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Accounting for Merger and Acquisition Transaction Costs
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The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
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House and Senate Tax Bills Head to Reconciliation
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Never Underestimate the Importance of Working Capital
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Understanding Form W-2: Wage and Tax Statement for Employers
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Business Income Claims – Mercantile Businesses
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Recap: New York Power Conference 2015
Family Business Succession Planning: Handling the Next Generation
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How Depreciation Rules Impact Deductions
Succession Planning: Satisfying Owner’s Financial Needs
Family Business Succession Planning: What if I Change My Mind?
4 Parts of the Business Valuation Process
A Process Oriented Approach to Family Business Planning
Measuring Management Effectiveness with Cash Conversion Cycle
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Tales From My First Busy Season: Part 3
Controlling Costs as a Self Employed Business Owner
Business Valuation: How to Increase the Value of a Business
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Family Business Succession Planning: Where to Begin
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Controlled Groups: What Do I Need to Know?
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How The Final Repair Regulations Will Impact You
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Ohio Department of Taxation Implements Identity Theft Safeguards That May Delay 2015 Refunds
4 Factors for Hiring a Quality Auditor
Does Your Business Need a Better GPS (or Process Map) to Help You Get to Where You Want to Go?
2014 Tax Advisory for Employers
Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014
3 Smart Year-End Tax Moves for Business Owners
Benefit Plan Compliance Alert 2015: Are You Ready?
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How to Protect Against Ghost Employee Fraud
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Pay-when-Paid vs. Pay-if-Paid Provisions
Municipal Tax Reform in Ohio
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Good Meeting, Bad Meeting
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Your 401k Plan: What are Your Goals for this Year?
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Cash Management Best Practices
Audit Materiality – It’s in the Eye of the Beholder
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Why You Need a Financial Statement
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Proposed Changes to Post-Death RMDs
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Please…Make the Auditing Stop!
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