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The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack has proven the industrials sector is at high risk for cyberattacks.
Government entities are finding GASB 87 compliance, the Government Accounting Standards Board’s new standard on lease accounting, complex.
State and local government entities ensure compliance of successful reimbursement of CARES Act, COVID-19 and other grant expenditures.
Virtual workforce opportunities have allowed employees to become transient, potentially increasing or reducing your state tax obligations.
What is restricted stock and how does it affect taxes for employers and employees? Find out more about this executive compensation option.
The combination of technological and exponential growth in digitization in the last decade has changed the way businesses operate.
Plan sponsors have until July 31, 2021, to pay the patient-centered outcomes research fee on health plans for plan years ending in 2020.
Investors are watching earnings to gauge the extent to which corporate profits are being impacted by supply chain issues and more.
Learn more about how a taxable REIT subsidiary was created to perform activities that cannot be performed directly by the REIT.
Why and how ESG, technology and data best practices will be increasingly vital for the future of private equity value creation.
It's essential that the fiscal and monetary authorities follow through on current policy paths for the economy to return to full employment.
We are confident that the year will end with the unemployment rate as low as 4.1% and the economy growing by 7.5% on a yearly basis.
A closer look at the Biden administration’s proposal and how it can improve productivity and, ultimately, raise living standards.
Hackers and other electronic criminals continued their relentless pursuit of data and sensitive information from middle market businesses.
Everything from lumber to asphalt to cement to insulation has soared in price as the homebuilding industry has heated up.
Companies in the energy industry and related sectors need to pay close attention to what the bill could potentially mean for them.
Repaying student loans is a win, but employees are missing out on contributing to their retirement and employer matching contributions.
We sat down with Tracey Walker, national leader of culture, diversity and inclusion, to learn more about her and her plans for CDI at RSM.
The newly enacted optional tax may provide significant opportunity to taxpayers, and in particular, owners of financial service firms.
An increase in long-term capital gains rates may be cause to re-evaluate your portfolio, but our analysis suggests the market may not care.
To maximize shareholder value for carve-outs, private equity firms need to break free of transition services agreements as soon as possible.
Sellers are able to command top dollar if they go into the sales process ready to hit the ground running which includes tax preparation.
The FASB staff recently made clarifying comments related to the new goodwill impairment triggering event alternative.
Congratulations to our scholarship program recipients for the 2021/2022 school year, awarded through the RSM US Foundation!
Jerry Nickelsburg of UCLA Anderson Forecast and Joe Brusuelas of RSM discuss the coming expansion and what it means for the middle market.
RSM’s culture of innovation and use of robotic process automation is building new efficiencies and insights into audits of the future.
What are the top issues and opportunities trending for restaurant businesses this year?
Cloud migration is a critical component of any organization’s digital transformation strategy, but developing a clear road map is key.
Happy Earth Day!
S&P 500 corporations are poised for their largest year-over-year increase in quarterly earnings in a decade. Read more.
Adoption of an omnichannel fulfillment strategy for the middle market - things you need to know today in a post-Covid environment.
The international tax landscape is shifting based on recent reports from the White House, Senate Finance Committee and U.S. Treasury.
By investing in back-end technologies, real estate funds can drive higher returns for investors, and evaluate deals faster than competitors.
Increasing capital gains rates and low corporate tax rates create opportunity for an exclusion of gain on Qualified Small Business Stock.
How the pandemic affected companies’ business models and digital transformation road maps.
With IT often viewed as expensive, it can be a quick target for cost-cutting. Learn how unplanned reductions can be harmful to the business.
In this issue, we discuss updates to regulations that may affect you and your retirement plan. Learn more now.
Construction firms forced to reduce or cancel operations by jurisdictional order may meet employee retention credit eligibility requirements
Life sciences companies are on a healthy fundraising pace. What’s predicted for investments and exits for the remainder of 2021?
Information technology is valuable to business leaders and their companies, but there must be an investment in people for true success.
2020 regulations expand the scope of the foreign tax redetermination rules, increasing compliance burdens in many cases.
Discover the common triggers that lead to unclaimed property audits; learn the tactics to get ahead of the curve and mitigate risk.
