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Part 3 of Jim Sacher’s 12 Great Ideas for Tax Savings series What to Look For As a general rule of thumb, if you have purchased commercial real estate for an amount over $750,000, you may be able to reduce your taxes by having a cost segregation study undertaken. Cost segregation is a well-established method of […]

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The first challenge in business exit planning for an owner is deciding is it time to exit or transition their business. It takes time to reach this difficult decision, but where delays are often seen is after the decision has already been made. There are many factors that cause a business owner to not begin […]

Monday, January 19, 2015

The global economy, combined with electronic banking and other technological advances, has made it easier than ever for litigants to conceal assets. Fortunately, financial experts have a number of techniques at their disposal to uncover these assets. Some methods involve tracing the flow of funds to locate hidden assets. Others involve reconstructing a person’s finances […]

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

When a married couple parts ways and one or both spouses own an interest in a business, it’s critical that they retain valuation experts — or perhaps a joint expert — to value not only the business interests, but also other marital assets. Without such information, the monied spouse may end up losing too much […]

As the U.S. population gets older, more people, particularly baby boomers, are confronting a dilemma. As parents age, their ability to manage their own finances may decline. That can make it more likely that they may neglect the life savings they’ve worked so hard to accumulate or make costly mistakes with them. Even worse, they’re […]

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Even if you have the best of intentions, it’s easy to overspend. According to a Gallup poll conducted June 9-15, 2014,* 58% of people who had shopped during the previous four weeks said they spent more at the store than they originally intended to. Even if you’re generally comfortable with how much you spend, you […]

Just a few years ago the theory of “Peak Oil” was making the rounds, that the world would reach a point in the not so distant future that oil reserves would deplete rapidly, sending crude oil prices to the moon.  Fast forward a few years and the shale revolution in the U.S. brought a glut […]

Friday, December 12, 2014

It was 1999, the topic of conversation was how the Y2K bug would affect companies, the NASDAQ hitting new highs, and the West Nile Virus first appearing in the U.S. Today we still have computer bugs that more frighteningly look to steal our identity.  The NASDAQ is yet to reach its all-time highs, but is […]

Friday, November 28, 2014

You’ve probably seen bit.ly URLs and wondered “Why is that URL so short?” The answer to that and other common Bit.ly questions are below. What is Bit.ly? Bit.ly, Inc. is a quick, and easy-to-use URL shortening service with some basic analytics capabilities tied to it. Why is Bit.ly Used? To make links shorter, less daunting […]

Friday, November 21, 2014

We’ve all seen them – the traditional (and boring) out of office email: “I will be out of the office until Friday, Nov. 7 with limited access to my email. If you have immediate needs, please contact Joe Black at 555-555-5555.” Sure, this gets across what you need it do: You’re out of the office. […]

Skoda Minotti Professional Staffing is currently assisting a client in their search for a Vice President of Construction in Cleveland, Ohio. Summary of Responsibilities: The primary function of this position is to positively and immediately impact the overall performance of Snavely Building Company’s construction projects. This role is being created to ensure a high performance […]

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Skoda Minotti Professional Staffing is currently assisting a client in their search for an Accounting Manager. The client is only considering local candidates at this time. Summary of Responsibilities: This position, reporting to the CFO, is accountable for providing leadership over the accounting systems and processes, tax compliance, financial analysis and the accounting and operational […]

Friday, December 12, 2014

The performance of a vulnerability assessment and/or penetration test is a critical component of any company’s IT risk management program. Understanding the importance and benefits, the process, and expectations of the process is key in managing organizational risk and internal control. To help explain these factors, we’ve provided answers to the most commonly asked questions […]

Monday, January 12, 2015

Learn the impact to your business Earlier this summer, we posted information about a security flaw that threatened millions of websites through two popular content management systems (CMS), WordPress and Drupal. At the time, both WordPress and Drupal released updates to address this concern. Unfortunately, new security threats continue to surface given the recent release […]

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Skoda Minotti, a national CPA, financial and business advisory firm, was recently recognized as one of the nation’s top accounting firms to work for by Accounting Today.  “We are honored that Skoda Minotti was again named one of the ‘Best Accounting Firms to Work For’,” said Gregory J. Skoda, Skoda Minotti chairman. “We are proud of […]

Monday, December 29, 2014

Skoda Minotti, a national CPA, financial and business advisory firm, recently received the Weatherhead 100 and Pillar Awards; one for achieving rapid growth over the past five years, and the other for service to the community. Skoda Minotti was selected a 2014 Weatherhead 100 Winner by The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve […]