Doing More with the SameSeptember 6, 2017

By: William C. McNamara, CPA, CCIFP®, The Curchin Group, LLC Article Credit: Utility & Transportation Contractor Magazine Doing more with the same is one of the fastest ways to improve efficiency and profitability. In some form or fashion every contractor understands this premise as it relates to the job site. But the same principle can …

How to Build Value in Your Family BusinessAugust 16, 2017

How to Build Value in Your Family Business

By: Roy Kvalo, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA Of course a family business owner wants their company to be valuable – to their family, their clients, and the community. And while the possibility of selling the business typically forces the owners hand in pinpointing its value, it makes sense to think about this now and periodically in the …

How Key Advisors Can Work Together to Benefit the Family BusinessAugust 10, 2017

How Key Advisors Can Work Together to Benefit the Family Business

If your family business has achieved any measure of success, you already know that it couldn’t be accomplished without the assistance of one or more trusted business advisors, such as an attorney or a CPA. To ensure continued success for the next generation and beyond, your key advisors should be called upon to work together …

Succession Planning for Construction ContractorsJuly 27, 2017

Succession Planning for Construction Contractors

Construction contractors are among the hardest-working professionals in the workforce. Between the physical labor and the organizational demands of running your business, succession planning can easily fall by the wayside if you don’t make a concerted effort to plan for the future. The construction industry is also changing dramatically due to politics, adding yet another layer …

Considerations for Family BusinessesJune 6, 2017

By: Lynn A. Conover, CPA, CFBA, The Curchin Group, LLC Article Credit: Shore Builders Association Bulletin Board Magazine Family businesses are found in virtually every sector of the world’s economies. In fact, they are considered the most common form of organization. A family business can range from a small mom and pop business to large …

Will Small Business Owners See Relief in Tax Reform?March 8, 2017

By: Peter Pfister, CPA While President Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin continue to push for sweeping tax reform, small business owners anxiously await the relief that could be on the way. Either Trump’s plan or the House Ways and Means Committee’s “Blueprint” would offer significant benefits to America’s 28 million small businesses. Trump recently …

Family Business Roundtable Meeting Recap: July 27th, 2016August 18, 2016

All too often family businesses are simply on autopilot with little thought given to transition or succession planning. The importance of careful planning cannot be underestimated, along with open and honest conversations between all equity and non-equity stakeholders. The Curchin Family Business Roundtable met again on July 27th to discuss a fictitious family business situation, …

The Curchin Group Roundtable Draws Top Professionals to Industry Think TankApril 12, 2016

A leader in family business accounting and advising, The Curchin Group works closely with other small business professionals. As a means of sharing leading edge developments in numerous areas of interest to family and closely-held businesses, Curchin has assembled a roundtable of professionals where these experts share their insight with other members. Clients are able …

The Curchin Group Attends Heckerling Institute on Estate PlanningFebruary 12, 2016

Curchin partner Lynn Conover recently participated in the 50th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, a premier continuing education program and networking platform hosted by the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Fl. 2016 marked Lynn’s 4th consecutive year attending the conference, which connects the full spectrum of estate planning professionals, including: Attorneys …