Use Overtime Prudently or You’ll Incur Major Risks

When companies depend on overtime to meet productivity goals, they can’t ignore or minimize the stress and disruptions it causes in their workers’ lives. The risks — especially now that so many employees have made it clear that they’ll voluntarily leave their jobs — are too great.What’s more, if a business becomes overly dependent on overtime,…

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6 Tax Angles to Layoffs

After a robust job market over the last few years, layoffs are now on the rise. Through November 2023, employers have announced nearly 690,000 job cuts this year, an increase of 115% over the same period last year, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. This is the highest January-through-November total since 2020. Prior to…

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Take Aim at Targeted Worker Tax Credits

If your business is picking up steam, you may be looking to expand your workforce to meet the demand. Here’s a practical idea: Hire employees who qualify for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). The credit is available for workers who represent one of the “target” groups specified by law. There’s no limit on the number…

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The ABCs of Business Valuation

The ABCs of Business Valuation You may understand some of the theory behind business valuation, but you probably don’t know the procedures involved in the analysis and preparation of a report. Clients and attorneys who understand how the valuation process works can anticipate their experts’ needs and appreciate why valuators need to ask so many questions…

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