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So you think investment policies are only for not-for-profits with millions to invest? Not true. If your organization holds funds in reserve — for example, to cover emergencies or meet long-term goals — it's prudent to have investment policies. Such policies will help ensure that you manage reserve funds responsibly according to their purpose and take steps to minimize investment risk.
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When a divorce happens, there are often major financial consequences and some important tax issues too. Here are the tax rules that generally apply when a couple's assets are split up in a divorce property settlement.
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Naturally you care about the health and safety of your employees, and don't need a federal agency to tell you that you should be concerned. Still, it's helpful to know what the overall position of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration's (OSHA) is on COVID-19. In a recent "alert," OSHA urged employers to take the following three steps:
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During the COVID-19 crisis, some key tax deadlines were postponed until July 15, 2020. If your business and/or personal federal income tax return is still awaiting completion, you may have significant retroactive tax-planning flexibility. The same holds true for individuals who own interests in pass-through business entities and haven't yet filed their personal tax returns. Here's what business owners need to know.
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For many manufacturers and distributors, employee overtime has become a complicated issue for two reasons.
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They say hindsight is 20/20. You can take advantage of that hindsight by holding regular project closeout meetings to find nuggets of truth about how the project went and learn from them.
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When was the last time you took a careful look at your office overhead costs and compared them to the same period last year? Expenses can creep up fast if nobody is monitoring them. Generally speaking, the cost of running a medical office can range between 35 and a whopping 70 percent of the practice's gross revenue. No matter where you fall in that range, keeping costs down requires vigilance that can pay off in a higher profit margin.
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With salaries on a plateau or rising only slightly at most not-for-profit organizations, employers should be alert to other ways to give their employees a financial break. Having an accountable plan for business expense reimbursement is one way to save your employees some money.
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Will you be cruising the waters on your boat or camping out in your RV this year? Besides the pleasure you can enjoy through your personal property, you may also be eligible for tax breaks, if certain requirements are met.
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Many family businesses have been adversely affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. But there's a silver lining: Proactive tax planning can help your family business take advantage of potential opportunities in the COVID-19 era. Here are some tax-smart ideas to consider.

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