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By projecting your business’s income and expenses for 2013 and 2014, you can determine how to time them to save — or at least defer — tax. If you’ll be in the same or lower tax bracket in 2014, consider: Deferring income to 2014. If your business uses the cash method of accounting, you can [...]
Description: As Director of Construction Industry Services at GBQ Partners LLC, I find that prior to construction companies becoming a GBQ client, they think all CPAs do is accounting and tax work. I have found through my experience and expertise that helping contractors understand their risks can help them avoid failure. Along with helping contractors understand risk, it is important to help them plan for success and help them understand the impact of the decisions that are made on their company’s balance sheet and income statement.
As hard as it is to believe, the open and closed job schedules are probably two of the most underutilized tools in most construction companies. Of course the surety’s, banks and accounting firms like GBQ use these schedules to help analyze the company’s past and future financial performance. But all too often, the only reason [...]
Description: Technology, like your business, is constantly changing. We will help you sort out the good from the not-so-good, identify and mitigate risks that come with the use of technology, and keep you informed of significant developments that might impact how your business uses technology.
Most recent post: Are you Giving Away your Company’s Data?
The most recent Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report boldly states that “Some organizations will be a target regardless of what they do, but most become a target because of what they do”. Most business owners believe their company is not at risk of being hacked (i.e. not a target). They believe other companies are more [...]
Description: Case In Point will explore relevant and newsworthy topics relating to economic damages, bankruptcy, forensic accounting, and fraud, highlighting breaking case decisions, case studies, how to build a financial case, and things to know just in case.
Most recent post: In Case You Hadn’t Heard…Need CLE? Attend GBQ’s Damages Case Update
My Certified Public Accountant license expires at the end of the year and I still need to schedule some training between now and then to meet my Continuing Professional Education requirement. In previous years I have been able to schedule a week of CPE in December in a warm spot like San Diego or Ft. [...]
Description: Sharing conversational insights related to what we’re seeing in the marketplace: client work, industry trends, and commonly asked questions. Our focus is to create a conversation around all things accounting.
Most recent post: Pardon the Interruption…Get Back to Work!
571 new websites created. 100,000 tweets. 204,166,667 email messages. 47,000 app downloads. These are all rough statistics of how much data is generated every minute. With access to that much data, many employees are finding themselves less attentive at work, and who can blame them? Whether we’d like to admit it or not, it’s nearly [...]
Description: Because accountants don’t have to be square. Tune in for an inside look at the day to day happenings of GBQ.
Most recent post: The Seventh Floor Book Loft: Pushing Back in the Right Way
“Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.” ~Lois Wyse Last week marked our third official Seventh Floor Book Loft meeting presented by wGBQ and it was great to see both new and familiar faces amongst the crowd. The enthusiasm of all the women involved was contagious as soon as I stepped [...]
Description: Helping our clients do new things to grow profitably. Think “game on” but with Lane…Jim Lane to be exact. Follow our Redbank Advisors Director for all things profitable growth.
Most recent post: Lane on…The 800 Pound Gorilla
What does the business owner do when she grows profit WITHOUT growing revenue? … just like the 800 pound gorilla, she does whatever she WANTS to do! One is writing a book, another spends more time in Alaska fishing, another is making sure that the kids don’t HAVE to work in the family business, another [...]
Description: Our professionals have extensive experience in the valuation arena and our blog is our way to provide you with insights and analysis of everything BV.
Most recent post: ESOP Advocate Now on Senate Finance Committee
It is great to see that Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) has been appointed to the Senate Finance Committee. Mr. Portman is widely regarded as a supporter of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) and was an architect of legislation supporting ESOP-owned S-corporations while a member of the House Ways and Means Committee. With so much uncertainly [...]