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2015 Entrepreneur Of The Year® — Gulf Coast Area

Results of the 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Program, which recognizes the most deserving entrepreneurs in the Gulf Coast Area.

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2015 Entrepreneur Of The Year® — Gulf Coast Area

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Sink or SwimAggressive, empowered employees are driving growth at Sprint Waste Services

When Will Swinbank joined his father’s business, it injected a youthful energy that would accelerate its growth through an aggressive philosophy.

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Effex Management SolutionsLouis Flory saw an opportunity to remake the staffing industry, and formed Effex...

How one haircut changed Louis Flory's life forever

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He never wavered in the belief that his company would live to fight another day.

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How to get started on a risk-based approach to third-party management

Companies interact with thousands of third parties, and those relationships carry risk. So, a risk-based approach is needed ensure the most critical risks are considered.

How to avoid the net investment income tax with material participation

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act contain the largest set of tax law changes in more than 20 years. Arguably the most notable of the changes, and certainly the largest revenue raiser, is the net investment income tax (NIIT).

A global revenue recognition standard for customer contracts, at last

After a dozen years of collaboration and controversy, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) finally have agreed on how and when companies should recognize revenue.

Protecting your company from state tax exposure in your next acquisition

When you acquire another company, there is a hidden exposure that is catching many new owners by surprise — state sales taxes.

The COSO effect: How the new control framework adds value, not just work for work’s sake

Every business, private and public, has a control structure. Internal controls or COSO are the functional steps that process accounting transactions generated by a business. However, the standards for this framework were essentially stale and no longer a reflection of the current business environment, so they were updated last year.

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