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A Whistleblower Policy Protects Not-For-Profits

Whistleblower policies allow individuals to report illegal or unethical practices without risking their career. While no federal law specifically requires not-for-profits to have a whistleblower [...]

2018-10-30T17:31:02-04:00February 21, 2017|Categories: Not-for-Profit|Tags: , , , , |

Implementation of Fiduciary Rule Regulations Delayed

The Department of Labor (DOL) spent years creating their 2016 Fiduciary Duty Rule final regulation to define a fiduciary of covered retirement plans. The purpose [...]

2020-01-28T16:25:27-05:00February 8, 2017|Categories: Retirement, Small Business, Tax: Business, Tax: Individual, Wealth Management|

Independent Research and Development Cost Allowability

The Department of Defense has issued a final DFARS rule requiring contractors to engage in technical interchanges with the DoD before such costs are generated.  [...]

2019-11-04T08:43:46-05:00February 6, 2017|Categories: Business Advisory, Government Contracting|Tags: , |

Increasing the Standard Deduction Will Decrease Charitable Giving

For tax year 2014, there were 43,965,083 individual tax returns filed that itemized deductions on Schedule A.  The total amount of itemized deductions in 2014 [...]

2019-05-31T19:37:04-04:00February 1, 2017|Categories: Not-for-Profit, Tax: Individual, Wealth Management|Tags: , , , |