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Nicole Zeffer

Audit & Accounting
October 20, 2017

How do your accounting estimates measure up?

Today’s businesses face unprecedented uncertainty — from geopolitical risks and cyberthreats to tax and regulatory reforms. So, management’s historical means of addressing uncertainty in accounting estimates may not pass muster in the coming audit season.…
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Audit & Accounting
October 20, 2017

Weigh your options for cashing in on outstanding invoices

How long will you take to collect the outstanding receivables that are reported on your balance sheet? Many companies take weeks or even months to collect invoices from customers. Fortunately, there are ways to convert…
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News
October 16, 2017

Make sure your company is prepared for any disaster

What could stop your company from operating for a day, a month or a year? A flood or fire? Perhaps a key supplier shuts down temporarily or permanently. Or maybe a hacker or technical problem…
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Audit & Accounting
October 10, 2017

How effectively do you manage risk?

Businesses can’t eliminate risk, but they can manage it to maximize the entity’s economic return. A new framework aims to help business owners and managers more effectively integrate enterprise risk management (ERM) practices into their…
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Audit & Accounting
October 10, 2017

Strong internal controls help reduce restatements

A recent study has found that fewer public companies are reissuing financial statements due to errors or omissions, in large part due to stronger internal controls. Want to upgrade your controls and reduce your risk…
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Audit & Accounting
October 10, 2017

Ready for the new not-for-profit accounting standard?

A new accounting standard goes into effect starting in 2018 for churches, charities and other not-for-profit entities. Here’s a summary of the major changes. Net asset classifications The existing rules require nonprofit organizations to classify…
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News
September 20, 2017

143 MILLION AMERICANS POTENTIALLY AFFECTED BY EQUIFAX BREACH

WHAT SHOULD YOU BE DOING TO PROTECT YOURSELF One of the largest data breaches in history occurred when EQUIFAX recently disclosed that their computers were hacked, potentially impacting nearly half of the U.S. population. WHY…
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Strategy
September 14, 2017

Fine-tuning your company’s compensation strategy

As a business evolves, so must its compensation strategy. Hopefully, your company is growing — perhaps adding employees or promoting staff members who are key to your success. But other things can spur the need…
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Audit & Accounting
September 14, 2017

We’ve got the lowdown on updated cash flow reporting guidance

Cash flow statement reporting is a leading cause of company financial restatements. Do you know how to categorize items on your statement of cash flows? Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2016-15, Statement of Cash Flows…
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Tax
September 11, 2017

2017 Q4 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the fourth quarter of 2017. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply…
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