Category: Business Owners

Business Owners

Protect your Business from Remote Access Takeover Attacks by Joseph L. Saka CPA/PFS


Posted on November 07, 2017 by Joseph Saka

The wireless networks, cell phones, routers, printers and other electronics that businesses and their employees regularly use in the office setting could be the weak link to allowing hackers to take over an organization’s entire digital network.  According to the IRS, remote access takeover attacks are on the rise, putting businesses and their data at […]

Recent Updates to Service Organization Control (SOC) Audit Reports by J. Stephen Nouss, CPA


Posted on October 23, 2017 by Steve Nouss

As more businesses outsource operation-critical applications and services to third-party providers, they demand assurances that the vendors with whom they choose to work abide by the highest levels of security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy requirements. They need to know that their partners’ offerings provide a solution for improving business processes. In today’s environment, […]

Foreign Investors Must Look before they Leap into the U.S.’s Thriving Real Estate Market by Arthur Dichter, JD, LLM


Posted on October 17, 2017 by Arthur Dichter

Commercial and residential real estate in the U.S. continues to be a safe haven for foreign investors who seek the potential for higher yields and capital preservation than they may receive in their home countries or from portfolio investments. However, the potential upside from an investment in the U.S. real estate market comes with the […]

Businesses Impacted by Hurricanes may Qualify for Employee Retention Tax Credit by Ed Cooper, CPA


Posted on October 16, 2017 by Edward Cooper

Businesses located in federally declared disaster areas and impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria may qualify for an Employee Retention Tax Credit when they continue to pay wages to employees who were displaced by inoperable work locations. Under the Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017, eligible employers may receive […]

Washington Outlines Its Vision of Tax Reform by Edward N. Cooper, CPA


Posted on September 28, 2017 by Edward Cooper

On September 27, 2017, President Trump and top Republican leaders unveiled the latest round of updates to what they see as the future of the Tax Code. While it remains to be seen whether the tax reform package in its current state will become the law, it is important for taxpayers to understand what the […]

Business Owner To Do List Pre-Hurricane Irma by Sean Chari


Posted on September 05, 2017

As Hurricane Irma approaches, there are steps business can take that go beyond shuttering windows and creating an employee hotline.   Based on the current tracking timeline, South Florida will begin feeling the initial weather impact at the end of the week. That doesn’t mean that productivity is not already dipping as people are worried, […]

Navigating Tax Nexus in the Cloud by Karen A. Lake, CPA


Posted on August 18, 2017 by Karen Lake

There is no doubt that the rise of interconnectivity between networks, devices and apps have helped businesses in virtually all industries improve operational efficiency and personalize the customer experience. While more than half of U.S. states have made some progress in defining the sales taxability of digital goods and software, either by adopting the standards […]

6 Tax Regulations Face the Chopping Block by Edward N. Cooper, CPA


Posted on August 15, 2017 by Edward Cooper

The Department of Treasury in July 2017 announced its intent to reform or repeal eight tax regulations enacted during the Obama administration that it deems to be financially burdensome or excessively complex for U.S. taxpayers. It is expected that Treasury will make its final recommendations on these rules by September 18, 2017. The regulations at risk […]