Congratulations to Isler CPA for being named one of the 2015 Oregon Business magazine 100 Best Green Companies To Work For In Oregon. According to Oregon Business Magazine (OBM), Oregon is known for its green-minded citizens, and many workers are attracted to firms and organizations that practice green, not just pay lip service to it….

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Why it Might be Smart to Extend Your Income Tax Return By Glenn Munro, CPA and Riana Linsky, of Isler CPA Have you ever put your tax return on extension? If so, were you worried? Many taxpayers have misconceptions about what an extension is and the implications of filing an extension. What is a tax…

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If you are a volunteer worker for a charity, like a Cub Scout leader or a Kidsports coach for example, you should be aware that your generosity may entitle you to some tax breaks. Although no tax deduction is allowed for the value of services you perform for a charitable organization, charitable deductions are permitted…

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Construction organizations are looking for ways to cut costs, become more efficient and exit unprofitable services or products – but depending on the approach, these actions can sacrifice long-term goals and potential rewards. Ad hoc cost-cutting often erodes morale, damages a company’s reputation and degrades infrastructure. By contrast, implementing a disciplined, enterprise-wide profit improvement initiative…

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On January 16, 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2014-02, Intangibles—Goodwill and Other (Topic 350): Accounting for Goodwill. This ASU introduces an accounting alternative for private companies that simplifies and reduces the costs associated with the subsequent accounting for goodwill. The effects of a private company electing the accounting alternative…

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