Staff Articles

  • When is the best time to value your business?

    July 16, 2019

    These days, more and more business owners are learning that investing in the business valuation process at regular intervals is a source of highly useful information for both short and long-term business and financial health.

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  • 6 things Massachusetts employers must know to prepare for the Paid Family and Medical Leave law

    July 2, 2019

    The new law’s start date has been pushed back to October 1, 2019. Will you be ready?

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  • What Are Your Chances Of An IRS Audit?

    June 27, 2019

    While there is no standard formula to quantify audit risk, the Internal Revenue Service releases each fiscal year their IRS Data Book, which does offer some clues. Here are some highlights.

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  • Is it Time to Say Goodbye to QuickBooks?

    May 22, 2019

    For companies of a certain size, nothing beats QuickBooks as a way to organize, track and manage the financial aspects of the business. But at some point, the limitations of this type of entry-level accounting program become painfully apparent.

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  • 5 Tips for Doing Business in Massachusetts as a Delaware Corporation

    April 23, 2019

    When starting or spinning off a business, there are hundreds of decisions and a few important factors to consider – not the least of which includes how & where to establish your legal business entity.  While seemingly simple, the filing process has its benefits and nuances that you need to know.

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  • So your investor has promised you more money in the future! Great, but…

    February 25, 2019

    Congratulations! You’ve received some funding from investors and, as an added bonus, they’ve promised, in writing nonetheless, that you will receive more of their money if you achieve certain operational goals. Unfortunately, you have some accounting homework to do too.

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  • Nuances of the new revenue standard for life science companies

    February 11, 2019

    The new revenue recognition standard, “Revenue from Contracts with Customers” (ASC 606), went into effect for non-public companies with calendar year-end reporting requirements on January 1, 2019. Here’s what it means for life science companies.

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  • Guess who’s coming to dinner: bringing the outside executive into the family business

    January 15, 2019

    When it comes to keeping the family business growing, operating family members sometimes realize that they are ill-quipped to take the company to its next level of organizational and operational sophistication. When that happens, bringing non-family executives into the system may be the right answer. 

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  • Contractors benefit under new tax reform rules

    December 10, 2018

    Ever since Congressional passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, much of the tax-savings attention has centered on a lower tax rate for C-corporations.  But other business structures can get a bite at the TCJA tax reduction apple, too. Here’s how.

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  • How to Become a Business Development Superstar

    November 12, 2018

    Whatever your business and however you see your role in your business, success often depends on your relationship-building skills, especially those that lead to new business opportunities. Here are some ways to improve those skills.

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