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Builders risk claims often include numerous complex issues.

Builders risk claims often include numerous complex issues. Delay-in-Completion claims add a layer of complexity with General Conditions and Construction Loan Interest. Each can involve significant claim dollars, and may be a source of dispute and confusion.  Part one of this series focused on General Conditions measurement deficiencies and considerations within Delay-in-Completion claims. Part two of this series focuses Read More

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The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) recently held their annual Employee Benefit Plans Conference. The conference provided information on current initiatives of the IRS and the DOL, as well as common findings noted based on their respective examinations and reviews of qualified plans.  In recent years, the IRS and DOL have indicated a Read More

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Detect Theft Early.

Cash is an obvious target for dishonest employees bent on fraud. In addition to stealing cash on hand directly, dishonest employees may resort to thefts of cash receipts, such as skimming. This article explains how skimming works and how to prevent and detect it. In the latest Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Read More

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In May, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule updating white collar overtime regulations, increasing the exemption thresholds and extending overtime pay protections to over four million workers within the first year.

In May, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule updating white collar overtime regulations, increasing the exemption thresholds and extending overtime pay protections to over four million workers within the first year. How will the new rules affect not-for-profits? The final rule raises the salary threshold for exemption from overtime protections, adjusting Read More

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Congress ended 2016 passing a few targeted tax bills and lawmakers focused on the incoming Trump administration and tax reform in 2017.

Congress ended 2016 passing a few targeted tax bills and lawmakers focused on the incoming Trump administration and tax reform in 2017. President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on tax cuts for individuals and businesses. Already, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are preparing for what is expected to be spirited debate over tax cuts in Read More

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Here are Four budget areas you should try to preserve in your business.

Many businesses need to adjust their spending to meet the reality of their cash flow during the last few months of the year. While it can be tempting to just cut expenses across the board, this strategy may actually backfire if you cut in the wrong places. Here are four budget areas you should try Read More