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  • How to keep states from taxing you twice

    March / April 2021
    Newsletter: Planning for Prosperity / Wealth Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: Federal law doesn’t explicitly prohibit multiple states from attempting to collect tax on the same income. So people who live and work in more than one state and want to prevent double taxation may need to take action. This article explains the difference between domicile and residence and how establishing domicile in one state can minimize unnecessary taxes.

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  • Implement a turnaround strategy that works

    March / April 2021
    Newsletter: Real Estate Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many communities across the country. Businesses that had been thriving are barely breaking even; others have been closed permanently. This can create a vicious cycle: Property owners in financial trouble because of a loss of tenants may allow buildings to fall into disrepair. This then causes remaining tenants to leave, leading to the owner losing even more money and possibly the property. This article reviews steps real estate investors can take to help stop the cycle and even turn it around.

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  • Subsequent events: What was “known or knowable” on the valuation date?

    January / February 2021
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the value of many privately held businesses. When valuing a business in today’s uncertain conditions, experts must put themselves in the shoes of hypothetical investors and consider only relevant information that was known (or knowable) on the valuation date. This article explains the general rules about when events that happen after the valuation date may be considered in a valuation and how the pandemic is muddying this issue.

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  • Subsequent events: What was “known or knowable” on the valuation date?

    January / February 2021
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the value of many privately held businesses. When valuing a business in today’s uncertain conditions, experts must put themselves in the shoes of hypothetical investors and consider only relevant information that was known (or knowable) on the valuation date. This article explains the general rules about when events that happen after the valuation date may be considered in a valuation and how the pandemic is muddying this issue.

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  • How to value a distressed business

    September / October 2020
    Newsletter: Advocate's Edge / Litigation Support

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many businesses around the globe to struggle financially. Distressed businesses present challenges during the valuation process. This article explains how business valuation experts tailor their analyses to address these challenges.

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  • Don’t put payroll management on autopilot

    Summer 2020
    Newsletter: Law Firm Management

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the economy for a loop. Many law firms have had to trim expenses and furlough employees. Laying off or decreasing pay for support staff, associates and partners can add payroll tasks to your workload. If your firm is reducing people on the payroll or outsourcing work to independent contractors, there are several issues management should review carefully. This article covers what you need to know about payroll management during this uncertain time.

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  • How the SECURE Act could affect retirement planning

    Summer 2020
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: In late 2019, landmark legislation was signed into law that will impact retirement planning for millions of Americans. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act will make it easier to save money for a financially secure retirement. This article discusses the Act’s beneficial provisions as well as one provision that isn’t helpful: the elimination of “stretch” IRAs.

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  • The 411 on IoT: Everything is connected

    Winter 2019
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: Today, everything is connected — from refrigerators to HVAC to security systems. This phenomenon is known as the Internet of Things (IoT), and it’s a topic on which virtually every contractor should gain some expertise. This article discusses how to get up to speed on IoT and how this technology will likely affect the construction industry going forward.

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  • Americans with Disabilities Act – When can employers require physical examinations?

    January / February 2018
    Newsletter: Employment Law Briefing

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: A prospective full-time employee was required to take a physical examination by an employer. When he didn’t pass it, the job offer was revoked and his temporary position was terminated. As this article explains, the Tenth Circuit’s decision as to whether the employer had violated the Americans with Disabilities Act hinged on the position’s essential job functions. Iselin v. Bama Companies, Inc., No. 16-5132, May 26, 2017 (10th Cir.)

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  • Highlighting the difference between FMLA leave and vacation

    May / June 2017
    Newsletter: Employment Law Briefing

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: When an employee was discharged after taking time off from work, he sued his former employer for violating the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This article discusses the Fourth Circuit case, including why the court distinguished between medically necessary FMLA leave and vacation. Sharif v. United Airlines, Inc., No. 15-1747, October 31, 2016 (4th Cir.)

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  • Nonprofit life cycle – Challenges and opportunities mark growth stage

    Fall 2016
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: A nonprofit’s growth stage — beginning two or three years after “birth” and continuing until “maturation” at around age seven — isn’t without challenges. But this period also comes with a sense of accomplishment and the opportunity to diversify and bring in new staff and donors as the organization comes into its own. This article discusses the evolution of the organization’s mission, staff and finances.

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  • Surviving the economic recovery depends on your cash flow

    Summer 2015
    Newsletter: Construction Industry Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: As the economy continues to improve, many construction companies are shifting from survival mode into growth mode. That’s good news, but it’s critical for contractors to take a cautious approach to growth — the failure rate for construction companies during an economic recovery is triple the failure rate during an economic downturn. Why? Because growth, while healthy, also puts a strain on a company’s cash flow. This article offers seven tips for managing cash flow wisely.

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  • Putting the brakes on employee fraud

    October / November 2014
    Newsletter: Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: The average business loses about 5% of its annual revenue to fraudulent actions by employees, according to estimates provided by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). The median loss? A hefty $145,000. And companies with fewer than 100 employees tend to suffer disproportionately. This article offers six tips for avoiding fraud.

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  • Internal controls – How can you deter fraud effectively?

    July / August 2014
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: Dealers who have a strong internal control system in place might sleep more soundly. A strong system begins with detailed and accurate financial information and a systematic means of frequently monitoring such data. This article offers a number of tips to help dealers achieve this and nip fraud in the bud.

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  • Putting property in your portfolio – Real estate investors seeking income may look to REITs

    November / December 2013
    Newsletter: Planning for Prosperity / Wealth Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: Generally, the drawbacks of owning individual commercial or residential properties outweigh the advantages — there are issues regarding diversification, liquidity, and the amount of attention required. So, to obtain the income and diversification benefits of real estate without the challenges of direct ownership, many investors instead turn to a more convenient alternative — real estate investment trusts (REITs). This article explains how REITs work and how they might — or might not — be advantageous for particular investors.

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  • Tips for setting and meeting your dealership’s 2013 goals

    November / December 2012
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 668

    Abstract: Auto dealerships often find setting, monitoring and meeting objectives for the coming year to be difficult tasks. This article offers some advice for developing — and reaching — annual business objectives. It shows how to identify objectives and have them meet certain “S-M-A-R-T” criteria. It also looks at how to monitor progress and ensure the dealership is meeting its goals throughout the year.

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