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Nicole Zeffer

2019 Winter Not-for-Profit Newsletter
February 19, 2019

Proactive, Not Reactive

Board Succession Planning Pays Off Most nonprofit organizations know they need a succession plan for their executive director, and many have one in place. But managing transition within the board itself is a different challenge,…
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Audit & Accounting
February 19, 2019

Public companies to disclose stock hedging policies and practices

Does your company have policies in place regarding the use of hedging transactions by company insiders? Final Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) guidance will soon require public companies to disclose whether their officers, employees and…
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Uncategorized
February 18, 2019

What are your 2019 financial resolutions?

Michael Eisenberg, Squar Milner Financial Services Principal, discusses setting financial goals to achieve success for your future. Read the article below for more details. It's not too late to set money resolutions for 2019  
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Tax
February 14, 2019

Fundamental tax truths for C corporations

The flat 21% federal income tax rate for C corporations under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has been great news for these entities and their owners. But some fundamental tax truths for C…
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Audit & Accounting
February 13, 2019

Private companies: Have you implemented the new revenue recognition standard?

Private companies that follow U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) must comply with the landmark new revenue recognition standard in 2019. Many private company CFOs and controllers report that they still have significant work to…
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Tax
February 11, 2019

Depreciation-related breaks on business real estate

What you need to know when you file your 2018 return Commercial buildings and improvements generally are depreciated over 39 years, which essentially means you can deduct a portion of the cost every year over…
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Uncategorized
February 8, 2019

Evaluating your audit committee

Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the audit committee — not management or the full board of directors — is directly responsible for appointing, compensating and overseeing external auditors. Periodically, it’s a good idea to assess the…
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Tax
February 7, 2019

Many tax-related limits affecting businesses increase for 2019

A variety of tax-related limits affecting businesses are annually indexed for inflation, and many have gone up for 2019. Here’s a look at some that may affect you and your business. Deductions Section 179 expensing:…
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Audit & Accounting
February 5, 2019

M&A due diligence: Don’t accept financial statements at face value

The M&A market was hot last year, and that momentum is expected to continue in 2019. Before acquiring another business, however, it’s important to do your homework. Conducting comprehensive due diligence can be a daunting…
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Tax
January 29, 2019

Higher mileage rate may mean larger tax deductions for business miles in 2019

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 level since 2008. As a result, you might be…
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