With the year underway, your business probably has a strategic plan in place for the months ahead. Or maybe you’ve created a general outline but haven’t quite put the finishing touches on it yet.
Raffles are popular fundraisers for not-for-profits. But they’re subject to strict tax rules.
Commercial buildings and improvements generally are depreciated over 39 years, which essentially means you can deduct a portion of the cost every year over the depreci
Forensic accountants are best qualified to unearth the “hows and whys” of occupational fraud.
Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the audit committee — not management or the full board of directors — is directly responsible for appointing, compensating and overseeing
Is your not-for-profit overpaying unemployment tax? Many employers are and don’t know it. Here’s how to find out and possibly reduce unemployment costs.
Deregulation of the energy industry was intended to give consumers a choice of electricity and natural gas providers — and an opportunity to save money.
A variety of tax-related limits affecting businesses are annually indexed for inflation, and many have gone up for 2019.
Michael MacDonald, CPA, Principal
The M&A market was hot last year, and that momentum is expected to continue in 2019.
An operating reserve is an unrestricted and relatively liquid portion of a not-for-profit’s net assets.
Nowadays, data drives everything — including the very buildings in which companies operate.
From invoices and payments to discounts and write-offs, many business transactions are recorded to accounts receivable. This makes receivables a popular fraud target.
This year, the optional standard mileage rate used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business increased by 3.5 cents, to the highest lev
Business owners engaged in fraudulent activities often try to manipulate their companies’ financial statements.
Business owners sometimes mistakenly equate profits with cash flow.
As we wrap up the June 30, 2018 audit cycle, we have summarized key financial information from our school district clients. With over 20 clients, we now have a signif
Traditionally, Americans have supported charities not only for tax breaks and a vague sense of “giving back,” but also for a variety of other financial, emotional and
One thing in plentiful supply in today’s business world is help.
There aren’t too many things businesses can do after a year end to reduce tax liability for that year.
External audits aren’t required for every business.
Not-for-profits that direct and benefit from the actions of their volunteers can be held accountable if those individuals are harmed or harm others on the job.
Estate planning aims to help individuals achieve several important goals — primary among them, transferring wealth to loved ones at the lowest possible tax cost.
A business can suffer economic damages arising from a variety of illegal conduct.
The promise of the new year lies ahead. One way to help ensure it’s a profitable one is to re-evaluate your company’s pricing strategy.