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Private Business

Podcast November 04, 2019 Succession Planning Process: Governance

In this episode we discuss the second step in the process for succession planning, Governance.

Podcast November 01, 2019 The Importance of Verifying Employment Status

Meredith Brown and Kristen Whelan from ADP join Tim Schuster and discuss the importance of hiring employees who can legally work in the United States.

Podcast October 30, 2019 A Cautionary Tale on Fraud

In this episode we discuss real life examples of instances of fraud and the three factors that incentivize fraud.

Podcast October 24, 2019 State Tax Incentives – Do I Qualify?

In this episode, we discuss some of the ways your business can take advantage of state tax incentive programs, such as through relocation, investment and staff training.

Podcast October 18, 2019 Succession Planning Process: Transition & Exit Strategy

In this episode we discuss the first step in the process for succession planning, the Transition/Exit Strategy.

Podcast October 16, 2019 Succession Planning Process: Roadmap to Successful Succession

Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster discuss the six steps the Center for Family Business Excellence takes a client through regarding succession planning.

Podcast September 16, 2019 You Mean Employers and Employees Are Not on the Same Page?

In this episode we discuss employee vs. employer perspectives.

Podcast August 21, 2019 Employee Benefits That Are on the Fringe

Tim Schuster examines some examples of employee benefits, who’s using them, and if they’re having the desired result.

Podcast July 31, 2019 Human Resource Management Diagnostic Model: Maintaining Human Resources

In this episode, we discuss why it is so important to an organization to maintain and protect human resources. Also, how the human resource diagnostic model and developing policies and procedures can assist in maintaining a healthy organization.

Podcast July 31, 2019 6 Types of Executive Compensation to Consider

Tim Schuster discusses executive compensation, option grants, deferred compensation, fringe benefits and more. He also examines what to be aware of when preparing an executive compensation package.

Podcast July 08, 2019 Why You Need to Think About Selling the Day You Buy

Alan Scharfstein, from the DAK group, joins us to discuss the mergers and acquisitions market and being prepared for your exit strategies.

Podcast June 07, 2019 Human Resource Management Diagnostic Model: Developing Human Resources

In this episode we have a high-level discussion regarding the Diagnostic Model and Developing Human Resources.

Podcast June 06, 2019 Family Office Environment

In this episode, Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster discuss the Family Office Environment with special guest Nancy Vailakis from IQ-EQ.

Podcast May 23, 2019 Is There a Difference Between Outsourcing and Private Business Services?

Lindsey Gross of EisnerAmper’s Outsourced Finance and Accounting Group joins Tim Schuster from Private Business Services to discuss the differences between these two areas, client case studies that demonstrate those differences, and which types of cl…

Podcast April 29, 2019 Human Resource Management Diagnostic Model: Rewarding & Recognizing Talent

Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster continue their Family Business conversation on the Diagnostic Model for Human Resource Management; specifically Rewarding Human Resources, rewarding and recognizing talent, and why it’s important.

Podcast March 26, 2019 You’re Not Using Social Media to Grow Your Business?

This episode of “The Bottom Line” looks at how you can use social media to grow your business. We examine the different communication platforms, how to take the first step, when to post, and some other key points to help foster success.

Podcast March 12, 2019 Human Resource Management Diagnostic Model: Attracting Talent

In this episode, Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster have a high-level discussion regarding attracting talent and using the Human Resources Diagnostic Model to positively impact your ability to attract great talent to your firm.

Podcast March 04, 2019 Pair of New Laws Impacts NJ Workers and Employers

This episode of the “The Bottom Line” examines two high-profile NJ legislative initiatives: the Family Leave Act and an increase in the minimum wage. Tim Schuster breaks down the fine points of each and what your business needs to do to get ready.

Podcast February 15, 2019 Creating a Quarterly Planning Calendar

A great New Year’s resolution for your business is to develop a quarterly planning calendar. This episode of The Bottom Line has Tim Schuster giving a blueprint for developing this how-to list, including the key action items for each quarter.

Podcast February 08, 2019 Human Resource Management Diagnostic Model: Human Resource Processes

In this episode, Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster have a discussion on the human resource process (acquiring, rewarding, developing and maintaining, as well as mitigating risk) and how you can implement an effective HR process at your business.

Podcast January 31, 2019 The Importance of Having an Emergency Fund

Are you financially ready in the event of a job loss, extended illness or some other emergency? EisnerAmper’s Tim Schuster offers some helpful tips on creating a fund that can help you sleep a little better at night should a crisis arise.

