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Tips to Protect your Financial Identity


"Tips to Protect your Financial Identity" by Mark Lapikas, CPA, MTax, MBA | Senior Manager - Tax  With the recent breach of Equifax, an estimated 143 million Americans’ information was compromised. In addition, in 2015 Anthem was breached compromising personal data of roughly 80 million Americans. Criminals are...

Acquisitions Expand Services and Expertise to Clients


"Acquisitions Expand Services and Expertise to Clients" by Chuck Mullen, CPA, CMA, MTax, CGMA | Chairman  This has proven to be quite a year of expansion for Apple Growth Partners. We have been extremely fortunate this year to have closed on two strategic acquisitions, KPFF of Beachwood and...

Apple Growth Partners Named Top Workplace for 10th Consecutive Year


Apple Growth Partners (AGP) is delighted to be recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work for the 10th consecutive year. NorthCoast 99 recognizes exceptional places to work for top performing people that drive results, provide competitive advantages, and allow businesses to innovate...



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Healthy Growth

The median loss to fraudsters in the US per fraud scheme is $150,000. Here are the top six behavioral characteristics of fraudsters.

Spot the Fraudsters-Indicators of Fraud at Small & Medium Sized Businesses


"Spot the Fraudsters - Indicators of Fraud at Small and Medium Sized Businesses" by Toby Kaye, CPA | Senior Associate - Tax  A 2016 global fraud study by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (“Report to the Nations on...

Why the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset EXIST-in plain English


"Why the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset EXIST-in Plain English" by Tom Hager, CPA, CGMA, NSSA | Principal - Tax   The Social Security Act of 1935, did not include federal, state and local public-sector employees....

AGP's Healthy Growth Checkup helps businesses uncover money saving opportunities.

Benefits of the Healthy Growth Checkup©, As Told by AGP Clients


When a business plans for the future, they shouldn’t just focus on one area. A wide-ranging, holistic review of how your business operates can help you evaluate every area of your operation and uncover ways to not only save...