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  • Data Management: Keeping Patient Information Secure

    With today's rapid advances in technology, the health industry is being greatly affected, which means more potential for information breaches. Click through to learn how you can keep your patients' medical information secure and avoid a breach.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Your Internal Controls Are Weak

    Internal controls are essential to a properly run construction company, and it doesn't matter what size business you have. Click through for an introduction to internal controls and a discussion of why every company needs them.

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  • Navigating the Complexities of Accounting Standards

    For the cyclical construction industry, complex accounting standards may not have to be quite so complicated. Click through to learn how to simplify financial reporting.

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  • Why Occupational Safety and Health Administration Regulations Matter in Construction

    Do you have a complete understanding of how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration protects your company’s construction workers? Click through to learn some of the ways OSHA regulations can affect your employees and worksites.

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  • Five Real Estate Technologies Changing the Commercial Real Estate Landscape

    A number of innovative real estate technologies are transforming the commercial real estate landscape. Click through to discover how these innovations can help you improve the way you conduct business.

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  • What to Do if You're Audited

    It's every taxpayer's nightmare: Your tax return has been selected for examination. Your response will undoubtedly be "why me?" Click through to get some tips on how to respond to get through this as painlessly as possible.

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  • WebsterRogers Presentation: Manufacturing in South Carolina

    WebsterRogers will host a presentation on manufacturing in South Carolina on August 18, 2017. Please click the image above for more details.

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  • How Small Businesses Can Use Newsletters

    A newsletter is a cost-effective medium for building relationships with customers and prospects -- and even for recruiting. Click through to see how a newsletter can increase your awareness of your company.

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  • How to Choose a Financial Planner

    Financial planners advise clients on how best to save, invest and grow their money. Click through to see how they can help you tackle a specific financial goal like buying a house or getting a macro view of your money and the interplay of various assets.

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  • Save the Date!

    WebsterRogers will host a presentation on Manufacturing in South Carolina on January 23, 2018. Please click the image for more details.

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  • Essential Tips for Managing Your Construction Company's Inventory

    You may not think much about managing inventory when it comes to your construction business, but the truth is inventory is an important component. Click through for some easy-to-follow guidelines to help you organize and control your construction inventory.

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  • Are You Ready for the New Medicare Cards?

    Beginning April 1, 2018, CMS will begin mailing out the new Medicare cards that replace the current Social Security Number based health insurance card with 11-digit alpha numeric Medicare Beneficiary Identifier cards. Click through to learn more.

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  • WebsterRogers/RSM Manufacturing Webinar

    Please join us for the last issue in our four-part Manufacturing Issues and Insights Spring 2017 Webcast Series, which addresses your key challenges and opportunities within the manufacturing industry. From tax compliance to optimizing your finance function, risk management to accounting, you'll gain key insights that will improve your business going forward. Click the image for more information.

     

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  • Special Report: Exempt Versus Nonexempt Employees

    Special Report: Exempt Versus Nonexempt Employees

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  • What Does Depreciation Mean to Your Construction Business?

    Depreciation is the term used to describe the comparison between the cost of an asset and the income it could help your construction company earn.  Click through to learn how depreciation affects the way you run your construction business.

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  • Affordable Care Act: What Employers Need to Know

    When it comes to the ACA, what are your responsibilities as an employer? There is a long list of rules, options and requirements, and you need to know the basics. Click through for an overview of the law's requirements.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Understanding Dental Office Deductions

    Did you know that you can take a variety of tax deductions simply because you own a dental practice? Click through to gain new insight on tax breaks for expensive equipment in your office.

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  • How to Protect Your Estate From an Ex

    One of the most common motivations for using trusts is to minimize the risk that a future divorce will expose assets to the reach of your ex-spouse. Click through to become wise to practical steps to take to keep assets safe from your ex.

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  • What's the Best Payday Frequency?

    Depending on local rules, you might have a lot of leeway on how often to cut paychecks: every week, every other week, monthly. What is best for your company and your employees? Click through for the options, and the advantages of each.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Are You Confused by Your Medical Practice’s Banking Needs?

    Your medical office has different financial needs than a small business or an individual. Click through to learn how to sort through all the information and select the best banking solutions for your practice.

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  • An Introduction to the Sales Tax for Wholesalers

    In the United States, 45 states, and many cities and counties, have sales taxes. Click through to learn some basics about this important business tax.

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  • Three Things Commercial Real Estate Brokers Should Know About Amazon Go

    The news that Amazon could completely disrupt commercial real estate (CRE) by bringing their latest innovation to brick-and-mortar stores has some retailers worried. Click through for three things CRE brokers should know about Amazon Go that will replace your fear with cheer.

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  • College Savings Strategies

    It’s that time of year again, where millions of eager students will be leaving home to start their first year of college and, for a traditional student, this means 4 years of tuition, housing, books, and a host of other related fees.  As a parent, you want to do everything you can to see your child attend the best academic institution, but this can come with a hefty price tag.

