What to do with Medical Loss Ratio Rebates under Employer-Sponsored Group Health Plans?

  • July 26, 2012

written by Kevin Hogan The Patient Protection and Affordable Act (“PPA Act”) now requires health insurance carriers to spend at least...

Are You Ready for the Lease Accounting Standards Change?

  • July 23, 2012

written by Joe Page The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has been reviewing the accounting for leases for several years in...

Accounting for OREO and Foreclosed Assets

  • July 20, 2012

Foreclosing on assets pledged as collateral is usually the last step a bank will take with borrowers who are delinquent in...

Should You Participate in Participation Loans?

  • July 20, 2012

Many community banks rely on participation loans as a source of alternative funds for lending. Selling participation loans may enable banks...

Give SBA Loans a Second Look

  • July 20, 2012

While it doesn’t always feel like it, the United States has officially been out of recession for three years now. And...

Prepare for 2013 Tax Increases

  • July 18, 2012

written by David Myers Now is the time to start preparing for 2013 Tax Increases. As summer turns to fall, our...

Crowning a Deduction – A New Tax Tactic for Dentists

  • July 2, 2012

written by Patti Stoner Domestic Production Activity Deduction (DPAD) is a mouthful to say. As a dentist, you may think, “I’m...

Ratio Analysis for Not-For-Profits

  • July 2, 2012

written by Joe Page Ratio analysis can be used to improve financial decision making and summarize organizational performance. Ratio analysis is...