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Buy-side Services

Analyzing a target’s tax exposure can reduce uncertainty and help you proceed with confidence.


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Restructuring Tax Services

Seeking tax advice is critical when a company is considering refinancing or modifying debt obligations or filing for bankruptcy.


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Sell-side Services

Determining the after-tax value of a company will help you realize its full potential during a sale.




























Insight Article

Connecticut use tax penalties

Connecticut classifies use tax noncompliance as a felony, creating potential for serious repercussions for taxpayers and tax preparers alike.

  • Kirkell, Brian
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In-Person Event

Revenue recognition training seminar

Register for our in-depth, half-day seminar that will answer your questions about implementing new revenue recognition guidance.















Insight Article

There has been a recall

Address your food product recall worries with a comprehensive action plan and a robust traceability solution.

  • Hutter, Christian
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Insight Article

Supply best-in-class produce

Learn how a robust inventory management system can streamline supply chain and deliver products faster and fresher.

  • Drohan, Gray
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Insight Article

Visibility, flexibility and mobility

View your traceability solution strategically, not just as something to meet necessary food safety compliance demands.

  • Jones, Chris
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FASB issues final standard on credit losses

On June 16, 2016, the FASB issued its long-awaited new standard on credit losses, namely Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-13, <i>Financial ...









White Paper

Revenue recognition: A whole new world

A white paper that details new guidance in ASC 606, including scope, core principle, key steps, transition methods and effective dates.

  • Marshall, Brian
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Insight Article

Should you be registered for Canadian GST/HST?

U.S. companies doing business in Canada need to understand the Canadian sales tax landscape and what it means for their business. Learn more here.

  • Dew, Rob
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Insight Article

Do I owe US tax on my foreign pension plan?

Determining U.S. reporting and tax obligations resulting from an individual’s foreign pension plans differs by plan and may be challenging.

  • Kowalska, Patrycja
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Insight Article

New revenue recognition guidance is looming

Even though the tax rules have not changed, a change in book recognition could create a change in the tax method of accounting.

  • Wood, Christian
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Insight Article

IRS rules on LLC sponsorship of an ESOP

The IRS issued a private letter ruling indicating that in some cases LLC units can qualify as employer securities for ESOP purposes.

  • Bushman, Anne
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Insight Article

Who controls an ESOP-owned company?

This article explores the parties involved and decision-making processes that occur when an ESOP owns a portion, or all, of a corporation.

  • Bushman, Anne
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Family Office Security

Is your family office at higher risk for identity theft and cyberattacks? Learn how to improve data security for your family office.









Insight Article

Economic sales and use tax nexus laws

Economic sales and use tax nexus laws are gaining momentum as states make a direct challenge to traditional physical presence standards.

  • Bell-Jacobs, Mo
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US Veterans Initiative

RSM helped US Veterans Initiative transition to the cloud and stabilize their IT infrastructure. Watch the video to learn more.




In-Person Event

Revenue recognition workshop

Join us for a revenue recognition workshop to get in-depth insights into the changes that ASC 606 will have for the construction industry.







Recorded Webcast

Partnership audits: What you should do now

Join us for an informative webcast as we discuss what you can do now to prepare for changes in partnership audit rules in 2018.

  • Burquest, Patti
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Resource Center

Affordable Care Act Resource Center

Our benefits team can assess the financial impact of the Affordable Care Act and help implement a customized ACA strategy for your company.


Non-Qualified Plans

Nonqualified plans are often used as an important tool to attract and retain executives and other key talent.




Financial Reporting Insights

Accounting for mortgage purchase programs

It recently has come to our attention that some financing entities have entered into various residential mortgage loan purchase programs, which ...

  • Miller, Faye
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Muse

Benefits review for nonprofit executives

Compensation arrangements for senior management of nonprofits should be reviewed regularly to ensure proper treatment for tax purposes.

  • Turco, Bill
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Video

Revenue recognition featured videos

This 12-part video series covers elements of revenue recognition important to Topic 606 implementation for public and private companies.






White Paper

Enterprise resource planning for nonprofits

Today’s technologies offer nonprofits a much wider array of accounting software choices than previously available. But which package is best for ...

  • Riess, Charles
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Video

Technology strategy is key to your growth

Technology is at the core of businesses today. Companies wanting to achieve growth and manage risk must have a solid technology strategy.

  • Caforio, Jonathan
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White Paper

The devil is in the details

Article on ESOP distributions, focusing on the detailed mechanics of the how, when and what value is used at the time of the sale.

  • Miller, Becky
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White Paper

New credit losses standard in a nutshell

Brief and basic answers to key questions about the new credit losses standard that highlight what you need to know and consider now.

  • Lundberg, Mike
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Insight Article

Revenue recognition: In motion

Information about finalized and pending changes to the new guidance in ASC 606, including the nature of those changes and their status.

