The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: The Cost of Compliance

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), enacted in 1977, generally prohibits the payment of bribes to foreign officials to assist in obtaining or retaining ... read more >

What Do You Do When You Can't Pay the IRS?

There may come a day when a client, friend, or family member asks you what they can do when they owe the IRS and just can’t pay. You’ll want ... read more >

The Proposed 2017 Federal Budget and Its Impact on Manufacturers

Earlier this month, President Obama released his final federal budget proposal for fiscal year 2017. The proposal has implications to a broad scope of ... read more >

Cash Balance Plans: What You Need To Know

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By Lara Fuller

Recent surveys by the ASPPA College of Pension Actuaries as well as other organizations are showing a large increase in the number of cash balance plans ... read more >

Consistent Basis Reporting Is Now the Law of the Land

Please see our recent article for updates regarding Form 8971. Recent changes to the law have imposed new reporting requirements upon executors of decedents’ ... read more >

PATH Special Tax Rates for Timber for Corporate Sales

Individual taxpayers have long benefited from Section 631 of the Internal Revenue Code, which allows for a special long-term capital gains tax rate on ... read more >

Online Planning: Rolling the Dice

I recently read an article that suggested that you can manage your financial life using free websites in as little as three hours. Wow, imagine mapping ... read more >

Don't Let Ransomware Hold You or Your Company Hostage

Ransomware attacks, where cyber hackers hold your systems and data hostage until you pay a ransom, have been increasing in popularity recently and are ... read more >