Category Archives: Business Owners

Managing Risk with Internal Controls

Fraud happens and it’s not just affecting large corporations.  Small to medium size business are also at risk due to internal control deficiencies and minimal enforcement of policies in place.  According to the 2016 Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) … Continue reading

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Businesses Subject to the Partnership Tax Rules Need to Review Their Operating Agreements in Light of Changes Right Around the Corner

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 is making major changes to the examination and collection processes the IRS uses in its administration of the tax regime that governs businesses that are taxed as partnerships, such as limited liability companies that … Continue reading

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ONCE AGAIN OHIO WILL HAVE A SALES TAX HOLIDAY IN AUGUST 2017

Good News for Ohio Consumers – Once again S.B. 264 has enacted a one-time sales tax holiday to occur in 2016.  The holiday starts on Friday, August 5, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. and ends on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. During the holiday, the following items are exempt from sales and use tax: […]

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Why Small Business Owners Should Consider Outsourcing Their Accounting and Tax Functions

Have you ever wondered why some of the most successful entrepreneurs and business leaders wear the same outfit each day? It is said that Albert Einstein bought multiple versions of the same gray suit to limit the number of decisions … Continue reading

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Stop, Look and Think Before You Expand

The driving force in many expansion plans is to generate higher sales, with the hope that profits will rise. But before making moves to buy new equipment, expand your plant or implement a new business idea, you need to grasp the … Continue reading

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IRS Tax Tip Number 11 – IRS, States, Industry Urge Taxpayers to Learn Signs of Identity Theft

No matter how careful you are, identity thieves may be able to steal your personal information. If this happens, thieves try to turn that data quickly into cash by filing fraudulent tax returns. The IRS, state tax agencies and the … Continue reading

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Levin Swedler Kennedy Year-End Tax Planning for 2016

With the Presidential and Congressional elections of 2016 behind us and the end of the year approaching, now is a prudent time to consider tax planning strategies to reduce your tax bill for 2016 and possibly future years. The results … Continue reading

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