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It may be time for your construction firm to think big. Big data that is.
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Not-for-profits have at least one thing in common with for-profits: Only the strong survive.
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Medical expenses can be costly — and they're not always covered by insurance. But there may be a silver lining: You may be able to claim an itemized deduction for the amounts you pay for medical, dental and vision care, if you incur enough costs to exceed the applicable threshold for the tax year. Here are the details about this deduction.
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Recordkeeping for reimbursing business travel expenses can be cumbersome. Instead of reimbursing employees for the actual costs they incur for out-of-town lodging, meals and incidentals, some employers opt to pay fixed travel per diems. These amounts are based on IRS-approved rates that vary from locality to locality. Here's what you'll need to know to determine if this simplified approach is right for your business.
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The stock market has experienced plenty of ups and downs this year. So some investors are poised to take big gains for 2019, while others are currently showing losses and many have both.
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Email messages have become a sweet spot for many not-for-profit organizations.
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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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Over the years, Congress has established some nice tax breaks for transportation-related employee fringe benefits to encourage taxpayers to be more ecology-minded when commuting to work.
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When it comes to setting up a tax-favored retirement plan — such as a 401(k) plan, a pension or profit sharing plan, or a simplified employee pension (SEP) plan — medical practice partnerships must follow essentially the same federal income tax rules as other employers. A partnership retirement plan can potentially cover both partners of the practice and eligible firm employees.
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Taking a page from principles developed in Japan and used successfully by U.S. manufacturers, some cost-conscious leaders in the construction industry are advocating the use of lean production techniques.

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