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IRS issues guidance for certain distributions from donor advised funds

The IRS and the U.S. Department of the Treasury have released Notice 2017-73, outlining proposed guidance on donor advised funds.

  • James Sweeney, Bill Turco
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  • December 14, 2017

INSIGHT ARTICLE

IT risk management for nonprofits: Securing your technology and data

Nonprofit organizations must understand how to implement strategies to protect technology and information assets.

  • Dan Whelan, Charles Barley, Jr.
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  • December 13, 2017

INSIGHT ARTICLE

DowDuPont receives IRS approval on spin-off issue

Analysis of shareholders’ ownership overlap with “net decrease” methodology avoids gain under section 355(e) for three spin-offs.

  • Stefan Gottschalk, Erika  Jerwick
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  • December 12, 2017
Memo to manufacturers: What are your priorities for 2018?

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Memo to manufacturers: What are your priorities for 2018?

Looking ahead to 2018, it’s encouraging to see strength in the U.S. economy. But challenges and issues remain for manufacturers.

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Elevating awareness and training: Effective anti-harassment programs

Leadership, accountability and strong anti-harassment policies are essential components of a successful harassment prevention strategy.

  • Cyndi Mergele
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  • December 07, 2017
Nothing can stop today’s market until something does

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Nothing can stop today’s market until something does

As markets hit record highs, gains seem to come risk free. Prudent investors may feel frustration but need to remember to block the noise.

  • December 07, 2017

VIDEO

Business succession planning considerations

Successful succession planning requires discipline. RSM business succession professionals share tips building a team and transition tips.

  • Mitch Gorochow, Charlie Ratner
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  • December 07, 2017
Holiday spending off to a sizzling start

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Holiday spending off to a sizzling start

The holiday shopping season kicked off with a boom over the long Thanksgiving weekend and data point to a strong retail season.

  • Joe Brusuelas
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  • December 07, 2017

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Economic outlook for 2018 shows growth accelerating

Economic data point to an acceleration driven by solid consumer spending and improvement in outlays on capital expenditures.

  • Joe Brusuelas
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  • December 07, 2017
Outlook for 2018 shows economy accelerating

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Outlook for 2018 shows economy accelerating

Economic data point to an acceleration of growth driven by solid consumer spending and improvement in outlays on capital expenditures.

  • Joe Brusuelas
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  • December 07, 2017

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