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  • MNEs seek change to BEPS transfer pricing proposals December 11, 2015 A group of multinational enterprises (MNEs) in the United States and abroad has asked the U.S. Treasury to “significantly change” certain transfer pricing guidance arising from the Organisation for Economic ...
  • U.K. plans to cut corporate tax rate to 18% by 2020 December 11, 2015 The United Kingdom’s Summer Budget 2015 disclosed plans to trim the country’s main corporate tax rate in two steps. The rate is scheduled to be cut to 19% in 2017 and ...
  • The SBA 7(a) Loan: Is It Right for You? December 11, 2015 Obtaining financing for a small business can be a challenging endeavor. Oftentimes, startups face major difficulties qualifying for traditional bank loans. However, the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) ...
  • Happy Thanksgiving from Briggs & Veselka Co.! November 24, 2015 Briggs & Veselka Co. would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving! In observance of the holiday, please note our office will be closed on: Wednesday, November 25th Thursday, ...
  • Coming Soon! November 13, 2015 Coming Soon!
  • Save tax — or at least defer it — by carefully timing business income and expenses November 3, 2015 The first step to smart timing is to project your business’s income and expenses for 2015 and 2016. With this information in hand, you can determine the best year-end timing ...
  • Bridging the GAAP with your Regulators October 30, 2015 By: Lincoln McKinnon, CPA Audit Manager Our purpose as external auditors is generally reduced to the definition of assuring the accuracy of the Company’s financial statements for the shareholders and general public. ...
  • Too Many Risk Assessments? October 30, 2015 By: Brett Schimanski, CRCM BAS Principal When discussions turn to risk assessments we often hear similar responses.  Risk assessments do not provide any value, risk assessments provide the same results every year, risk ...
  • Collateral Reclassifications upon Foreclosure October 30, 2015 By: Dan St. Clair, CPA Audit Director During times of economic crisis, as the country felt in 2007 and 2008, or industry unrest, as we are currently seeing in the energy sector, ...
  • Key Concepts in TDR and OREO Accounting October 30, 2015 Current Economic Conditions Bring Old Concepts Back to the Forefront: A Reminder of Key Concepts in TDR and OREO Accounting By: Lincoln C. McKinnon, CPA Audit Manager Banking, as a profession, is one of ...