IRS FORM 990: WHAT SHOULD YOUR BOARD MEMBERS BE LOOKING FOR?

For most of us, April 15 marks the cut-off date by which we are scrambling to prepare our tax returns and meet our individual obligations.  For Non-profits with a December…

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THE 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO DO IF YOUR ARE A WHATSAPP EMPLOYEE

The recent acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook, at an astonishingly high valuation, brings to mind some thoughts about the challenges faced by those 53 WhatsApp employees who find themselves suddenly…

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SILICON VALLEY IS HIRING

In the March 5 San Francisco Business Times, John Sailors shared the results of a jobs survey from the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. The finding, based on a survey of 200…

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IS CHINA’S SLOWING ECONOMY CAUSE FOR GLOBAL INVESTMENT ALARM?

“China’s slowing economy is the biggest risk to the global economy” according to a survey of global fund managers by Bank of America-Merrill Lynch  reported in the Wall Street Journal Blog. …

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ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AUTOMATION: THE OFTEN NEGLECTED OPPORTUNITY

The past ten to fifteen years have seen significant advancement in the body of knowledge around best practices in Accounts Payable processing.  Despite all of that expertise available to anyone…

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WILL YOU BE HIT WITH ADDITIONAL TAXES DUE TO THE ACA?

In 2013 much was made of the impact of new taxes, especially those affecting high income earners, flowing out of the Affordable Care Act to aid in funding insurance coverage…

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YEAR-END REFLECTIONS AND OBSERVATIONS FOR NEW YEAR

As I reflect upon 2013 and look forward to 2014, I think of the watershed events that occurred this past year and what impact they will have on the future…

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THE RPO: A FOREIGN COMPANY’S BEST ASSET WHEN EXPANDING RAPIDLY INTO THE US

Newly established US offices of foreign-based companies operate with minimal oversight and sometimes even less support. While modern communications – such as video conferencing, instant messaging and constant connectivity through…

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NON-PROFIT DASHBOARD 3: A CULTURAL AS WELL AS TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE

In the previous two articles I addressed why you should consider implementing a dashboard and how to build one and what to include.  This article addresses how to approach the…

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THE G20 AND INTERNATIONAL TAX REFORM

Lawmakers seem to feel that by calling companies to testify publicly about their tax affairs they will suffer reputational damage that will cause them to change their behavior. Tim Cook,…

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