Posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by David J. Silverman, CPA, JD
With qualified opportunity funds, which are corporations and partnerships that invest in opportunity zones, developers can take advantage of the new qualified opportunity zones and help distressed communities at the same time.
Posted on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 by Jim Suttie, CPA
In our last blog, we provided a quick rundown of what ASC 842 is, why it was created, what it affects, and when new the lease standards become effective. In this blog, we want to expand a bit on the objectives of ASC 842.
Posted on Friday, December 7, 2018 by Jennifer Wintrow
Communication consumes us. It defines us. It goes a long way toward defining our success or failure. And, it’s a two-part process. One process involves sending messages, and the other involves receiving messages. Have you thought about what kind of messages you are sending and receiving?
Posted on Friday, December 7, 2018 by Tonya Suber
The increasing number of millennials in the workplace, coupled with growing research on what fosters engagement and creates a sense of connection between employees and organizations, led us to conclude that having more frequent conversations – aka, quarterly check-ins – best positioned our firm for employee retention and growth.
Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 by Jim Suttie, CPA
If you own or operate a U.S.-based business and lease anything tied to it, you may or may not be aware of the FASB’s lease accounting standard change, ASU 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842), the long-awaited new standard on lease accounting. So, what should your company do to prepare?
Posted on Monday, December 3, 2018 by David Mustin, MBA
When organizations plan to accomplish things, it often comes down to identifying broad goals, designing complementary strategies, then designing tactics to accomplish each strategy. Tactics – also called initiatives – are the things you do to create your products and services and drive your mission.
Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by David Mustin, MBA
Discipline allows a business to refine its processes and optimize its products through repetition, continuous improvement and ongoing commitment to excellence. In this spirit, what can you do to create greater discipline in your business?
Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018 by Michael McKeown, CFA, CPA
Looking for tax savings? With support from communities, developers, investors, and somehow… both political parties? Meet the qualified opportunity zone. The benefit passed in December 2017 with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Due to the tax overhaul including lower income tax rates, this part of the bill largely flew under the radar.
Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018 by David Mustin, MBA
Say you’ve established your leadership framework, built a sound structure and integrated the necessary processes and levers to fuel your business’ growth. Now, you need to determine if you’re on the right path and making progress. That’s where signposts come in.
Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018 by Chris Sivak, CPA
The newly created qualified opportunity zone development program has created a lot of buzz – and many questions – among investors, real estate developers and business owners. Investors, who benefit the most by making investments before the end of 2019, have been waiting for clarifications before they could proceed.