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Maximizing the Value of Your Car Wash


By Jeff Brooks, CPA, CGMA Running the day-to-day operations of your car wash may get in the way of planning for your end game. Day in, day out, often seven days a week, can be exhausting as an owner…


Small Business Loans Now Easier for ESOPs


By Eric Flickinger, CPA/ABV Signed into law by President Trump on August 13, 2018, the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act includes a section supporting the formation of employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) and cooperatives. The actual section…


Time is Running Out for Deducting Alimony

Couple in need of financial divorce help from a domestic relations litigation and CPA firm.


By Jason Bogniard, MBA, ASA, CVA, EA If you are in the process of negotiating a divorce or legal separation, time is running out to preserve the tax-favorable treatment of deducting alimony payments from taxable income as the payor. …


Apple Growth Partners Named Top Workplace 11th Consecutive Year


Akron, Ohio — (August 21, 2018) – Apple Growth Partners (AGP) is proud to be recognized by the ERC as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work in 2018 for the 11th consecutive year. NorthCoast 99 is…


The Clock is Ticking on Revenue Recognition – 3 Things to Do Now


By Sheila M. Beck, CPA, MBA; Mark Batey, CPA; Brandon Fredericks, CPA In 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) rolled out one of the most sweeping and impactful accounting pronouncements in decades with the new revenue recognition standard…