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When considering joining or merging with a medical practice, you need to perform a due diligence investigation into the operations of the practice, as well as the finances.
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There are opportunity costs lurking in your electric bill. Performing an energy audit can find your plant's power hogs, which is the first step in slashing energy costs. If you haven't had an energy audit recently or haven't made energy reduction a plant-wide priority, chances are you're spending more for power than you need to.
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Joint ventures are common in the construction industry, especially with large long-term projects. These collaborative arrangements allow construction firms to work together, for a limited time period, on one or more construction projects. The upsides include pooling of expertise and resources, broader geographic reach, reduced risk, and enhanced financing and bonding capacity. But joint ventures also have potential pitfalls, so they need to be set up and managed with care.
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Audits have become more important due to increased public and government scrutiny of not-for-profit organizations, their management and their boards. Audits not only provide you with a fair assessment of your organization's financial health, but also can reveal vulnerabilities such as weak internal controls, insufficient cash reserves and poor investment policies. Perhaps most important, regular audits reassure your donors, members and other stakeholders that you run a fit organization.
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Roughly one in five Americans in the workforce believe that "working for pay" will be a major source of their retirement income. This is according to the "2018 Retirement Confidence Survey" produced by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI). Nearly half of respondents believe paid work will be a minor source of retirement income for them.
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Thanks to changes included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), many more businesses can now use the simpler and more-flexible cash method of accounting for federal income tax purposes. The new law also includes some other tax accounting changes that are good news for small businesses. Like many TCJA changes that apply to businesses, these provisions are permanent. Here's what you need to know.
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The availability of the cash method of accounting for tax purposes has been expanded by the TCJA. If your business is currently using the accrual method, it might be time for a change.
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For owners of family businesses, an FLP can be an effective succession and estate planning tool, offering valuable tax benefits. But it isn’t risk free.
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Everyone agrees that donations are the lifeblood of not-for-profit organizations. At the top of most wish lists is cash, and depending on your situation, you may accept other assets and in-kind contributions.
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For most small business owners, closing up shop is relatively simple -- perhaps they take down their signs, get rid of inventory and turn the lights off. But for a health care practitioner closing a practice, the issues are more complex.

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