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Frequently asked questions about stock appreciation rights

Frequently asked questions about stock appreciation rights

Stock appreciation rights are an equity-based compensation device intended to incentivize key employees.
Health care revenue integrity: Panel shares insights and considerations

Health care revenue integrity: Panel shares insights and considerations

Health care leaders share revenue integrity challenges and insights at RSM’s Virtual Health Care Day.
IRS makes statements on CARES Act Employee Retention Tax Credit risks

IRS makes statements on CARES Act Employee Retention Tax Credit risks

On Oct. 19, 2022 the IRS issued a news release warning employers to be wary of third parties who have ramped up campaigns to try and get employers to claim the CARES Act Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) when they may not actually qualify.
Avoid these common pitfalls when establishing a retirement plan

Avoid these common pitfalls when establishing a retirement plan

When establishing a retirement plan, be sure to avoid common missteps when setting up your company’s retirement plan.
Fed raises its policy rate by 75 basis points and sees more increases

Fed raises its policy rate by 75 basis points and sees more increases

The Federal Reserve raised its policy rate by 75 basis points on Wednesday, the third straight increase of that size and a sign that it is continuing its aggressive push to tame inflation.
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 proposes $80 billion in additional funding for the IRS

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 proposes $80 billion in additional funding for the IRS

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 provides significant funding for the IRS over the next 10 years. The IRS is expected to use over half the funds for enforcement. Taxpayers can also expect to see an increase in taxpayer services.
Existing home sales continued its slump, down 21% in 2022

Existing home sales continued its slump, down 21% in 2022

Existing home sales fell for the fifth straight month as the housing market cooled significantly amid steep rises in mortgage rates and housing prices.
Pass-through entity elections are here to stay: What you need to know

Pass-through entity elections are here to stay: What you need to know

Pass-through entity elections are creating tax planning complexity. This article explains what you need to know and what you should do next.
Inflation outpaces consumer spending for the first time this year

Inflation outpaces consumer spending for the first time this year

Personal spending declined on an inflation-adjusted basis in May as spikes in gasoline and food prices depressed consumer sentiment and dampened spending on…
Fed announces largest rate hike in nearly three decades as it seeks to restore price stability

Fed announces largest rate hike in nearly three decades as it seeks to restore price stability

The Federal Reserve lifted its federal funds policy rate to a range between 1.5% and 1.75% on Wednesday as it moves to restore price stability over the medium term.
Oil prices and price gouging: Deconstructing the price of gas

Oil prices and price gouging: Deconstructing the price of gas

The impact of global market forces like the war in Ukraine and OPEC far outweighs whatever influence retailers or refiners have on the prices that consumers pay…
RSM US Manufacturing Outlook Index shows 35% probability of recession over next year

RSM US Manufacturing Outlook Index shows 35% probability of recession over next year

The RSM US Manufacturing Outlook Index declined into negative terrain in May, signaling the impact of high inflation, rising interest rates, the lockdowns in China and the war in Ukraine.
Ninth Circuit reverses IRS win in $35 million partnership adjustment

Ninth Circuit reverses IRS win in $35 million partnership adjustment

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the United States Tax Court on the issue of what constitutes a filed partnership return.
Chart of the day: U.S. existing home sales fall again as rates rise

Chart of the day: U.S. existing home sales fall again as rates rise

Sales of existing homes fell for the third straight month as the housing market continued to cool off amid steep mortgage-rate increases.
Chart of the day: U.S. housing starts fall amid rising mortgage rates

Chart of the day: U.S. housing starts fall amid rising mortgage rates

Housing starts fell by 0.2% on the month to 1.724 million annualized, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
The price of war: Risks around the inflation outlook

The price of war: Risks around the inflation outlook

While we expect the annual inflation rate to peak this quarter as the comparisons to the lower levels of a year ago wear off, the risk of rising prices will remain.