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  • Tax calendar

    January 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 392

    Abstract: This calendar notes important tax deadlines for the first quarter of 2018.

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  • Disclosure of foreign accounts: 4 facts about FATCA

    May 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 392

    Abstract: The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) requires certain U.S. taxpayers who have interests in “specified foreign financial assets” to provide information to the IRS. This article offers four facts about FATCA, such as which assets need to be reported and who might be exempt from the law’s requirements.

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  • Is there an accountable plan in your company’s future?

    Fall 2015
    Newsletter: Business Matters

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 392

    Abstract: An accountable plan can help companies operate more tax-efficiently — and attract and keep good employees. This article outlines the advantages of using an accountable plan rather than the per diem method of handling business expense reimbursements. It also explains what the IRS requires of a plan for it to be considered accountable.

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  • News for Nonprofits – Online fundraising scores on “Give Local” day

    August / September 2014
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 392

    Abstract: In this issue, “News for Nonprofits” describes the success of the Give Local America fundraising drive, a single-day online-donation charitable event held in May. The article notes that the Financial Accounting Standards Board has voted to require all nonprofits to present expenses by both functional and natural classifications on their financial statements. And it explains why it’s best to not overuse hashtags in a social media strategy.

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  • Collaborative management – How to turn employees into trusted leaders

    Summer 2014
    Newsletter: Business Matters

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 392

    Abstract: Small business owners are accustomed to running the whole show. But as the company grows, it becomes necessary to share responsibility for major decisions. Whether they’re experienced managers or “home grown” talent, these employees should be empowered with the tools and authority they need to be effective leaders. This article discusses how to treat managers as team members while recognizing their individual skills and talents.

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  • Bridging the divide: New ACO physician compensation models

    Spring 2014
    Newsletter: Healthcare Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 392

    Abstract: The health care industry continues to move away from the traditional fee-for-service approach toward one where care is largely provided by accountable care organizations (ACOs). As such, hospitals must remain open to the idea of adjusting their physician compensation models accordingly. But pure base-salary models typically don’t adequately account for minimum work standards, while pure productivity plans do little to promote teamwork or incentivize quality over quantity. For these reasons, other models have been gaining favor in ACOs recently. This article describes several.

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  • Tips for contacting your state legislators

    Year End 2012
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 392

    Abstract: Many nonprofits nationwide continue to be plagued by state budget cuts. Nonprofits may want to petition their legislators for a break, but do they know what to say to keep that grant money coming in or to get that state contract renewed? This article offers four tips for nonprofit executives to follow when approaching their legislators.

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  • Dealer Digest – Bartering between businesses is taxable

    September / October 2009
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 392

    Abstract: Topics covered this month are the tax implications of business-to-business bartering; the COBRA premium subsidy that’s in effect this year only; and five ways to cut shop-supply expenses.

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  • Construction Success Story – Contractor learns benefits of a business appraisal

    May / June 2009
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 392

    Abstract: In this issue’s “Construction Success Story,” we tell the tale of a contractor with a five-year-old commercial construction business who was faced with growing competition in his sector — and only a vague idea of his current competitive standing. After learning a fellow construction business owner had learned a lot about his company following an appraisal, the contractor asked his financial advisor about the benefits of the valuation process.

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  • Estate planning pitfall – You haven’t planned for GST tax traps

    April / May 2009
    Newsletter: Insight on Estate Planning

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 392

    Abstract: The federal generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax is a flat tax, in addition to the estate tax, imposed at the highest marginal estate tax rate. It applies to certain transfers to “skip persons,” which include grandchildren and other family members who are two or more generations below the transferor. The GST tax applies to direct gifts to skip persons as well as to certain trust distributions. This short article explains GST tax traps to avoid.

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  • Construction Success Story – VoIP helps one contractor lower expenses

    January / February 2008
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 392

    Abstract: While meeting with his financial advisor to discuss escalating expenses, a roofing and siding contractor in a growing suburban area mentioned that his telephone bills seemed to be growing exponentially each quarter. One potential solution that came to the advisor’s mind almost immediately was a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system — a technology that digitizes phone calls, allowing them to be transmitted via the Internet.

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