Can't Upgrade from Windows XP? Beat the System!

Last week, I wrote about Upgrading from Windows XP, but what if you are unable to upgrade? Last month, Microsoft made good on its word that it was going ... read more >

2013 Form 5500 Compliance Update


By Gerald Nappi

The 2013 Form 5500, Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan, has been updated to include a new requirement that must be completed by all welfare ... read more >

2013 Plan Year Financial Reporting for ERISA Plans: Piece of Cake!


By Jenna Zelenski

Over the course of the past few years, there have been significant changes to financial reporting requirements for employee benefit plans. We saw the evolution ... read more >

Is Your Corporation Conducting Business in Oklahoma?

If so, be prepared to either resume, or begin, paying an annual franchise tax. The state of Oklahoma has reinstated its annual franchise tax after a brief ... read more >

Tips for Upgrading from XP

On April 8, Microsoft announced the end of Windows XP support. Organizations and individuals alike are planning for an upgrade to a newer version of Windows. ... read more >

Ways and Means Committee Redefines Taxpayer Confidentiality - Is Your Information Safe?


By Michael Darpino

In the spring of 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) revealed that it had used improper criteria in evaluating the applications ... read more >

Pension Plan Risk


By Brian Matthews

A recent webinar highlighted current trends regarding companies de-risking their pension (defined benefit) plans and provided some interesting statics. ... read more >

Postcard from Melbourne

Last week, I attended the PrimeGlobal Asia Pacific Conference in Melbourne, Australia with about forty other delegates from Asia, Europe and the U.S. The ... read more >

Beyond the Border: Doing Business in Canada

As the second largest country in the world, Canada is quite known for their gold-medal hockey teams and their sweet maple syrup; however, Canada is also ... read more >

Final Revenue Recognition Standard Expected in May

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) confirmed that it expects the final revenue recognition standard to be issued by late May. The FASB had ... read more >