Exchange of flowers for money | Seven Strategies for Effective AR Collection
Accounting
July 30, 2019

AR Collection: 7 Strategies for Maximum Effectiveness

In 2018, CB Insights released the results of a survey regarding startup failures. Of the 101 failed startups surveyed, 29% named “Ran Out of Cash” as a top reason why their business collapsed. Depleting your…
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Hiring Independent Contractors - man with tattoos working at a home office
Consulting
July 15, 2019

Hiring Independent Contractors: How to Utilize the Alternative Workforce

The ways in which people work, live and spend their money have changed dramatically in the last decade. Smartphone technology and hyper-connectivity are key factors to the revolution. Apps such as Uber, Lyft, Takl and…
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Banking and reporting hand close up | An interim report features condensed statements regarding a company’s financial status throughout the year.
Accounting
July 9, 2019

Interim Reporting: Understanding the Who, What and Why

It is critical to have a clear understanding of your business performance at any given point in time. This becomes particularly crucial when making thoughtful and strategic business decisions. Interim reporting supplements annual reporting in…
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Consulting
July 3, 2019

Which entity is most suitable for your new or existing business?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has changed the landscape for business taxpayers. That’s because the law introduced a flat 21% federal income tax rate for C corporations. Under prior law, profitable C corporations…
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Consulting
June 3, 2019

Predicting future performance

CPAs typically report historical financial performance. But sometimes they’re hired to predict how a company will perform in the future. Prospective reporting options There are three types of reports to choose from when predicting future…
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Accounting
May 24, 2019

Lean manufacturers: Reap the benefits of lean accounting

Standard cost accounting doesn’t necessarily work for lean operations. Instead, lean accounting offers a simplified reporting alternative that generates more timely, relevant financial data. But it’s not right for every situation. What’s lean manufacturing? Lean…
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Consider a Roth 401(k) Plan - Pros and Cons
Consulting
May 23, 2019

Consider a Roth 401K plan — and make sure employees use it

Roth 401(k) accounts have been around for 13 years now. Studies show that more employers are offering them each year. A recent study by the Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA) found that Roth 401(k)s…
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Consulting
May 20, 2019

Employee vs. independent contractor: How should you handle worker classification?

Many employers prefer to classify workers as independent contractors to lower costs, even if it means having less control over a worker’s day-to-day activities. But the government is on the lookout for businesses that classify…
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Consulting
May 15, 2019

Close-up on professional standards for CPAs

The accounting profession is largely self-regulated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Part of its mission involves the development and enforcement of a broad range of standards for the profession. Why do…
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Accounting
April 5, 2019

Simplifying the accounting rules for convertible debt and equity

Distinguishing between liabilities and equity on a company’s balance sheet may seem straightforward. But difficulties arise when it comes to the terms of complex securities and financial contracts like redeemable equity instruments, equity-linked or indexed…
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