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4 Questions CEOs Need to Ask Their CFO About the New Bonus Depreciation Tax Code

Tax season is behind us, but it’s never too early for businesses to plan for the future. One of the more recent changes that Congress has made to the tax code involves the accounting rules that apply to the first-year bonus depreciation of business equipment.

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Companies Using Non-GAAP Metrics Should Watch Out for the SEC

Companies that utilize non-GAAP metrics—the “adjusted” financial measures that do not comply with generally accepted accounting principles, or the GAAP standard set of accounting rules followed in the U.S., may need to prepare for closer scrutiny by the Securities and Exchange Commission in the future.

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How Reducing the Corporate Interest Tax Deduction Can Impact Middle Market Equity

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While there aren't yet any specific laws on the table, the corporate interest tax deduction is becoming an issue in the presidential election. Over the past year, candidates on both sides of the aisle have made proposals to limit the CIT as part adjustments to the tax code.

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Do Current Accounting Systems Inhibit Innovation?

Innovation thought leaders and industry experts emphatically harp that if you want to stay afloat (and ultimately thrive) in today’s hyper-competitive business environment, innovation is not optional—it’s absolutely imperative for survival and success. Your customers demand it; and if you can’t innovate, your competitors will consistently outflank and outperform you.

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Countdown to April 15: What You Need to Know About Paying Nanny Taxes

Nannies, personal assistants, senior care providers, housekeepers, and chauffeurs… these are just a few examples of the more than 700,000 workers we hire in our homes nationwide. They help take care of our children and aging parents, manage our estates, and even assist us while traveling and managing our businesses. Hiring a household worker likely means you’ve become a domestic employer, making you responsible for collecting and submitting “nanny taxes” on their behalf.

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Post-GE, How Dodd-Frank Will Affect the FinServ Market in 2015

GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt has some very specific reasons for launching a vast restructuring of the American industrial giant that will have the firm sell off GE Capital and exiting the financial services industry. But many of the forces that prompted Immelt’s major strategic move also afflict other financial-services companies, and these pressures aren’t going away.

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7 Things Your CFO Needs to Do Right Now

Remaining competitive means you are likely relying on your CFO more and more to help set the vision for your organization. Today, if a business is standing still, it’s falling behind. With that in mind, here are seven things you should be looking to your CFO to perform to keep business moving forward.

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