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  • News for Nonprofits – Consider the success of the ALS’s “Ice Bucket Challenge”

    Year End 2014
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 414

    Abstract: In this issue, “News for Nonprofits” looks at the success of the ALS Association’s recent “Ice Bucket Challenge”; a lawsuit against one charity for its allegedly having failed to meet an agreed-upon timelime to secure matching funds for the plaintiff’s donation; and a couple of inexpensive perks that a nonprofit might consider offering its employees.

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  • Site tours: Why experts visit before they value

    May / June 2013
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 414

    Abstract: Few people make a major purchase, such as a car or a home, without physically inspecting it first. Similarly, appraisers tour facilities and interview management before they draw value conclusions. This brief article points out that site visits and management interviews are integral parts of the valuation process and shouldn’t be overlooked. The article cites some recent cases that reinforce this point and lists some of the characteristics valuators consider on site visits. In re Marriage of Hanscam, 268 P.3d 715 (2011), 247 Or. App. 207, Dec. 14, 2011. Zeefe v. Zeefe, 125 Ohio App.3d 600,709 N.E. 2nd 208, 1998. Okerlund v. United States, Fed. Cl., No. 99-133T. 2002.

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  • Ask the Advisor – Is wrap-up insurance right for my project?

    May / June 2013
    Newsletter: Real Estate Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 414

    Abstract: The expense of construction litigation and insurance has prompted developers to seek cost-efficient ways to limit their liability. One option, known as wrap-up insurance, can provide comprehensive coverage while cutting costs. It’s worth considering for multimillion-dollar, labor-intensive projects and when permitted under state law. This article explains how it works and the advantages it offers for developers.

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  • Ask the Advisor – Q. How long should my M&A deal take?

    Year End 2011
    Newsletter: Merger & Acquisition Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 414

    Abstract: When it comes to M&A transactions, there’s no such thing as an ideal timeframe. Each deal is different and many factors come into play. But as this column explains, it’s never a good idea to drag a deal out. Participants should try to anticipate the kinds of issues that might cause out-of-the-ordinary delays.

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  • Contractor’s Toolbox – The “no damages for delay” clause: Handle with care

    Summer 2011
    Newsletter: Construction Industry Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 414

    Abstract: Because delays can be costly, contractors often seek damages for delays caused by the owner or, in the case of a subcontractor, by the general contractor. But a “no damages for delay” clause can help mitigate the financial ramifications of such delays. Essentially, it denies a contractor’s right to recover monetary damages for some or all delays, limiting its remedies to an extension of time to complete the work. This article explains what the clause can and cannot do and lists some exceptions to the clause.

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  • Dealer Digest – IRS offers safe harbor from UNICAP rules

    March / April 2011
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 414

    Abstract: This issue’s “Dealer Digest” discusses a new IRS Revenue Procedure that offers auto dealerships two safe harbor methods to use for the capitalization of costs related to inventories per UNICAP rules. It also looks at new IRS guidance on in-plan Roth rollovers and rollovers from 403(b) plans to Roth accounts in the same plan.

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  • Ask the Advisor – How are reportable income and deductions determined?

    November / December 2010
    Newsletter: Real Estate Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 414

    Abstract: Determining rental income and deductions for federal tax purposes isn’t always as straightforward as it might seem. Sources of taxable rental income can be overlooked and deductions can be overstated. If such mistakes are uncovered in an IRS audit, they could prove costly. This article looks at the variety of sources that can constitute rental income, along with deductions that will and will not be allowed.

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