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October 25, 2018

Now’s the time to review your business expenses

As we approach the end of the year, it’s a good idea to review your business’s expenses for deductibility. At the same time, consider whether your business would benefit from accelerating certain expenses into this…
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Audit & Accounting
October 24, 2018

Audit opinions: How your financial statements measure up

Audit opinions differ depending on the information available, financial viability, errors discovered during audit procedures and other limiting factors. The type of opinion your auditor issues tells stakeholders whether you’re in compliance with accounting rules…
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News
October 24, 2018

Squar Milner Expansion Strengthens San Diego Presence

Squar Milner combines with two Partners of Oliva Goddard & Wright to bolster one of the top full service accounting firms in San Diego Squar Milner LLP, one of the largest California based independent accounting…
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Audit & Accounting
September 18, 2018

Sustainability reports look beyond the numbers

In recent years, environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues have become a hot topic. Many companies voluntarily include so-called “sustainability disclosures” about these issues in their financial statements. But should the Securities and Exchange Commission…
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Tax
September 17, 2018

2018 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 2018. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply…
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Tax
September 7, 2018

Your Teenager’s After-School Job May Mean Tax Homework For You

Michael Eisenberg, Squar Milner Financial Services Principal, discusses with USA Today how your teenager's new job may impact your taxes. Click the link below to read more. Your Teenager's After-School Job May Mean Tax Homework…
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Audit & Accounting
September 7, 2018

How to trim the fat from your inventory

Inventory is expensive. So, it needs to be as lean as possible. Here are some smart ways to cut back inventory without compromising revenue and customer service. Objective inventory counts Effective inventory management starts with…
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Uncategorized
September 5, 2018

How to reduce the tax risk of using independent contractors

Classifying a worker as an independent contractor frees a business from payroll tax liability and allows it to forgo providing overtime pay, unemployment compensation and other employee benefits. It also frees the business from responsibility…
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Audit & Accounting
September 4, 2018

Beware of unexpected tax liabilities under new accounting and tax rules!

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) contains a provision that ties revenue recognition for book purposes to income reporting for tax purposes, for tax years starting in 2018. This narrow section of the law…
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Audit & Accounting
August 30, 2018

Use pay-ratio disclosures with caution

Starting in 2018, certain public companies must disclose the ratio of their CEO’s annual compensation to that of its “median employee.” The rule allows for significant flexibility in calculating these ratios, leading to widely divergent…
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