5 ESG Investment Benefits for Management

At a glance Investor expectations: In today’s rapidly changing climate, investors are demanding companies take an active approach towards implementing a robust ESG program. Sustainability matters: In a three-part series, we explore the case for ESG investing and the shift towards corporate social responsibility. Partner with ESG advisors: Aprio’s ESG team provides tangible support and resources to help…

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4 Key Technology Trends for Real Estate in 2022

At a glance Real estate goes digital: Real estate is just one of the many industries that has embraced new tools and technology to better serve clients and stay competitive through the pandemic. Trends to transform: Below, we outline four of the most impactful trends we expect to see sweep the real estate sector heading into 2022.…

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The OECD’s Two-Pillar Solution Poses Big Tax Changes for International Businesses. Will You Be Affected?

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At a glance The main takeaway: The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Two-Pillar Solution is intended to address tax challenges presented by increased digitalization in the global marketplace. Impact on your business: Many multinational businesses will be affected by the Pillar Two Model Rules, specifically the Global Anti-Base Erosion (GLoBE) rules, which impose…

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COVID Debt Relief – Bankruptcy and Weighing Your Options

At a glance The main takeaway: In a panel discussion with Graham Stieglitz, Partner at Burr & Forman, we dispelled bankruptcy’s negative connotation and explored how it can be an outlet for businesses to relieve debt, reorganize or start anew. Next steps: Evaluate your current situation and determine if bankruptcy is the best option for you —…

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: Feb 7 – 11, 2022

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At a glance: Stock markets grew weaker due to the rise of inflation, the Fed raising interest rates to counteract inflation and geopolitical issues taking place in Ukraine. Inflation was hotter than expected with sticky inflation reaching multi-decade highs. Consumers are feeling disheartened by the acceleration in sticky inflation and as a result expect their…

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Top 4 Trends in Affordable Housing for 2022

At a glance The main takeaway: Legislative changes, supply chain challenges, diversity and LIHTC compliance are among the key topics that will define affordable housing conversations in 2022. Impact on your business: Developers can gain competitive leverage by staying abreast of trends and prioritizing transformative changes to achieve their goals, whether it’s preparing for a new construction…

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Dentists: Is Your Practice’s Overhead Too High?

At a glance: The Main Takeaway: Many general dental practices operate with excessive overhead eating into profits due to surplus operating costs and inefficient business practices. How Does Your Practice Measure Up: Recommended overhead for general dentistry is around 60% of revenue, but most practices today run around 75% – that’s a 15% loss in potential profits.…

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Digital Asset Staking: Your Top Tax Questions, Answered

At a glance The main takeaway: A U.S. District Court case out of Tennessee calls into question the taxability of staking rewards — specifically, whether those rewards generate taxable income. Impact on your business: Taxpayers who engage in staking, mining or similar activities currently operate in a tax “limbo,” but that may change with the development of…

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Ransomware: King of Cybersecurity Threats

At a glance The main takeaway: The fastest-growing threat facing businesses today is ransomware. There are numerous methods threat actors use to compromise networks, yet phishing, malware and hacking are the primary risks that need to be addressed. A 2021 study from Verizon found phishing increased to 36% of incidents, while malware doubled in frequency,…

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