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MarksNelson in the News

  • New Synergies: A Q&A with Mark Radetic and Scott Carson of MarksNelson

    By MarksNelson on August 20, 2018
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    Are you bold? A brave explorer of the unknown? The deep blue ocean – also known as the Earth’s Last Frontier – is much like today’s ever-evolving world of business. Hidden beneath its waves are opportunities as bountiful as treasure troves, waiting for those courageous enough to dive in to discover their wealth. Recognizing the expansive and innovative opportunities through partnership, the leaders at MarkNelson LLC, a public accounting firm, and Blue Ocean Consulting, a technology company, joined forces earlier this year. In this Ignite blog feature, the Kansas Society of CPAs had the distinct honor of gaining insight into how these voyagers submerged themselves into the merger of both professional service companies; and how by offering new business advisory services to existing and new clients, they’re sailing the seas rich with opportunity and spotlighting their organization’s future-ready success.
  • Volunteers Work to Paint Tiny Homes for Veterans, Build Special Grilling Station

    By MarksNelson on June 18, 2018
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    The Veterans Community Project is getting a boost from local volunteers. On Thursday, many of those volunteers came from a locally-owned accounting firm MarksNelson. Instead of work Thursday, the company is donating time to help.
  • Tax Law Changes the Score for Companies That Buy Tickets to Sports Events

    By MarksNelson on June 4, 2018
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    Treating a client, or prospective one, to a Royals game long has been a good way to build relations. The fact that the tickets qualified for a 50 percent tax deduction never hurt, either. But the deductibility of those tickets, along with tickets to other sporting events and concerts, is one of the losses from the tax reform package passed at the end of 2017. That will cause some business owners to reexamine the value of those investments.
  • F&I Industry Trends 2018

    By MarksNelson on March 26, 2018
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    It’s a good time to be in the automotive industry — or any business, as long as the stock market continues to hit record highs, unemployment remains low, and consumer confidence stays strong. But auto dealers will continue to rely on F&I to maintain profitability, bring customers back for maintenance and repairs, and create opportunities for participation in reinsurance programs.
  • Four Ways Businesses Can Lower Payroll Management Risk

    By MarksNelson on March 22, 2018
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    As soon as a business hires its first employee, the challenges of payroll management begin. The technicalities and need for vigilance increase exponentially as the company grows and its workforce expands. Even if it downsizes staff and turns more toward independent contractors, considerable payroll-related issues should be considered.
  • How to Hand Off Your Bookkeeping to a New Employee

    By MarksNelson on February 20, 2018
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    Whether you’re hiring a new worker whose responsibilities will include bookkeeping or you’re tapping an existing employee to take over the job, you have to find a way to transfer all your knowledge about your customers and vendors, your products or services, and your overall accounting workflow to someone else. How you do that depends on a few things.
  • MarksNelson Named as 2018 Lead Award Winner For Top 15 Corporate University Program

    By MarksNelson on February 15, 2018
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    The recent Leadership Excellence and Development awards were announced for best Corporate University Programs. We're proud to share our MarksNelson University ranked in the Top 15!
  • Top Accounting Firms Win Inavero’s 2018 Best of Accounting™ Award for Client Service Excellence

    By MarksNelson on February 15, 2018
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    “In an industry where just over 2 in 5 clients would recommend their firm to a friend or colleague, Best of Accounting award winners stand apart,” said Inavero’s CEO and Founder, Eric Gregg.
  • Kansas City Business Journal Names MarksNelson to List of Top Kansas City Accounting Firms

    By MarksNelson on February 14, 2018
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    The Kansas City Business Journal ranks the area’s accounting firms. For the fifth consecutive year, MarksNelson is in the top 10.
  • Accounting Automation in 2018: Are You Keeping Up?

    By MarksNelson on January 16, 2018
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    In 2018, keeping up with your peers in other businesses means one thing: automation. It’s this year’s buzzword where accounting is concerned. In fact, according to a 2015 study by PwC, accounting clerks and bookkeepers comprised the #1 profession most likely to be affected by computerization and technology in the next 20 years. Human intervention will undoubtedly play a role in financial management for a long time – maybe forever. We’re seeing the very beginnings of accounting automation today, though. Are you on board?