Protecting Your Finances During an Economic Downturn
Many economists are predicting that the US economy will experience a downturn, if not a recession, in 2023. A downturn can lead to job loss, reduced income, and financial insecurity. While it's impossible to predict the future with certainty, there are steps you can take to protect your finances during a downturn.
Incentivize Employees With Stock Appreciation Rights Instead of Equity
Many business owners want to incentivize and reward employees by tying their compensation to the company's performance. One way to do this is through stock options, but using stock appreciation rights might be a better solution.
FASB Proposes Changes to Lease Accounting Rules
The Financial Accounting Standards Board recently issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update for Leases (Topic 842). The update addresses related-party arrangements between entities under common control. This video provides an overview of the proposed changes.
When To Outsource Your Accounting
Thanks to the cloud and automation, outsourcing has never been a more viable option than it is today. Quite often, outsourcing can be more efficient and less expensive than hiring dedicated staff. In this video, we'll cover the benefits of outsourcing your accounting.
Five Steps to Recognizing Revenue in Financials
The FASB and IASB have provided standards for properly recognizing revenue in your financials. Using a five step process, companies recognize revenue based on the value and timing of when control of the goods and services are transferred to the customer. Learn about the standards and how to properly recognize revenue for your company.
What Is an S-Corp Election?
Business owners often struggle with determining the optimal legal structure and tax treatment for their business. This video will explain an S-Corp tax election and how it may benefit you and your business.
Expect More IRS Audits
The Inflation Reduction Act allocated $80 billion to the IRS for hiring additional personnel and improving processes and technology. Learn how this might affect future audit activity and how much time the IRS has to audit you.
How the Student Loan Debt Relief Plan works
President Biden announced a plan to extend the pause on student loan repayments and offer student loan forgiveness to millions of borrowers. Under the Student Loan Debt Relief Plan, eligible borrowers will have up to $20,000 of their student loans forgiven. Watch this video to learn more about the program.
The Clean Vehicle Tax Credit Program
The Inflation Reduction Act includes the Clean Vehicle Tax Credit program which provides tax credits for purchasing electric vehicles. Learn about the tax credits and limits on qualifications.
Research and Development Tax Credits
While most companies expense the cost of research and development activities, most fail to take advantage of the R&D tax credit. Learn how the tax credit works and what expenses qualify for it.
Overview and Benefits of a Stock Option Plan
A stock option plan can be used to align the interests of employees and shareholders, and attract and retain talented workers. This video will cover the basics of a stock option plan and how your company may benefit from having one.
Preparing Your Business for a Recession
A recession can be challenging for any business. However, business owners can take steps to prepare for a recession and position their companies for growth as the economy recovers. In this video, we'll provide six tips to help you and your business prepare for a recession.
Tips for Raising Financially Literate Young Adults
Parenting comes with many responsibilities, which include teaching children how to budget, save money, and make responsible financial decisions. In this video, we’ll cover six tips to help your children learn about saving, spending and investing.
Succession Planning for Nonprofits
Grooming future leaders and mapping out a succession plan in advance is one of the best ways to mitigate the risk of losing key personnel and prepare for the future needs and growth of an organization. This video offers tips and best practices for creating and implementing a succession plan for your nonprofit.
Protecting Your Company From Ransomware
Ransomware is a significant threat for business owners of any size, and the damages can be catastrophic. This video will explain what ransomware is and provide seven tips on protecting you and your company.