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Protecting Your Finances During an Economic Downturn
Many economists are predicting that the US economy will experience a downturn, if not a recession, in 2023. A downturn can lead to job loss, reduced income, and financial insecurity. While it's impossible to predict the future with certainty, there are steps you can take to protect your finances during a downturn.
Incentivize Employees With Stock Appreciation Rights Instead of Equity
Many business owners want to incentivize and reward employees by tying their compensation to the company's performance. One way to do this is through stock options, but using stock appreciation rights might be a better solution.
FASB Proposes Changes to Lease Accounting Rules
The Financial Accounting Standards Board recently issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update for Leases (Topic 842). The update addresses related-party arrangements between entities under common control. This video provides an overview of the proposed changes.
Cybersecurity tips that every family office should know
Managing cybersecurity risk, including protecting sensitive data, is crucial for family offices.
5 essential conversations for the family at year end
Operational excellence plays an integral role in advancing family office goals and strategy.
Cybersecurity considerations and trends for boards and audit commmittees
Boards of directors can strengthen cybersecurity at their organizations by understanding trends and taking action accordingly.
Financial services organizations and edge computing
Financial services organizations need to assess what edge computing means for customers and growth plans.
Year-End Tax Planning For Individuals
As the 2022 year is concluding, it is time to begin once again thinking about the upcoming tax filing season. This process doesn’t have to be daunting; our tax advisors are here to assist every step of the way. While there are constant changes to tax laws and filing thresholds, especially due to the pandemic, we want to alert you to some of the larger ones occurring for the 2022 tax year. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but some key items to consider for end of year tax planning.
When To Outsource Your Accounting
Thanks to the cloud and automation, outsourcing has never been a more viable option than it is today. Quite often, outsourcing can be more efficient and less expensive than hiring dedicated staff. In this video, we'll cover the benefits of outsourcing your accounting.
How high will interest rates go?
We expect the Fed to raise its policy rate above 5% in the near term while at the same time reducing its balance sheet by $95 billion per month.
Five Steps to Recognizing Revenue in Financials
The FASB and IASB have provided standards for properly recognizing revenue in your financials. Using a five step process, companies recognize revenue based on the value and timing of when control of the goods and services are transferred to the customer. Learn about the standards and how to properly recognize revenue for your company.
Fed raises its policy rate by 75 basis points as it prepares to slow pace of hikes
The Federal Reserve increased its policy rate by 75 basis points on Wednesday to a range between 3.75% and 4% as it hinted at slowing the pace of its hikes.
IRS makes statements on CARES Act Employee Retention Tax Credit risks
On Oct. 19, 2022 the IRS issued a news release warning employers to be wary of third parties who have ramped up campaigns to try and get employers to claim the CARES Act Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) when they may not actually qualify.
What Is an S-Corp Election?
Business owners often struggle with determining the optimal legal structure and tax treatment for their business. This video will explain an S-Corp tax election and how it may benefit you and your business.
Expect More IRS Audits
The Inflation Reduction Act allocated $80 billion to the IRS for hiring additional personnel and improving processes and technology. Learn how this might affect future audit activity and how much time the IRS has to audit you.