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  • IRS eases rules for nonprofit restructurings

    February / March 2019
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 756

    Abstract: Many nonprofit organizations across the country are mulling restructuring. And the timing is good, because the IRS has made the process easier for some. This article explains how the new rules differ from the old rules, and describes the new requirements for filing an application to reorganize. A sidebar highlights less stringent requirements for donor reporting.

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  • CMS proposes rule change to Part B billing

    Fall 2013
    Newsletter: Healthcare Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 756

    Abstract: Earlier this year, the CMS issued a proposed rule that would allow hospitals to rebill Medicare for Part B services in certain circumstances after the denial of Part A inpatient admission for lack of medical necessity. The rule was released to address hospital complaints related to disputes over the difference between inpatient and outpatient care. The proposed rule provides some relief for hospitals but hasn’t stifled criticism of the CMS’s payment policies when claims for inpatient admission are denied. This article takes a close look at the rule, while a sidebar notes an interim rule that outlines more liberal Part B rebilling policies than in the proposed rule.

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  • Marketing like a big firm … on a small firm budget

    Winter 2013
    Newsletter: Law Firm Management

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 756

    Abstract: Although they may feel overwhelmed by larger firms’ resources, small firms with tiny budgets can market themselves effectively and build their clientele. They just need to look for low-cost — and even free — marketing methods and tools. This article talks about cultivating personal relationships, establishing a brand “identity,” taking advantage of the Web and targeting spending strategically.

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  • Breaking even for profit

    September / October 2012
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 756

    Abstract: Calculating a store’s breakeven point — and learning the real cost of doing business — can help dealers profit from better budgeting and planning. This article looks at what a breakeven point is and how to calculate it. It shows that breakeven analysis allows dealers to set revenue goals to make any activity in the dealership profitable. It can also help gauge the effects of cost reductions.

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  • AR management – Step up to the plate

    March / April 2010
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 756

    Abstract: Strong accounts receivable (AR) management can help dealerships hit home runs — and stay in the game. There are a variety of collection techniques dealers can use for vehicle accounts receivable, parts and service receivables, contracts in transit, factory receivables, and warranty claims.

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  • Take your public company out of the public eye

    August / September 2009
    Newsletter: Merger & Acquisition Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 756

    Abstract: As the economy continues to struggle and financial markets roil, many public companies can expect their stock prices to be extremely volatile, unsettling shareholders and making long-term strategic planning virtually impossible. Now might be a good time to consider getting off the rollercoaster by going private. This article discusses a number of pros and cons, along with options public companies might pursue if they decide to go private.

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  • Planning ahead – Tips for a near-term retirement

    July / August 2009
    Newsletter: Planning for Prosperity / Wealth Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 756

    Abstract: Whether you’ve already retired or plan to do so soon, one question is likely foremost on your mind: “Will I have enough?” To make sure the answer is “yes,” there are a number of specific steps you can take to keep your portfolio growing and to balance income and spending — and to play “catch-up” if it looks as if you’re falling short of your objectives.

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  • IRS cracking down on inaccurate appraisals

    Winter 2008
    Newsletter: Valuation Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 756

    Abstract: Although the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA) may seem like old news, its repercussions are still being felt in the valuation community. Namely, the IRS is using provisions of the act to rein in abusive appraisal practices. This article tells how and why taxpayers and appraisers alike may be subject to sanctions for valuation misstatements related to noncash charitable contributions.

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