Manufacturing & Distribution

Virtual CEO COVID Roundtable Discussion – April Series

Join AMBayArea for a series of four 1-hour Virtual CEO Roundtable Discussions: Thursday, April 2, 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 23, 12 to 1 [...]

By |2020-03-31T19:14:34-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Manufacturing & Distribution|Tags: |0 Comments

CFO Services – Adding Strength to Manufacturing and Distribution

For a lot of small to mid-size manufacturing and distribution businesses, there’s a conundrum looming over the accounting department. Often, these departments consist of just a few accountants, possibly a controller or accounting manager. Typically the business owner serves [...]

COVID-19 Updates & Resources for Manufacturers

SSF is a proud sponsor and cofounder of AMBayArea. AMBayArea is committed to supporting the manufacturing community during these challenging times. They will continue to vet information and provide the latest updates, resources and Thought Leadership articles for manufacturers at ambayarea.org/covid19update. [...]

By |2020-03-25T18:15:01-04:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Manufacturing & Distribution|0 Comments

Lease or buy? Changes to accounting rules may change your mind

The rules for reporting leasing transactions are changing. Though these changes have been delayed until 2021 for private companies (and nonprofits), it’s important to know the possible effects on your financial statements as you renew leases or enter into [...]

What the New Lease Standard Means for the Food and Beverage Industry

As a business owner, you likely started your business because of a great product and a passion for your craft. Whether innovating the production of chocolate or sharing your family’s bread recipe with the world, analyzing accounting standards and [...]

Direct vs. Indirect Distribution Channels

Direct vs. Indirect Distribution  The importance of picking the right distribution channel(s) for your business  We are living in an age of convenience —a time where just about anything can be ordered online and delivered straight to your doorstep. [...]

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 |2017-07-27T14:59:10-04:00July 27th, 2017|Categories: Audit, Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Private Company Council

Private Company Council What has the PCC done for your business lately? It’s tough being a midmarket business. Accounting and reporting requirements can be a significant burden for start-ups and companies without the vast human and financial resources of larger [...]

By |2017-06-14T21:48:10-04:00April 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution, Small Business Services|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Private Company Council

Pay Your Payroll Tax with R&D Credits

Pay Your Payroll Tax with R&D Credits How start-up companies have an opportunity to save cash  Starting in 2016, Research and Development (R&D) tax credits can be used to offset payroll taxes. Previously, these credits could only be used [...]

By |2018-01-30T13:53:13-05:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Evan Stephens, Manufacturing & Distribution, Tax, Technology|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Pay Your Payroll Tax with R&D Credits

Made in the Bay Area 2015

San Francisco Business Times Made in the Bay Area: Secrets of Manufacturing Innovators (FULL TRANSCRIPT) On September 9, 2015, the San Francisco Business Times sat down to talk about the future of manufacturing in the Bay Area with a [...]

By |2017-06-22T15:41:39-04:00October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution|0 Comments