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact employers and employees. Here are five key highlights: Stimulus Checks The new law authorized a second round of $600 checks for people with income…

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New law untangles PPP loan forgiveness provisions

By Jim Denton | July 7, 2020

If you own or manage a business or not-for-profit, and you have a Paycheck Protection Program ( PPP ) loan, you are aware of the terms and conditions of the loan. As originally crafted, the program is a U.S. Small Business Administration loan where you have a 1% interest rate and a maturity date of…

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