Finance News & Insights

IRS audit survival guide: 4 compliance keys for Finance

Few things are quite as headache-provoking as the thought of IRS auditors scrutinizing your company’s financial records, one by one. [Read more…]

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Feds make two about-faces that impact your company’s compliance

Just when you’ve got the rules down, they pull the rug out from under you! In recent weeks the feds have made two surprise policy reversals. And if you don’t keep up, you’ll get caught short. [Read more…]

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Unclaimed property: Crucial steps for every reporting cycle

What’s sprouting up this spring? For Financial pros, it’s unclaimed property deadlines. [Read more…]

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The dreaded tax audit! Go from just ‘surviving’ to ‘thriving’

What is Finance’s best strategy for tax audits? Always expect one to occur. [Read more…]

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Vendor risk management: Is your company covered or exposed?

In Finance, you monitor vendor risk each and every day. [Read more…]

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Feds change fee structure for key compliance program: How it impacts Finance

Heads up: The IRS is no longer charging employers who take advantage of its Voluntary Correction Program (VCP) by the number of plan participants they have. [Read more…]

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DOL considers a change to overtime rule most CFOs would love

To find a suitable alternative to the OT rule changes created during the Obama administration, the Acosta-led DOL is considering a change that would address one of the chief complaints about the previous administration’s changes.  [Read more…]

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The cost of ignoring compliance during growth: $3.4 million

When your company is growing rapidly, it’s easy to ignore the less-pressing business issues, such as minor compliance tasks. But as a recent DOL settlement shows, doing so can prove very, very costly. [Read more…]

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CFOs get ‘new’ weapon to avoid compliance problems, courtesy of the feds

Finance chiefs will once again have one of the most useful DOL resources at their disposal to help with an array of tricky compliance issues — and avoid costly penalties and lawsuits. [Read more…]

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Fiduciary compliance: A 15-point checklist that covers all your bases

Between recent court verdicts against employers and the potential adoption of the DOL’s fiduciary rule, fiduciary compliance is more critical than ever. The steps in this strategy essentially guarantee you and your plan are in compliance. [Read more…]

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