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  • How to value a start-up business

    July / August 2019
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: Start-ups present valuation challenges because they often have limited earnings and cash flow. This article explains how business valuation experts must look to other factors, many of them subjective, to estimate value.

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  • How to value a start-up business

    July / August 2019
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: Start-ups present valuation challenges because they often have limited earnings and cash flow. This article explains how business valuation experts must look to other factors, many of them subjective, to estimate value.

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  • How to calculate terminal value

    March / April 2019
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: When using the discounted cash flow method to value a business, a large chunk of the value is contained in the “terminal” value. This article discusses ways business valuation experts estimate terminal value and the importance of using reasonable assumptions about long-term growth.

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  • How to calculate terminal value

    March / April 2019
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: When using the discounted cash flow method to value a business, a large chunk of the value is contained in the “terminal” value. This article discusses ways business valuation experts estimate terminal value and the importance of using reasonable assumptions about long-term growth.

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  • The ins and outs of health insurance – Handling high-deductible plans

    Fall 2018
    Newsletter: Rx for Practice Management / Practice Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: Low-deductible health plans tend to have extremely expensive monthly premiums. As a result, an increasing number of patients are coming into physicians’ offices with high-deductible plans. This article explains that, while for routine care this is unlikely to be a big problem, for expensive procedures many patients may be unaware of just how much of the procedure fee they’ll have to cover themselves. The article notes that medical practices need to make it as easy as possible for patients to pay their bills — and obtain high-quality health care at the same time.

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  • Be prepared for your next — or first — QDRO

    April / May 2017
    Newsletter: Employee Benefits Update

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: Domestic relations orders entitle an “alternate payee” to a portion of a participant’s retirement benefits. However, it’s up to the plan sponsor or administrator to determine whether the order is qualified, making it a qualified domestic relations order. The article discusses common errors that plan sponsors encounter when qualifying a domestic relations order and how to handle the rejection of an order.

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  • Owner-employees face distinctive tax planning challenges

    October 2016
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: Many business owners launch their companies from the front lines — as an employee. Come tax time, owner-employees face a variety of distinctive tax planning challenges. This article reviews the tax treatment of owner-employees, particularly as it relates to the business structure of the company in question.

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  • Owner-employees face distinctive tax planning challenges

    Fall 2016
    Newsletter: Business Matters

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: Many business owners launch their companies from the front lines — as an employee. Come tax time, owner-employees face a variety of distinctive tax planning challenges. This article reviews the tax treatment of owner-employees, particularly as it relates to the business structure of the company in question.

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  • 3 best practices for organic sales growth

    March / April 2014
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: When it comes to increasing sales in the construction industry, there’s always room for improvement. Organic growth — that is, sales growth not related to acquisitions or consolidation — should be a focus of every construction company owner. This article looks at three best practices for achieving it: attentive customer service, smart marketing and great employees.

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  • Op-eds – Spread the word for free

    August / September 2013
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: Nonprofits that lack the budget for a full-scale media campaign may wonder how to get their message heard throughout the community. But placing opinion editorials (op-eds) in newspapers can be an effective — and free — way to get their word out and win public support. This article provides tips for writing effective op-eds and getting them published.

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  • Job site safety and Heinrich’s Law

    Summer 2013
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: Among the most obvious inhibitors of profitability for construction companies is job site safety. But one long-time safety concept, Heinrich’s Law, may offer a glimpse into the future — or at least provide some food for thought. This article explains how this law — while contestable in its specifics — provides an enduring lesson: that, if a construction company experiences a rash of “minor” accidents, they could be the gathering clouds of a much greater storm.

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  • Rising tide – The latest on long-term care insurance

    Spring 2013
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: Everyone needs to consider how they’ll pay for extended care later in life should they need it. Long-term care insurance is one option, but it’s changing right along with the overall health care landscape. This article explains the reasons why buying insurance may be a good option, but also notes the importance of considering one’s age and a policy’s costs and terms.

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  • Offsetting stagnant salaries with increased benefits

    February / March 2013
    Newsletter: Employee Benefits Update

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: While base pay remains a top consideration to attract and retain employees, increasingly a strong benefits package is important as well. Towers Watson, a leading global professional services company, found in a recent survey that employers indicated they may allocate more funds for employee benefits because of only moderate pay increases in the coming year. This article explains why employers who offer a competitive benefits package may have a better chance to attract and retain the key employees they need.

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  • Willful patent infringement standard redefined

    Year End 2012
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: A recent ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit significantly reshapes the test for willful infringement — and could make it harder to prove. This article discusses the case, which establishes that a court must first make a threshold determination of objective recklessness that considers the reasonableness of the potential defenses. Only if the asserted defenses aren’t reasonable can the jury consider the question of subjective recklessness. Citation: Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc. v. W.L. Gore & Assocs., 2010-1510, June 14, 2012 (Fed. Cir.)

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  • Make the most of real estate losses: Keep good records

    May / June 2012
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: The passive activity loss (PAL) rules make it difficult for rental real estate owners to deduct their losses unless they qualify as real estate professionals. And that demands accurate timekeeping records. This article discusses the PAL rules and what’s required to qualify as a real estate professional. Citation: Vandegrift v. Commissioner (T.C. Memo 2012-14, 1/12/2012).

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  • Coffee break: Court lowers bar for dilution claims

    June / July 2010
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 533

    Abstract: When Starbucks sued a company selling “Charbucks” coffee, a district court found that the two marks had not been blurred, largely because the marks weren’t substantially similar. But an appeals court maintained that the degree of similarity between the marks was just one of six nonexclusive factors that should be considered when evaluating blurring claims.

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