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  • Social Security and Pensions: Post-Divorce Divisions

    Dividing assets after a marriage ends is never an easy proposition, and it can be especially difficult when Social Security and pensions are added to the mix. Click through for some insights into dividing these benefits.

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  • Benefit Transfers When a Spouse Dies

    A spouse dies. What happens to their benefits? This tiny question becomes quite giant when bills start piling up and you never had to pay any of them before. Click through to get some tips on how to handle this.

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  • Three Lessons Commercial Real Estate Can Learn from Big-Box Retail Failures

    Stalwart stores are closing their doors by the hundreds. An estimated half of these remaining stores will fail, and another 20% will struggle to refinance or restructure their debt. Click through to learn which lessons the commercial real estate market can glean from these big-box retail failures.

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  • OSHA Regulations and Why They Matter

    Do you have a complete understanding of how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration protects workers at your company? Click through to see some of the ways OSHA regulations affect the workplace.

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  • WebsterRogers Presentation: Manufacturing in South Carolina

    WebsterRogers will host a presentation on manufacturing in South Carolina on August 18, 2017. Please click the image for more details.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Handling Human Resources Issues in Your Medical Practice

    Human resources (HR) is a big industry in the business sector. Companies work with HR professions either as outsourced contractors or in-house experts for many good reasons. Click through to learn more about addressing HR issues in your medical practice.

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  • WebsterRogers Presentation: Manufacturing in South Carolina

    WebsterRogers will host a presentation on Manufacturing in South Carolina on August 18, 2017. Please click the image above for more details.

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  • Joint Tenancy: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

    Couples and business partners take title to each other's bank and brokerage accounts, as well as real estate and other personal property. They are joint tenants with rights of survivorship. Click through to see what you should consider before entering such arrangements.

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  • Is This Your Situation: You're Worried About Recordkeeping at Your Manufacturing Company

    Recordkeeping is essential for any business, but it is especially critical for your manufacturing company. How can you be sure you're in compliance? Click through to learn more about recordkeeping within a manufacturing setting.

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  • Five Cities Small Businesses Should be Watching for Commercial Real Estate

    Small businesses looking for a friendly place to expand now may find a gold mine of locales across the states. Some of these areas traditionally have not attracted small businesses. Click through to read about five places that small business should be watching.

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  • Know All About Your Miscellaneous Deductions

    Miscellaneous itemized deductions are deductible only if they exceed 2 percent of your adjusted gross income. You need to make sure that these deductions are ordinary, necessary and reasonable in amount, says the IRS. Click through to get specific details.

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  • The Essentials of Equipment Leasing for Construction Companies

    Did you know that companies can gain substantial savings by leasing equipment rather than buying it? Click through to learn how your construction company can benefit from equipment leasing.

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  • Keep Track of Paycheck Withholding

    You may want to check paycheck withholding, says the IRS. Withholding errors can lead to unpleasant surprises at tax time. Click through to consider several factors that may affect refunds or the taxes owed in 2018.

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  • Save the Date!

    WebsterRogers will host a presentation on Manufacturing in South Carolina on January 23, 2018. Please click the image for more details.

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  • How the Affordable Care Act Changes Doctors' Businesses

    Are you struggling to keep up with the rules and regulations of the Affordable Care Act? Do you feel that your practice is suffering? Click through for five ways that the ACA will affect your daily work as a physician.

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  • Learn the Secrets of Key Performance Indicators

    How do you know if you're doing well? It's a more complicated question than you may realize. Click through to learn about the different ways to measure your company's performance, and which ones are right for you.

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  • How Do You Handle Sales Tax?

    Does your company need to collect sales tax on purchases made in and out of state? If you’re not already familiar with this process, it can seem complicated. Click through to better understand the basics of sales tax for your products.

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  • Save the Date!

    WebsterRogers will host our Quarterly Manufacturing Presentation on July 24, 2018. We will have guest speaker Carol Robinson from Pillar Management Associates discussing Five Things You are Doing Wrong in Your Management Systems. During the second half of the presentation we will hear from our own Kevin Wise and Melinda Bedenbaugh as they explain the effects of the Supreme Court's decision in the historic Wayfair case that will change the way sales tax is captured in online sales. Please click the image for more details.

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  • Retirement Plans for Medical Offices

    Some people think that doctors have it made when it comes to their financial future. But it takes a lot of planning to ensure that you and your employees are secure. Click through to learn what you need to know to choose a retirement plan.

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  • Be Prepared and be an Early Adopter under MACRA

    On Oct. 14, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final rule to implement MACRA’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Alternative Payment models (APMs). Collectively, these programs are part of what CMS now calls the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Click the image to read more.

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  • Are New Sick Leave Rules Coming to Your Area?

    What seems like the mundane world of paid-time-off and sick-leave policies is receiving attention in the form of new regulations. Click through for some new rules in Chicago and Cook County -- they may come to your area next.

