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Barbara Lemmer

New Tax Credits Encourage Businesses to Expand to California

After years of being perceived as a state that doesn’t go out of its way to welcome businesses, California recently made a major change. In 2013, when Governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown signed Assembly Bill 93 and Senate Bill 90 into law, California established a new office responsible for economic development and created significant new […]

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Colleen Hornbacker

Are you ready for the “Employer Mandate?”

The “employer mandate” is one of the many provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that businesses should be planning for as we approach 2015. Many employers need to take immediate action to determine whether or not their business will be required to provide qualified health insurance benefits to their employees in 2015 or 2016. […]

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Matthew E. DePretis

Succession: If you Fail to Prepare…

It’s going to happen eventually. It happens to every business owner, from Bill Gates to Mark Zuckerberg to the lady who owns the restaurant on the corner. One day you will no longer be working for your business. The important question is: “will your business still be working for you?” The answer to that question […]

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Donna McKey

Four Steps to Simplify your Month-End Close

Month-end can be a very stressful time for internal bookkeepers, accountants and even management. Creditors and management are eager to see the latest financial information – with important decisions hanging in the balance. What happens when upstream stakeholders are anxious? Your accounting department can feel the stress. While some accountants just accept that month-end closings […]

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Colleen Hornbacker

Use Fall Planning to Produce Spring Savings

Use fall planning to produce spring savings As an accountant, years of experience have taught me that my clients generally don’t like to spend a lot of their free time thinking about taxes. To most, taxes can be boring and tedious. Nevertheless, if you are interested in keeping more of your hard earned money, you […]

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