Government contractors should be prepared to comply with new regulations after two executive orders early in the Biden administration.
What business issues are fashion and apparel companies facing in 2021? Direct-to-consumer plays a big roll.
Artificial intelligence and big data are essential areas of focus for internal auditors to enable business innovation.
If there is one major takeaway from the March monthly survey, it is that middle market hiring and investment are set to accelerate.
Washington National Tax summarizes key tax aspects of President Biden’s American Jobs Plan and the Made in America Tax Plan.
Digital transformation doesn’t always mean reinventing the wheel. See how three familiar technologies can give you a competitive edge.
With the economy poised for robust growth, middle market firms are skeptical that they can pass along price increases to their customers.
For Walmart, it’s not about winning a battle; it’s about winning the war. And in 2021, it's about winning the digital war.
Governments and businesses—including the middle market firms that constitute the real economy—will face new challenges.
We anticipate the relative stability and moderate growth that characterized the decade long recovery from the Great Recession.
Current monetary policy is well-positioned to support the reflation of the domestic economy and a return to full economic potential in 2021.
To stay nimble, nonprofit organizations should examine these five areas to enhance their ability to adapt to change.
The need for forensic accountants to investigate the financial distress caused by the pandemic will grow in the post-pandemic environment.
Investors need to slow down enough to get their arms around the potential tax ramifications of any real estate acquisition.
Near term, headlines for REITs may remain challenging, especially as pandemic recovery efforts ebb and flow. Learn more.
There are approximately 200 family offices established in Singapore managing $20 billion of assets, and these numbers will likely grow.
A project that modernizes the national infrastructure means increased jobs, productivity and growth, leading to better living standards.
When seeking to upgrade ERP systems to the cloud, organizations should start by conducting a fit gap analysis.
The past year was crucial for the technology industry as companies connect people for work, learning, virtual health, e-commerce and more.
Nonprofit organizations must understand how to implement strategies to protect technology and information assets.
Netherlands Budget Day 2021: An overview of important corporate and international tax developments to be aware of in country
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These practice units focus as much on documentation as the soundness of the calculation methodologies themselves.
What are the top issues for middle market retailers? From labor challenges to business transformation, there’s plenty in the cart.
In response to the pandemic, the Canadian government introduced support programs that could benefit U.S. multinationals.
French court expands definition of dependent agent for purposes of Permanent Establishment (PE) determination.
The IRS seeks to improve compliance related to tax-exempt hospitals establishing and implementing financial assistance policies.
From investing to accounting to compliance, digital solutions are now able to improve each of a family office’s operational components.
Managing significant tax changes will ensure individuals and businesses are positioned for success for the remainder of 2021 and beyond.
RSM has created a proven methodology to identify and act on emerging risks throughout a bank’s portfolio. It’s done with machine learning.
Real estate investors must ensure they can create something out of a distressed real estate asset once they own it.
What are the top trends for food and beverage businesses? From consumer preferences to M&A and rising costs, there’s much to chew on.
Overwhelmed consumers facing a sea of options for streaming services have zeroed in on which platforms work for them—and which don’t.
Learn how CARES Act relief can affect current and future awards and timing considerations for government contractors.
From booming venture capital to the increasing popularity of SPACs, we don’t expect tech investment to cool off anytime soon.
The American Rescue Plan Act will provide a robust tail wind to the domestic economy as it recovers from the pandemic.
With a focus on ESG initiatives, real estate investors should consider C-PACE, a public-private financing option.
Pandemic highlights the need for better use of data among health care providers. One opportunity is through better use of data analytics.
While sponsors may rightfully be focused on sourcing deals and raising capital, they should not overlook the impact of tax incentives.
From retroactivity to loss of planning techniques, this year we face a unique set of concerns when considering gift and estate planning.
The RSM US Middle Market Business Index declined modestly in February to 120.5 from 123.8 the month before.
Manufacturing companies will need to pay close attention to the impacts of the post-Brexit trade deal as they come into clearer focus.
Family offices are benefitting from dashboard technology that integrates real-time data to support strategic planning and decision-making.