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  • A Simple Guide to Commercial Real Estate Appraisals

    If you're interested in hiring a professional to appraise your commercial property, there are some basics that you should brush up on first. Click through to find out more about the appraisal process and how to get started.

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  • Is This Your Situation: You're Looking for Technologies to Make Your Commercial Buildings Smarter

    With big names getting in the arena, smart technology is getting even smarter. But what place does smart technology have in commercial real estate ventures? Click through to learn more about options for your next project.

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  • Family and Medical Leave Act: How It Works

    The Family and Medical Leave Act was designed to help your employees take the time necessary for qualifying medical and family reasons. Click through to see how FMLA affects your business and how to implement best practices.

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  • Local Entertainment And Events Calendar

    You’ll always know where the fun’s going on with our interactive local events calendar featuring social sharing, images, videos and ticket links. Click through to see what's happening or to add your own local events.

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  • Four Amenities Today’s Tenant Demands in an Office Space

    Large cubicle farms are no longer the trend in office space. Today’s tenants are demanding much more creative space to retain a technology-centric and mobile workforce that is constantly changing. Click through to read about four amenities office space tenants are seeking.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Trying to Manage Seasonal Construction Budgets

    When the sun is shining and the temperatures are warm, it can be hard to remember that construction is largely a seasonal business. Click through to find out what happens in the dead of winter when you don't have work for your seasonal employees.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Trying to Save Money by Sharing a Work Environment

    Co-working is sweeping the nation and is especially popular among younger workers and freelancers. Can it be effective for your commercial real estate venture? Click through to see whether you can save money by sharing a work environment.

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  • The Complex World of Flood Insurance

    Many people don't think they need flood insurance, but they do. Others think they have it, but they don't. Flood insurance is a complex topic. Click through for an introduction to flood insurance that can save you a fortune.

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  • Uncover the Tax Basics for Charitable Contributions

    Everyone knows that charitable donations are deductible, but there are a lot of subtleties. Before you add up your deductions, make sure they're eligible. Click through for some basics on charitable giving.

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  • Doctors in Partnerships: Know the Legal and Financial Basics

    Are you in practice with another physician? Click through to learn about the best way to organize your practice.

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  • Is This Your Situation: You Need a Manager at Your Manufacturing Company

    You can't be everyone, so you have to rely on someone else for day-to-day management. How do you know if you're hiring the right manager for your manufacturing business? Click through to learn more about making the best hiring decisions for management in your company.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Deciding Whether Contractors Can Claim R&D Benefits

    You may be able to take advantage of some valuable research and development tax benefits — that is, if you know the rules and how to take advantage of these provisions.  Click through to learn the basics of the potentially lucrative R&D provisions for contractors.

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  • Don't Forget Your Military Tax Breaks

    Whether you haven't yet filed taxes for this year or are already doing tax planning for next year, consider these often-forgotten breaks. Click through for an introduction to the tax benefits the federal government offers to military personnel.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Concerned Your Construction Company Is Undercapitalized

    A lack of capital can prove to be a major downfall in any construction business, but you can be prepared to face challenges if you carefully plan ahead. Click through for tips to start any construction project on the right path.

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  • Telehealth Becoming More Prevalent in the Healthcare Industry

    Telehealth is continuing to be a growing facet of the healthcare services delivery model. Click through to learn more.

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  • A Fresh Look at Revenue Management for the Construction Industry

    Managing revenue can be a complicated process and a major challenge for construction companies, especially in a modern economy. Click through for some insights into this important aspect of construction management.

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  • Construction Companies Go Green

      It pays to be environmentally sound. Click through to read how the construction industry is greening its energy sources and improving its bottom line.

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  • Combating Fraud in Healthcare

    In the performance of my job as an auditor, I am required at the beginning of each engagement to ask key people in management, finance and operations whether they are aware of any fraud or allegations of fraudulent behavior in their entity, and about their assessment of whether an undiscovered fraud is be perpetrated in the entity.  Almost to a man/woman, they know of no fraud, have heard of no allegations of fraud, and don’t believe that any fraud is being perpetrated.

    Most of them are wrong.

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  • To Lease or to Buy -- That Is the Question

    It's an age-old question, whether a company is better off leasing or buying. But have you given it real thought? Click through to drill down into the details and learn what leasing, as opposed to buying, really means.

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  • Adult Children and Filial Responsibility Laws

    In some jurisdictions, special laws may require adult children to contribute to their parents' care if Medicare isn't yet applicable. But federal rules may actual block their enforcement. Click through to learn more about filial responsibility.

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  • Social Security Administration Corrects Its Taxable Amount

    In a rare move, the SSA has adjusted its already released 2018 ceiling figure. Some individuals may see minor changes in their pay, and companies will have to revise their numbers starting in 2018. Click through for the full story.

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  • Special for Health Care: Know Your Business Taxes

    The devil is in the details when it comes to taxes and other payroll-related issues. Fortunately, the IRS is ready to help. Click through for an introduction to helpful guidance.

