Vertical Integration: Is it Right for Your Supply Chain?

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At a glance Main takeaway: Companies are determined to control the future of their supply chain and are turning to vertical integration in hopes to combat rising inflation and the uncertainty of resources. Impact on your business: Taking ownership of your supply chain has its advantages, however, vertical integration comes with a steep price tag…

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If You Received Carried Interests, Profits Interest or a Promote – You Are Subject to a 3-Year Holding Rule

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At a glance The main takeaway: The new regulations under Section 1061 impose a three-year hold on carried interests (also referred to as profits interest and promote), from one year, to qualify for long-term gains treatment for tax years beginning after December 31, 2017. Impact on your business: The modifications to Section 1061 will greatly impact taxpayers…

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: Jan 31 – Feb 4, 2022


At a glance: The markets continue to give us a lesson on what volatility looks like with Nasdaq up 3.4% on Monday and down 3.7% on Thursday In the bond market, the yield on the 10-year treasury rose to 1.9%, lowering the values of government and investment grade bonds. Meta Platforms (formerly Facebook) disappoints investors…

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: Jan 10 – Jan 14, 2022

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At a glance: The markets switched things up last week as U.S. stocks declined and international stocks rebounded. In contrast, emerging markets held strong despite the decline in the U.S. dollar and increase in commodity costs. The consumer price index (CPI) reached its highest reading in more than 30 years. Markets are expecting the Federal…

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: Nov 1 – Nov 5, 2021

At a glance: Overall markets continued their impressive streak higher with smaller companies leading the way. The infrastructure bill is already benefitting smaller companies as US-focused small company stocks excelled last week. The strong jobs report highlights workers are coming back at about 20 percent higher than expected likely due to Covid-related support ending in…

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Webinar: E-Commerce in 2021 – Order Fulfillment

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In part 1 of Aprio’s eCommerce webinar series, we dove headfirst into driving customers to your e-commerce sales channels, in this webinar, we focused on getting the product to your customers. Does it make sense to use a fulfillment partner? Perhaps you can take advantage of Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) and the benefits of their…

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Three Ways to Cut Down on Material Shortages — Today

It’s the end of the month at your manufacturing business. You’re trying desperately to ship everything so you can hit your numbers. Why do you keep falling into this cycle of stress? The answer is often down to material shortages — a known epidemic in the manufacturing world. Let’s cut down that stress by looking…

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