Despite receipt of PPP loans, hospitality businesses may be eligible for retroactive 2020 and new 2021 credits.
Parts shortages have been more challenging to navigate as the auto industry has ramped up production to meet unexpected demand.
Services firms should capitalize on low interest rates to access low-cost capital and make long-term strategic investments in technology
Government transfers from the end-of-year fiscal aid package were the primary catalyst for the increase in income and jump in spending.
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Middle market companies saw a sharp uptick in cyberattacks in the past year, according to an RSM US Middle Market Business Index survey.
The volume and dollar value of public listings went on a tear last year as private companies took advantage of a bullish stock market.
Businesses have the opportunity to accelerate opportunities and provide a more equitable working environment in light of the pandemic.
The Biden administration clearly intends to err on the side of a return to full employment as soon as possible.
2020 was a volatile year for the energy industry. As challenges remain, oil and gas companies should focus on these eight key trends.
Business sentiment among middle market executives rose in the first quarter 2021, according to the current Middle Market Business Index.
A discussion of the accounting implications when a donor plans to use a donor-advised fund for a promise to give.
Individuals may be eligible for a valuable incentive to reduce federal income tax liability for contributing to a 401(k) plan.
We are boosting the efficiency and quality of audits of the future with artificial intelligence and machine learning, and augmented reality.
Companies doing business in, or through India, should evaluate the impact proposed in the India’s 2021 budget released Feb. 1.
With the economy on the verge of robust expansion, banking organizations can help businesses grow and benefit themselves.
RSM identifies five strategies, beyond cost-cutting, for hotel owners and operators to survive the COVID-19-induced downturn.
Reduction of participation exemption for dividends and capital gains earned by Spanish entities increases corporate tax rates by 1.25%.
A single-debtor Chapter 11 reorganization, may trigger a Form 8937 filing requirement for the reorganized company. Learn more about it.
The Employee Retention Credit provides liquidity benefits for many businesses and was significantly expanded for 2020 and 2021.
Low interest rates provide government contractors opportunities to access low-cost capital and make long-term strategic investments.
Here are some areas in which CMOs, CROs and life sciences companies with established product pipelines might consider investing right now.
By investing too early in a distressed asset, you may end up overpaying. Too late, and the attractive investments may have been snapped up.
Should hospitals and other health care providers take advantage of this time of historically low interest rates to borrow and invest?
Stimulus legislation extends through 2021 the 100% of AGI deduction for itemizers and availability of a deduction for non-itemizers.
Colorado enacts law restoring certain deductions related the to the CARES Act for both business and individual taxpayers.
Effective January 1, Oregon businesses and individuals in the Portland area have additional regional and county taxes on income and wages.
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Despite the challenges of the most intense phase of the pandemic, sentiment among middle market business executives rose in January.
Investment partnerships face a complex landscape when it comes to tax compliance. The solution lies in partnership tax technology.
Companies across the entire industrial space should assess what low interest rates mean for potential strategic investments
Middle market funds can bring in more equity by offering more favorable terms to LPs, but may be better off with investors who trust them.
Low interest rates are providing a rare opportunity for many consumer products businesses to access low-cost capital for key investments.
Modify or upgrade applications to function with the most current API versions to avoid any disruptions caused by retired versions.
In this month’s feature, we evaluate Spring ’21 release changes to Process Builder, as well as how Optimizer can improve system performance.
Sweeping changes are coming. Don’t let required capitalization of research expenditures wreak havoc on your tax return.
Auto financing is a competitive field. Understand how your organization can stand out and why a service-oriented organization is critical.
Information on the instant asset write-off and tax loss carryback measures in Australia with potential tax savings for clients.
Learn the importance of discussing with a plan advisor how best to customize plan fees based on circumstance and available options.
What many ERISA plan sponsors consider “reasonable” fiduciary responsibility for plan document retention may not comply with IRS rules.
Devaluation caused by the pandemic may turn your company into a PFIC. However, there may be ways to mitigate tax costs.
A look at the changing regulatory landscape for the financial services industry under the Biden administration.
The Department of Labor is working on guidance addressing cybersecurity issues as they relate to plan sponsors and third-party providers.
