The Importance of Having a Flexible Commercial Lease

When you are buying a business, one of the most important considerations is your location. Not only is your location key for obtaining exposure and developing your brand in the marketplace, it is also important from the standpoint of the commercial lease you will be signing. What you pay in monthly rent and related expenses…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Annual Accounting and Auditing Update

Designed for accounting and attestation practitioners at all levels in both public accounting and business and industry, this course provides a comprehensive review of recent standard setting activities of the PCC, FASB, ASB, and ARSC. Not only will this course bring you up-to-date on the requirements, it also provides you with many hands-on examples and…

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CPA Continuing Education Class: Leadership & Growth Alliance

This course provides practical guidance for those involved with internal control responsibilities (auditing, monitoring, implementing, etc.) in adapting the 2013 COSO Internal Control – Integrated Framework (the COSO framework) to small and medium-sized entities. Internal control concepts are applicable to every entity, regardless of size. However, there is no “one size fits all” set of…

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What is Goodwill Worth When Buying or Selling a Business

The value of a business is very often far more than the value of its assets or even its net revenue.  There are certain intangibles that are unique to a business and from which value is derived.  Intangible assets are commonly known as “goodwill”. What is Goodwill: Because of its intangible nature, it is often…

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Why Your Employees Might Embrace the Sale of Your Business

When someone is selling a business, it is usually assumed that this is going to be a touchy and delicate issue for existing employees. This is one of the primary reasons that reputable business brokers go to great lengths to ensure confidentiality during the sales process until the time is right to announce it to…

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