Recent News & Blog

Recent News & Blog / General Business Advice

  • Key tax issues in M&A transactions

    Merger and acquisition activity dropped dramatically last year due to rising interest rates and a slowing economy. The total value of M&A transactions in North America in 2022 was down 41.4% from 2021, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence.

  • Sailing a steady ship in today’s interesting economy

    Business owners: If you’re having trouble reading the U.S. economy, you’re not alone. On the one hand, the January 2023 jobs report revealed that the unemployment rate had fallen to 3.4%, its lowest level in 54 years.

  • Look to a SWOT analysis to make better HR decisions

    Many business owners spend most of their time developing strategic plans, overseeing day-to-day operations and, of course, putting out fires. Yet an underlying source of both opportunity and trouble can be human resources (HR).

  • Getting into data analytics without breaking the bank

    Most business owners would probably agree that, in today’s world, data rules. But finding, organizing and deriving meaning from the terabytes upon terabytes of information out there isn’t easy.

  • Look forward to this year by revisiting your business plan

    Businesses of all stripes are about to embark upon a new calendar year. Whether you’ve done a lot of strategic planning or just a little, a good way to double-check your objectives and expectations is to revisit your business plan.

  • PA Department of Revenue conversion from e-TIDES to myPATH

    Effective November 30, 2022, the PA Department of Revenue (DOR) has migrated their tax filing and payment system from e-TIDES to myPATH.

  • 2023 Payroll Tax Bulletin

    The IRS recently released the 2023 payroll tax rates, which we have summarized in a bulletin that contains the following:

  • 2023 Rates & Dates

    The IRS recently released the 2023 rates and dates, which includes the following:

  • Does your family business’s succession plan include estate planning strategies?

    Family-owned businesses face distinctive challenges when it comes to succession planning. For example, it’s important to address the distinction between ownership succession and management succession.

  • Take a look at stock options as a recruitment tool

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.7% in October. Seeing as how that’s still a relatively low number, your business may be struggling to fill its open positions.

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