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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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Corporate governance in the 21st century

What’s the purpose of a corporation? For the last 50 years, the answer was “to maximize shareholder value.” But, on…

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The untouchables: Getting a handle on intangibles

The average company’s balance sheet understates its value by 80%, according to Sarah Tomolonius, co-founder of the Sustainability Investment Leadership…

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What to expect during a franchise audit

It’s important for franchisors to periodically audit individual franchisees. These routine “check-ups” are especially valuable in a store’s early years…

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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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Reporting Discontinued Operations

Financial reporting generally focuses on the results of continuing operations. But sometimes businesses sell (or retire) a product line, asset…

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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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Let’s find a better way to manage your receivables

Failure to collect accounts receivable (AR) in a timely manner can lead to myriad financial problems for your company, including…

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The pros and cons of interim reporting

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requires certain public companies to publish quarterly financial statements to give investors insight into…

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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…