  • Marshall, Brian
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Recorded Webcast

Revenue recognition under ASC 606

In this recorded webcast, RSM’s accounting thought leaders discuss the guidance in Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers.

  • Marshall, Brian
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Construction Risk Management

Construction risk management services include implementing cost controls, auditing the invoicing process and ensuring processes follow industry ...


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Royalty Contract Reviews

Royalty contract reviews help to identify and recover underpayments. Are you entitled to additional royalties? Contract RSM for a royalty contract ...


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Controls Risk Services

Our ERP professionals design ERP controls, identify optimal controls testing and monitor ERP controls to address “holes” in your system.


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Security Controls Monitoring

Our security controls monitoring tools quickly detect ERP segregation of duties conflicts, unrestricted access and SAP security vulnerabilites.


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Key ERP Risk Advisory Professionals

Our ERP risk advisory professionals bring years of specialized ERP security and controls experience to offer a customized approach to identifying ...


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Implementation Risk Services

Our ERP implementation risk services professionals help you select an ERP vendor, assess your ERP program, and design and test controls.


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Oracle Risk Advisory Capabilities

Our risk advisory professionals have extensive experience with Oracle to help you manage your organization’s security and controls risk.


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SAP Risk Advisory Capabilities

Our risk advisory professionals have extensive experience with SAP to help you manage your organization’s security and controls risk.






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RSM Nomad Security Testing Appliance

McGladrey’s Nomad Security Testing Appliances (Nomads) help protect your organization’s intellectual property and other sensitive data.




































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Employee Benefits Programs

Employee demands for more flexible benefits programs increase compliance concerns. Understanding the tax ramifications is critical.


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Executive Compensation Plans

Executive compensation plans are key to attracting and retaining key employees, but proper planning is needed to avoid tax complications.



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Qualified Retirement Plans

With both the IRS and DOL regulating 401(k) and other qualified retirement plans, employers should be aware of common compliance issues.



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Capital Investment Incentive Planning

Taxing jurisdictions offer incentives ranging from tax credits to cash grants to stimulate capital investment. Learn how you can benefit.


Insight Article

Look for tax credits and incentives

Learn key items to keep in mind related to state and federal tax credits and incentives available to government contractors.

  • Windram, Tom
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Transfer Pricing

Explore transfer pricing services for international or multistate companies to manage tax exposure and maximize business opportunities.






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Accounting for Income Taxes

Tax provision planning and compliance requires controlled processes. Our ASC 740 understands and applies best practices for your business.


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Accounting Methods and Periods

Utilizing the optimal accounting methods can help maximize cash flow, manage effective tax rates and mitigate IRS examinations. Learn more.









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Corporate Tax Services

Our corporate tax team understands tax laws and how your tax team, process and technology must interact to achieve effective tax results.










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Federal Tax Capabilities

RSM lead tax professionals are ready to help you address your federal tax concerns whenever and wherever they arise.







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Tangible Property Tax Consulting

Defensible classification of fixed assets is important. Learn how our tax experts can help you turn business tangible property into an advantage.


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Fixed Asset Management Services

Fixed assets require ongoing attention to improve cash flow and minimize overpayment. Learn about our fixed asset management services.


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Cost Segregation

Cost segregation studies accelerate the depreciation of certain tangible property and can create opportunity to maximize operational cash flow.





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Tangible Property Regulation Compliance

The final tangible property regulations offer clarity, yet compliance can be complicated. Let RSM evaluate how the regulations apply to your business.






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Tax Mergers and Acquisitions

When you're executing a merger, acquisition, disposition or restructuring, you need sophisticated tax advice on the transaction.







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Center for Business Transition

Business transition planning can mean weighing competing, and often conflicting, options. Learn what to focus on to ensure a smooth exit.


Insight Article

Organizational alignment assessment

Learn how assessing your business’ structure, planning and communication channels can realign you for a more strategic and strong future.

  • Jensen, Bob
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Estate and Gift Planning

RSM’s wealth transfer planning strategies are developed by seasoned professionals. Learn how we can enhance your Private Client planning.







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Technology in the Family Office

Are you leveraging key technologies to improve the finance and accounting functions of your family office? Learn more.






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State Income and Franchise

Income and franchise taxes can be a significant portion of overall tax exposure for a business operating in multiple states.













Tax Alert

House passes mobile workforce legislation

Mobile workforce legislation passes the House for the second time in a year, but still must make significant progress in the Senate.

  • Kirkell, Brian
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Insight Article

Minnesota legislature passes tax bill

Minnesota passes tax bill enacting numerous changes to the individual income tax, corporate business tax, and sales and use tax.

  • Lawless, Craig
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Tax Alert

New Hampshire enacts business tax bills

New Hampshire bills repeal the ‘phantom tax,’ conform to the Code, and increase the capital expenditures depreciation deduction.

  • Cruz, Steven
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RSM Services

Sales and Use Tax

Manage sales and use tax compliance through effective procedures and experienced support.