The ABCs of Risk Management

The ABCs of Risk Management Internal Controls for Non-Finance Professionals You’ve heard the words in business circles —COSO, ERM, SOX, and COBIT. Looks like alphabet soup. But what do they mean? If you think these all relate to risk management, then you [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Carmen Caballero, Consulting|Tags: |0 Comments

Tax Deductions for Business Vehicles

Tax Deductions for Business Vehicles  What to consider when purchasing a business vehicle There are countless factors that influence a person’s decision to purchase a particular vehicle. Everything from whether to buy a car, truck, or SUV, to smaller [...]

By | August 31st, 2017|Categories: Bill Abel, Blog, Tax|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Top 40 Questions to Ask Your Accountant

Top 40 Questions to Ask Your Accountant For Businesses and Individuals   Whether you’re a business owner or an individual planning for the future, knowing the right questions to ask your accountant gives you a powerful advantage. Having a [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|Categories: Audit, Blog, Tax|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Future of Manufacturing: New Regulations

The Future of Manufacturing New regulations and the organizations working to make it better In July 2017, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released the results of a joint study on the US public perception of manufacturing.  Believe it [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: Audit, Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Revenue Recognition Effect on M&A

Revenue Recognition Effect on M&A What’s changed and how will it affect your exit strategy? There has been a lot of chatter regarding changes in revenue recognition criteria lately, but the effects it will have on the evaluation of [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Categories: Audit, Blog, Technology|Tags: , |0 Comments

5 Common Pitfalls of a Risk Assessment

5 Common Pitfalls in Risk Assessments What to avoid and how to maximize effectiveness  The corporate scandals of Enron, WorldCom and Tyco in the early 2000s have forever changed the way management and investors view risk management programs. Circumventing [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Carmen Caballero, Consulting, Internal Audit|Tags: , |0 Comments

Senate Announces Healthcare Bill

Senate Announces Healthcare Bill  What you need to know On Thursday, June 22nd, Republican Senators unveiled the text of their long-awaited healthcare bill. This bill comes after the House proposed a health care bill and contains some key similarities [...]

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Bill Abel, Blog, Tax|Tags: , , |0 Comments

2017 Food and Beverage Innovators

(FULL EVENT TRANSCRIPT) On April 26, 2017, the San Francisco Business Times held a forum to discuss the sustaining strength and continuing innovation in food and beverage manufacturing in the Bay Area with a group of executives from local [...]

By | May 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Food & Beverage, Karen J. Burns|Tags: |Comments Off on 2017 Food and Beverage Innovators