A buyer’s guide: Hiring the right auditor for your benefit plan

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Clark Schaefer Hackett created this buyer’s guide to help you and other plan fiduciaries make an informed decision when hiring a quality auditor for your employee benefit plan audit. This guide covers your fiduciary responsibilities, the timing of a plan audit, audit quality, finding the right auditor and more.

Cost Segregation Case Study: How Companies Can Benefit

Cost segregation is a profit boosting strategy that can increase your company’s cash flow and reduce your tax burden. Download our cost segregation case study to see how an apartment owner, retail company and a manufacturer boosted profits and benefitted from conducting a cost segregation study.

Revenue Recognition: A Guide for Manufacturers & Distributors

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Non-compliance with the new revenue recognition standards could put your manufacturing business at risk. And with the effective dates of the new rules upon us, it’s critical that manufacturers and distributors understand these guidelines and the potential impact on their organization. In this white paper, CSH’s Eric Schnieber shares some important highlights.

Internal Audit Best Practices for Community Banks

Internal Audit Best Practices for Community Banks Clark Schaefer Hackett developed this white paper to help you evaluate – and strengthen – your internal audit program. This guide covers risk management’s three lines of defense, regulatory expectations, key elements of an effective internal audit program and more.

The Benefits of Strategic Tax Planning

In these real world examples, we look at the benefits that resulted from the strategic tax plans provided to an Oil and Gas Industry Service Provider and a Midwestern Tool & Die Manufacturer. Further resources for understanding strategic tax planning: Paying the lowest tax allowable by law How is strategic tax planning different from traditional […]

ACA in an M&A Environment: How Changes Will Impact Your Employee Benefits

  See the infographic that illustrates this complex subject. This white paper outlines the current relationship between the ACA and employee benefits, detailing how a merger could affect your organization and what you can do to balance your combined structure with healthcare insurance requirements. Further resources for understanding employee benefits: The ACA made benefits an […]

Government: Big changes to pension plans

GASB’s standards on financial reporting for pensions could have a significant effect on government organizations. Daniel Clark and Brian Mosier from Clark Schaefer Hackett provide an overview of GASB 68, along with insights and potential solutions to a few of the issues related to the adoption process. Learning Objectives: •    Identify the key accounting and […]

Report: Climate for Transatlantic Business Development

We see from this study and previous editions that the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region is a good place for transatlantic trade. Manufacturing growth and management staff increases are both predicted in this region by around 6 in 10 respondents, with sales growth and distribution growth predicted for other parts of the U.S. by 8 in […]

State of the Industry: Transportation and Logistics

What’s important in transportation and logistics? According to industry leaders it’s: Challenges and opportunities; Using technology effectively; Filling the talent pipeline; Educating the next generation; and Exploring alternative fuels. Take a look at what we recently learned about the world of transportation and logistics.

Success: It all starts with the right compensation model

Access the slides of our recent webinar on physician compensation models. Physician compensation is a critical issue for private practices, hospitals and physicians. Practices are challenged to hire and retain quality physicians without a competitive compensation plan. But how do you identify the right strategy for your practice?