Should your business change its health care plan for next year?

Friday, May 31, 2024
Open enrollment for most healthcare plans is many months away. That makes now a good time for businesses to consider changing their employer-sponsored coverage for next year, or perhaps to...... Read More

Auditing WIP Today

Thursday, May 30, 2024
External auditors spend a lot of time during fieldwork evaluating how businesses report work-in-progress (WIP) inventory. Here’s why this warrants special attention and how auditors evaluate whether WIP estimates seem...... Read More

Keep These 3 Issues in Mind After You File Your Return

Tuesday, May 28, 2024
The tax filing deadline for 2023 tax returns is April 15 this year. If you need more time, you can file for an extension until October 15. In either case,...... Read More

B2B Businesses: Assess Customer Credit Carefully

Friday, May 24, 2024
Does your company operate in the business-to-business (B2B) marketplace? If so, you’re no doubt aware of the double-edged sword that is customer credit.On the one hand, it’s common practice. Most customers...... Read More

Mind the GAAP: How to ensure transparency when using non-GAAP metrics

Thursday, May 23, 2024
At Financial Executives International’s Corporate Financial Reporting Insights Conference last November, staff from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) expressed concerns related to the use of financial metrics that don’t...... Read More

Some Polk County residents may be eligible for temporary tax exemptions

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Polk County flooding victims might qualify for temporary property tax exemptions for a portion of the property's appraised value, from the loss date to the end of this year. Other...... Read More

Update on retirement account required minimum distributions

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
If you have a tax-favored retirement account, including a traditional IRA, you’ll become exposed to the federal income tax required minimum distribution (RMD) rules after reaching a certain age. If...... Read More

Texas Counties Declared Disaster Areas

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Numerous Texans have been profoundly impacted after the extreme storms and flooding that began on April 26. Governor Greg Abbot is seeking assistance for the reconstruction and restoration efforts in...... Read More

Coordinating Sec. 179 tax deductions with bonus depreciation

Monday, May 20, 2024
Your business should generally maximize current-year depreciation write-offs for newly acquired assets. Two federal tax breaks can be a big help in achieving this goal: first-year Section 179 depreciation deductions and...... Read More

Applying for a Commercial Loan With Confidence

Friday, May 17, 2024
Few and far between are businesses that can either launch or grow without an infusion of outside capital. In some cases, that capital comes in the form of a commercial...... Read More