Taking a Proactive Approach to Fraud

What is your business worth to you? The answer to that question is often much more complex than a number. There’s the time, dedication and hard work that you’ve undoubtedly expended toward building your company. Though, monetary value may not be the only measurement you use to quantify your success, there may be others within[ … ]

Tax Considerations: Claiming a Child After Divorce

Often in divorce, a court order stipulates which parent may claim a child or children on their taxes. This can also be used as a bargaining chip for either party when negotiating an agreement. But, what does the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) say about who can claim a child? While a local court may stipulate[ … ]

Josephine Giordano to speak at the National Cannabis Business Symposium

Josephine Giordano, a Director in BeachFleischman’s Financial Forensics and Business Valuation Services Group, will be giving two presentations at the National Cannabis Business Symposium on October 26-27. She will present on the topics of “Dealing with Disruption After COVID-19” and an “Arizona Update: Growth on the Horizon.” Ms. Giordano is the Chairperson of the Arizona[ … ]

Distressed Businesses: Overcoming Obstacles in the Road to Recovery

The Arizona economy and our local businesses are suffering significant distress in these uncertain times. A business’ going concern premise is compromised as growth and cashflows decline and risk increases. Financial distress is a condition in which a company or individual cannot generate revenue or income resulting in challenges in paying its financial obligations. This[ … ]

Arizona Child Support: Common Questions Asked of a Forensic Accountant

In Arizona, the Arizona Child Support Guidelines provide a standard of support for children and are based on both the needs of the children and the ability of the parents to pay. The Guidelines provide specific calculations to perform in order to determine the proportional share that each parent should pay based on various factors.[ … ]