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New Sales Tax Regime Casts a Wide Net
The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark June 2018 decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair opened the door for states to impose sales tax collection obligations on out-of-state sellers without a physical presence in the state.
Critical Questions to Ask About Internal Controls
When fraud strikes manufacturers, the effects can be devastating. The median fraud loss in the manufacturing sector was $240,000, according to the 2018 Report to the Nations published by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Internal controls are a company’s first line of defense in preventing and detecting fraudulent activity.
Federal Government Shutdown Creates Tax Filing Uncertainty
The IRS has announced that it will begin accepting paper and electronic tax returns for the 2018 tax year on January 28, but much remains to be seen about how the ongoing shutdown of the federal government will affect this year’s filings. Although the Trump administration has stated that the IRS will pay refunds during the closure — a shift from IRS practice in previous government shutdowns — it is not clear how quickly such refunds can be processed.
Various Media – ORBA Launches ORBA Wealth Advisors
ORBA was mentioned in the media for its announcement of the launch of ORBA Wealth Advisors, LLC. Reporting media include Wealth Adviser, Verdict, Yahoo! Finance, the Daily Herald and Merril Edge. Click here to view the official press release.
ORBA Welcomes New Hires to Cloud, Audit and Tax Departments
CHICAGO — Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, is pleased to welcome Eileen Cozzi to its Tax Department, Stephanie Polanco to its Audit Department and Josephine Mandernach to Cloud CFO Services.
ORBA Announces the Launch of Wealth Advisory Subsidiary, ORBA Wealth Advisors, LLC
CHICAGO — Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, is pleased to announce the opening of its new wealth advisory subsidiary, ORBA Wealth Advisors, LLC, an Independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA).
Streamlining for Savings
I am the CFO...and bookkeeper. I am a finance, accounting and HR department of one. I work three days per week in a 10’ x 10’ office with minimal storage or desk space. What's the key to my success?
The Case for Zero-Based Budgeting for Profitability
Considering making the transition to zero-based budgeting? We break down the pros and cons of this cost-reduction approach to building your budget.
Tax Planning Considerations for New Law Firm Partners
Recently becoming a partner at your firm, or in the near future, is an exciting milestone in your professional life. With any leadership role comes a new set of responsibilities yet it’s surprising how few are prepared for the financial implications of such an undertaking. Now is the perfect time to consider your personal financial […]