Alerding CPA Group 8th Annual CPE Seminar

| News

By Natalie Hopkins    Last month, Alerding CPA Group hosted its 8th Annual CPE Seminar for employees, clients and professional colleagues.  Our goal with this event is to provide an avenue for professionals to be educated on relevant events within the accounting world while obtaining some Continuing Professional Education.  Who doesn’t love some free CPE? Candace Graham, our Director of Taxation, is an annual fixture at this event. Participants are always interested in the latest Business Read more [...]

All Businesses are Required to File Forms 1099-MISC by January 31, 2014!!

| Business Miscellaneous

Businesses (including not-for-profits) are required to file Form 1099-MISC for each person or company to whom you have paid at least $600 for rent, services and other specified payments. The penalties for not filing these informational forms can be up to $250 per unfiled form. You are required to complete and send a Form 1099 if during the course of business you pay (in total) $600 or more (for services rendered) to anyone that is not a corporation. This rule includes payments for rent, payments Read more [...]

A New Take on Budgeting

| Business Miscellaneous

By Chris Mennel     Due to the fast-paced culture that companies now operate within, annual budgets could become a thing of the past. Rolling forecasts have gained in popularity due to their ability to adapt to changing circumstances and show an updated picture of the future with only a few clicks of the mouse. Not many accountants, especially the ones that preach budgeting to everyone that will listen, would tell you to stop creating an annual budget. But, perhaps, instead of creating an annual Read more [...]

Mid-Year Check Up

| Audit and Accounting

By Natalie Hopkins    Many of our clients are currently closing out their fiscal year-end financial records and keeping up with the many to-dos that go along with that strenuous process. However, we have many nonprofit clients who are hitting their halfway mark of their fiscal year and are ready for a mid-year checkup. Finance Committees should be evaluating cash flows and what is anticipated during the second half of the year to understand shortcomings and how to invest additional cash that Read more [...]