Tips for Family Business Success
This article acknowledges and discusses how running a family business can be difficult at times. From balancing a family work-life balance to communication issues, this industry can be very challenging. However, by following tips such as actively managing family dynamics, hiring externally when necessary, establishing a structure, and succession planning,
Financial Mistakes Business Owners Made During the Pandemic and How to Avoid Them
This article discusses how many businesses felt a significant negative impact due to the coronavirus pandemic this past year. Although most of the setbacks were unavoidable, it is important to do everything in our power to avoid making the same mistakes in the future. For example, mistakes such as not
Strategy of Time Clock Rounding
This article discusses the business strategy of time clock rounding in order to ease payroll calculation and prevent employee time theft. With many employees still working from home, these practices are important to review frequently. Legally, if you participate in rounding, there are three approved rules that you must follow.
Estate Planning Techniques During COVID
This article discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in low interest rates and depressed asset values, creating a very unique opportunity for estate planners. Specifically, this article outlines five different strategies to consider utilizing during this time. For example, annual gift tax exclusion, gifting interest, annuity trusts, and intra-family
Changes to the New PPP Attempt to Aid Small Businesses
This article discusses some of the key changes the Biden administration is making to the application process of the paycheck protection program. Specifically, Monday started a two-week period in which only businesses that have less than 20 employees are able to apply for the loan. Additionally, changes to the loan
FF&F and AGA Partner with BritishAmerican Business in Transatlantic Global Mobility Event
Farkouh, Furman & Faccio (“FF&F”) and Alliott Global Alliance (“AGA”), the international alliance of law and accounting firms of which FF&F is the New York member accountancy firm, recently partnered with BritishAmerican Business to host a webinar for the leading transatlantic trade association’s business community. Against the backdrop of the
Things to Consider Before Applying for a PPP Loan
This article discusses and addresses the uncertain times that businesses are living through right now due to the coronavirus pandemic. With the passing of the Paycheck Protection Program, there are many things to consider when applying for this government aid. For example, knowing the guidelines are not set in stone,
Farkouh, Furman & Faccio, LLP (“FF&F”), a leading boutique accounting and advisory firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Hunter Norton to Partner. Norton joined FF&F in 2013 as Tax Director. He has extensive expertise in tax planning for international businesses and individuals. Additionally, he is FF&F’s primary expert
Succession Planning Trends to Watch
This article discusses some of the basics that you can capitalize on to ensure that the succession of your business is as easy and efficient as possible. For example, tips such as communicating early, defining goals, and establishing a talent development program are all important things to consider when handing
Finding, Retaining, and Rewarding the Right Staff and Clients
This article discusses some of the best practices that you can incorporate into your startup or general business to keep adequate clients and customers surrounding your business. Whether it is superior customer service, being open and honest, and/or rewarding great work, these tips can set you apart from the competition.