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Technology, taxation and representation

RSM and PERE magazine discuss how technology is transforming real estate investors’ abilities to scenario plan and evaluate tax obligations.

  • Collins, Brad
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Policy snapshot: Life sciences

Biden plans to expand Medicare, a move that the Congressional Budget Office estimates would cut drug spending by $450 billion over 10 years.








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Policy snapshot: Banking

With Biden’s big-ticket items such as tax changes almost certainly off the table, the focus of banking will shift to regulation.






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Policy snapshot: Energy

Companies should assess Biden’s pledge to invest $1.7 trillion over the next 10 years toward the goal of achieving 100% clean energy.










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Tax Summit Week 2020 Covered Ground

A recap of presentations, top questions and highlights from virtual sessions held at the 2020 RSM annual tax summit.











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Dotted lines to data equal despair

Data is key to organization success. Transformation of an organization requires the dots to be connected in order to be successful.

  • Rhodes, Troy
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2020 state and local tax legislative recap

State tax planning opportunities to consider in light of COVID-19, the resulting economic crisis and evolving tax laws and regulations.

  • Bell-Jacobs, Mo
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An inconclusive outcome

No clear outcome Tuesday night brought uncertainty, financial market volatility and political risk across the business world.


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"Fall" into The RSM Classic

A message from Team RSM Member, Zach Johnson, resident of Sea Island, GA, home of The RSM Classic, a PGA TOUR event.














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Unified loss rules

Learn how the U.S. Consolidated Return Unified Loss Rules affect mergers and acquisitions and how taxpayers can benefit from some elections.

  • Barton, Michael
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The board's role in change management

The Covid-19 pandemic, economic uncertainty and significant social­ unrest have brought waves of change not seen in more than a century.
































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Flatten the curve - close with quality

CFO Playbook Series, part 3: How to close with quality and flatten the curve process through a risk-based, data-driven approach.
























































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US companies doing business in Canada

Taxpayers may not be aware that their business activities with Canada may give rise to a reporting requirement, or even a tax liability.

  • Camacho, Ramon
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Rethinking the staycation

As cities slowly awaken from COVID-19 lockdowns regions that rely on auto travel are leading the nascent recovery in the hospitality sector.




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Transforming the IT leadership role

The IT leadership role has continued to evolve and responsibilities have increased as the dependency on technology increases.

  • Burkamper, Laura
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State tax changes are coming: Be prepared

Tax law and policy changes may increase state and local taxes for many businesses as states look to make up pandemic shortfalls.

  • Kirkell, Brian
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IRS transcripts

IRS tax transcripts can be a valuable tool for helping to resolve various tax issues promptly and effectively.

  • Solodchikova, Alina
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RSM launches M&A360™

RSM launches RSM launches M&A360™ An outcome-driven framework focused on enhancing value creation throughout the life of an investment




















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The intersection of ESG and risk assessment

What role can the board of directors play in the multifaceted ESG arena? ESG is more than an acronym that stands for a trio of concerns.

  • Deiso, Phyllis
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The data-driven CFO

Today’s CFO faces critical challenges in harnessing data and leveraging data to drive decision making throughout their organization.

  • Meers, Dan
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May MMBI jumps

The economic free fall ended in April and May, and we now expect slow economic improvement to begin over the next three months.


















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Transfer pricing turmoil

Careful attention to transfer pricing policies can help middle market companies identify opportunities in the current market turbulence.

  • Kim, John
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Pandemic pressure on the middle market

COVID-19’s impact on the economy has been particularly disabling for smaller midsize companies bearing the brunt of the pressure.

























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Middle market trend watch: Cybersecurity

Businesses are challenged with new cyberthreats due to an increased remote workforce, stresses on legacy networks and resource constraints.




















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SOC for Supply Chain

The AICPA released the SOC for Supply Chain report to aid organizations with relevant controls to address business risk.

  • Wood, David
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Economic trends amid a pandemic

A mid-March survey conducted by The Harris Poll gauged American reaction to the coronavirus outbreak and economic concerns.





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COVID-19 Global Tax Policy Measures

In response to the coronavirus impact, tax policy changes are being proposed and enacted in countries around the globe.











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Retirement Report: Second Quarter 2020

In this issue of Retirement Report we discuss several areas that influence plan sponsors and fiduciaries of defined contribution plans.







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Law firms, coronavirus and state taxes

Law firms and professional services businesses are experiencing challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic, creating state and local tax issues.

  • Blaze, Tom
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Financially distressed company tax issues

During a debt workout or restructuring, it is critical that businesses evaluate their restructuring options and the related tax impact.

  • Gruidl, Nick
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The rise of smart grids

The grid is being modernized to work smarter and be more resilient. However, the infrastructure of a smart grid remains the same.


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Simplify your lease accounting

Visual Lease’sbest-in-class lease accounting software automates financial reporting associated with ASC 842 and IFRS 16.