CPA Newsletter Archives
Like so many aspects of the national and global economies, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity tends to wax and wane. Nonetheless, billions of dollars continue to change hands annually, and an acquisition can be a great way to grow a business. So if one of these deals comes your way, it’s important to carefully consider
If you own property and a business, there’s an obvious temptation to lease that property to the business. Such an arrangement can make sense from many perspectives. You’re no doubt familiar with the property and its advantages to your company; the deal could be carried out quickly; and the money changing hands would stay between
Contrary to popular belief, it’s usually perfectly legal to compensate nonprofit board members — and sometimes it might even be necessary. But is it right for your organization? Pros and cons Board member compensation comes with several pros and cons your nonprofit should consider. Different organizations might assign different weight to each of the factors.
It’s probably safe to say that nearly every business owner wants his or her company to grow. The question is: How? As you ponder your company’s ideal strategic direction, here are five common business growth strategies to consider: 1. Creating and delivering new products and services. This is probably the most obvious growth strategy, but
In courts across the land, the great overtime debate — whether employees are exempt or nonexempt — shows no signs of abating. The good news for employers is that decisions such as Lutz v. Huntington Bancshares, Inc. can provide them with valuable tips for avoiding litigation in the future. Underwriters underpaid? In this case, the
Many business owners launch their companies from the front lines — as an employee. And it’s not uncommon for owners to stay in that role, working with their staff members to grow the business and guide its strategic direction. Come tax time, however, owner-employees face a variety of distinctive tax planning challenges. Partnerships and LLCs