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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DUSTING OFF THE RECRUITING COBWEBS AND HIRING FOR GROWTH

As we come to the close of 2013, I’ve noticed that business owners and executives that have managed to weather through the recession and come out of it a bit…

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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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FRAUD AND ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

The larger an organization grows, the more complex its operations become. While growth is the sought-after goal of business, that success brings with it a heightened risk of fraud.  Fraud…

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WHAT FOREIGN COMPANIES SHOULD KNOW ABOUT HIRING PRACTICES IN THE U.S. (PART 1 OF 2)

In a previous post I talked about how an Employee Handbook enables a foreign company to focus itself on those U.S. employment laws and regulations that are most relevant to its activities…

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NON-PROFIT DASHBOARD 2: BUILDING THE RIGHT ONE

In a previous post, I made the case for non-profits to implement dashboards to aid in accountability and to help them stay focused on what is most important to the organization….

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