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  • Ease on down the road – 5 tips for making your audit less stressful

    Fall 2011
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 672

    Abstract: This article offers five tips a nonprofit can use to make the audit experience run more smoothly for itself and its auditors. They involve being ready with the information; having realistic expectations of what the auditor will and will not do; minimizing risks throughout the year; being prepared to deal with any control deficiencies; and talking with the auditor on a regular basis, not just at audit time.

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  • Employee stock options present valuation challenges

    Spring 2011
    Newsletter: Expert / Valuation & Litigation Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 672

    Abstract: Recently, the recession and its aftermath have caused many businesses to think twice about employee stock options (ESOs). Yet they haven’t fallen out of favor entirely. But, for companies still offering ESOs, it’s more important than ever to get them properly valued. And appraisers face distinctive challenges in doing so. This article lists six basic inputs they use, along with a couple of different models for valuation.

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  • Employee sues over need for ASL interpreter

    March / April 2011
    Newsletter: Employment Law Briefing

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 672

    Abstract: When a deaf employee requested that an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter be present at any meetings he was asked to attend, the requests were denied. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit on his behalf alleging failure to provide a reasonable accommodation for a disability as required under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This article shows whether the court determined that accommodations the employer had made were sufficient to meet the standard of “reasonable.” EEOC v. UPS Supply Chain Solutions, No. 08-56874, Aug. 27, 2010 (9th Cir.)

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  • Do you need long-term care insurance? Weigh the costs and benefits before deciding

    September / October 2011
    Newsletter: Planning for Prosperity / Wealth Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 672

    Abstract: Long-term care (LTC) generally isn’t covered by Medicare or other health insurance. Because of the increasingly high costs associated with LTC services, an LTC insurance policy is worth considering. This article discusses options available, including a new federally administered program called Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS), which will be available after October 2012. The article also discusses the self-insurance option.

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  • How to win over lenders

    Winter 2011
    Newsletter: Auto Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 672

    Abstract: With lenders still clutching their pocketbooks tightly these days, what can dealers do to loosen them up? This article discusses strengthening one’s balance sheet, days-in-inventory ratio, and income statement; preparing to meet with a lender; and fostering a long-term relationship with the lender.

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  • Social media sites – How well are you working them?

    November / December 2010
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 672

    Abstract: Whether a dealership is already active in social media or still on the sidelines, there are compelling reasons to test this new marketing tool. This article looks at ways that some businesses are taking advantage of opportunities presented by Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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  • Broke… or dishonest? Uncovering alter ego companies

    September / October 2009
    Newsletter: Advocate's Edge / Litigation Support

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 672

    Abstract: Most companies filing for bankruptcy accurately represent their assets. But a small percentage of filers that claim to have little or nothing to offer creditors aren’t being honest. Instead, they’ve diverted resources to an alter ego company or are hiding their connection to a much healthier corporate parent. Uncovering and proving this type of fraud can be difficult, but there are a variety of red flags that enable forensic accounting experts to expose such schemes. Conversely, forensic experts can help defendants prove that any alter ego accusations are unfounded.

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  • How to thrive in a tenants’ market

    July / August 2009
    Newsletter: Real Estate Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 672

    Abstract: As the deteriorating economy continues to impact the real estate market, landlords are taking a hit. Despite the significant drift toward a tenants’ market, the opportunity for deal-making still exists in tenant negotiations. Three specific suggestions are described, while a sidebar offers seven signs that a tenant is in trouble.

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