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SERPs: Pros and Cons for Employers and Executives

If your company offers employees a qualified retirement plan, it is probably a 401(k). But this popular option is not the only game in town. You may want to offer an additional retirement savings vehicle — such as a supplementary executive retirement plan (SERP) — to...

More Fraud in the “New Normal”

According to “The Next Normal: Preparing for a Post-Pandemic Fraud Landscape,” released by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) in September 2020, half of U.S. companies uncovered more fraud after the COVID-19 pandemic began than before. If you are just...

Payroll Tips for Contractors

Processing payroll is a critical administrative task that directly ties to your construction company’s labor costs, profits, and ability to comply with labor laws. Yet staying on top of payroll can be daunting. Depending on the job, your payroll staff may have to...

New DOL Guidance on Blocking Retirement Plan Cyberattacks

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is becoming alarmed by the growing prevalence and sophistication of cybercrime. In response to this mounting threat, the agency recently released a cybersecurity program best practices guide for employers and companies that provide...

Deadline Coming: Follow Up on Your PPP Loans

Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP) loans were a lifeline for many small business owners during the worst of the pandemic-driven economic slowdown. In total, the Small Business Administration (SBA) approved nearly 12 million PPP loans, averaging $67,000. Although the PPP...

COVID-19 Discount for Lack of Marketability

Forward-looking valuation of small businesses has always been a challenge. Few comparable transactions exist, in-house financial information may be scant, and projections are complicated for owners—even in the best of times. The pandemic magnified these difficulties....

Fraud Expected to Rise During Recovery

Fraud negatively affects the value of your business. Potential buyers and investors are attracted to companies with strong anti-fraud programs aimed at both external attacks and employee fraud. Don’t let fraud stand in the way of a healthy post-pandemic recovery....

Mergers and Acquisitions as a Post-Pandemic Growth Strategy?

For all of the craziness and unpredictability of the past year, 2020 turned out to be a big year for mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Not surprisingly, the business world stood still at the beginning of the pandemic as companies focused on keeping their businesses...

7 Valuable Deductions for Self-Employed Individuals

Recently, the number of people starting small businesses has increased. Running a new business requires a good deal of planning, and learning to utilize your resources effectively greatly impacts your probability of success. Uncle Sam provides entrepreneurs support by...

Should You Outsource Your Accounting Functions

As your organization strives to use its resources as effectively as possible, you might at some point consider outsourcing the functions that fall under your accounting and financial umbrella. But wait: You’ll first need to weigh the possible benefits and pitfalls....