Insights

Normalized earnings can be a helpful tool to assess your business

Normalized earnings represent adjustments to a company’s earnings to remove the effects of nonrecurring items, such as one-time gains or losses, unusual items and the impact of seasonal or cyclical sales. This calculation is often used to provide business owners, prospective buyers and others with a company’s true earnings and its repeatable stream of economic benefits, says Richard Snyder, CPA, Director of Audit & Accounting at Kreischer Miller.

How to handle common neighbor-versus-neighbor disputes

William J. Maffucci, an attorney with Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC, discusses some of the most common neighbor-versus-neighbor questions.

The pros and cons of using debt to support your business

Leverage in business is normal. The pros and cons directly correlate to the amounts and types of obligations that you are willing to incur, says Kreischer Miller's Robert S. Olszewski.

Protecting your reputation without using non-disparagement clauses

Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC attorney Julia Richie Sammin discusses non-disparagement clauses, the newly enacted Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016 (CRFA), and the consequences of violations of the new law.

Debt is a cheaper way to grow your business, when done the right way

Companies seeking to enter a new market, expand their business or make an acquisition would be wise to consider leverage to achieve their growth goals, says Brian J. Sharkey, director of Audit & Accounting at Kreischer Miller.