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  • Updates available: Hot apps for contractors

    May / June 2017
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 507

    Abstract: In the construction industry, most of the day-to-day action takes place in the field. So it’s only natural that contractors are eager to find mobile apps for smartphones and tablets that can help them work better. This article suggests the right mindset when shopping for mobile solutions and looks at three hot areas of app offerings right now.

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  • ICD-10: Offshore coding to the rescue?

    Summer 2016
    Newsletter: Healthcare Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 507

    Abstract: In the wake of ICD-10 implementation last fall, some hospitals are running into a shortage of coders. For organizations still trying to recover from the financial drain of preparing for the implementation, lower-cost options available overseas are becoming more attractive than they’ve been in the past. This article discusses the increasing prevalence and potential advantages of offshore coders.

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  • Tax calendar

    Winter 2016
    Newsletter: Business Matters

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 507

    Abstract: This article provides a list of important tax deadlines for the first quarter of 2016.

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  • Tax calendar

    January 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 507

    Abstract: This article provides a list of important tax deadlines for the first quarter of 2016.

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  • Another one bites the dust – Federal Circuit rejects business method claim

    February / March 2015
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 507

    Abstract: The U.S. Supreme Court has long held that laws of nature, natural phenomena and abstract ideas — “no matter how groundbreaking, innovative or even brilliant” — aren’t patentable under Section 101. So, as this article explains, an appeals court wasn’t impressed by a patent that claimed methods and machine-readable media encoded to perform steps for guaranteeing a party’s performance of its end of an online transaction. The court concluded that the invocation of computers added no inventive concept to the idea of a transaction performance guaranty. Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank Int’l, No. 13-298, June 19, 2014 (Supreme Court) buySAFE, Inc. v. Google, Inc., No. 2013-1575, Sept. 3, 2014 (Fed. Cir.)

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  • Valuing a professional practice requires in-depth analysis

    January / February 2015
    Newsletter: Advocate's Edge / Litigation Support

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 507

    Abstract: When accountants and other professionals divorce, the amount of goodwill to include in the marital estate can become contentious. If expert testimony on the issue is inadequate, a court might look elsewhere for help, as it did in one recent divorce case. This article describes the case, in which part of the problem was that the partnership agreement of the husband’s firm lacked provisions addressing the valuation of a partner’s interest.

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  • Practical Perspectives: Key financial issues for you and your family – Tax-conscious investor looks into QSB stock

    October / November 2011
    Newsletter: Trendlines

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 507

    Abstract: In this issue, “Practical Perspectives” discusses the case of Emily, who paid a visit to her financial advisor to talk about the latest capital gains rules. He explained that, if she were to buy qualified small business (QSB) stock by Dec. 31, 2011, and hold it for more than five years (and meet other requirements), she would garner a full 100% gain exclusion when she sold the stock.

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  • EVM: Taking the mystery out of job costing

    January / February 2009
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 507

    Abstract: Most contractors likely have a spending plan going into every job, and they probably track every dollar spent once work is underway. Yet, despite these efforts, measuring the true progress of the job may remain a mystery. This article looks at a solution to this particular whodunit: earned value management (EVM).

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