Professional Standards for CPAS

The accounting profession is largely self-regulated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Part of its mission involves the development and enforcement of a broad range of standards for the profession. Why do

Benefits of CFO Services

A great CFO can do more than help a company’s bottom line—they can put key processes in place to drive growth and culture. CFO’s provide their company with direction and vision that is invaluable. Why

When Should You Report Subsequent Events?

Financial statements present a company’s financial position as of a specific date, typically the end of the year or quarter. But sometimes events happen shortly after the end of the period that have financial implications

Outsourced Accounting Services

It seems like every day we hear about more businesses who are outsourcing their accounting. For many business owners it can be a hard to let go of their internal accounting department, especially when they

Key Deadlines for 2019 Quarter 2 Tax Calendar

Does the April 15 filing deadline apply to your company? What additional tax deadlines are there for businesses and employers during the second quarter of 2019? Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines that

Small Business Owners Still have Time to Set Up a SEP Retirement Plan for Last Year

Are you wishing you’d set up a retirement plan for your small business for 2018? Believe it or not, you may still be able to do so, and also reduce your 2018 tax liability! Contribution

Leasing Equipment vs. Buying Equipment for your Business

When deciding whether to lease or buy equipment or other fixed assets, there are a multitude of factors to consider, including tax implications. Pros and Cons of Leasing From a cash flow perspective, leasing can

Reporting Stock Compensation Paid to Non-employees

Good news for businesses that pay contractors and consultants with stock or stock options: The accounting rules for stock-based compensation have been simplified. Under recent guidance issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), they now

Home Office Deductions: Actual Expenses vs. the Simplified Method

Business owners may be able to save tax with the home office deduction. But will you save more by claiming actual expenses or using the simplified method? Basics of the Deduction In general, you’ll qualify

AGN Global Survey: AI and the Entrepreneur

The world is musing over the potential impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Forrester predicted “A greater than 300% increase in investment in artificial intelligence in 2017”, and Sundar Pichai CEO of Google wrote in 2016

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