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  • Construction Companies: Know Your R&D Benefits

    The good news is that the federal government is granting some powerful tax benefits. But the rules can be very complex. Click through to learn the basics of the potentially lucrative R&D provisions.

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  • Medical Offices: Knowing a Contractor from an Employee

    Before you hire someone to work in your medical practice you need to determine whether you’re looking for an employee or a contractor. Click through to learn the difference in status so you don't end up in legal trouble later.

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  • Getting a Break From a Spouse's Tax Error

    If you sign a joint return, the IRS may be able to collect any outstanding tax relating to that return from you -- even if your spouse was the one who reported incorrectly. Click through to discover the ways you can escape paying your spouse's tax.

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  • Social Security Taxes: The Basics Heading into 2017

    Social Security may be universal, but not every employer knows the details or is aware of its essential responsibilities. Click through for an introduction to key facts on Social Security and what you must do for your employees.

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  • The Pros and Cons of Becoming an ESOP

    An employee stock ownership plan can be just the ticket for the right kind of company. How does it work, and is it the right model for your business? Click through for an introduction to this popular method for owning a company.

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  • Assessing the Health of Your Retirement Plan

    If you’re a physician getting ready for retirement, or simply want to plan ahead, we have the advice you need. Click through for tips on how to take advantage of options available specifically for physicians.

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  • 5 Ways to Avoid Micromanaging Your Staff

    It's a difficult line to walk: you have to properly supervise your staff, but if you spend too much time guiding them in their tasks, you squash initiative and destroy morale. Click through for some tips to avoid the micromanagement trap.

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  • How Does Cost Segregation Affect Your Manufacturing Operations?

    Cost segregation is used to classify assets for federal tax purposes. By using cost segregation for your manufacturing company, you can reduce your tax liability. Click through to learn more about making tax regulations work for you.

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  • What to Do if Your Business Is Audited

    An eerie feeling comes over you when the IRS determines your business owes tax money. Click through to get the scoop on IRS audits of business tax returns.

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  • Manufacturing Trifecta: Basic Management Issues

    Headline-grabbing manufacturing stumbles can cost your company more than just a fine. Click through to cover a trio of basic management issues.

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  • Don't Let Undercapitalization Affect Your Construction Company

    A lack of capital can be the bane of your construction business, but you can make sure you're ready to go if you plan carefully beforehand. Click through for some tips on how to start on the right foot with any project.

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  • RSM/WebsterRogers Healthcare Webinar co-sponsored by SCHFMA

    Join us for the last issue in our four-part Healthcare Industry Issues and Insights Spring 2017 Webcast Series that tackles the most pressing challenges affecting your organizations. From supply chain and budget forecasting to risk assessment and population health management, get in-depth insights and strategic actions to apply to your biggest business issues. Click the image for more information.

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  • Health Savings Account Limits Change for 2017

    Early this year, the IRS increased the health savings account contribution amount for 2017. And there are other changes as well. Click through to see how these modifications may affect you.

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  • Fair Labor Standards Act and Construction Jobs: Learning the Rules for Posters

    Are your construction employees aware of their rights on the job? Are you using the FLSA posters to give them the most important information on minimum wages? Click through to learn how to keep your construction company compliant.

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  • Make Adjustments Now to Avoid Multiple Pain Points

    Beginning January 1, 2017, physicians can start participating in Medicare's Quality Payment Program (QPP). In order to avoid facing multiple pain points, now is the time to make final adjustments for the new value-based payment system. Click the image above to learn more.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Facing Your Concerns About Revenue Management in Construction

    Managing revenue can be a complicated process and presents a major challenge for construction companies, especially in a modern economy. Click through for insights into this important aspect of construction management.

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  • Budgeting Success for the Construction Industry

    Everyone knows what budgeting is, but have you really applied it, in a formal way, to your business? Click through for a brief introduction to budgeting, to help you make it an integral part of your daily work.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Calculating the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

    It's not too late to claim your small business health care tax credit. Click through to find out how.

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  • How to Provide Vacation and Sick Time For Your Medical Office Staff

    Time off is a critical benefit for your medical office staff. It reduces stress when they are too sick to come in the office and gives them breaks to stay energized while they’re working. Click through for a doctor’s guide to vacation, sick leave and more.

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  • Want to Succeed? Become a Joiner!

    Becoming a member of professional organizations can help you strengthen your network, furthering your career. Click through to see how you can enhance your professional development through business associations.

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  • WebsterRogers Presentation: Manufacturing in South Carolina

    WebsterRogers will host a presentation on Manufacturing in South Carolina on November 8, 2017. Please click the image for more details.

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  • What to Know About 'Power of Attorney'

    A power of attorney allows you to appoint a person or organization to manage your affairs if you become unable to do so. Click through to discover the different types of powers of attorney with different levels of control.

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  • MACRA: Financial uncertainty ahead

    MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act) was passed by Congress in 2015 to change the way physicians are reimbursed by Medicare. However, because this complicated law can be confusing to understand, its effects are uncertain. Click the image above to learn more.