Low interest rates provide an opportunity for real estate investors to access low-cost capital and make long-term strategic investments.
Now that we are post-Brexit and new rules have been released, companies must quickly move from planning to execution stage.
A consequence of COVID-19 reductions is potential partial plan termination. Learn the requirements of a partial plan termination.
Tax technology tools are always changing. Innovation can’t outpace you if you’re prepared with the right data and the right team.
Privately held C corporations may be able to maximize gain exclusions and unlock a lower corporate tax rate through section 1202.
Effective Jan. 1, 2021, the long-standing terminating business gain exclusion for unincorporated business tax purposes is eliminated.
Management fees paid to shareholders not made purely for services and unreasonable in amount are not deductible under section 162.
Re-engineered P3s: Engineering companies are examining their opportunities to help create value for their clients.
While 2021 may turn into a feeding frenzy for private equity, longer-term investors can remain as selective as they’ve always been.
Learn about strategies to manage your SOX program while facing unprecedented business challenges and changing guidance during COVID-19.
The responsibility of selecting and monitoring the plan’s menu of investments is designated to a retirement plan investment committee.
Reverse sales and use tax audits can help businesses improve cash flow and provide long-term tax compliance improvements.
The best way to handle a state or local tax controversy is to build a strong foundation of pre-controversy preparation.
Middle market funds can bring in more equity by offering more favorable terms to LPs, but may be better off with investors they trust.
Biden’s campaign proposed tax increases that affect family offices, including rate hikes on corporations and wealthy individuals.
From IT architecture to ESG issues, digital transformation is central to each of the key manufacturing trends RSM has identified.
Learn how Erika plans to fulfill her dreams through RSM's Pursue Your Passion program.
Brexit was signed on Dec. 31, bringing some degree of resolution but leaving many questions for the financial services industry.
Learn practical steps for conducting an internal fraud investigation in the new remote work environment triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the uptick of SPAC mergers, this Texas truck electrification business recently went public via a SPAC with the help of RSM.
This year, the health care sector could not even wait until the second full week of January to kick off an acquisition announcement spree.
According to recent data, gas prices for consumers peaked in late 2018 as the global manufacturing recession took hold.
The ambitious plan addresses the public health crisis, pandemic economy damage and the rollout of a national vaccination program.
A confluence of recent events has set the stage for a significant increase in fiscal outlays this year that will boost growth in the economy
The DoD has updated its DFARS rules from the existing clause to three new clauses to allow enforcement of CMMC for DoD contracts.
Iowa taxpayers making computer and computer peripheral purchases have new guidance for determining what items qualify for exemption.
A confluence of events and policy shifts has coalesced into a unique opportunity for middle market firms to make strategic investments.
The OECD’s guidance illustrates how the pandemic may impact arm’s length results, including lower profits and even losses.
Utilizing data as a tool to drive greater efficiency and better decision-making in your nonprofit organization.
Report explores the expectations of senior executives at middle market businesses as the Biden administration takes over.
Successful organizations must now strategically leverage their benefits programs to become an employer of choice.
Plan sponsor actions to incorporate the provisions of the SECURE and CARES Acts into their plan documents and plan administration.
Taxpayers should familiarize with Biden’s plan, remain vigilant for developments and position themselves to act at the appropriate times.
In this issue, we discuss how to best handle 2021 after a tumultuous 2020. Other topics include labor and workforce, human capital and more.
In the current environment, firms need to address their digital strategy to remain competitive and deliver the value to their clients.
From pandemic relief funding concerns to insurability challenges, what are behavioral health CFOs thinking about in 2021?
Despite their competitive tax advantage, REITs are subject to a complex set of compliance rules which include quarterly asset tests.
Once becoming a publicly owned company, the SPAC transaction journey must be undertaken with advanced planning.
States may not allow the gross income tax exclusion provided by the federal program, resulting in taxable discharge of indebtedness income.
Employers impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for payroll tax credits and deferrals reportable on their quarterly payroll tax returns.
Businesses with San Francisco activity should be prepared to understand a number of recent changes and updates to city tax law.
The Employee Retention Tax Credit was significantly expanded by the federal relief and stimulus package finalized Dec. 27, 2020.
