415 Group Partner Scott Whetstone Announces Retirement
415 Group announced today that Partner Scott Whetstone, CPA, MT, will retire on Nov. 4. “Having worked for more than four decades in the public accounting field, it’s a bittersweet decision to retire,” said Whetstone....READ MORE >
Help Older Adults Stand Up Against Scams
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently reported in financial exploitation cases that older adults lost an average of $34,200. Unfortunately, these funds are often never recovered. You can ensure this doesn't happen by learning more about...READ MORE >
Select the Right Health Insurance for Your Business
Back to September 2019 newsletter contentsSelect the Right Health Insurance for Your BusinessIf you have employees, you know how important health insurance is for your benefits package. It also takes a big bite out of your budget. Selecting...READ MORE >
Consider the Tax Before You Sell
In times of market volatility or when a financial need arises, it is only natural to consider selling some investments. Understanding the tax consequences is key to making an informed and planned decision. Here is what you need to know before you...READ MORE >
Effective Tax Planning Starts Now
With summertime activities in full swing, tax planning is probably not on the top of your to-do list. But putting it off creates a problem at the end of the year when there’s little time for changes to take effect. If you take the time to plan...
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Laying the foundation for a successful succession plan
As I prepare to retire from 415 Group this November, I’ve been reflecting on the succession process. When working in a service business like public accounting, you develop many personal relationships. These relationships, in many instances,...
Includes insights from Scott F. WhetstoneREAD MORE >
How to Prepare for Your Business' Future Cash-Flow Gaps
Ray Maynard, 415 Group Partner discusses how to get in front of your business' future cash-flow gaps.
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Payroll Fraud Schemes Every Business Should Know
According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, nearly 30 percent of businesses are victims of payroll malfeasance, with small businesses twice as likely to be affected than large businesses. Here are four scary payroll fraud schemes you...
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Projecting Cash Flow for Highly Leveraged Real Estate Projects
Chris Schatz, 415 Group Senior Manager discusses real estate transactions that are highly leveraged.
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Smart Tactics to Manage Student Debt
According to the Federal Reserve, U.S. student loan debt is now $1.5 trillion with more than 44 million borrowers. Only mortgage debt currently has bigger numbers among types of consumer debt. Even worse, more than 10 percent of these loans are past...READ MORE >
Cash Flow Concepts That Can Save Your Business
A sad and oft-repeated truth is that half of all new businesses fail within the first five years. Although many factors contribute to business failure, a common culprit is poor cash management. All businesses, large and small, must deal with the...READ MORE >
Make Setting Salaries Easier With These 5 Steps
Whether you are hiring for the first time, filling an open position, or conducting annual performance reviews, finding a salary range that attracts and retains valued employees can be a difficult task. Here are some suggestions to help make the...READ MORE >
415 Group Named Top Ohio Workplace
415 Group, a certified public accounting, business consulting and IT services firm, was named a top Ohio workplace by The Plain Dealer and Ohio Business Magazine. 415 Group ranked 55th on The Plain Dealer’s list of small-sized companies. The...READ MORE >
Why Your Business Should Implement Internal Controls
Dave Talenda, 415 Group Audit Partner discusses internal controls and the importance of internal controls within your organization.
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415 Group Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501 IT Managed Service Providers
Canton, Ohio (June 24, 2019) — 415 Group, a certified public accounting, business consulting and IT services firm, announced today that they have been named as one of the world’s premier IT managed service providers on the prestigious...READ MORE >