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Carefully Weigh the Pros and Cons of Automation

Manufacturers and distributors face rising costs of labor and benefits, burdensome government regulations and a shortage of skilled workers. In light of these human resource…

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Are Your Prices Too High, Too Low or Just Right?

Manufacturers tend to base product prices on direct production costs. Then they occasionally adjust prices for inflation or when the costs of raw materials or…


Essential Tips for Managing Your Construction Company’s Inventory

Construction and inventory don’t always go hand in hand, but it’s important to understand your company’s cost to acquire products as your largest expense. For…


Small Business Owners Get Unprecedented Tax Break – Make Sure Your Company Gets Theirs

There are a whole host of new tax rules designed to lower the tax burdens for all companies. It is important that you are aware…

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Can a PTO Contribution Arrangement Help Your Employees and Your Business?

As the year winds to a close, most businesses see employees taking a lot of vacation time. After all, it’s the holiday season, and workers…

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Year-End Physical Inventory

As the end of the calendar year quickly approaches, one thing on all your minds is year-end physical inventory.  This can be a major undertaking…


Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Updated Not-For-Profit Financial Statement Standard

On August 18, 2016 the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued the updated standard for the Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-For-Profit Entities. The amendments…

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Is a PTO Contribution Arrangement Right for Your Business?

Many businesses find themselves short-staffed from Thanksgiving through December 31 as workers scramble to use, rather than lose, their remaining time off. Indeed, your workplace…

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Accelerating Your Property Tax Deduction to Reduce Your Tax Bill

Smart timing of deductible expenses can reduce your tax liability, and poor timing can increase it unnecessarily. One deductible expense you may be able to…

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Use Capital Losses to Offset Capital Gains

When is a loss actually a gain? When that loss becomes an opportunity to lower tax liability, of course. Now’s a good time to begin…