Business and professional services providers should consider whether sales tax collection is necessary in the wake of the Wayfair decision.
The RSM US Middle Market Business Index registered 121.2 in December, down only modestly from 123 in November.
Georgia has expanded the state jobs tax credit to apply to businesses hiring telecommuting employees in 2020 or 2021.
Trends influencing the asset management industry: RSM identifies 10 key trends shaping the asset management industry of the future.
Until a significant amount of the population is vaccinated, widespread remote work will continue to be a standard practice for businesses.
A critical conversation is needed in corporate America to address the racial wealth gap and inequity embedded in the U.S. economy.
A coronavirus vaccine cannot come soon enough for the operators of facilities that house the nation’s elderly.
The economic distortions of the pandemic are becoming increasingly evident in the divergent fortunes of U.S. workers.
Aid package will bolster U.S. growth conditions in the first half of 2021, likely preventing another economic downturn previously implied.
A look at the impact of Brexit on tax treaties and on the operation of tax law internationally in the new year.
Learn more about the U.S. attribute reduction rules for stand-alone C corporations and how they apply to federal consolidated return groups.
The package provides additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program and allows certain borrowers to draw second round of PPP funding
Congress passed a $900 billion rescue package that includes funds for midsize companies, direct payments to households and jobless benefits.
Some common paid time off (PTO) policy features cause taxable income to unexpected parties at unexpected times. Learn more here.
Members of pass-through entities must conduct thorough modeling to determine whether a workaround is ultimately beneficial.
Updated emergency regulations and revised guidance explains the duration of COVID-19 nexus and withholding policies.
Some European member states are extending the application of the anti-hybrid rules to common non-abusive structures.
How can businesses navigate the current geopolitical environment? Businesses want certainty and for their investments to be protected.
Asset managers adapt to the world of ESG investing as clients demand accountability on their investments’ impact.
The MMBI eased to 123.6 in November from 126.7 in October, reflecting stout middle market business conditions.
China has dominated global supply chains, but with rising labor costs, a U.S.-China trade war and the COVID-19 outbreak, this may change.
What CFOs learned by going through a virtual IPO: hiring, roadshow planning and the process of getting vetted by an outside accounting firm.
Companies contemplating a remote workforce should monitor the potential tax changes in states where employees may live and work.
Form 1099-NEC replaces Form 1099-MISC Box 7 (contractor compensation), but some compensation may be reported on both 1099-NEC and 1099-MISC
Technology is serving as a catalyst to reshape the economy and the construction industry is not immune to this digital transformation.
Market dominance by a narrow number of stocks has tempted investors to abandon diversification which is not the best long term strategy.
Employers may wish to pay Social Security taxes deferred under the CARES Act before the due date and should consider certain items.
Finding a Salesforce partner, part 6: Client participation in a Salesforce project is critical. Roles should be well coordinated.
After the US presidential election and looking ahead to a new year, most companies are still wondering when the world will return to normal.
Learn why the IRS is increasing its scrutiny on high net worth athletes and entertainers, and what can be done before an audit.
Middle market companies have deployed a variety of technology strategies to respond to the pandemic’s impact on their businesses.
If health care providers can’t support the receipt of pandemic relief funds, there will be significant questions about their sustainability.
Although some cities and states have imposed higher minimum wages, the federal minimum wage has not kept up with the times.
The Treasury Department is not extending nine of the 13 liquidity and lending programs aimed at easing the effects of the pandemic.
The possibility of 500 million vaccine doses produced domestically for distribution in 2021 carries potential impaired economic activity.
Real estate investors are ready to close the books on 2020. Here are 10 smart moves for real estate investors to consider at year’s end.
Asset managers face unique challenges incorporating digital assets into their portfolios – but it can be done.
RSM and PERE magazine discuss how technology is transforming real estate investors’ abilities to scenario plan and evaluate tax obligations.
Digital engagement, part 3: Engage with customer conversations across social channels with Salesforce Digital Engagement.
After a quiet period set off by the coronavirus pandemic, private equity deal activity in the United States surged through mid-November
With $30 trillion due to be inherited by mission-driven millennials, smart organizations are prioritizing ESG.
