Research estimates that more than 66 percent of companies lack any type of formal succession plan for their organizations. But in today’s fast-paced, constantly-evolving markets, establishing a succession plan is critical for success in the present and in the future. Massaging talent to eventually fill leadership roles means positioning a….
Organizations across every industry tend to have an “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it” attitude towards their business processes and workflows. Successful companies, understandably so, are hesitant to rock the boat in creating new methods both internally and externally. Change is difficult in any department – from marketing to….
Business owners come in all shapes and sizes. For some, building a company from the ground up is the essence of entrepreneurship. For others, however, the thrill of entrepreneurship comes from the ability to buy an existing business and grow (or save) the company. Generally speaking, the process of buying….
Over 600,000 new businesses are formed each and every year. Whether financed with personal funds, bank loans, or even borrowing from family and friends, starting a business is no easy feat. The success of new businesses varies significantly with fluctuations in the economy, but there are certain inevitabilities that remain…..
Finances play a major role in both the beginning and, if applicable, the end of a marriage. When a couple makes the decision to split up, determining how to divide the marital property is by and far the most complicated, critical aspect. The accumulation of assets and debts throughout the….
In 2018, the median IPO deal in the United States was $108 million. Globally, Hong Kong leads the ranks as the country with most company IPOs. Taking a company public is arguably one of the most challenging and laborious processes in the business world. Dependent upon the size of the….
We are proud to announce the addition of Cynthia Wilson, CPA, to the Ellrich, Neal, Smith & Stohlman, P.A. team! Cynthia joins our firm as the Senior Tax Manager, bringing over 30 years of accounting and tax experience. Cynthia has worked with many types of businesses including retail, agriculture, construction,….
An organization will conduct a business valuation for all kinds of reasons. In fact, many experts recommend doing an assessment of company’s value on an annual basis. The reality is that knowing the value of a business with regard to its actual worth, in relation to its market competition, and….
It is true. There are inescapable certainties in life: death, and taxes. These issues are not local…people all over the world must deal with them. From a cohesive standpoint, these two concerns bind us all together. Looking to find common ground with a stranger? Look no further than the topics….
No one in charge of their company’s annual 401K Audit has ever used the words “easy” or “fun” to describe the annual 401K audit process. However, with the proper guidance and knowledge the process can be smooth and stress free. Offering a 401K plan to employees is a great way….