November 25, 2014
November was a busy month as Nick celebrated a milestone membership of 25 years with the New Mexico Society of Certified Public Accountants, marking J.Nick Leitch & Company's 25th year serving our fabulous clients. Also, Nick has recently obtained his CGMA (chartered global management accountant) designation from the AICPA. This designation has elevated our services and competencies at the firm. And, our firm is honored to be welcomed to the Accountant Access Program of tax professionals to guide Fidelity customers seeking tax planning services.
Our wishes to all for a very warm and wonderful Thanksgiving celebration. Thankfulness is a state of mind, but grateful is a way of living, and on this holiday, may you and your loved ones be overflowing with both!
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