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  • XBRL Benefits Companies, Large and Small March 12, 2019 How XBRL Benefits Companies, Large and Small Investors and accounting professionals have warned the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against exempting small companies from the requirement to add interactive data to ...
  • Best Practices for Audit Committees March 12, 2019 Best Practices for Audit Committees in 2019 In January 2019, the board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published a report intended to promote audit quality. It outlines best ...
  • Using AI in Finance March 12, 2019 Is your finance team using AI? Only 11% of executives are making use of artificial intelligence (AI) and over one-third of companies spend more time collecting data than analyzing it. These ...
  • 401(k) Compliance Alert April 2019 March 2, 2019 COMPLIANCE ALERT Upcoming compliance deadlines: 4/1       Initial required minimum distribution for participants who attained age 70½ in 2018 (applies to qualified plans where the participant is at least a 5% owner and ...
  • Finalized Section 965 transition regs: An overview February 26, 2019 The IRS has issued highly anticipated final regulations under Internal Revenue Code Section 965, the transition tax provision added by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). Sec. 965 generally ...
  • Claims court upholds FBAR penalty exceeding regulatory cap February 26, 2019 In a recent case, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims granted summary judgment in the IRS’s favor and determined that a taxpayer’s failure to file a Report of Foreign Bank ...
  • Finalized Section 965 transition regs: Adjustments to E&P and basis February 26, 2019 The IRS has issued highly anticipated final regulations under Internal Revenue Code Section 965, the transition tax provision added by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Sec. 965 generally requires ...
  • Failing to enroll eligible employees in your benefits plan February 19, 2019 What to watch out for and how to fix it Administrative glitches are practically inevitable at some point when operating a retirement plan, given the myriad ways things can get off ...
  • IRS OKs student loan debt reduction program linked to 401(k)s February 19, 2019 Student loan debt can be a significant deterrent to many of your employees’ retirement savings efforts — not to mention an anxiety-inducing drag on their productivity. Combining student debt payment ...
  • Retirement plan limits: 2018 vs. 2019 February 19, 2019 The change of the new year also brought some changes in retirement plans for employees. See below for a listing of limit changes happening to plans this year so that ...