“Tuck-in” acquisitions occur when a larger company acquires a smaller one with similar products and services and folds that business into its existing operations. Although popular, these transactions don’t always run as smoothly as their name might imply.
As the frequency and severity of cyberattacks have increased, data security should be a critical part of the audit risk assessment. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) made cybersecurity one of the areas of focus for inspection about three years ago.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) liberalized the eligibility rules for using the cash method of accounting, making this method — which is simpler than the accrual method — available to more businesses.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has expanded the scope of its stock compensation guidance to include share-based payments to nonemployees for goods and services. The amendment to U.S.
Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), starting with tax years beginning in 2018, manufacturers with more than $25 million in average annual gross receipts will generally be able to deduct less interest expense than they could have deducted under prior law.
One of the biggest concerns for family business owners is succession planning — transferring ownership and control of the company to the next generation.
Implementing changes in accounting rules can be a real drag. But the new hedge accounting standard may be an exception to this generality.