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the risk of noncompliance in an evolving sales and use tax compliance landscape.
Digital engagement, part 2: Salesforce Digital Engagement connects multiple messaging systems for a seamless customer service experience.
Digital engagement, part 1: Connect multiple digital channels into one, easy-to-manage platform seamlessly with Salesforce
Biden plans to expand Medicare, a move that the Congressional Budget Office estimates would cut drug spending by $450 billion over 10 years.
An improved customer claim journey can unlock a competitive advantage for insurers and win new business. Learn how here.
The immediate actions of the Biden administration will most likely be focused on efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Now that Democrats’ best-case scenario in the Senate is a 50-50 split, it is safe to expect significant challenges to tax policy changes.
Biden’s victory will inevitably lead to changes at the top of key regulatory agencies, which will help him push his regulatory agenda.
Newly released 2020 NetDiligence Cyber Claims Study emphasizes an ongoing and persistent cybersecurity threat to the middle market.
Middle market consumer loan companies and loan servicers will most likely face a dramatically different regulatory environment.
With Biden’s big-ticket items such as tax changes almost certainly off the table, the focus of banking will shift to regulation.
We expect the Biden administration will bring heightened oversight of anti-competitive behaviors, and the privacy and security of data.
We expect Biden to be more supportive of free trade, even though Biden’s “Buy American” proposal does reflect protectionism.
Based on Biden’s campaign platform, long-term capital gains, currently taxed at 20%, would be taxed at ordinary income rates.
Companies should assess Biden’s pledge to invest $1.7 trillion over the next 10 years toward the goal of achieving 100% clean energy.
The new Democratic White House hopes to usher in an extended period of greater government spending.
Biden will want to strengthen and expand the Affordable Care Act; however, he could face Senate opposition.
It remains to be seen whether the transition to the Biden administration will have a significant impact on the private equity industry.
What happens to the perception of hotel valuation and how does meaningful deal flow? RSM’s article for Hotel Executive explores the answer.
Creating community, part 5: Create and scale quality, collaborative partner portals using Salesforce Partner Experience Cloud.
A rebound in U.S. manufacturing sentiment to the pre-trade war levels of summer 2018 implies that the economy is moving toward recovery.
A confluence of trends linked to the pandemic has driven the price of used automobiles up by the quickest monthly gain since 1969.
The Fed remains the only game in town when it comes to providing sustained accommodation to an impaired economy.
A modest improvement. The RSM US Middle Market Business Index improved to 128.0 in September from 124.9 in August.
Creating community, part 4: Build self-service facilities using Salesforce to empower customers and enhance the customer service experience.
A recap of presentations, top questions and highlights from virtual sessions held at the 2020 RSM annual tax summit.
A sound compliance program will help protect your company from regulatory enforcement, should your industry become a target by regulators.
To deal with the economic fallout, auto manufacturers and suppliers have been forced to develop resilience and agility in real time.
Creating community, part 3: Quickly unlock the power of quality customer service interactions through Salesforce Knowledge.
The COVID economy and virtual transformation may provide the right opportunity to take control of supply chain management.
The political and social landscape in the oil and gas industry is changing, and companies without an ESG strategy will fall behind.
As investors increasingly focus on ESG issues, one important question remains: What is the true purpose of ESG?
Joe Biden’s projected victory implies a possible era of significant changes to address the pandemic, expand domestic health care, and more.
Recent changes by Indian tax authorities on taxing dividend distributions may impact U.S. investors’ repatriation of earnings.
The improvement in economic activity following the gradual reopening of the economy this spring bolstered middle market business sentiment.
Data is key to organization success. Transformation of an organization requires the dots to be connected in order to be successful.
Creating community, part 2: Salesforce Experience Cloud lets you create unique customer experiences that differentiate your website.
New state governments set to tackle raising revenue through new and increased taxes coupled with tax-related ballot measures.
A message from PGA TOUR professional and Team RSM member Davis Love III, welcoming you (virtually) to the 2020 RSM Classic.
Joe Biden’s tax plan will face challenges from a divided Senate, but there is a potential path to enacting at least some changes.
