New SECURE Act Benefits Workers and Their Employers

and   |  January 6, 2020

Santa Claus came a few days early for more workers – including those working part-time and even freelance – when the SECURE Act was signed into law on December 20, 2019. The new legislation, which took effect on January 1, 2020, stands for Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement. It provides more part-time employees with access to tax-friendly workplace retirement plans such as 401(k)s, while also making it more affordable for small businesses to set up these plans. Read more. Read More

The Clock Is Ticking: Why Contractors Should Comply with FASB’s New Accounting Standards

  |  November 26, 2019

Companies who do business in industries such as construction, manufacturing and real estate are heavily impacted by the new revenue recognition rules imposed by the Financial Accounting Standard Board (FASB), effective January 1, 2019 (for annual reporting – and in 2020 for interim periods). As these rules removed the ability to apply separate accounting rules to contractors, many companies may be unsure how best to proceed under the new rules. Read more. Read More

Capital Conversations (Fall 2019) – Changes, Hard Decisions and Things Learned from My Clients

  |  November 25, 2019

cartoon

Perhaps one of the most interesting discoveries in modern history was the structure of DNA. As we continue to study our genetic makeup, we are making fascinating discoveries about history, physiology, and disease. CRISPR technology is allowing us to make changes to the genetic structure of plants and animals. And as the technology improves, we can see potential benefits for humans ...Read more. Read More

Steps for Safeguarding Connected Medical Devices Against Cyberattacks

  |  October 24, 2019

In recent years, medical devices, such as electronic health records (EHR) systems and advanced bed and fall monitors, have played a key role in health care settings, with the average hospital room containing nearly 15-20 connected devices. Though some of these devices run on onsite operating systems, others contain external vulnerabilities that put hospitals at a greater risk for data breaches. Read more. Read More