Insights

A look into the best practices of the highest performing private companies

Mario O. Vicari has the opportunity to work with hundreds of private companies and he gets to see it all — from the very best performers to those that seem to constantly struggle and lots in between. Here are his thoughts on what it takes to be in that top tier of businesses.

Medical marijuana: Issues surrounding its use in the workplace

As marijuana use, both medicinal and recreational, continues to become legally accepted in the U.S., it will become an issue for employers across the country. Frank P. Spada, Jr., an attorney with Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC, explains.

Wise companies explore every available avenue to reduce their tax liability

Three of the most common tax credits available to businesses are the research and development (R&D) tax credit, the health care tax credit and the foreign tax credit. Companies that can take advantage of these opportunities are able to save money by reducing their tax liabilities, says Richard J. Nelson, CPA, a Director in the Tax Strategies group at Kreischer Miller.

How to use stock legends properly to prohibit unwanted transfers of shares

Stock legends and the impact of not properly including them on stock certificates, an explainer from Ashleigh M. Morales, an attorney with Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC.

A proactive approach is best when considering your company’s future

There comes a time for every private company business owner to exit the business. Just as there is certainty with death and taxes, a business owner cannot ignore the fact that he or she will need to exit. Planning for the event allows the business owner to exit on his or her own terms, says Mark G. Metzler, a director and Certified Exit Planning Adviser (CEPA) at Kreischer Miller.