State tax planning opportunities to consider in light of COVID-19, the resulting economic crisis and evolving tax laws and regulations.
Section 1202 could provide small business investors with a complete exemption of gain realized from the sale of QSB stock.
Creating community, part 1: Unleash the interactive power of portals to add value, improve brand and increase loyalty.
No clear outcome Tuesday night brought uncertainty, financial market volatility and political risk across the business world.
Finding a Salesforce partner, part 5: Project methodology is where idea becomes reality. Is your partner primed to succeed?
A message from Team RSM Member, Zach Johnson, resident of Sea Island, GA, home of The RSM Classic, a PGA TOUR event.
RSM put out a guide to answer questions businesses may have about this new program, based on information from the Federal Reserve.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides options for small and midsize businesses facing liquidity challenges.
Are you managing your endowment funds under the current rules? See how you match up to these common issues in the application of UPMIFA.
Misconceptions about the federal research and development tax credit leave many companies paying more tax than required.
In this issue, we discuss financial wellness and the benefits to your workforce.
To get the corporate tax technology you covet, you will first need to convince the right people to give you funding. Here’s how to do it.
Transforming your customers service organization, part 7: Do more than keep up with the competition, innovate past them.
Transforming your customer service, part 6: Every interaction with your customer is part of brand perception. Do you send the right message?
Smart and effective use of data and analytics helps improve business performance, cut costs, and maximize profits.
Four states have adopted or are considering budgets without significant tax increases even considering pandemic shortfalls.
A federal data privacy standard is likely coming in the next few years, with some variation depending on the 2020 election outcome.
With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for capital markets.
With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for the TMT industry.
Learn how the U.S. Consolidated Return Unified Loss Rules affect mergers and acquisitions and how taxpayers can benefit from some elections.
Understanding customers, responding to marketplace shifts and leveraging digital can help middle market retailers this holiday season.
For middle market companies, ESG’s growing importance highlights the need to incorporate those practices into their business strategy.
With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for the life sciences industry.
Four easy steps to plan ahead to facilitate a faster recovery and minimize the chaos in the event of a ransomware attack.
Given the lack of due diligence executed for each PPP application, it’s likely there will be a number of violations uncovered in the future.
The CARES Act enacted a temporary suspension of the TCJA’s 80% limitation on the use of NOLs, this will impact FTC and ODL calculations.
We suggest stress-testing your supply chain to determine what the actual or opportunity costs of disruption might be.
With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for family offices.
With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for the banking industry.
The Covid-19 pandemic, economic uncertainty and significant social unrest have brought waves of change not seen in more than a century.
Tax planning opportunities for consideration in light of COVID-19, the resulting economic crisis, and evolving tax laws and regulations.
The PCI PIN program outlines the requirements for all organizations that manage or deploy PIN acceptance devices.
With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for the consumer products industry.
With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for the consumer products industry.
With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for the health care industry.
With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for the manufacturing industry.
With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for the private equity industry.
Environmental regulations and the use of federal lands for drilling activity are among the top issues for the industry.
Excise taxes can have a serious financial impact on business, yet many aren’t focused on the potential impacts.
Looming budget shortfalls coupled with tax-related ballot measures in many states could significantly affect 2021.
RSM’s Rapid Deploy for Service Cloud Voice gets remote workers productive with a cloud-based customer service center in just four weeks.
With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for government contracting.
The improvement in economic activity following the gradual reopening of the economy this spring bolstered middle market business sentiment.
You may or may not be surprised to learn that the ERP business is also booming, as companies push their systems to keep up.
For companies that may have dealt with a lab closure because of the pandemic, Scientist.com allows research to continue.
With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for various industries.
Transforming your customer service organization, part 5: Take full advantage of customer touchpoints to differentiate service, grow sales.
Comparing Trump and Biden's energy platforms - here’s a closer look at the candidates’ policies and platforms.
GP stakes investments—wherein investors acquire a minority interest in asset managers’ firms—continue to attract interest.
RSM identifies nine frequently asked questions (FAQs) about phantom stock plans, an incentive compensation tool.