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  • Form I-9: What's the Latest?

    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new Form I-9 back in 2017. Are you up to date with this important form? Click through to learn about the changes and how the new form differs from older versions.

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  • In Search of a Financial Advisor

    Almost everyone could use some help managing their money, from the modest to the wealthy. How do you find someone reliable? Click through for some insights into choosing and working with a financial advisor.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Are You Concerned About Budgeting for Your Construction Business?

    Establishing a budget for your construction business can be overwhelming. Given the variable costs of labor and materials, and the dozens of other factors, it can seem impossible to set and adhere to a budget. Click through to find out more about setting a budget for your construction business.

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  • Questions and Answers on Government Contracts

    When it comes to dealing with the feds, everyone has questions. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions, and responses. Click through to get the inside scoop!

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  • Should You Consider Owning a Franchise?

    Maybe you're tired of working for someone else. But starting your own business can be risky. A middle ground for many is the franchise -- be your own boss, but with the backing of a big company. Click through to see if this is the right move for you.

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  • Know the Secrets Behind 'Miscellaneous Deductions'

    Tax breaks that don't fit into a particular category; what would you call them? Yup, that's what the IRS did -- miscellaneous deductions. Click through and see the one-hit wonders -- maybe you'll see a deduction you haven't considered yet.

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  • Using Myers-Briggs to Help with Hiring

    Every company is looking for an edge in finding and hiring the best people. One key tool is the Myers-Briggs test. Click through to learn what this test can, and cannot, do, and how you should implement it.

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  • Can Too Many Apps Make You Less Productive?

    Apps are all the rage when it comes to personal and business organization. Even your medical office can benefit from some of these great new productivity apps. But when should you say enough is enough? Click through to learn the common pitfalls of productivity apps.

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  • Get the Lowdown on Probate -- And How to Avoid It

    Almost everyone has heard the term "probate," but many have only a vague idea of what it means and all the steps involved. Click through for an introduction to the probate process, and tips on how to get through it or even avoid it entirely with trusts.

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  • Keep Your Homeowners Insurance Current

    Homeowners insurance isn't about buying it once and then forgetting about it. You have to repeatedly check it to make sure you're fully protected. Click through to learn how to stay current with your insurance.

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  • Save the Date!

    WebsterRogers will host a presentation on Healthcare Updates and 2018 CMS Updates on December 6, 2017. Please click the image for more details.

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  • Get a Tax Break From Past-year Losses

    There are many tax breaks out there, but some of them are a little harder to unearth than others. If you've had a year when deductions exceeded income, you may be entitled to a refund. Click through for an intro to the complex rules surrounding net operating losses.

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  • Running Your Medical Office Like a Business

    Your medical office is responsible for a lot more than just treating patients. There is an entire business aspect to running your practice, and without the right systems in place, you may find yourself working too hard to ensure its success. Click through to learn how you can run your medical office like a business.

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  • The Future of Work: Digital Transformation

    Digital transformation is impacting all aspects of our lives. The typical office worker is becoming a thing of the past. Click through to discover the future of work and your place in it.

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  • Reminders Regarding CMS

    Quality performance indicated from 2016 PQRS and QRUR reports will indicate the payment adjustments that will impact the providers’ reimbursement in 2018. Those who report satisfactorily for the 2016 program year will avoid the 2018 PQRS downward payment adjustment of 2%. Click the image to learn more.

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  • Attracting New Physicians to Your Private Practice

    In a world where now one in four medical practices are hospital-owned, there are some challenges to attract the new and talented doctors into private practice. Make sure your practice is well equipped to effectively utilize all the opportunities and benefits of being privately owned. Click through to learn how WebsterRogers can help with the operational and administrative demands practices face daily.

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  • Learn the Estate Planning Angle for 529 Plans

    Almost everyone knows that 529 plans can be a great way to save for college. In addition, they also have some powerful estate-planning features. Click through to learn the full story behind 529 plans.

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  • Are Insurance Premiums Crippling Your Bottom Line?

    Managing a construction company means thinking strategically about insurance. You need it, but you don't want to overspend. Click through to learn how to take insurance choice and negotiating to the next level.

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  • Going Green With Construction

    It seems that the way of the future is green, and that means construction too. How can builders jump on the eco bandwagon? Click through for some tips on getting started going green.

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  • Six Sigma: The Key to Quality Improvements

    It's one of those terms that's always a buzzword. But what does it really mean, and how can it help you? Click through to learn the basics of Six Sigma and what it can mean for your company.

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  • Don't Let Undercapitalization Affect Your Manufacturing Company

    What is undercapitalization? It means you may not have enough money to keep going. Click through to learn how undercapitalization can affect your manufacturing facility, and what you can do to avoid it.

