Business Valuation

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Third Quarter Industry Newsletters

Quarterly collection of current topics, news alerts and industry updates.   Auto Dealerships Newsletter – September 26, 2019 Business Valuation…

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Year-End Strategies to Reduce AGI

Reducing your current-year adjusted gross income (AGI) is usually a tax-smart idea. Here are ten ways to reduce your AGI…

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FAQs about CAMs

In July, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) published two guides to help clarify a new rule that requires…

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Why do companies restate financial results?

Every year, research firm Audit Analytics publishes a study about financial restatement trends. In 2018, the number of public companies…

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Is an HSA right for you?

To help defray health care costs, many people now contribute to, or are thinking about setting up, Health Savings Accounts…

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AUP engagements: A middle ground between audits and consulting services

Your CPA offers a wide menu of services. An audit is a familiar type of attestation service that provides a…

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Measuring “fair value” for financial reporting purposes

The standard for valuing certain assets and liabilities under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is “fair value.” This differs…

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The chances of IRS audit are down but you should still be prepared

The IRS just released its audit statistics for the 2018 fiscal year, and fewer taxpayers had their returns examined as…

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Predicting future performance

CPAs typically report historical financial performance. But sometimes they’re hired to predict how a company will perform in the future….

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There are three types of financial statements under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Each one reveals different, but equally…