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Firm News

  • Age old question – Do I sell assets or equity? May 15, 2017 Once a business owner decides to sell their business, we are very often asked the question of should I sell the equity or should I sell the assets? This question ...
  • I sold my way out of the corner office! May 15, 2017 Many owners selling their business may find themselves becoming an employee after years (or potentially decades!) of being the boss. Often times, a buyer of a business will require a ...
  • Conflict minerals: SEC reconsiders the disclosure requirements May 5, 2017 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reviewing its controversial disclosure rule that requires businesses to trace the sources of certain minerals used in their products. Businesses subject to the ...
  • Choosing between a calendar tax year and a fiscal tax year May 3, 2017 Many business owners use a calendar year as their company’s tax year. It’s intuitive and aligns with most owners’ personal returns, making it about as simple as anything involving taxes ...
  • Do you know the tax implications of your C corp.’s buy-sell agreement? April 26, 2017 Private companies with more than one owner should have a buy-sell agreement to spell out how ownership shares will change hands should an owner depart. For businesses structured as C ...
  • Measuring “fair value” for financial reporting purposes April 21, 2017 The balance sheet usually reflects the historic cost of assets and liabilities. But certain items must be reported at “fair value” under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Here’s a ...
  • Bartering may be cash-free, but it’s not tax-free April 20, 2017 Bartering might seem like something that happened only in ancient times, but the practice is still common today. And the general definition remains the same: the exchange of goods and ...
  • How can you take customer service to the next level? April 19, 2017 Just about every business intends to provide world-class customer service. And though many claim their customer service is exceptional, very few can back up that assertion. After all, once a ...
  • Benchmarking receivables April 14, 2017 Accounts receivable represents a major asset for many companies. But how do your company’s receivables compare to others? Here’s the skinny on receivables ratios, including how they’re computed and sources ...
  • Look at your employees with cybersecurity in mind April 12, 2017 Today’s businesses operate in an era of hyper-connectedness and, unfortunately, a burgeoning global cybercrime industry. You can’t afford to hope you’ll luck out and avoid a cyberattack. It’s essential to ...