Massachusetts DESE Changes in End-Of-Year Report Preparation
It has been brought to our attention that the DESE has made some changes to the upcoming End of Year Report.  As a courtesy to our clients, we want to bring these changes to your attention so that you may properly report them as you are completing the EOYR this upcoming year. The DESE has creat.....
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Fraud Investigation Options
You have just been confronted with one of the most dreaded situations that a municipal employee or elected official can be confronted with allegations or evidence of fraud. Your heart sinks and your mind begins to race, now what do you do? There are many situations that a governmental entity may b.....
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Why Have a Business Valued?
Most business owners are reactive when it comes to having their businesses valued. But it sometimes pays to be proactive. Some valuations are necessities, such as for determining the value of the business interest in an estate. Others are obtained for more elective reasons but are helpful to busi.....
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Tax Allocations When a Partner Exits
Let's say a partner in your medical practice exits part way through the firm's tax year. How are partnership tax items for that year allocated between the departing partner and the remaining partners? There is more than one way to handle this situation. In general, three methods are allowed for maki.....
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Ten Steps to Help Thwart Employee Theft
There are many types of fraud committed against businesses -- from workers' compensation scams to complex corporate swindles -- but one of the most common types is simply employee theft. This can occur when employees take money from a cash register, forge names or change amounts on company checks.....
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