How to Secure Lasting Corporate Support

For nonprofits, increasing corporate support is similar to establishing relationships with individual donors. But while emotional factors generally drive individuals to support a charity, companies need both emotional and strategic rationalizations. This article suggests ideas for engaging companies, including providing ways for corporate donors’ employees to get involved.

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Should You Reconsider Your Entity Choice?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has many construction company owners thinking about converting their pass-through entities to C corporations. Although some businesses may benefit from doing so, the decision isn’t just a matter of comparing the previous top corporate tax rate with the current one. This article reviews key factors to consider.

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Planning Can Help Your Nonprofit Minimize Negative Effects

Months after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law, nonprofits are still trying to assess its consequences. Some of the early proposals that raised alarms in the charitable sector — such as a repeal of the Johnson amendment — didn’t make it into the final version of the law. But there’s…

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Succession Planning: Look at Things from a Surety’s Perspective

A well-designed succession plan is critical to the long-term survival of a construction business. In developing one, it’s important to consider the objectives and needs of your company’s owners as well as their family members. But it’s equally important to examine your plan from the perspective of your surety.

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Time and Materials Contracts: Improper Labor Classification is Risky

Improper labor category classification under U.S. government time and materials (T&M) contracts can result in cost disallowance, investigation, fines — and even jail time.

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