GAAP Alternatives for Financial Reporting

Finance and accounting officers will soon have GAAP reporting alternatives to simplify troublesome areas of financial reporting.  On Thursday, December 12, Private Company Council (PCC) member and Barnes Dennig Accounting & Audit Director, Tom Groskopf, CPA, shared his insights into the coming changes and how best to prepare for them.  

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Good News for Wholesalers Despite Future Downturn

Alan Beaulieu, Senior Economic Advisor at ITR Economics, predicts the US economy will continue to grow due to its entrepreneurial spirit and tolerance for risk that were proven during this quarter’s turbulent legislative climate. Wholesaler-distributors should experience growth for the remainder of 2013 and early 2014, but will encounter cyclical

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Municipal Tax Reform Bill Headed to Ohio Senate

The Ohio House of Representatives recently passed Substitute House Bill 5, legislation to revise laws governing Ohio’s notoriously complex municipal income tax system. Sub. H.B. 5: Simplifying Ohio’s Municipal Income Tax System Sub. H.B. 5, which was jointly sponsored by State Representatives Cheryl Grossman (R-Grove City) and Mike Henne (R-Clayton),

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Information Systems Controls Checkup: Preventing Financial Fraud

In today’s world of ever-evolving and increasingly sophisticated technology, a common business challenge revolves around IT controls, specifically with regards to fraud prevention.  Nearly every day one can open a newspaper to find yet another story about a company losing large sums of money to an employee whose access to

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Leveraging Technology on a Construction Jobsite

In today’s technology-driven world, a key challenge facing many construction companies revolves around the increasing demands for data.  Contractors are faced with the task of constantly reevaluating the technological competency of their field staff, thus determining how intelligently their jobsites are able to perform. Critical Technology for Contractors There are

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