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PPP Forgiveness and Repayment: What Businesses Need to Know Now Image
PPP Forgiveness and Repayment: What Businesses Need to Know Now

If you received a PPP loan, important forgiveness deadlines are approaching. Are you ready?

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7/23/2021
Getting a New Business off the Ground: How Start-up Expenses Are Handled on Your Tax Return Image
Getting a New Business off the Ground: How Start-up Expenses Are Handled on Your Tax Return

Business applications have increased over the past year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. If you’re launchi...

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7/22/2021
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CMMC Webinar FAQ

We recently held a webinar in partnership with Keiter, CPAs in reference to Understanding and Preparing for the CMMC....

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7/20/2021
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Understand and Preparing for the CMMC Slides

Slides from webinar in partnership with Keiter CPAs regarding Understanding and Preparing for the CMMC.

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7/20/2021
Who In Small Business Can Be Hit With The “Trust Fund Recovery Penalty?” Image
Who In Small Business Can Be Hit With The “Trust Fund Recovery Penalty?”

The IRS will impose the “Trust Fund Recovery Penalty” on certain business owners and managers personally ...

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7/15/2021
How Agility Can Affect Your Company’s Future Image
How Agility Can Affect Your Company’s Future

Let's take a look at just why agility is such an important skill for business owners to acquire and apply to their bu...

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7/7/2021
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Eligible Businesses: Claim the Employee Retention Tax Credit

If your business hasn’t already claimed the Employee Retention Tax Credit, you should check out if you’re...

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7/1/2021
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Here Come the Child Tax Credit Payments: What You Need to Know

If you have children age 17 or under, it’s critical to understand the recent changes made to the child tax cred...

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6/30/2021
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Important Changes to the Child Tax Credit

As part of the American Rescue Plan Act enacted in March, significant changes were made to the child tax credit that ...

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6/25/2021
Traveling For Business Again? What Can You Deduct? Image
Traveling For Business Again? What Can You Deduct?

On the road again for business? Here’s a rundown of costs you can deduct for business travel.

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6/24/2021
2021 Q3 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers Image
2021 Q3 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers

Although you might want to enjoy the lazy days of summer, employers and businesses should be careful not to miss thes...

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6/17/2021
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Retaining Key Employees: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

A company's key employees play an essential role in maintaining business success. So, what can you do in order to kee...

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6/16/2021
Hiring Your Minor Children This Summer? Reap Tax and Nontax Benefits Image
Hiring Your Minor Children This Summer? Reap Tax and Nontax Benefits

Are you a business owner with teenage or college-age children who constantly need cash? You may want to hire them to ...

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6/3/2021
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Guiding Your Wealth to Where You Want It to Go

You may know where you want your money to go when you die, but let's take a look at how to plan and strategize your w...

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6/2/2021
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The IRS has Announced 2022 Amounts for Health Savings Accounts

Businesses that provide Health Savings Accounts to employees know they have a variety of benefits. Here are a few of ...

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5/27/2021
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5 Ways to Address Deal Killers Before They Kill Your Deal

When setting your business up for success, it's important to be able to identify deals that may hurt your company's f...

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5/25/2021
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The Biden Administration Proposes Far-Reaching Tax Overhaul

If you’re trying to keep straight all of the tax proposals the Biden administration has recently announced, her...

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5/7/2021
Providing Education Assistance to Employees? Follow These Rules Image
Providing Education Assistance to Employees? Follow These Rules

Some employers offer educational assistance plans as a recruitment and retention tool. Here are the rules to help ens...

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5/6/2021
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Updated Guidance for Impairment Testing: When to Consider Triggering Events

Many small entities suffered major losses during the pandemic. Here’s welcome relief from the FASB for private ...

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5/4/2021
There’s More to Business Than Money: Values-Based Goals Image
There’s More to Business Than Money: Values-Based Goals

Money is only one part of what makes a business owner successful. Value-based goals are just as vital to running a bu...

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4/7/2021
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PPP Application Deadline Extended

Eligible businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic now have until May 31 to apply for a PPP loan. Here’s the...

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4/1/2021
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Extended tax filing deadline provides relief to individual taxpayers and the IRS

The IRS has announced that the federal income tax filing deadline for individuals for the 2020 tax year is extended f...

