Entrepreneurial Corner|Increasing Business Value

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Entrepreneurial Corner|Increasing Business Value

May 13, 2014

Increasing Value in Your Company: For Continued Ownership or Eventual Sale   Our Speaker: Chris Blees, CPA, CM&AA President, Chief Executive Officer BiggsKofford, P.C. What will be discussed? Learn market valuation approaches Understand what drives value Hear how to improve value in your company   Thursday, May 22, 2014 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. BiggsKofford’s Office, 630…

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Entrepreneurial Corner|Sustainable Growth Strategies

March 28, 2014

Sustainable Growth Strategies: Understanding your Business Model Our Guest Speaker: Chuck Kocher Certified Master & Executive Business Coach ActionCOACH What will be discussed? Learn about the nine core areas of your business model See concrete examples of popular business models Use tools to develop your current and future growth strategies Understand how to leverage this tool…

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Entrepreneurial Corner|Employment Law

March 11, 2014

Employment Law: Protect Yourself from Employee Retaliation       Our Guest Speaker: Joan Rennekamp Human Resources Consultant Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP   What will be discussed? Litigation and legislation update from 2013 – state and nationwide Proposed legislation that you should prepare for Overtime exemption and independent contractor updates Unemployment insurance requirements and much…

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Despite Higher Tax Rates, S Corporations Retain Advantages Over C Corporations

February 17, 2014

(Tax & Accounting, By John N. Evans and Maria L. Castilla; Published January, 2014) This Practice Alert, excerpted from a more extensive article in the December 2013 issue of Practical Tax. Strategies (Practical Tax Strategies ¶ 12201301), explains that while individual rates have gone up, the full tax picture often shows that operating as an…

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Top Five Reasons to Open an HSA in 2014

February 4, 2014

As employers search for ways to lower their health care costs, many are encouraging employees to sign up for a high-deductible health insurance policy paired with a health savings account. An HSA gives you a triple tax break: Your contributions are sheltered from income taxes, the money grows tax-deferred, and the funds can be withdrawn…

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IRS Audits Target Income of $1 Million or More

The number of audits performed this year by the Internal Revenue Service continued to decline in 2013 as it did in the previous year. Although revenue for the IRS has increased by a reported 6.3 percent, annual funding and staffing have decreased tremendously. According to data released in January, the agency, which has lost $1…

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What is your Triple Bottom Line?

July 15, 2010
Sustainability has become the newest buzz word in business, but what is a sustainable business? A truly sustainable business considers its triple bottom line or impact on economic, social and environmental resources...

Sustainability has become the newest buzz word in business, but what is a sustainable business? A truly sustainable business considers its triple bottom line or impact on economic, social and environmental resources…

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