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Are You Ready for a Growth Spurt?

By K·Coe Editorial | October 17, 2019
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Reading Time: 2 minutes “Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” – James Cash Penney Every business faces its share of challenges. Some are beyond our control, such as economic uncertainty, declines in customer spending, and regulatory factors. Other challenges encompass the creative innovation, development, and marketing …

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Scary Scams

By K·Coe Editorial | October 7, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes October brings promise of candy corn, bright orange pumpkins, and trick-or-treaters delivering happy fright on Halloween night.  October also symbolizes the month to recognize another type of fright – perhaps the most monstrous fright lurking and circling your business:  the attack of the cyber criminals. This very real threat is …

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Missouri Banks to Undergo Positive Tax Law Changes for 2020

By K·Coe Editorial | October 7, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tax year 2020 will bring several positive changes for Missouri banks.  Senate Bills 884 and 769 (taking effect January 1, 2020), and Senate Bill 174 (took effect August 28, 2019), all could potentially affect your bank in big ways.  Tax law changes can be tedious to decipher, so we’ve highlighted …

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Alternative Compensation Plans: How Paying Employees without Money Pays Off

By K·Coe Editorial | September 27, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today’s businesses are seeking creative, new ways to establish or maintain a competitive advantage and secure performance goals, but without the drain on precious cash flow delivered in the traditional forms of bonuses, spot awards, and profit-sharing funds. Why? For some businesses, it’s a matter of needing more cash for …

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Getting Ahead of Carbon Regulation: 4 Action Items for Businesses

By K·Coe Editorial | September 23, 2019
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Reading Time: 2 minutes With the intent to deliver practical actions to address global greenhouse gas emissions, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit is underway in New York.  This year’s summit is garnering significant media attention, in part because many young climate activists from across the globe are voicing their concerns over …

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Business Tax Alert: IRS Issued Final Regs on New Depreciation Deduction

By K·Coe Editorial | September 19, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Through the release of the final regulations under section 168(k) which define the new 100% depreciation provisions, the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have provided clarity and new provisions beyond what was proposed in August 2018. What businesses need to know about the new 100% additional first year …

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IT is Risky for Business: How to Stay 3 Steps Ahead of the Enemy

By K·Coe Editorial | September 16, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Becoming a cybercrime victim in the United States today is increasing in probability.  Network breaches have increased 67%, while ransomware attacks have increased 400% this year. Biofuels companies in particular were put on high alert due to a surge of cyberattacks and staggering losses this year.  If that’s not your …

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