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3/24/2021
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Making the most of the Employee Retention Credit

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC), which was created to encourage employers to keep their workforces intact during ...

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3/19/2021
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The American Rescue Plan Act: Additional Information

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The...

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3/17/2021
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The Magic Behind Writing Your Plans Down

Business owners put years, if not decades, into planning the success of their business. However, rarely do they have ...

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3/17/2021
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Assessing and Mitigating Key Person Risks

Is the success of your business tied to certain “key” people? Many startups, professional service firms a...

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3/16/2021
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If You Run a Business From Home, You Could Qualify for Home Office Deductions

Business owners may be able to save tax with home office deductions. If you’re working from home (like lots of ...

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3/11/2021
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The American Rescue Plan Act was signed: What's in it for you?

Congress has passed the latest legislation aimed at providing economic and other relief from the COVID-19 pandemic th...

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3/11/2021
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New Law Provides Option to Delay Implementing the Updated CECL Standard

The current expected credit loss (CECL) standard has been delayed again. Under the recently enacted COVID-19 economic...

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3/9/2021
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What Are the Tax Implications of Buying or Selling a Business?

Buying or selling a business may be the largest transaction you’ll ever make. Pay attention to taxes. After a d...

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3/4/2021
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Walk Before You Run: Phased Planning

It's important for business owners to plan for a successful future without their business. Here's the story...

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3/3/2021
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Many Tax Amounts Affecting Businesses Have Increased for 2021

How much do your employees have to earn in 2021 before they can stop paying Social Security tax? How much can they co...

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2/25/2021
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Red Flags of Deadbeat Debtors

Do you know the warning signs of delinquent payments? Being proactive helps protect your cash flow and profits.

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2/24/2021
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The Cents-per-Mile Rate for Business Miles Decreases Again for 2021

The price of gas is down from a year ago. How does this affect the amount your business can deduct for business drivi...

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2/18/2021
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How well do your nonprofit’s development and accounting departments communicate?

Whether your nonprofit has only a handful, or hundreds, of staffers, communication can easily break down. Here’...

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2/17/2021
The New Form 1099-NEC and the Revised 1099-MISC Are Due to Recipients Soon Image
The New Form 1099-NEC and the Revised 1099-MISC Are Due to Recipients Soon

A filing requirement is coming up if your business pays independent contractors or makes other payments.

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2/11/2021
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Year-End SWOT Analysis Can Uncover Risks

A SWOT analysis can a powerful management tool, especially in today’s volatile marketplace.

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12/23/2020
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PPP Update and New Stimulus Measures

On Monday, December 21, 2020, The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate passed the Consolidated Appropriations...

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Small Businesses: Cash in On Depreciation Tax Savers

Before Dec. 31, your business should buy any needed business assets and place them in service. That way, you can take...

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12/15/2020
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Avoiding Conflicts of Interest with Auditors

Before audit season starts, consider how a conflict of interest could negatively impact your financial statements.

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11/25/2020
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Internal Audits Still Matter

Internal auditors can provide assurance that a nonprofit’s internal controls are effective at minimizing risk, ...

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11/9/2020
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Gifts in Kind: New Reporting Requirements for Nonprofits

Unscrupulous nonprofits sometimes use “gifts in kind” to mislead donors and boost their ratings. New acco...

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10/28/2020
Candid Communication Can Help Ease Nonprofit Staffers’ Anxiety Image
Candid Communication Can Help Ease Nonprofit Staffers’ Anxiety

Even if your nonprofit is weathering 2020’s multiple storms, your staffers may be anxious. Make sure you’...

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10/27/2020
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The Easiest Way to Survive an IRS Audit is to Get Ready in Advance

The more you know about IRS audits, the better you can fare when that letter arrives in the mail. 

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10/22/2020
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Business Website Costs for Tax Purposes

Your business likely has a website. How do you treat the costs involved in developing your site for tax purposes? Her...

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How to Report COVID-19-Related Debt Restructuring

Attention, lenders! COVID-19-related loan modifications may be exempt from the complex accounting rules for troubled ...

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9/29/2020
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What To Do When The Audit Ends

Just because your nonprofit’s financial audit has ended doesn’t mean your work is done. Learn what's next...

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9/28/2020
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2020 Q4 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers

With fall's arrival, it’s time for businesses to start thinking about fourth quarter tax deadlines.

