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Top Three Manufacturing Trends for 2024

Earlier this year, BDO released our 2024 Manufacturing CFO Outlook Survey, which identified key manufacturing trends for the year ahead. To benchmark how these trends are evolving, we polled over 100 manufacturing professionals during our webinar, “Reshaping Manufacturing Resilience: The Evolving Role of CFOs in a Changing Landscape,” on April 9.   Results from the webinar […]

July 2, 2024/Furniture Insights

June 2024 Furniture Insights®

The general outlook for the remainder of the year has deteriorated due to concerns about future business conditions, jobs, and the political environment. Read more in our latest Furniture Insights®.

Intuit’s Shift Away from QuickBooks Desktop: What It Means for Your Business

In late 2023, Intuit announced that it would no longer sell new subscriptions of certain QuickBooks Desktop products. This announcement marked a significant shift for the accounting industry, as well as business owners, since Desktop products have been a staple for many over the past few decades.   The Details:  Intuit will discontinue selling new subscriptions […]

June 7, 2024/Tax

Employee Retention Credit Compliance

Prompt Response Necessary as IRS Sharply Increases Compliance Action Through Taxpayer Audits To combat a wave of frivolous employee retention credit (ERC) claims, the IRS has sharply increased compliance action through audits and criminal investigations, with more activity planned in the future. In this heightened enforcement environment, employers are advised to act swiftly when responding […]

June 3, 2024/Furniture Insights

May 2024 Furniture Insights®

The general outlook for the remainder of the year has deteriorated due to concerns about future business conditions, jobs, and the political environment. Read more in our latest Furniture Insights®.

May 23, 2024/Press Release

Smith Leonard named a Family Forward NC Certified Employer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 23, 2024 HIGH POINT, NORTH CAROLINA – Smith Leonard PLLC has been named a Family Forward NC Certified Employer by the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation’s Family Forward NC initiative.  Launched in 2018, Family Forward NC is an innovative initiative to improve children’s health and well-being and keep North Carolina’s businesses […]

Audit Firm Business Models – What Audit Committees May Want to Know

Audit Firm Business Models – What Audit Committees May Want to Know As the audit profession continues to evolve to satisfy changing business needs while prioritizing high quality audits for the investment community, firms are taking different approaches toward a sustainable future. These may range from maintaining traditional partner-owned entities that oversee cross-disciplinary functions in […]

May 2, 2024/Furniture Insights

April 2024 Furniture Insights®

The general outlook for the remainder of the year has deteriorated due to concerns about future business conditions, jobs, and the political environment. Read more in our latest Furniture Insights®.

April 3, 2024/Furniture Insights

March 2024 Furniture Insights®

The general outlook for the remainder of the year has deteriorated due to concerns about future business conditions, jobs, and the political environment. Read more in our latest Furniture Insights®.

March 8, 2024/Furniture Insights

ESOP FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions Related to Employee Stock Ownership Plans

Employee ownership can be an attractive option for owners looking to sell their business while maintaining their legacy and protecting the well-being of employees. The following article answers common questions related to the creation, financing, valuation, and tax benefits of employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). What is an ESOP? An ESOP — employee stock ownership […]

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