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Email messages have become a sweet spot for many not-for-profit organizations.
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Tax-favored Section 529 college savings plans — also known as qualified tuition programs — have been around long enough that many people are now withdrawing money to pay for school. Qualified withdrawals are always federal-income-tax-free and usually state-income-tax-free, too. However, the full story isn't quite so simple. Here are the key details.
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When you adopt a child, you could bring home more than a bundle of joy. You may also be in line for a valuable tax credit.
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Nowadays, many employer retirement plans give employees the option of contributing to designated Roth accounts (DRAs). According to a 2020 survey, 75% of employer plans now offer DRAs, which are also known as Roth 401(k) accounts.

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Scheduling hourly employees to work more than 40 hours a week can help overcome seasonal peaks in production or bridge a temporary labor shortage. But excessive overtime should be the exception, rather than the norm, in a healthy, productive manufacturing business.
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Internal fraud drains approximately $4 trillion annually from global businesses, according to an estimate by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
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Early in the history of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), violations typically involved receiving a warning letter from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It was basically toothless and carried no penalties. In 2009, Congress passed the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), which supplied the government with a range of tools to support enforcement. In short, HIPAA grew fangs.
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You know the drill: It's midnight and your grant proposal is due tomorrow. Your assistant left hours ago and the words on your screen have started to blur. "It's not worth it," you think. And besides, only a few grants pan out anyway, right? Not necessarily.
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The Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration (ETA) reports "unprecedented increases in unemployment insurance (UI) claims amid the pandemic and related surges in fraudulent filing in states' systems by sophisticated criminal rings." This has caused widespread problems for states, employers and employees alike.
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Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) provide an alternate route for start-ups to access public markets instead of traditional initial public offerings (IPOs). Roughly 200 SPACs debuted in 2020, drumming up close to $64 billion in funds. In fact, in 2020, there was as much capital raised through SPAC offerings as in the prior 10 years. That momentum has continued in 2021. Here's what you should know before investing in a SPAC.

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