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9/23/2020
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Reporting Discontinued Operations Today

Many businesses have undergone strategic shifts during the pandemic. Here’s how to determine whether that chang...

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9/15/2020
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5 Key Points About Bonus Depreciation

Depreciating assets involves a complex area of tax law; here’s a rundown:

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9/9/2020
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Employee Social Security Payroll Tax Deferrals Begin

Employee Social Security Payroll Tax Deferrals Begin Amid Continued Questions

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9/2/2020
Levels of Assurance: Choosing the Right Option for Your Business Today Image
Levels of Assurance: Choosing the Right Option for Your Business Today

Here are some key factors to consider when evaluating your company’s current level of assurance.

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8/31/2020
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Forecasting Financial Results for a Start-Up Business

Today’s markets are unpredictable, but changing conditions can open new business opportunities.

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8/13/2020
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File Cash Transaction Reports for Your Business - On Paper or Electronically

If your business receives large cash or cash equivalent payments, you may have to report them to the IRS. 

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8/12/2020
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Financial Reporting for Nonprofits That Have Teamed Up

Nonprofits: here’s what you need to know if you’ve recently joined forces with another entity.

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8/11/2020
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WEC In-House Recruiting Event for 2021 Internships

If you are interested in attending and would like to be considered for a 2021 internship opportunity, please register...

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8/6/2020
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Rethinking Cash Flow

Since you can’t escape the impact of cash flow, you might as well take it head on, right?

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8/6/2020
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Reporting CAMs in the COVID-19 Era

How the pandemic could add a new layer of complexity to the new-and-improved auditor’s report. 

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8/3/2020
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External Audits Offer Many Benefits to Nonprofits

Even if your nonprofit isn’t required to have an external audit, there are many good reasons to obtain this add...

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7/20/2020
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Government Contracting Training Event: Accounting and The CARES Act

Government Contractor Training Event: Accounting and The CARES Act

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7/9/2020
Where Transferable Value Comes From

One of the most important elements of a successful business transition is transferable value. No matter what an owner...

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6/18/2020
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Challenging Times - Accounting and The CARES Act

As advisors, we are fielding a flood of questions from business owners, CFOs and controllers on how to account for be...

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6/8/2020
Realistic Timelines

Global economic disruption uniquely affects each business.

Growing Business Value When Times are Tough

Growing Business Value When Times are Tough

Importance of Business Intelligence

This article does a nice job of illustrating the importance of business intelligence, i.e., using data to drive decis...

Innovations in Technology

We really appreciate Gartner’s view that organizations must understand the business and human impact first, the...

Blockchain Technology - The Latest

Check out Andre Sterley's Video Newsletter.

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CARES Act Relief for Government Contractors

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) was signed into law on March 27, 2020 to provide econo...

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3/31/2020
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COVID-19 Contract Claims and Delays

Contractors should prepare to navigate through potential contract claims

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3/30/2020
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CARES Act: Funding and Employment Retention Provisions

CARES Act - Funding and Employment Retention Provisions

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Consequences of COVID-19 - Financial Reporting Considerations

The AICPA released financial reporting considerations related to COVID-19.

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CARES Act: Tax Provisions for Businesses

CARES Act - Tax Provisions for Businesses

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Coronavirus Tax Relief Links

Please refer to the link for IRS updates related to the Coronaviru...

Preparing Your Company for Possibly Disruption Due to the Coronavirus Image
Preparing Your Company for Possibly Disruption Due to the Coronavirus

There is a lot of information, and misinformation, being shared about Covid-19. With the continued spread of the viru...

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Get Your Final Indirect Cost Proposals Right for Year-End Reporting

Final Indirect Cost Proposals and Year-End Reporting

As we start a new year, it’s time to “close ...

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1/28/2020
The Tax Implications of a Company Car

What are the benefits of using the company car?

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11/14/2019
Prepare For New Lease Accounting

New accounting rules for reporting leases finally goes into effect in 2019 for public companies and 2020 for nonpubli...

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9/25/2018
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Understanding The DCAA Audit Process

As a contractor doing business with the federal government it is important to be familiar with the ever changing regu...

Three Steps Fix ‘Profit Fade’

Many construction companies suffer from a disabling condition called “profit fade.” It occurs when a cont...