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  • Deciding when to start receiving Social Security benefits

    November 2013
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 980

    Abstract: As one approaches retirement age, it’s necessary to decide whether to begin taking reduced Social Security benefits early or wait until the full benefit retirement age (FBRA), or even later. This article lists those factors that may favor receiving the benefits early vs. those that may indicate it’s better to wait until the FBRA or even later.

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  • Are we there yet? A view from the road to international accounting standards

    April / May 2011
    Newsletter: Public Company Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 980

    Abstract: As the journey to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) continues, the SEC is plotting the best route. Although the destination is clear — a single set of high-quality, globally accepted accounting standards — questions still remain about how to get there. This article summarizes progress thus far, including the SEC’s consideration of six factors in determining whether, when, and how the transition should take place. It also reviews some of the outstanding issues, such as funding and regulatory impact. A sidebar discusses how financial accounting standards boards are working to converge U.S. GAAP and IFRS.

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  • Baby, it’s cold outside – Tap into your frozen cash stash

    Winter 2009
    Newsletter: Auto Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 980

    Abstract: Every dealership experiences cash flow problems from time to time. But right now shortfalls seem the norm, rather than the exception. Stricter credit policies and frozen lines of credit are forcing dealers to look beyond traditional bank loans to make up the difference. Here are some ideas to alleviate the cash crunch.

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  • Qualified plan loans – What you don’t know can hurt you

    February / March 2008
    Newsletter: Trendlines

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 980

    Abstract: Among the risks of offering workers a “qualified” retirement plan (one that follows certain rules to qualify for beneficial tax treatment), such as a 401(k), is that the arrangement may allow participants to take loans from their accounts. Although employees often appreciate this feature, taking out a qualified plan loan can get workers into trouble — and hurt their companies as a whole. This article gives an overview of how qualified plan loans work for employers who may not be fully aware of all the risks involved. (Updated: 8/28/12)

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