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Another Year, Another New 1040
10/9/2019
In 2018, the government attempted to “simplify” the tax-filing process by drastically shortening Form 1040. The result was six new schedules that created a lot of confusion. Now the IRS is attempting to ease some of that pain by revising...
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Reminder: Time to Start the Financial Aid Process
10/9/2019
If you have a child in college or entering college during the next school year, you need to read this. You can now fill out your required Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) for the next school year. FAFSA...
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Amazon and eBay Sales Tax Alert
10/9/2019
If you or your business sells product on Amazon using the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) service, you are well into the multi-state sales tax mess ... even if you are not aware of it. You may be asking yourself: Do I now need to...
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Scott Whetstone, CPA, MT, announces retirement
415 Group Partner Scott Whetstone Announces Retirement
9/18/2019
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....
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The IRS Is Not Always Right
9/17/2019
A letter in the mailbox with the IRS as the return address is sure to raise your blood pressure. Here are some tips for handling the situation if this happens to you: Stay calm. Try not to overreact to the correspondence. They are often in...
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Help Older Adults Stand Up Against Scams
9/17/2019
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...
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Select the Right Health Insurance for Your Business
9/17/2019
 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...
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Consider the Tax Before You Sell
9/17/2019
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...
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Effective Tax Planning Starts Now
9/5/2019
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...
Includes insights from Todd J. Ruggles
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Laying the foundation for a successful succession plan
8/20/2019
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. Whetstone
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How to Prepare for Your Business' Future Cash-Flow Gaps
8/16/2019
Ray Maynard, 415 Group Partner discusses how to get in front of your business' future cash-flow gaps.
Includes insights from Raymond A. Maynard
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Payroll Fraud Schemes Every Business Should Know
8/16/2019
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...
Includes insights from Matt D. Campanale
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Projecting Cash Flow for Highly Leveraged Real Estate Projects
8/15/2019
Chris Schatz, 415 Group Senior Manager discusses real estate transactions that are highly leveraged.
Includes insights from Christina M. Schatz
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I Owe Tax on That?
8/14/2019
Wages and self-employment earnings are taxable, but what about the random cash or financial benefits you receive through other means? If something of value changes hands, you can bet the IRS considers a way to tax it. Here are five taxable items...
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Smart Tactics to Manage Student Debt
8/14/2019
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...
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Cash Flow Concepts That Can Save Your Business
8/14/2019
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...
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Make Setting Salaries Easier With These 5 Steps
7/19/2019
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...
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415 Group Named Top Ohio Workplace
7/15/2019
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...
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Why Your Business Should Implement Internal Controls
7/3/2019
Dave Talenda, 415 Group Audit Partner discusses internal controls and the importance of internal controls within your organization.
Includes insights from David J. Talenda
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415 Group Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501 IT Managed Service Providers
6/24/2019
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...
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