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  • 4 ways construction teams can work more remotely

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: Contractors can’t work from home, but they can benefit from technology that supports remote collaboration and safer distancing to address COVID-19 and other threats. This article looks at four technology solutions that can help team members stay more separated but still connected, including videoconferencing and construction cameras/drones.

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  • 4 ways construction teams can work more remotely

    September / October 2020
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: Contractors can’t work from home, but they can benefit from technology that supports remote collaboration and safer distancing to address COVID-19 and other threats. This article looks at four technology solutions that can help team members stay more separated but still connected, including videoconferencing and construction cameras/drones.

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  • Tax Tips

    January / February 2020
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: These brief tips explain the tax implications of owning virtual currency; explore the reasons some states are considering imposing gross receipts taxes; and detail how a Health Savings Account can benefit one’s estate plan.

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  • Focus on collaboration: The estimator’s changing role

    Spring 2018
    Newsletter: Construction Industry Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: Technological innovations and other recent developments are rapidly altering the job of the estimator in construction. In short, estimators are taking on a more collaborative, value-added role. This article looks at some of the most important changes affecting this critically skilled position.

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  • Technology – Using tablets to gain a competitive edge

    Spring 2018
    Newsletter: Auto Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: In today’s environment, auto dealerships should use technology to maximize their competitive advantage. The increasing use of tablets is a good example of how some dealerships are reducing paperwork and enhancing customer satisfaction through available electronic tools. This article includes a discussion of the possible uses of tablets on the sales floor and in the F&I and service departments.

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  • How to put financial statements to work for your business

    Spring 2018
    Newsletter: Manufacturer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: Spring is the time of year that calendar-year-end businesses receive GAAP financials and prepare their tax returns. This article explains how manufacturers can take financial data beyond compliance and use it to develop a proactive business plan and benchmark performance.

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  • Tax Tips – Calendar tax year or fiscal tax year?

    March / April 2018
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: These brief tips explain the pros and cons of using a calendar tax year vs. a fiscal tax year, how a donor-advised fund operates, and the tax advantages of using solar power.

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  • Public vs. private companies: Understand the key differences

    November / December 2017
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: Public company data often is used to value private businesses. But there are important differences in how public and private entities operate. This article explains what’s different and how experts adjust their valuation methodology to account for the differences.

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  • Spotlight on divorce – 3 critical issues to consider before valuing a professional practice

    May / June 2017
    Newsletter: Advocate's Edge / Litigation Support

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: In divorce cases, the value of a spouse’s professional practice — such as a medical practice or law, architectural or engineering firm — can affect rulings regarding marital property distribution, alimony and child support. This article explains three important details to resolve before calculating value: the appropriate standard of value, valuation date and treatment of goodwill.

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  • The Contractor’s Corner – Could punch list software help us preserve profitability?

    Spring 2017
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: This issue’s “Contractor’s Corner” answers a query about whether technology exists that can help construction businesses close out projects more effectively. Indeed, punch list management software can do just that by improving coordination between general contractors and subcontractors. But whether it’s worth the investment depends on the type of work performed and a company’s existing technology.

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  • To catch a thief – How you can recover your stolen tax identity

    February / March 2016
    Newsletter: Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: Tax-related identity theft can occur in many ways. First, a thief may steal someone’s Social Security number, file a tax return and fraudulently claim a refund. In fact, during the 2014 tax filing season, the IRS suspected and stopped more than 3.6 million returns filed by identity thieves. A victim of tax-related identity theft should work with the IRS to help remove fraudulent, inaccurate information from their account and ensure that their actual return is processed correctly. This article explains how to do just that.

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  • The Contractor’s Corner – Are payroll cards a good idea for construction companies?

    Summer 2015
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: In this issue’s “Contractor’s Corner,” we answer a query about the feasibility of payroll cards for construction companies. Under this practice, employers issue workers a magnetic-striped card (much like a credit or debit card) that links to a payroll account. As the article explains, doing so offers cost savings and convenience for the business but comes with significant legal and administrative risks.

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  • Practical Perspectives: Key financial issues for you and your family – Anticipating the tax impact of a child’s investment income

    February / March 2015
    Newsletter: Trendlines

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: In this issue’s “Practical Perspectives,” “Tom and Erin” want to show their daughter how to invest and understand the results. Before they get too far, however, they visit their tax advisor to clarify what impact her investments might have on their tax bill. The advisor explains the various ramifications that a child’s interest, dividends and other unearned income may have on the parents’ taxes.

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  • Practical Perspectives: Key financial issues for you and your family – Moving in on tax breaks when selling a home

    August / September 2014
    Newsletter: Trendlines

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: This issue’s “Practical Perspectives” discusses the desire of “Nathan and Chloe” to move to a larger home, but only after they consult a tax advisor. Their advisor explained the circumstances in which they might need to report their taxable gain — or, if they incurred a loss instead, whether that should play a role in the timing of their move.

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  • Construction Success Story – HVAC contractor cools down employee burnout

    July / August 2013
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: This issue’s “Construction Success Story” looks at the case of a contractor whose workforce had dwindled during the recession. He worried that this was causing employee burnout but, with the economy still uncertain, he didn’t want to add staff just yet. His advisor showed how increased collaboration and communication, along with additional training opportunities for employees, could improve profitability and employee morale.

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  • New rules enhance auditor communication requirements

    February / March 2013
    Newsletter: Public Company Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 448

    Abstract: In August, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) finalized a new standard that’s designed to improve communications between audit committees and external auditors. As this article explains, the standard is meant to enhance existing requirements, focus auditor communication on significant matters and link new communications to the performance requirements of other PCAOB standards.

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