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  • Make sure you’re up to speed on nonqualified stock option rules

    November 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 499

    Abstract: Many employers look to attract and retain key employees through nonqualified stock options. So those receiving them should stay up to speed on the tax treatment and reporting. This article explains the basics.

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  • Federal Circuit puts patent exhaustion doctrine on hold

    August / September 2015
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 499

    Abstract: The patent exhaustion doctrine was created to limit the exclusive rights of patentees that license, or authorize the sale of, their inventions. But, in one recent case, an appellate court put the doctrine on hold. This article explores the court’s finding that a first sale doesn’t preclude a patentee from enforcing its rights in a related but nonetheless distinct invention. Helferich Patent Licensing, LLC v. The New York Times Co., No. 2014-1196, Feb. 10, 2015 (Fed. Cir.)

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  • 401(k) plan automatic enrollment: A winning formula

    Year End 2014
    Newsletter: Employee Benefits Update

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 499

    Abstract: Although the number is slowly shrinking, many 401(k) plan sponsors remain reluctant to institute auto-enrollment and auto-deferral increase features. However, plans with these features generally have higher participation rates and account balances. This article reviews recent statistics and explains how to go about setting up these features in a 401(k) plan.

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  • Dealer Digest

    November / December 2012
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 499

    Abstract: This issue’s “Dealer Digest” discusses a recently released Federal Trade Commission study showing that, when companies make “up to” claims about savings to consumers, many consumers are likely to expect the full “up to” results. It also discusses one survey that predicts solid sales growth for 2013, and another indicating that audio, entertainment and navigation systems were the most common complaint areas reported by new vehicle owners in the first 90 days.

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  • Protecting your construction company’s mobile technology

    Winter 2012
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 499

    Abstract: Mobile technology — such as laptops, tablets and smart phones — allows contractors to generate estimates, review job plans and store important documents. This is valuable data that can easily fall into the hands of a thief or a competitor. Because of such dangers, it’s essential that companies ensure that their mobile technology is protected. This article discusses safety procedures, including laptop-tracking software.

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  • When settlement proceeds are taxable

    January / February 2011
    Newsletter: Advocate's Edge / Litigation Support

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 499

    Abstract: The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a Tax Court ruling that settlement proceeds received for false imprisonment aren’t excludable from taxable income under Internal Revenue Code Section 104(a)(2). This article discusses the opinion, which offers a valuable reminder of the two-pronged test for exclusion of income.

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  • Combine and conquer – The big advantages of roll-ups

    April / May 2010
    Newsletter: Merger & Acquisition Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 499

    Abstract: Even the best-run middle-market companies eventually face size-related obstacles — including difficulty raising cash for strategic initiatives and an inability to negotiate better prices and terms with suppliers. A roll-up, where several smaller companies in the same or similar industries combine to form a larger company, can provide a solution. Roll-ups can result in an immediate increase in value. However, inattention to consolidation issues can lead to disaster, so companies should approach this strategy with caution.

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  • Practice builders – Building a brand image

    Summer 2009
    Newsletter: Rx for Practice Management / Practice Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 499

    Abstract: Building a positive brand image starts with deciding which types of patients your practice wants to entice and then learning about their needs and expectations. You’ll need to size up your target market, and then decide what image you wish to convey to the wider world.

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  • 3 simple steps to more effective scope management

    May / June 2009
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 499

    Abstract: More than just a theory, scope management provides contractors with a plan for staying on-task and on-budget. And adopting a plan for scope management doesn’t require a major overhaul to a construction company owner’s current management style. This article describes three simple steps to improving a construction company’s scope management.

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  • Dealer Digest – Remember the aftermarket

    March / April 2009
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 499

    Abstract: Covered are opportunities in the aftermarket, how to make wellness programs work and controlling your employees’ retirement fund investments.

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  • Don’t let multistate taxation multiply your taxes

    October / November 2008
    Newsletter: Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 499

    Abstract: Technological advances have made it much easier to do business across the country and around the world. But these new opportunities come at a price: If you do business across state lines, it’s important to analyze your activities in each state to avoid triggering unwanted taxes. This article explains the issue of “nexus,” and how and when another state can apply its income, franchise or sales and use taxes to your business. It also shows you how to use multistate taxation to your advantage.

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