Year-End Tax Savings Ideas, Second in a Series: Charitable Gifting Strategies - Boost Your Tax Benefits

Financial markets have appreciated over the past several years leaving investors with some significant gains in their taxable investment accounts. An investor ... read more >

New Lease Standard and Impact on the Construction Industry

On February 25, 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued its new lease accounting standard, FASB Accounting Standard Update 2016-02 ... read more >

National Retail Federation Projects Solid Holiday Sales Growth

Retail

By Patrick Kerns

If you are planning on making a trip to the mall or ordering that hard-to-get item from Amazon, do it sooner rather than later. The National Retail Federation ... read more >

Preparing Your Financial Statements (and Organization) for the Reporting Model Changes

In August 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14, Not-for-Profit Entities, which provides ... read more >

Changes to Employee Benefit Plan Auditor's Reports May Be on the Way

ERISA

By Todd Lucas

In January 2015, the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) created the Employee Benefit Plan Task Force (Task Force), whose goal was to improve the quality of ... read more >

Year-End Tax Savings Idea, First in a Series: Capital Gains Distributions - Be Aware and Take Action

Every year, mutual funds are required to distribute any net realized capital gains to their shareholders regardless of whether the fund had a positive ... read more >

SEC Chairwoman to Step Down

While last week’s presidential election results may have been a surprise to many, it is likely to be just the beginning of many more changes as we ... read more >

Time to Pay Attention to Congressional Tax Proposals

Government|Tax

By Mark Cobetto

For the past many years, there has been a steady stream of proposals regarding tax reform coming from Washington, D.C. Up until now, the proposals all ... read more >