This session will cover the US Taxation of Expatriates. Specifically, we will focus on the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, the Foreign Tax Credit and State Tax Issues. During the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion section, we will discuss the two tests to qualify for this exclusion and the additional housing exclusion. During the Foreign Tax Credit section, we will discuss the difference between US and Foreig..
A whistleblower or qui tam action can provide financial rewards to individuals who provide information that a company, hospital or individual has defrauded the government. The primary statutes under which this relief may be sought are the federal and state False Claims Acts (“FCAs”). State and federal governments pay hundreds of billions of dollars each year for pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, hospit..
Management is both a science and an art. The science is in making people more effective than they would have been without you. The art is in how you achieve that. We will help you more effectively use each minute to accomplish your task of goal setting, praising or reprimanding. Many of these principles and teachings can be applied to both of your professional and personal life.Would you like to become an e..
The U.S. Government requires exporters to be familiar with export laws and regulations as well as documentation for a number of different reasons, including national security, control of products in short supply, compiling export statistics, administration of export laws, protection of endangered species, and to protect U.S. export markets by ensuring product quality of specific exports.Exporting from the U..
What are the rules regarding paying and IRS reporting on Independent Contractors? How do we avoid the IRS CP-2100 (B-Notices)? What if our vendor/payee claims exemption; must we obtain a W-9 anyway? What are the best practices for handling our information reporting obligations? How can we minimize the risk of improper exemption claims by our payees and vendors? Get the answers to these and related questions..
Effective and compliant computer system data management is critical to organizations in the pharmaceutical, biologics, vaccines, tobacco, animal health, medical device or other FDA-regulated industry. During the past 30 years, best practices have been developed to ensure computer systems used in these environments can be cost-effectively managed while meeting all aspects of FDA compliance. To take this a st..
All business produce financial transactions. These transactions are transformed into three financial statements that indicate the financial results produced from these transactions. Results are expressed in required statements: Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Cash Flow Statement. These statements provide the language that communicates the financial health of the company to its managers and stakeholders..
Expense reimbursement fraud—encompassing the myriad forms of employee travel and entertainment (T&E) schemes as well as Purchasing Card (P-Card) fraud—costs organizations hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars per year. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), expense reimbursement frauds result in a median loss of $26,000 per incident and represent 14.5% of all emplo..
In this valuable session, you’ll learn from Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA, how to create spreadsheets that are interactive, accurate, and user-friendly. David demonstrates a variety of Excel’s form controls and features to control the data input of other users, simplify data entry, preserve key formulas, minimize spreadsheet maintenance, and more. David demonstrates every technique at least twice, first..
This topic is about leadership in today’s fast-paced business environment or any organization where effective, accountable leadership matters. It is about learning to move from a typical style of leadership which involves reacting to situations and changes rather than anticipating, planning and organizing for them.Issues, Opportunities, and Challenges will continue to arise in the leadership of any organiza..
The IRS provides updated tax rates and changes how taxable income is calculated each year. This webinar will assist the seasoned payroll professional on new legislation that needs to be considered. This webinar will also assist the W-2 newcomer to understand all the boxes on the form W-2 and what should be reported. A brief overview of year-end and W-2 best practices will also be discussed.Each year compani..
There are many ways of making payments internationally. International ACH is one that is often not understood but can be very advantageous for efficiently and cost-effectively making payments to other countries. This webinar will explain what International ACH is, how it works and more about an organization that is creating global standards to make it even easier. It will discuss the rationale for choosing ..
This webinar will show how to expand Shingo maps from individual project applications into evolving, data-driven process documentation for an ISO 9001:2015 or related quality management system. Shingo maps support ISO 9001's process orientation, and also identify opportunities to reduce or eliminate wastes of time, material, and energy (muda). The latter applications support ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 as well ..
All firms and persons acting in a fiduciary capacity with respect to a function they perform must fully understand the duties and responsibilities of serving in a fiduciary capacity, what constitutes fiduciary failure and the consequences of such failure. It is therefore imperative that fiduciaries understand the risks associated with being a fiduciary, the conditions that can give rise to a fiduciary risk ..
Employees need to get along to be able to function and do the required work. This doesn’t mean they need to love each other or even like each other, but they must know how to co-exist. Managers and supervisors need to know how to use conflict resolution tools, to run individual meetings with warring employees, then know how to bring both employees together to facilitate a meeting that creates ground rules f..