Archive for March, 2011
by Rich Wagoner, CITP.CPA | Principal, Manager, Information Technology Services Group
I have had a number of conversations about social media lately with our employees and with a number of clients. I typically hear that they think its important but its just one more thing they have to do. I believe that social media is here to stay and will only grow in importance in enhancing and creating new relationships. The following is an excerpt from Kyle Lacy (author of two books: Twitter Marketing for Dummies (Wiley, 2009) and Branding Yourself (Pearson, 2010)). In it he summarizes 10 ways you can use social media to create customer evangelists.
Our CPA’s belong to the Indiana CPA Society (INCPAS). One of the issues we have been addressing through our Society is the position the Attorney General’s office has taken with respect to enforcing the unclaimed property statute. The following letter was written by the Society’s President to its members to update us regarding the ongoing discussions:
by BJ Lippert, CPA and Rex Miller, CPA, Partner | Team Members of the Manufacturing & Distribution Services Group
The economy is rebounding. Certain industries have realized greater resurgence than others. Certain companies have experienced better results within a specific industry than others. The general consensus, however, is that most business owners and employees can breathe a collective sigh of relief and return to business as usual. For most companies, a sigh of relief is in order, but beware of business as usual. Usual may no longer be good enough.
As your company rebuilds from the recession, be sure to spend wisely, save wisely, and properly nurture the right business relationships.
by Stacey L. Spencer, QKA | Manager, Employee Benefit Services Group
There are many ways mistakes are made when it comes to administering a 401(k) plan. Keeping up to date on the regulations, while trying to do your ‘real’ job, can result in overlooking basic administration duties. The IRS has identified that one of the most common mistakes employers make is making certain that all eligible employees have been given the opportunity to make an elective deferral election. Sounds pretty basic…