3 Questions To Ask Yourself When Giving Up Your Green Card

Posted: June 13, 2019 - Tax Planning & Tips

Cross Border Forum- Giving Up Your Green Card Are you a covered expatriate? If you are considering giving up your green card (i.e. permanent residency status), you must know if you are in a special category called “covered expatriate.” Please see the diagram below. Please note that the rules apply to those who have held Read More

Your Social Security Payments Reduced!

Posted: May 30, 2019 - Blog

Be aware of WEP’s impact if you receive a foreign pension   Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) is the one that will reduce your social security (“SS”) payments. When you apply for SS, you will be asked if you are currently receiving a pension from foreign country. If you truthfully say yes, you will be asked Read More

5 Must-Knows for Every Green Card Holder

Posted: April 30, 2019 - Blog, Tax Planning & Tips

  Every year almost half a million people obtain Green Cards (“GC”). When you become a GC holder, you have basically the same obligations that US citizens have.  US tax laws are complex and hard to understand. If you are a GC holder, understanding the US tax laws is a big challenge. Therefore, I will Read More

ASC 606 & IFRS 15 – Are You Ready?

Posted: December 28, 2017 - Assurance, Blog

Here is an interesting article about the new revenue recognition rule (ASC 606) and accounting software requirements. By Intacct Staff Writer   To start, both private and public companies are facing the biggest accounting change in a decade. The new standard provides a comprehensive revenue recognition model intended to increase financial statement comparability across companies Read More

Life After QuickBooks

Posted: November 29, 2017 - Blog, Finance & Accounting

For many small and mid-sized businesses, QuickBooks is the preferred accounting software choice for solid reasons. QuickBooks is well-known and easy to use, and it offers the basic functionality that almost any business can use to get off the ground. Unfortunately, virtually every growing business also soon realizes that the undeniable early value of QuickBooks Read More

Essence of a Good Accounting System

Posted: October 30, 2017 - Blog, Business Briefs, Business Development

– Ticket to a large corporation –   “Management is the pilot of his business.  In the cockpit of an airplane, you have a huge array of different instruments spread out in front of you.  Those instruments and gauges are what pilots use to fly the plane. In the same way, management sits at the Read More

Two Cost Saving Cases

Posted: September 27, 2017 - Blog, Business Briefs, Business Development, Leadership

Case 1: A large non-profit organization was paying astronomical amounts of workers’ comp insurance premium each year. One property insurance broker decided to review the claims of this non-profit organization even if this was not his client. This individual wanted to help others because he is a very good person in nature. He reviewed the individual Read More

CPA Study Group

Studying for the CPA exam tends to be very boring and repetitive as it involves solving numerous multiple choice questions and memorizing rules. By attending this session, you can relate your study materials with real life experience. Take the audit section of the exam, for example.  Learning auditing for the CPA exam can be difficult as you have Read More

Global Automobile Fastener Market

Posted: July 25, 2017 - Blog, Business Briefs

CDH has quite a few clients in this industry. So, I have been studying this industry lately. When I think of fasteners, it is one of the oldest tools to connect objects in human history. Also, it is one of the most important part of machines as it affects the safety of machines such as automobiles. Here Read More

Delphi Wins IRS Inversion Challenge

Posted: June 8, 2016 - International Business

Delphi Automotive PLC won an appeal with the IRS allowing the company to be treated as a U.K. tax resident for U.S. federal tax purposes. The tax agency had claimed in 2014 that Delphi, whose top executives are in Troy, Mich., should be treated as a U.S. corporation for income tax purposes even after it Read More