Recent News & Blog

  • Why nonprofits should be transparent about compensation

    More and more U.S. workers are calling for “pay transparency,” and not-for-profit employers need to listen — and act. Pay transparency is the idea that employers should openly share their compensation policies and practices with job candidates, current employees and the public.

  • Build a better nonprofit board with term limits

    Are your not-for-profit’s board members subject to term limits? If not, you might want to consider implementing what’s widely considered a best practice.

  • Selling your home for a big profit? Here are the tax rules

    Many homeowners across the country have seen their home values increase in recent years. According to the National Association of Realtors, the median price of existing homes sold in July of 2023 rose 1.9% over July of 2022 after a couple years of much higher increases.

  • Avoiding probate: How to do it (and why)

    Few estate planning subjects are as misunderstood as probate. But circumventing the probate process is usually a good idea, and several tools are available to help you do just that. Why should you avoid it?

  • FASB finalizes new crypto standard in record time

    On September 6, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) unanimously voted to finalize new accounting rules on cryptocurrency assets — less than five months after the proposed standard was issued for public comment. Here’s what companies that hold these assets should know.

  • Investment swings: What’s the tax impact?

    If your investments have fluctuated wildly this year, you may have already recognized some significant gains and losses. But nothing is decided tax-wise until year end when the final results of your trades will reveal your 2023 tax situation.

  • Evaluate whether a Health Savings Account is beneficial to you

    With the escalating cost of health care, many people are looking for a more cost-effective way to pay for it. For eligible individuals, a Health Savings Account (HSA) offers a tax-favorable way to set aside funds (or have an employer do so) to meet future medical needs.

  • Could your business benefit from interim financial reporting?

    When many business owners see the term “financial reporting,” they immediately think of their year-end financial statements. And, indeed, properly prepared financial statements generated at least once a year are critical.

  • It’s important to understand how taxes factor into M&A transactions

    In recent years, merger and acquisition activity has been strong in many industries. If your business is considering merging with or acquiring another business, it’s important to understand how the transaction will be taxed under current law. Stocks vs. assets

  • No question: Management interviews are a critical part of the business valuation process

    When preparing a business valuation, quantitative data — from tax returns, financial statements, contracts and other sources — is important. But there’s more to a company than numbers. Qualitative factors also contribute to a company’s overall value.

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