April 24, 2015

Affordable Care Act -- New Filing Requirements for 2015

2015-04-24  By Dan Gibson, CPA Effective as of 2015, the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) has placed requirements on employers and insurance providers for filing new informational form with the IRS and health plan participants. Information Forms The new filing requirements will be an add-on to the year


April 22, 2015

Litigation Financial Industry Gaining a Foothold

The litigation financing industry has experienced significant growth in the US. Litigation financing firms typically provide a nonrecourse advance for the legal costs of a plaintiff or their lawyers in exchange for a share in the potential settlement. More

April 17, 2015

Is Your Firm “Realizing” Its Potential?

Identifying and understanding key performance metrics is a necessity for all law firms. An important law firm metric is realization, which is a key indicator as to whether the firm is actually earning what it believes it is earning. Suggestions on how to improve realization rates. More

April 17, 2015

CPAs Rock!

2015-04-17 At EisnerAmper we think CPAs Rock….as a matter of fact we know they do.  We sat down with a few and asked them some questions…during tax season!  Check out some insights from a few of our best and brightest. Why did you become a CPA?   Embed code:  


April 14, 2015

Compliance and Regulatory Services (“CARS”) Hot Topics for April 2015

Regulatory Compliance Hot Topics for April 2015. SEC enforcement action against an investment adviser. Recent postings from the SEC and FINRA. EisnerAmper professionals have regulatory compliance experience with additional backgrounds in forensics and fraud investigations. More

April 10, 2015

Catalyst - Spring 2015 - Matching Ideas with Unmet Needs

Interview with Joseph Scaduto, founder and CEO of Traverse Biosciences Inc. Creating a successful biotech startup is helped by having a partner with business acumen. Support for biotech startups with the Bioentrepreneur-in-Residence program at Stony Brook University. More

April 08, 2015

FASB Proposes Deferral of New Revenue Standard ASU 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers

FASB proposes deferral of new Revenue Standard ASU 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers. The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) approved issuing an exposure draft to defer the effective date of the new revenue standard for both public and private companies. More

April 06, 2015

Valuation of a Closely Held Business in Divorce

Valuation of a closely held business in divorce. As part of the divorce process, assets in the marital partnership need to be valued and divided upon divorce. In order to divide those assets properly and equitably, each asset must be assigned a dollar value. More

March 31, 2015

Department of Labor Provides Flexibility for Annual Participant Fee Disclosure

Department of Labor provides flexibility for annual participant fee disclosure. This DOL changes apply to any participant-directed individual account plan that is subject to ERISA except employer-sponsored, ERISA covered plans that are funded by individual retirement accounts. More

March 25, 2015

FATCA - Next Steps for Investment Funds in the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands opened the Automatic Exchange of Information Portal for Cayman Islands Financial Institutions to register to notify the Cayman Islands of their status. Information for the registration of a reporting Cayman Islands financial institution. More

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