Month: January 2013

The Balanced Scorecard

by John Fisk and Anita Sherman, CPA | Members of the Manufacturing & Distribution Services Group The balanced scorecard (BSC) has been used by companies since the early 1990s and continues to be an effective strategy performance management tool for organizations across the world. Based on a study by Bain & Company entitled ‘Management Tools […]

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Nontaxable IRA Transfers to Eligible Charities

 by Marie Jett, CPA and Anna Stolyarenko | Members of the Tax Services Group Prior to 2012, taxpayers could take up to $100,000 of the required minimum distribution (RMD) from their IRA and, if donated directly to a charitable organization, exclude the RMD from income. In the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act law that was just […]

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Overview of Tax Provisions in the 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act

by Brandon Cook, CPA | Partner, Tax Services Group and Jim Wagoner, CPA | Partner, Director of Tax Services Group The recently enacted 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act is a sweeping tax package that includes, among many other items, permanent extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for most taxpayers, revised tax rates on ordinary and […]

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