Podcast January 08, 2019 How the Government Shutdown Might Impact You

The government shutdown could adversely impact individuals and businesses. In this podcast, EisnerAmper's Michael Imber examines the impact on tax returns, the stock market, government grants and loans and more. Find out how the government shutdown m…

Podcast December 17, 2018 Human Resource Management Diagnostic Model: External/Internal Environmental Influences

In this episode, Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster discuss the Human Resource Management Diagnostic Model, including the External and Internal Environmental Influences and how this impacts the Strategic Roadmap.

Podcast December 13, 2018 Why the Sandwich Generation Needs to Talk Finances

In this episode of The Bottom Line, Tim Schuster talks about the challenges, conversation topics and planning opportunities for members of the sandwich generation—individuals who are responsible for raising their children and caring for aging parents…

Podcast December 06, 2018 Human Resource Management Diagnostic Model

In this episode of "Generations in Family Business: Past, Present and Future", Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster discuss, high level, what the Human Resource Management Diagnostic Model is and how it can be implemented in your business.

Podcast November 26, 2018 Utilizing Executive Search Firms

Matt Kerzner interviews both Nkrumah Pierre and Allen Geller on the importance of using an executive search firm to find the right executive for your organization, including EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm referral service.

Podcast November 14, 2018 Trusted Advisor

In this episode of “Generations in Family Business: Past, Present and Future”, Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster discuss the importance of having the right trusted advisor to help family owned business be successful.

Podcast November 06, 2018 The Strategic Roadmap - Individual Actions

In this episode of “Generations in Family Business: Past, Present and Future”, Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster discuss the importance of Individual Actions on a business and how this important to the success of a company.

Podcast November 02, 2018 The Strategic Roadmap - Initiatives & Projects

In this episode of “Generations in Family Business: Past, Present and Future”, Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster discuss the importance of developing Initiatives and Projects of an organization and how this fits in with the Strategic Roadmap Process.

Podcast November 01, 2018 The Strategic Roadmap - Strategies & Measures

In this episode of “Generations in Family Business”, Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster discuss the importance of developing an organizations Strategies and Measures using a Business Development, Operating Efficiency and People Development.

Podcast October 24, 2018 New Jersey Sick Leave Goes into Effect

As NJ initiates paid sick leave, The Bottom Line examines the requirements for business owners, the five reasons for which employees can use sick leave, and what business owners should be doing now to ensure a smooth implementation.

Podcast October 23, 2018 Introducing Non-Family Members into the C-Suite

In this episode of “Generations in Family Business”, Matt Kerzner, Nkrumah Pierre, and Tim Schuster discuss the importance of how family-owned organizations should prepare themselves for recruiting non-family members in to C-suite positions

Podcast October 19, 2018 The Strategic Roadmap - Objectives & Goals

In this episode of “Generations in Family Business: Past, Present and Future”, Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster discuss the importance of developing Objectives and Goals and how this is part of the Strategic Roadmap Process.

Podcast October 10, 2018 Filling Employment Needs in a Sellers’ Market

The economy seems to be chugging along, with unemployment at record lows. The Bottom Line looks at why some of that optimism needs to be tempered and what companies need to do in an increasingly competitive recruitment landscape.

Podcast October 08, 2018 Don’t Postpone Making Your Will

In this episode, Tim Schuster, from EisnerAmper’s Private Business Services Group, tells us why it is definitely not a good idea to be without a will. One key reason: Do you really want the state deciding how to dispense your assets?

Podcast September 27, 2018 Don’t Get Scammed By Someone Pretending to Be from the IRS

The Bottom Line looks at some of the common IRS scams out there, who the bad actors target, what you can do to protect yourself, and what you should do if you fall victim to one of these scammers.

Podcast August 29, 2018 The Dangers of Entitlement - Tips to Avoid the Silver Spoon Syndrome

To avoid trapping the next generation in a life of constant failure, ridicule, low self-esteem and frustration, Lisë Stewart offers some simple guidelines for parents to consider. A little planning can make the difference of a lifetime.

Podcast August 02, 2018 High Court Rules on the Taxation of e-Commerce

This episode of The Bottom Line examines the landmark Supreme Court decision in the Wayfair case on e-commerce taxation. Tim Schuster looks at what’s behind the decision, how broad the impact will be, and what you can do to prepare if you sell online…

Podcast July 24, 2018 The Strategic Roadmap – Vision of an Organization

In this episode of “Generations in Family Business: Past, Present and Future”, Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster discuss the importance of developing an organizations Vision and how this is part of the Strategic Roadmap Process.

Podcast July 18, 2018 The Strategic Roadmap – Core Values of an Organization

In this episode of “Generations in Family Business: Past, Present and Future”, Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster discuss the importance of developing and organizations core values and how this is part of the Strategic Roadmap Process.

