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The IRS has revealed a new compliance campaign. Here’s what you need to know.

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Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. On February 1, 2017 the IRS Large Business & International (LB&I) Division announced a new compliance campaign. This campaign is focusing more on an issue basis, focusing on areas the IRS has deemed to be the highest risk for potential non-compliance and abuse by taxpayers. ...

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The Trump administration is considering changes that could impact retirement investors

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Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. On February 3, 2017, President Donald Trump called into review the new Fiduciary Rule, a rule whose effect would expand the definition of those considered a fiduciary, a term carefully defined under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. More commonly known as the ...

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What a Trump presidency could mean for your taxes

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Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. On Nov. 8th, 2016, the U.S. elected Donald Trump as the 45th president of the U.S. A major focus of this election season has been taxes — both Trump’s refusal to release his personal returns and his plan to change the current U.S. tax code. In ...

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6 tips to prevent employee vacation scheduling issues

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Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. Ensuring businesses have an appropriate amount of coverage can be an issue at any point during the year, but it can be extremely challenging during the summer months, as employees are trying to use their vacation days to plan long weekends and schedule summer vacations. ...

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Same-day ACH payments

Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. The National Automated Clearing House Association, known as NACHA, has adopted a new policy effective September 2016 that will allow same-day processing of their ACH payments. This new rule will process payments much faster in a matter of hours, rather than the next business day. ...

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Guest article: In the age of cyberattacks and data breaches, does practice size matter?

Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. Cybersecurity issues in the healthcare industry have proliferated recently, as was proven last year by major hacks related to Premera Blue Cross, Anthem, and the UCLA Health System. Electronic protected health information (“ePHI”) has significant value in black markets, making it a particularly valuable target ...

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From Long Island to the red carpet – A local business success story

Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. We fawn over celebrities for their awe inspiring acting. We cry with them, we laugh with them, and at the conclusion of every film we tuck a bit of them away into our hearts. On February 28, 2016, we will pay tribute to them when ...

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5 questions IT companies should expect this tax season

Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. With only 60 days left until taxes are due, it is time for businesses to prepare their 2015 annual tax returns. Business tax returns can be very complicated, especially in the ever-increasing technology sector. It is prudent to engage a tax professional cognizant of compliance ...

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Repairs and maintenance: Playing the IRS’ game

Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. When it comes to your business’ tax return, you do not have any room to gamble.  One wrong move and you can increase your business’ chances of having its tax return selected for Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) review; a process that you want to avoid ...

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What is forensic accounting?

Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. Who are forensic accountants and what are the differences between regular accountants and forensic accountants? Regular accountants look at the numbers; forensic accountants look behind the numbers. Accountants and CPAs who undergo the extensive additional training and education to become Certified Fraud Examiners (“CFEs”), provide ...

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