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  • Remote work can be taxing

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been fairly common for people to work remotely from another state — across state lines from the employer’s place of business or even across the nation. Employees that fit that situation may need to file tax returns in both states, potentially triggering additional state taxes.

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  • Property valuations in uncertain times

    September / October 2020
    Newsletter: Real Estate Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: Valuation plays a critical role in real estate, from appraisals for residential mortgages to the sales of commercial real estate. But the COVID-19 crisis and resulting economic uncertainty pose challenges for valuation experts across the country. This short article covers how limited physical access, the lack of comparable sales, and economic uncertainty have made valuations tough.

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  • News for Nonprofits

    February / March 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: This issue’s “News for Nonprofits” reports on legislative actions involving donor disclosures, hackathons that benefit charities, and gender gap trends among nonprofits.

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  • 4 ways AI is impacting the construction industry

    Winter 2020
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: Artificial intelligence (AI) has transitioned from science fiction to everyday life. Although the construction industry is sometimes wary of new technology, AI is becoming more and more prevalent on jobsites. This article looks at four examples: cameras/drones, 3D modeling, sensors and self-driving vehicles/robots.

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  • 4 ways AI is impacting the construction industry

    January / February 2020
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: Artificial intelligence (AI) has transitioned from science fiction to everyday life. Although the construction industry is sometimes wary of new technology, AI is becoming more and more prevalent on jobsites. This article looks at four examples: cameras/drones, 3D modeling, sensors and self-driving vehicles/robots.

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  • Construction Success Story – Reluctant contractor looks for “likes” on social media

    September / October 2019
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: This issue’s “Construction Success Story” features a high-end homebuilder who had been slow to adapt to social media. She didn’t think much of it until she stumbled across a competitor’s Facebook page and saw all the likes and comments. She mentioned the problem to her CPA, who had several initial suggestions, including choosing the right channels and leveraging cool imagery.

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  • Philanthrokids – The next generation of donors is here

    Summer 2019
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: Nonprofits should start thinking about the next crop of donors — those in Generation Z. Born after 1996, Gen Z already is making its presence felt in the nonprofit world. This article discusses the giving patterns of these young adults and effective ways to reach, and retain, them.

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  • R. Kashmiry & Assocs., Inc. v. Ellis – Valuations can preempt shareholder agreement litigation

    March / April 2019
    Newsletter: Advocate's Edge / Litigation Support

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: When entrepreneurs team up to form a new (or combined) business, they often have the forethought to include business valuation provisions in their partnership or shareholder agreements. These provisions help facilitate clear and easy resolution in case an owner leaves the business. This article summarizes a recent case that demonstrates how simply drafting a business valuation provision may not suffice — hiring an outside expert to value the business on a routine basis can provide an added level of protection against protracted litigation. R. Kashmiry & Assocs., Inc. v. Ellis, 16 MA 0126, Ohio App., Jan. 26, 2018

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  • Tax Tips – Should you donate your car to charity?

    November / December 2018
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: These brief tips explain why donating a car to charity may not be the most tax-efficient strategy, detail what to address in an estate plan for a college-age child, and discuss new IRS compliance campaigns that target specific business-related tax issues.

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  • The Contractor’s Corner – How helpful are digital documents and e-signatures?

    Winter 2018
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: This issue’s “Contractor’s Corner” answers a query from a subcontractor about the often frustrating experience of submitting lien waivers and struggling to get paid. One elegant solution to this dilemma is digital documents equipped with electronic signature capabilities. This article discusses just how much this technology can help, as well as its legal ramifications.

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  • Construction Success Story – Contractor seeks clarity on an IT strategy

    November / December 2017
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: This issue’s “Construction Success Story” features a restoration contractor whose improvisational approach to technology was leaving the front office out of sync with work crews and hurting customer service. She sat down with her CPA to answer some key questions about creating a comprehensive, cost-effective IT strategy.

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  • Bank Wire – Beware of UDAAP

    Winter 2017
    Newsletter: Community Banking Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: This summary of recent developments in banking looks at how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been cracking down on banking practices it views as unlawful under the Dodd-Frank Act’s regulations on unfair, deceptive or abusive acts or practices. In addition, the article cites the evidence supporting use of a fraud hotline and explains updated OCC guidance on corporate and risk governance.

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  • Tax Tips – Are your employees classified correctly?

    March / April 2016
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: This issue’s “Tax Tips” covers employee classification for IRS purposes, a donee’s liability for unpaid gift tax and interest, and the now permanent 100% exclusion for federal capital gains taxes on sales of qualified small business stock.

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  • Your employee reimbursement plan may violate the ACA

    Winter 2015
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: In 2015, many midsize or larger employers, including nonprofits, must offer an affordable, minimum level of health insurance coverage to full-time employees — or risk financial penalties. Smaller employers are required to inform employees about their health insurance options. But other elements of the ACA are less straightforward and have proven confusing for some organizations. As this article explains, employers that don’t provide insurance but offer to reimburse employees for coverage obtained elsewhere may not be in compliance.

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  • Converting a sole proprietorship to a limited liability company

    October 2014
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: As sole proprietors, business owners enjoy the advantage of simplified income tax reporting, but sole proprietorship status can expose a business owner’s personal assets to the risks and liabilities of their business operation. To provide a broader protection from liability, state statutes generally allow a sole proprietor to conduct business as a limited liability company (LLC). This article explores the benefits of an LLC, but notes that a sole proprietor will need to weigh these against the initial legal and administrative costs of accomplishing the conversion.

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  • Practical Perspectives: Key financial issues for you and your family – Amending a tax return — the right way

    June / July 2014
    Newsletter: Trendlines

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 442

    Abstract: In this issue’s “Practical Perspectives,” we discuss the case of “Anna,” an independent contractor who realized she’d neglected to deduct a couple of sizable business expenses. Wondering if she needed to file an amended return, she visited her tax advisor, who answered “yes” — and explained how she should proceed.

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