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  • Determining an employee’s “home” for reimbursement purposes

    January 2020
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 520

    Abstract: Despite the prevalence of Web-based meetings, many of today’s businesses still have plenty of employees who travel. For companies that reimburse employees on a tax-free basis for travel expenses, it’s important to stay up to date on the rules that determine the location of a person’s tax home. This article discusses the IRS’s three-factor test to determine whether an employee with no principal workplace has a tax home or is an itinerant.

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  • Determining an employee’s “home” for reimbursement purposes

    Winter 2020
    Newsletter: Business Matters

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 520

    Abstract: Despite the prevalence of Web-based meetings, many of today’s businesses still have plenty of employees who travel. For companies that reimburse employees on a tax-free basis for travel expenses, it’s important to stay up to date on the rules that determine the location of a person’s tax home. This article discusses the IRS’s three-factor test to determine whether an employee with no principal workplace has a tax home or is an itinerant.

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  • Protecting the nest egg – Safeguard your assets with these protection strategies

    July / August 2019
    Newsletter: Estate Planner

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 520

    Abstract: Sometimes the easiest and most basic plans of action can be the most effective. Take, for instance, asset protection. Offshore or domestic trusts can be effective vehicles for protecting wealth, but they can be complicated and costly. This article examines four asset protection strategies that can help a person keep more of his or her wealth to share with loved ones.

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  • Should your nonprofit join the shared space revolution?

    Spring 2019
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 520

    Abstract: Sharing space with other organizations is a major trend in the nonprofit sector. As this article explains, even established charities can enjoy lower costs, greater flexibility and new opportunities to collaborate. However, not all nonprofits can successfully share space. The article provides a couple of examples of these.

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  • Does your company need a controller or CFO?

    Fall 2017
    Newsletter: Construction Industry Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 520

    Abstract: Many contractors reach a point where they should either appoint or hire a controller or Chief Financial Officer (CFO). But the differences between these two roles are often misunderstood. This article describes some of the typical responsibilities of both jobs and suggests some circumstances under which hiring a controller or CFO may be wise.

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  • Paths to practice success in a value-based market

    Summer 2015
    Newsletter: Rx for Practice Management / Practice Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 520

    Abstract: It’s no secret that health care reimbursement is moving from a volume-based model to a value-based paradigm. Unfortunately, this is a transformational change for which most practices aren’t prepared. This article explains why that’s so.

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  • 4 tips for wise capital spending

    Spring 2014
    Newsletter: Healthcare Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 520

    Abstract: After exercising fiscal restraint for years, some hospitals are beginning to again ramp up their capital spending on projects such as health information technology, physician practice acquisition, construction and new services. Whether these facilities are making these expenditures by choice or necessity, this article offers four tips for getting the most bang for the buck: They involve inventory, analytics, due diligence and designating a project manager.

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  • Targeting financial fraud – A look at the SEC’s newest weapon

    October / November 2013
    Newsletter: Public Company Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 520

    Abstract: After focusing on financial-crisis-related cases for several years, the SEC is once again turning its attention to accounting fraud and other financial-disclosure issues. The Commission is developing software that sifts through the numbers and language in financial reports for warning signs that earnings have been manipulated or results misstated. This article explains how language — ranging from a higher word count to fewer colons and present tense verbs — could signal potential fraud.

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  • Construction Success Story — Contractor uses JPM to pinpoint job productivity

    March / April 2012
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 520

    Abstract: This issue’s “Construction Success Story” looks at the case of a contractor whose company was constantly scrambling to meet construction deadlines and racking up more labor hours than were budgeted. His advisor explained that the accounting measures that the contractor used to track his productivity didn’t allow him to make timely adjustments to his projects to fix productivity problems. He suggested instead that the contractor try using ASTM International’s new Job Productivity Measurement (JPM) standard — the first standardized metric for tracking construction productivity.

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  • Adversaries no longer – Win-win agreements between developers and environmentalists increasing

    November / December 2009
    Newsletter: Real Estate Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 520

    Abstract: Frustrated by legal costs and government inaction, developers and environmentalists are turning to creative compromise as the best strategy for achieving their goals. Some agreements allow residential developments, oil drilling or new power plants in exchange for preserving some undeveloped land, imposing stricter environmental practices than required by law or investing in alternative energy. Three examples are offered.

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  • NEWS FOR NONPROFITS – Google launches portal for nonprofits

    August / September 2008
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 520

    Abstract: This issue gives the lowdown on Google’s recently launched portal for nonprofits, the IRS’s final rules on excess benefits, and new information on the IRS’s processes for ensuring you don’t abuse your tax-exempt status. A fourth item highlights a study that reveals how the next generation of nonprofit leaders is turned off by low salaries and other factors.

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  • Get a handle on your supply chain with materials management software

    March / April 2008
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 520

    Abstract: Sad tales of lost or never-received supplies are heard all too often on construction sites everywhere. Fortunately, today’s materials management software can help contractors get a handle on their supply chains — and save money in the process. This article outlines the features of materials management software.

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