What to Know About Grants and Tax Reform

Illinois saw three interest rate hikes this year and the United States saw the largest tax reform in more than 30 years. It’s important to stay on top of trends and understand your options for financing. Hear from three experts… Read more→

Tips to Prepare for the New DOL Exemption Ruling

First, a little bit of background: The Fair Labor Standards Act sets the minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping and youth employment standards for American workers. These standards are enforced by the Department of Labor Wage & Hour Division. While most cases… Read more→

Advisory Boards with an Impact: How to Create and Run an Advisory Board that Drives Company Growth

by Cray, Kaiser Ltd. Growing companies often choose to create a board of directors or an advisory board to bring in outside influence and perspective.  While the two kinds of boards have similar responsibilities, differences in how the boards are… Read more→

To Capitalize or Expense…That is the Question

Businesses buy supplies, materials and equipment constantly.  Repairs and maintenance on existing assets also recur frequently.  How does your accounting department handle these outlays? The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) finalized regulations in September 2013 regarding whether expenditures were considered immediate… Read more→

2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act

The recently enacted 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act is a sweeping tax package that includes, among many other items, permanent extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for most taxpayers, revised tax rates on ordinary and capital gain income for high-income… Read more→