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  • Five Ways Drones Are Relevant to Commercial Real Estate

    Although the talk of drones upending commercial real estate (CRE) has died down over the past few months, drones remain a relevant CRE topic, and they’re good for more than just taking pictures. Click through to read how and where drones are being used in the CRE market.

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  • Budgeting Success for the Manufacturing Industry

    Do you have a clear idea of your annual budget? Click through to read more about how to create a successful budget for your manufacturing company.

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  • Three Reasons You Should Pay Your Manufacturing Employees More

    How have you determined the rates of pay for your production employees? Do you think your rates are competitive in the market? Click through to learn some of the reasons why you might want to raise your pay rates today.

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  • How Small Biz Can Win with the WOTC

    There's an opportunity to offer help to needy groups while obtaining tax credits for your company -- a true win-win. Click through to get the details on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit program.

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  • A Fresh Look at Revenue Management for the Manufacturing Industry

    Can your manufacturing facility benefit from a fresh look at revenue management? Click through to learn about the new world of revenue management and how it can affect your business.

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  • Recordkeeping Rules for Your Manufacturing Company

    Recordkeeping isn’t simple for any industry, but it is particularly crucial for your manufacturing company. Click through to learn more about how to properly follow recordkeeping rules, to better run your company and remain compliant with rules and regulations.

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  • Five Industrial Renovation Projects That Are Turning Heads

    Some industrial renovation projects are so complete that you never would guess how the site previously was used. Imagine the possibilities afforded by dormant industrial parks. Click through for details about five once-abandoned spaces that have been overhauled into notable industrial renovation projects.

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  • Multifamily Market Growth Continues Nationwide

    Multifamily has staked its claim at the top of the commercial real estate chain for the past several years. Like all things, this continued growth will end, right? Or will it at least slow down? Click through to read about trends in the multifamily market across the country.

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  • Four Reasons Developers Love Lifestyle Centers

    Landlords and owners of mega malls and strip malls across the country are biting their nails over the dismal performance of these once-vibrant places. Quality developers who understand lifestyle centers are in high demand. Click through to read how this new real estate model is providing a lifeline.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Figuring Out R&D Credits

    You've heard there may be tax breaks for research and development, but the rules can be complex. Click through to learn how to take advantage of R&D credits.

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  • What to Do After a Hurricane

    Did you just get through hurricane? Do you know someone who did? Now comes the time to rebuild and repair homes, businesses and communities. Click through for a helping hand to get you -- or your friends and family -- through the coming weeks.

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  • What Are the Tax Ramifications of the Affordable Care Act?

    The Affordable Care Act is directly related to your small-business taxes in numerous ways. Click through to learn more.

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  • Taking Care of the Family Business for the Next Generation

    In family-owned businesses, the family's wealthy and the company itself are bound together, financially and psychologically. Creating an estate plan is especially important in this situation, and complex. Click through to get a handle on your family business.

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  • Welcome!

    We are excited to bring you our newly re-designed newsletter.  Our goal is to provide you with useful, interesting and timely information to help you and your business improve.  This newsletter will be published monthly as we’ve found our clients and contacts feel once a month satisfies their needs (we all get enough emails). The content will focus on issues related to manufacturing companies and their employees. Click the image to read more.

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  • Know your status under MIPS

    CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) is in the process of sending participation status letters to physicians and other clinicians who must take part in MIPS (Merit-based Incentive Payment System), an important part of the new Quality Payment Program (QPP) to avoid the 4% payment reduction. Click the image above to learn more.

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  • Financial Reporting

    Determining which basis of accounting to utilize in preparing the financial statements of an entity can be a confusing process. Management needs to start with determining if there are third party requirements, such as debt covenants or other agreements that may impact the decision. Click the image above to learn more.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Overwhelmed by Manufacturing Tax Credits

    There are many provisions that specifically apply to manufacturing businesses, but information can be complicated and difficult to navigate. Click through to find out what you can do today to get special tax credits and deductions for your operations.

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  • Reducing Fraud and Other Advantages Cloud (web-based) Accounting Can Give Healthcare Practices

    Healthcare practices can be some of the toughest businesses to manage.  Click through to learn how cloud accounting can help you manage your healthcare practice.

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  • Is Overtime Beneficial to You or Your Employees?

    There is a perception in many jobs that the more hours you put in, the more productive you are. But that's often not the case. Click through to learn the truth about overtime.

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  • QSEHRA: A New Healthcare Reimbursement Option for Small Employers

    A brand new law, the 21st Century Cures Act, is making it possible for small employers to reimburse employees for the cost of medical expenses and health insurance premiums for themselves and their families. Click the image to read more.

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  • Determining the Right Level of Accounting Support for Your Medical Practice

    Your attention rightly is focused on the well-being of your patients, but you can’t overlook the financial health of your medical practice. Click through to learn how to improve operating efficiency and increase collections.

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  • From our client: LaserForm & Machine, Inc.

