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Cleveland Merger: Is This Thing Happening or What?

Cleveland Merger: Is This Thing Happening or What?

The clock is ticking for one of Ohio’s poorest cities, East Cleveland, to come up with a proposal that would meet acceptable terms for a merger with nearby Cleveland. East Cleveland has been hemorrhaging funds for years due to a dramatic decline in population combined with lower average household income to support tax revenues for local services, ranging from trash collection … Read More

Four Types of Stories That Will Help You Earn More Business

Four Types of Stories That Will Help You Earn More Business

The title on this blog post was originally “Four Stories That Will Help You Sell More Services”. Do accountants, attorneys, payroll providers and bankers sell services? It sounds so tawdry. Ask any of your peers if they sell services and their unfiltered, off-the-cuff response will likely be “no” – until they think about it, and … Read More

Why Stories Will Help You Sell More Tax & Accounting Services

Why Stories Will Help You Sell More Tax & Accounting Services

Once upon a time, there was a CPA Firm that desperately wanted to grow. It was a good accounting firm, following the rules and regulations set forth by the regulatory agencies, providing quality client service and hiring only the best and brightest talent. It was a relatively young firm, but it dreamed of being recognized … Read More

Russia and Turkey Foreign Trade

Russia and Turkey Foreign Trade

Blog, Global Trade August 26, 2016

On the 24th of November in 2015, a Turkish Air Force F-16 warplane shot down a Russian aircraft because of a violation of Turkish airspace. Immediately after the downing of the Russian jet, the Russian government placed some embargos on Turkey and also called its citizens not to visit Turkey, including cancelling any existing trips already … Read More

U.S. Treasury Seeks Comments on CbC Reporting Form

U.S. Treasury Seeks Comments on CbC Reporting Form

On August 22, 2016, Treasury published a notice in the Federal Register seeking comments on IRS Form 8975 (Country-by-Country Report), which ultimate parent entities of U.S. multinational enterprise (MNE) groups will use for country-by-country (CbC) reporting purposes. Written comments are due by September 21, 2016. The notice says that “businesses or … Read More