Podcast June 18, 2018 Employee or Contractor – The DOL’s Watching

Tim Schuster gives us The Bottom Line when host Dave Plaskow recently received a NJ Department of Labor questionnaire concerning some freelance writing assignments from a couple of years ago.

Podcast June 11, 2018 NJ Budget Mixes Some of the Familiar (and Not-So Familiar)

This episode of The Bottom Line takes a look at newly elected Governor Phil Murphy’s inaugural NJ budget. We’ll highlight some the proposed revenue raisers along with what’s on the governor’s shopping list and how these could impact state residents.

Podcast May 10, 2018 The Strategic Roadmap – The Importance of Developing a Mission Statement

In this episode of “Generations in Family Business: Past, Present and Future”, Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster discuss the importance of mission statement and how this is part of the Strategic Roadmap Process.

Podcast April 05, 2018 Tim's Top Individual Tax Questions

In this episode of The Bottom Line, Tim Schuster, discusses some of the individual taxation questions bubbling up from clients in the wake of tax reform including itemized, state and local, mortgage interest and qualified business income.

Podcast March 19, 2018 The Strategic Roadmap - A Guide to Help Your Organization Reach its Goals

In the inaugural podcast of “Generations in Family Business: Past, Present and Future”, Matt Kerzner and Tim Schuster discuss what the Center of Family Business Excellence is and the tools that we can use to help with the needs of a family business

Podcast March 15, 2018 What is a Family Council?

Lisë Stewart and Matt Kerzner discuss the value and purpose of creating a family council – including the structure, process and potential pitfalls and how they can be an effective way to help family businesses come together and do great things.

Podcast February 28, 2018 Top 7 Questions on Tax Reform

In this episode of “The Bottom Line,” EisnerAmper manager Tim Schuster talks about the seven questions he’s receiving the most from clients on tax reform including converting to a C corporation, the new meals and entertainment rules and beyond.

Podcast February 01, 2018 Retirement Savings Plans for Small Businesses

In this episode of “The Bottom Line,” Tim Schuster talks about the benefits of a retirement savings plan for companies.

Podcast December 27, 2017 What Is the State of Your College Savings Plan?

Tim Schuster discusses how starting a college savings account – sooner rather than later – can help alleviate sticker shock for your child’s college education.

Podcast December 26, 2017 Which Health Spending Account Is Right for Your Business?

Tim Schuster examines the differences between health savings accounts, health reimbursement accounts and flexible savings accounts, as well as who funds the plan, who owns it, taxation, contribution limits and what happens to unused funds.

Podcast December 05, 2017 SBA Loans for Improving or Expanding Your Business

EisnerAmper manager Tim Schuster looks at several categories of Small Business Administration (SBA) loans. He covers what lenders examine in the approval process as well as how business advisors can help you make the most of the process.

Podcast December 04, 2017 The Key Elements in Selling a Family Business

Listen to a candid conversation with host Brett Dearing, a Certified Exit Planning Advisor, and experienced professional Matthew Kerzner, from EisnerAmper, on issues surrounding the sale of family owned businesses.

Podcast November 07, 2017 How to Succeed at Succession Planning

In this episode of “The Bottom Line,” EisnerAmper’s private business services manager Tim Schuster tackles the issue of succession planning. Tim covers his prescription for a healthy business transition and challenges and underlying financial issues.

Podcast November 06, 2017 Plan Today for Tomorrow’s Disaster

Tim Schuster, EisnerAmper private business services manager, discusses the need for proactive disaster planning. Tim gives a few areas that businesses can focus on to protect themselves, keep their operations running and maintain financial stability.

Podcast October 03, 2017 Welcome to "The Bottom Line"

Tim discusses the different frameworks, including a company’s size and business structure, and where a business advisor can add value. For example, if you’re a mid-sized company, your accountant, banker and lawyer will all probably approach business …

Podcast July 20, 2017 Confidential IPOs Now Open to All Companies

Peter Bible, EisnerAmper Partner and Chief Risk Officer, discusses the history that gave rise to the provision in the Jobs Act for confidential IPO filings and how, on July 10, the requirement as to the size of the company has changed.

Podcast February 28, 2017 How Startups Can Get an Immediate Cash Benefit from the R&D Credits

Allie Colman discusses changes to the PATH Act that make the R&D tax credit very attractive to start-ups and small businesses. Allie covers the impact on the payroll and AMT taxes, who qualifies, how much the credits are worth and how to apply.

Articles January 06, 2017 Special Report: Concerns About Risks Confronting Boards

Step inside the board room at private companies, public companies and not-for-profits. Find out where issues such as cybersecurity, crisis management, diversity, succession planning and more rank.

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