With uncertain times, it’s never too early to start planning your taxes

With uncertain times in Washington and wrangling over the president tax proposal, it’s still never too early to start planning for taxes. In fact, this year it may take even more planning because of the need for modeling on several different alternatives. Summer is the perfect time to start tax planning. We’re halfway through 2017, […]

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Dept of Labor: Updated Overtime Rules

The DOL is implementing new overtime/exempt employee rules beginning December 1, 2017. The new rules strengthen overtime protections to millions of workers who will no longer rely on the application of duties test. Key Provisions of the Final Rule: 1) The increased standard salary level is $913 per week ($47,476 annually). If a salaried employee […]

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Valuing a Company: How Knowing Your Business Value Can Boost Your Growth

“How big is your company?” When you ask the CEO of a public company this question, odds are they will respond with their business’ market capitalization, or value. Ask an owner of a privately held business the same question and you’re sure to get a very different answer. Usually, it’s sales, the number of employees, […]

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5 Signs You Need a Part-Time CFO

Most growing companies hit a point where they need a part-time CFO. Here are a few signs that this time has come: 1. Your financial reports do not inspire confidence: Your financial reports should provide timely and accurate visibility into your organization. They should be tailored to your company and industry, and include ratio analysis […]

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Financial Projections: Is a Surprise Around the Corner?

We have all done it. Reveling in that nice feeling of accomplishment after creating a great budget from a detailed analysis… only to have it blown within the first month of the new year. Can we avoid these unexpected curve balls? It is not likely that we can avoid them all together, but there are […]

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