Monthly Archives: April 2012

Removal of Cyprus from the Portuguese “Blacklist”

Cyprus has been officially removed from the Portuguese so-called “blacklist”- a list of jurisdictions with privileged tax regimes. This development has been issued by the Portuguese Ministry of Finance on 8th November 2011, Decree No. 292/2011 and is the result … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Adelaide Ness

As “opportunity season” wraps up in the United States, I’ve been thinking about all of you and your busy schedules.   Accountants have their work cut out for them – it’s certainly not easy being the most trusted business advisor!  Your … Continue reading

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Bench-marking Is a Helpful Tool

  The Rainmaker Companies uses bench-marking in a variety of ways.  We use it with clients in our consulting practice and we use it in our alliances.  Bench-marking is a good way to help us understand our clients Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and … Continue reading

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Leading Self

  Quarterly calls with Enterprise Worldwide member firms took place over the last 1st quarter of the year that focused on leadership within your accounting firm. There were a number of very insightful comments and great dialogue around this very … Continue reading

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Don’t Raise a Red Flag for Tax Auditors

  This article by Marlene Habib was published April 2, 2012 by The Globe and Mail, Toronto’s leading newspaper. Globe & Mail Interviews SBLR For Tips On Reducing The Risk Of Getting Audited For the growing ranks of the self-employed, … Continue reading

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Lessons From The Recession

  Our CEO, Troy Waugh, asked me the other day what I have learned from living through this recession. After reflecting on this for a few days it hit me that first, I hope that I did indeed live through it, meaning … Continue reading

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