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  • Managing backlog in an uncertain economy

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: Although construction backlog seems to be rebounding, projects in some areas are still being postponed or canceled. During these uncertain times, contractors can better prepare for what’s to come by monitoring not only their own backlogs, but also that of the industry. This article offers helpful tips on doing so.

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  • Managing backlog in an uncertain economy

    January / February 2021
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: Although construction backlog seems to be rebounding, projects in some areas are still being postponed or canceled. During these uncertain times, contractors can better prepare for what’s to come by monitoring not only their own backlogs, but also that of the industry. This article offers helpful tips on doing so.

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  • Get ready for your closeup – Embrace telehealth

    Fall 2020
    Newsletter: Rx for Practice Management / Practice Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: The pandemic has accelerated the use of telehealth, and many physicians are finding it convenient, efficient and liked by patients. This article explains the importance of laying the groundwork for a successful telehealth strategy by ensuring the platform has strong security features and having good policies in place in case technology fails. The article notes that, rather than being an “extra service offering,” telehealth may become a significant part of many medical practices permanently.

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  • How financial experts can help in divorce

    January / February 2020
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: Divorce involves complex financial issues. This article explains how a financial professional can help the parties resolve such matters as divvying up a marital estate and valuing private business interests. It highlights the importance of understanding the tax implications of settlement options under current tax law.

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  • How financial experts can help in divorce

    January / February 2020
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: Divorce involves complex financial issues. This article explains how a financial professional can help the parties resolve such matters as divvying up a marital estate and valuing private business interests. It highlights the importance of understanding the tax implications of settlement options under current tax law.

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  • A valuation may be what your business requires

    Fall 2019
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: With the economy currently healthy, but its future uncertain, many U.S. companies face challenges. Chief among these is financing — which isn’t easy to secure, because lenders imposed tough standards after the last recession and fear another hit. A business valuation conducted by an outside expert can help a dealership present lenders with timely, in-depth financial data. A valuation also will turn up important company-specific information, including an awareness of market conditions and specific risks the dealership faces.

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  • How ranges described in prior art trigger obviousness presumption

    April / May 2019
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: Some patents specify ranges to account for variability ¬— for example, a range of temperatures in which a process occurs. These types of patents can run into obviousness issues that can invalidate them if the range overlaps with ranges detailed in so-called “prior art.” This article explains why patentees in such cases aren’t totally out of luck, though, as they have the opportunity to rebut the presumption of obviousness. E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. v. Synvina C.V., No. 17-1977, Sept. 17, 2018, Fed. Cir.

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  • Still important: The tax impact of business travel

    Winter 2018
    Newsletter: Business Matters

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: With conference calls and Web meetings increasingly prevalent, business travel isn’t what it used to be. But many companies still send employees out on the road. This article describes important concepts related to travel, such as travel expenses as a fringe benefit, establishing an accountable plan and qualifying for business travel status.

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  • Still important: The tax impact of business travel

    January 2018
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: With conference calls and Web meetings increasingly prevalent, business travel isn’t what it used to be. But many companies still send employees out on the road. This article describes important concepts related to travel, such as travel expenses as a fringe benefit, establishing an accountable plan and qualifying for business travel status.

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  • Don’t let new revenue recognition standard trip you up

    October / November 2017
    Newsletter: Public Company Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: Most public companies are preparing to adopt the FASB’s new revenue recognition standard, which applies to annual reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2017. It’s critical for companies to evaluate whether the standard introduces new risks — including fraud risks — and, most likely, to update internal controls. This article looks at the principles-based judgments the new standard calls for that may lead to trouble.

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  • What estate planning strategies are available for non-U.S. citizens?

    January / February 2017
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: Many traditional estate planning strategies are based on the assumption that everyone involved is a U.S. citizen. But for those couples with a noncitizen spouse, special rules apply that require additional planning. This article examines some of the tax issues for resident noncitizens, as well as for nonresident aliens.

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  • How to execute a capital campaign

    Fall 2016
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: When a nonprofit desperately needs a new facility, costly equipment or an endowment, a capital campaign can be the best way to raise funds. But as this article explains, to be successful, capital campaigns require strong leadership, extensive planning and dedicated participants. It suggests best practices for choosing a leader and approaching donors.

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  • Build an advisory board to benefit your business

    March / April 2016
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: Running a construction business entails a broad range of skills. Contractors bring many of these skills to the table while also relying on capable employees or professional advisors for help. This article discusses another valuable source of leadership assistance: an advisory board made up of people from outside the business.

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  • 6 tips for hiring, training and managing Millennials

    Winter 2016
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: Contractors continue to face a serious shortage of skilled workers, both on the jobsite and in the office. But there lies hope in “Millennials” — that is, prospective employees between the ages of 18 and 35. This article offers six tips on how to hire, train and manage these young workers.

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  • Even you may benefit from a reverse mortgage

    January / February 2016
    Newsletter: Planning for Prosperity / Wealth Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: Higher net worth individuals may be able to use a reverse mortgage for estate and tax planning. This article discusses reducing the value of a taxable estate by using reverse mortgage funds to make annual exclusion gifts, fund college savings plans or buy a life insurance policy.

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  • ERM: An easy way to get risk under control

    Summer 2015
    Newsletter: Business Matters

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 537

    Abstract: No company can prevent every risk from becoming reality, but businesses can — and should — take steps to manage potential perils. Among the most popular approaches is enterprise risk management (ERM). This article explains what ERM is and isn’t, and provides simple tips for integrating ERM principles into any organization.

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