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Small Businesses: Get Ready for Your 1099-MISC Reporting Requirements

A month after the new year begins, your business may be required to comply with rules to report amounts paid to independent contractors, vendors and others. You may have to send 1099-MISC forms to those whom you pay nonemployee compensation, as well as file copies with the IRS. This task can be…

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Is Investing in Secondaries Right for You?

For years, secondary funds were the poor, forgotten cousin of alternative investment funds. The secondaries market had limited activity, mainly from limited partners (LP) trying to exit their investments in old closed-end funds. Transactions in the secondary market were typically at deep discounts.

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What is Your Business Worth?

There are many reasons you value your business — some examples include the hard work you put into it, the time and life investment, and general pride in the accomplishment and product. There are also many reasons to determine the economic value of your business — retirement plans, loan applications…

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Mastering the New Data Collection Form for Single Audits

Even though changes in Form SF-SAC (Data Collection Form) from the Federal Audit Clearinghouse (FAC) may not sound significant, there are some potential “gotchas” entities should be aware of. Most importantly, you must now include text describing audit findings, the associated corrective action…

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Capital Calculations for Community Banks Will Get Easier

Good news for community banks: federal regulators have finalized a rule to simplify their capital requirements. The new rule allows these banks to adopt a simple leverage ratio to measure capital adequacy, instead of having to calculate and report risk-based capital ratios.

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