Transforming your customer service organization, part 4: Today's customer expects more. Salesforce fuels innovation in service.
Finding a Salesforce partner, part 4: Look for a Salesforce service provider who knows your industry to designs your CRM system.
Transforming your customer service organization, part 3: Innovate at scale with Salesforce Customer 360 for a better customer experience.
How does enterprise resource planning help food manufacturers? Get six key areas ERP addresses challenges and accelerates business growth.
CFO Playbook Series, part 7: Boast financial results with intelligent performance and analytics, with KPIs to prioritize effort.
CFO Playbook Series, part 6: How to strengthen your financial controls, master governance, with 7 methods from RSM
CFO Playbook Series, part 5: Add agility to your business by automating financial processes, from ERP to artificial intelligence (AI).
CFO Playbook Series, part 4: Empower your people to help align your finance strategy and achieve the highest levels of success.
CFO Playbook Series, part 3: How to close with quality and flatten the curve process through a risk-based, data-driven approach.
CFO Playbook Series, part 2: Establish your finance foundation – process to perform with confidence with RSM.
CFO Playbook Series, part 1: Inspire an evolution by building and executing your strategic finance vision with RSM.
Forgiving commercial real estate debt brings tax implications: RSM tax professionals are working on solutions.
A business-minded approach: Cybersecurity for family offices begins with awareness of prevalent threats and their own risk profiles.
RSM India covers the complex cross-border tax considerations and reporting requirements applicable to nonresident Indians in this guide.
Key actions companies doing business in the United Kingdom should consider as the UK’s transitional period with the EU comes to an end.
A business did not owe tax on service contract fees, finding the receipts were sourced out-of-state rather than to in-state customers.
Hedge fund managers face a challenging environment as they pursue risk-adjusted returns. A key will be to hedge against volatility.
Over the past three decades, the velocity of money has generally declined as the Fed has imposed disinflationary policies.
The Federal Reserve is embarking on a new era in monetary policy, switching from a target of 2% inflation to a target range of 1% to 3%.
The Congressional Budget Office published its long-term budget outlook. Its forecast of debt-to-GDP ratio garnered all of the attention.
Only 38% of middle market executives noted an increase in capital expenditures in their businesses in a recent MMBI report.
Transforming your customer service organization, part 2: Agent productivity has a huge impact on customer and CSR satisfaction.
Long-term interest rates have undergone a profound shift that is likely to keep yields at extremely low levels in the near to medium term.
From care experience to regulatory support, children’s hospital leaders talk telehealth strategies at a recent roundtable
At RSM, we understand that diverse teams bring different ideas and perspectives to the table that help our clients and our people succeed.
Smart fashion and apparel companies are keeping it “light and right” when it comes to inventory choices as they plan for seasonal shifts.
Meet Leslie Sims and learn about how she manages work and family demands during these unusual times.
After the derecho, gaps in redundancy plans forced productivity to grind to a halt. Adjust your disaster response to avoid the same.
Whether developing drug therapies, designing medical devices, or more, life sciences companies have complex technology needs.
As retail bankruptcies persist, companies must understand the impact of bankruptcy as a strategic option for both the business and partners.
Transforming your customer service organization, part 1: Salesforce Service Cloud helps your team provide leading customer service, always.
Finding a Salesforce partner, part 3: Project plans should include in-depth plans that align to specific skill-sets and experience.
Changing regulations and a digital shift have led to profound changes in the way specialty finance companies interact with consumers.
Recently, actively managed funds have outperformed passively managed. Is this a cyclical pattern or is active investing the new normal?
From data breaches to malware, retailers—particularly those that have amplified their e-commerce efforts—must be mindful of cyberattacks.
Wouldn’t it be nice if we could automate your audit? How many hours have you spent sending reports and notes to your auditors?
In response to extreme bouts of market volatility, index providers disregard their standard rebalancing practices.
Visa’s TIP program is an alternative reporting process for the PCI DSS. Learn how to determine if it is right for your business.
As companies develop plans to return to the office, several differences exist in the strategies of small and large middle market businesses.
With the future of health care riding on the outcome of the November elections, RSM analyzed what lies ahead for businesses in the sector.