    "Making the switch to WebsterRogers has been a great decision. The WebsterRogers team has been extremely helpful in the onboarding process, making what would otherwise be a difficult transition a smooth one. Their hands-on attitude..." Click the image to read more

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  • The Importance of Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts in Estate Planning

    Life insurance is an asset we all need to help protect our families, businesses and provide financial security in the future.  In addition to the traditional view of life insurance as a source of replacement income for our families in case of death, life insurance can also be used as a resource to help pay estate taxes and protect wealth in an individual’s estate plan. Click on the image above to learn more.

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  • 2017 Economic and Risk Outlook

    What can you expect for 2017, and what are the “hot” risks to mitigate? To provide insight regarding these questions RSM US, LLP held its 2017 Economic and Risk Outlook event on January 9, 2017. The event featured content developed and presented by both RSM’s Chief Economist and National Leader for Risk Advisory Services. Click the image to read more.

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  • Are Adult Children Responsible for Their Parents' Care?

    Are adult children responsible for their parents' medical care, not just morally, but legally? Click through to learn what the rules are if you're one of the many people who live in a filial care state.

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  • How to Be an Executor

    It may be your duty someday to carry out the final wishes of a family member or close friend. What are you responsibilities? Click through to find what you need to know as an executor, and where you can get help.

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  • Save the Date!

    WebsterRogers will host another presentation on Manufacturing in South Carolina. Please click the image above for more details.

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  • Save the Date!

    WebsterRogers will host another presentation on Manufacturing in South Carolina. Please click the image above for more details.

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  • Four Ways the Millennial Tech Culture Is Changing Commercial Real Estate

    Studies show that millennials are energy conscious and technology driven as well as attracted to innovations. This generation is breaking all previous trends for adults in their age-group. Click through to learn how traits typical of this generation are changing commercial real estate.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Concerned About Payroll During a Disaster

    The storm of the century, massive flooding, or sheets of ice on the roadways are all potential reasons to close your medical office. But what about your employees? Click through to learn what you can do about office closures and managing your payroll.

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  • How to Communicate With Your Staff

    The quality of your senior management's internal communication says a lot about your company. Click through to see plenty of ways to continue to improve workplace communication.

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  • Integrating Continuous Improvement Into Your Business

    Of course you want to improve your business, but have you thought of doing it in a systematic way? Click through to learn about continuous improvement, the time-tested way to develop your company.

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  • Four Sustainability Trends Affecting Commercial Real Estate

    Commercial real estate is having a huge impact on the revolution toward more sustainable building projects. Today, all parties are being called on to meet or exceed LEED standards. Click through for four trends that every commercial real estate professional should be watching.

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  • Take a Look at the New HSA Plan Limits

    The Internal Revenue Service just announced the 2018 inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts, and they're up. Click through to see by how much and what other changes might be coming.

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  • Save the Date!

    WebsterRogers will host another presentation on Manufacturing in South Carolina. Please click the image above for more details.

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  • Tax Credits for Companies Planning to Hire

    After the election of President Trump in November 2016, many small businesses were optimistic about his “America first” policies.  He promised to be the greatest job producing president in history and even before his inauguration many large companies had already announced their intention to expand operations in the US and to hire American workers. If you're planning to hire, click through to learn about tax credits that may be available to you.

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  • The Ins and Outs of Equipment Leasing

    Companies may be able to realize substantial savings by leasing equipment rather than purchasing it. Click through to learn the details and the pros and cons of equipment leasing.

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  • Weather Emergencies, Office Shutdowns, and Employee Payroll

    It may not happen very often, but when your medical office is closed due to weather conditions, what are your HR responsibilities? Click through for some guidelines to use in your medical office.

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  • Your Key Financial Numbers for the New Year

    Each year, the government makes some adjustments to key numbers that affect your financial life, or decides to leave some of them as is. Click through for a quick rundown of how 2016 compares with 2017.

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  • Essential Tips for Managing Inventory

    It's a real business basic: the managing of inventory. And yet many companies fail to think about it proactively. Click through for some guidelines to successfully take charge of your inventory.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Overwhelmed by Manufacturing Tax Credits

    There are a lot of provisions for manufacturing businesses, but information can be complicated. You need help navigating the paperwork. Click through to find out what you can do today to get special tax credits for your operations.

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  • An Introduction to the Sales Tax for Manufacturers

    In the United States, 45 states, and many cities and counties, have sales taxes. Click through to learn some basics about this important business tax.

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  • How Does the Gift Tax Work?

    Is it truly better to give than receive? Ask the IRS. Even if you give gifts to relatives and friends, the government wants its piece of the action. Click through for some details on the little-known gift tax.

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  • From our client: LaserForm & Machine, Inc.

    "Making the switch to WebsterRogers has been a great decision. The WebsterRogers team has been extremely helpful in the onboarding process, making what would otherwise be a difficult transition a smooth one. Their hands-on attitude..." Click the image to read more

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  • When You Should Take Social Security

    It's tempting when you reach your 60s to dip into Social Security as soon as you're able, but it may not be the best choice. Click through to learn more about timing your payments.

