The CBD Blog

Find peer advice, partner insights, and industry updates – all here in the CBD blog, ‘At The Helm’! With contributions from our entire team, we blog about the things that interest you.

10 Midyear Tax Planning Moves Inspired by the PATH Act

Have you met with your tax adviser to plan for 2016? The tax year is almost half over, and several new and expanded tax-saving opportunities are available under recent legislation. Moreover, some tax breaks have been made permanent, adding certainty to a few of your tax planning strategies. Here are some ideas for individuals and small businesses to lower their tax obligations this year.

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New Overtime Rules Issued: What it Means for You

Starting December 1, new overtime rules kick in that will make millions more employees qualify for overtime pay. The changes include a dramatically higher pay threshold that determines whether workers are eligible for overtime at a rate of at least one and one-half times their regular pay. With a few months of lead time, employers need to take a look at their operations and decide how to incorporate the changes. This article explains.

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New Study Confirms the Prevalence and Cost of White Collar Crime

How much money do you lose to fraud each year? The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners has been studying the costs, schemes, perpetrators and victims of occupational fraud for the last two decades. In doing so, it has triggered many organizations to implement antifraud controls. Here are the results from the latest Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, and ways to safeguard your organization.

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New Study Confirms the Prevalence and Cost of White Collar Crime

How much money do you lose to fraud each year? The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners has been studying the costs, schemes, perpetrators and victims of occupational fraud for the last two decades. In doing so, it has triggered many organizations to implement antifraud controls. Here are the results from the latest Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, and ways to safeguard your organization.

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Made in America: The Pursuit of Life, Liberty and Global Opportunities

One issue that virtually every American supports this U.S. presidential election year is revitalizing our manufacturing sector. Since 1998, millions of manufacturing jobs have been outsourced to countries with lower wages and fewer regulations. But that trend is slowly reversing due to resurgence in the Made-in-America movement, the growing benefits of “reshoring” and government efforts to expand export opportunities.

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Made in America: The Pursuit of Life, Liberty and Global Opportunities

One issue that virtually every American supports this U.S. presidential election year is revitalizing our manufacturing sector. Since 1998, millions of manufacturing jobs have been outsourced to countries with lower wages and fewer regulations. But that trend is slowly reversing due to resurgence in the Made-in-America movement, the growing benefits of “reshoring” and government efforts to expand export opportunities.

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Building the Workforce of Tomorrow Starts Today

Every year, thousands of jobs go unfilled in the United States. Why? It’s often because there’s a shortage of applicants with the skills that employers need. Here are ways your business can rethink the traditional hiring and training processes, as well as details on some opportunities to partner with government agencies, local schools and not-for-profit groups.

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