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  • A Positive Audit: Internal Risk Assessment for Manufacturers

    An internal audit can generate strategic and tactical business improvements before an outside auditor knocks on your door. Click through to consider possible audit issues for manufacturers.

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  • Estate Planning Is NOT Just for the Wealthy

    There's a common perception that estate planning is only for those with vast wealth. But that's wrong. Click through to get a deeper understanding of the importance of planning for even modest estates.

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  • Does Your Company Need Key Person Insurance?

    In business, it's hard to find time to consider something that isn't really urgent but that can be incredibly important. Click through to learn how to protect yourself against the loss of a top employee.

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  • What Doctors Should Know About Payroll Records

    You may not think of your medical practice as a business, but aspects such as employment and HR protocol are critical to a successful operation. Click through to learn about payroll recordkeeping, an important part of the daily process.

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  • Manufacturing Companies: Know Your R&D Benefits

    The good news is that the federal government is granting some powerful tax benefits. But the rules can be very complex. Click through to learn the basics of the potentially lucrative R&D provisions.

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  • What's the Deal on the Earned Income Tax Credit?

    The earned income tax credit, which makes $55 billion available annually to the working poor, has been around since 1975, but is still often misunderstood. Click through to get the facts of this useful but complex tax break.

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  • Tips for the Upcoming Tax Season

    With the holiday season well behind us, and spring just around the corner, it’s the time of year that many Americans have come to dread. That’s right, it’s tax time. With an always shifting tax landscape, it can be difficult to know if you’re missing crucial credits or deductions that could mean big savings for you or your business. However, tax season does not have to be painful.  With the right plan, anyone can rest easy when April 15th comes around.

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  • Going Green Can Save You Some Green

    Thinking about going green? It's not just good policy, but it's good business too, helping the planet while you help yourself. Click through for some ideas on how you can become more eco-friendly.

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  • What Insurance Do Small Businesses Need?

    The world of insurance is a complex one, and it's essential to make sure your business is covered. Click through to learn the basics of business insurance so you can make the right decisions.

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  • Robert Tilton on Making Continuing Education a Priority at WebsterRogers

    What sets WebsterRogers apart from other CPA firms? Partner Robert Tilton shares some insight into the our approach to continuing education and specialized technical depth. Click the image to watch the video.

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  • Some Thoughts on the Future of Employment

    Work no longer requires large numbers of workers: technological progress has made farms and factories more productive than ever. What does this mean on the employment front? Click through to see our future as workers.

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  • Retirement: Looking Beyond the Financials

    Everyone is concerned with saving enough for retirement, and rightly so. But there's more to creating a successful post-work life than having sufficient funds. Click through for some advice on the nonfinancial aspects of retirement.

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  • Consider Digital Assets in Estate Planning

    Who will let your professional online network know that you've passed away? How will your executor access your passwords and PINs? Click through to see the latest ruminations on estate planning for digital assets.

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  • Diagnosis Staffing: Personnel Policies for Medical Offices

    In the close confines of medical offices, personnel issues can escalate into management headaches requiring more than just two aspirin and a timeout until the morning. Click through to learn more about creating a smooth-functioning office.

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  • Need a Loan for Your Dental Practice?

    If you're interested in starting your own dental practice, you know you need information about securing a loan. Click through for an introduction to jump-starting the process for a dental practice loan.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Admitting a New Partner to a Medical Practice

    As you bring in a new partner to your medical practice, it’s essential to consider all the implications carefully. Click through for some tips to ensure a smooth onboarding.

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  • Tax Breaks for Dentists: 3 Areas Where You Can Save

    You might be missing out on money-saving tax breaks for your dental practice. Click through for three areas where you can save big with tax breaks.

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  • WebsterRogers Presentation: 2018 Healthcare Insights and Updates

    Join us for an educational session on The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recent finalized changes for the 2018 Physicians Fee Schedule. Click through for more details.

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  • Proactive Versus Reactive Hiring Processes for Your Medical Office

    Hiring is an important process for your medical office. You will need both clinical and office employees. But how do you know exactly when to hire? Click through to learn more about the best hiring practices for your office.

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  • RCM: Maintaining your financial health

    Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) has always been a pertinent focus for medical practices. It is important to make sure that proactive measures are being made on a regular basis to remain compliant and also maintain a viable revenue stream. Click the image above to learn more.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Creating a Compensation Plan for Your Dental Practice

    Payroll is just one of many considerations you need to make when opening your own dental practice. Click through for insight on dental office economics and how to relate your finances to your employee salaries.

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  • MACRA: It's not too late!

    In order to avoid up to a 4% cut in reimbursement in 2019, CMS would like to see 90-days of reported data within the 2017 calendar year. With October 1 right around the corner, time is limited to make sure these reports are accurate and trending in the right direction for each facility that is not reporting under a Clinically Integrated Network (CIN) or through an Advanced Payment Model (APM). Click the image above to learn more.

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