2019 Business Trends Webinar Series

We’ve put together another great year of educational and informational webinars designed to keep our clients, colleagues and friends informed on innovative business and tax strategies.

The tools and resources presented will help businesses and individuals make informed decisions and remain successful and compliant in the competitive marketplace. Click the button to view past recordings of our webinars.


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August 20

IRS Hot Topics: What Business Owners Need to Know
This webinar will discuss key developments over the last year in individual and business taxation, including the IRS's current areas of focus and potential upcoming tax legislation.



August 22

Transfer Pricing: Impacts on Your Effective Tax Rate
If your firm is multinational, transfer pricing policies may likely affect your global tax rate. Proactive development of transfer pricing policies can help you minimize compliance risk and potentially reduce your global effective tax rate.

Noon–1 pm


August 29

IRS Trouble: International Penalty Abatement
Offshore compliance remains a top priority for the IRS. This session will discuss the importance of processes to help international taxpayers avoid large penalties.

Noon–1 pm



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September 4

New Leasing Standards
It’s important to understand the potential impact the new Accounting Standards Update 2016-02, Leases could have on your organization for both financial reporting and tax purposes. Join us to learn more.

10–11 am


September 17

Going Global: Key Considerations in International Expansion
International expansion involves awareness of tax risks and opportunities, how these may have changed since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and how they apply to your business.

12:30 pm–1:30 pm


September 19

Financial Reporting and Compliance in a Post Wayfair World
Join our webinar as we discuss the major changes for nexus, review new sales tax requirements by state, and identify how doing business in more states will affect your financial reporting and compliance both today and over the next five years.

Noon–1 pm


September 24

Human Resource Insights: Recruiting Processes
There is much to consider throughout the entire recruiting process. Whether posting a job, making an offer, onboarding, it is important to keep the company’s culture and current legal rules in mind when making hiring decisions. This session will explore the tools and best practices available to make the process go smoothly.

Noon–1 pm


September 26

ACA Compliance Considerations & Best Practices
Health Care Reform: It's our new reality! It is important to keep abreast of the legislation, documentation and reporting requirements and deadlines. 

Noon–1 pm



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October 25

Planning Your Future: The Latest in Estate Planning
Estate, gift and income tax planning have become more challenging due to recent and proposed legislative and regulatory changes. It's important to stay on top of these changes and modify and/or create your plan to take advantage of wealth enhancing opportunities. 

Noon–1 pm



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November 12

The Value of Cloud ERP/NetSuite
In this session, we’ll break down the problems with traditional software, the risks of dated systems, and the advantages of today’s cloud solutions.

Noon–1 pm


November 14

Year-End Planning Update
Your year-end reports must be completed accurately and in a timely manner, without exception! Eide Bailly is here to help.

Noon–1:30 pm


November 21

(Previously scheduled for August 27)

Benefits of an IC-DISC
The IC-DISC allows certain U.S. businesses to reduce their overall tax liability through a commission mechanism. Learn how to determine your company’s eligibility.

Noon–1 pm


November 22

Year-End Planning Update
Your year-end reports must be completed accurately and in a timely manner, without exception! Eide Bailly is here to help.

Noon–1:30 pm



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December 10

Human Resource Insights: Completing I-9s
Form I-9, the Employment Eligibility Verification, verifies that individuals are authorized to work in the United States. Completing these forms incorrectly, not collecting proper documentation or not filing the forms at all can result in penalties for the employer.

Noon–1 pm


December 12

Understanding Nexus for Sales and Income Taxes
The nexus rules for sales taxes are different from income taxes. This webinar will uncover the key differences and recent court cases surrounding challenges to economic nexus.

Noon–1 pm


Recorded Webinars


Date Topic Time (CST)
January 15 Transfer Pricing: Post US Tax Reform
The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has created a variety of new international tax concerns for businesses. Addressing how tax reform impacts transfer pricing is critical for compliance.

12:30–1:30 pm


January 17 You’ve Earned It: R&D Tax Credit
If your company is investing in innovation and working to stay competitive through improved or new products and services, you could qualify for a Research and Development tax credit.

11 a.m.–Noon


January 22 Tax Reform: Top 10 Considerations for Businesses
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was the largest tax reform legislation in 30 years. Is your business prepared for the changes impacting you this filing season?

12:30–1:30 pm


January 24 Sales Tax Reform: You Need to Comply
Many states have updated their economic nexus standards since the SCOTUS Wayfair decision. Businesses need to review their sales tax collection practices to remain in compliance with the changing sales tax landscape. It’s not business as usual!

11 a.m.–Noon



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February 19 Business Trends: Section 199A Regulations - What You Need to Know
Tax Reform brought about big changes, including the new Section 199A 20% deduction for Qualified Business Income. We have now final regulations from the IRS and this webinar will review this new guidance.

Noon–1 pm


February 21 IRS Hot Topics: What Business Owners Need to Know
Are you aware of the IRS’s current areas of focus in examination? There have been some key developments over the last year in individual and business taxation. Knowing the different and understanding your risk is important.

11 a.m.–Noon


February 22 CO State Sales Reform
Learn how the new sourcing rules in Colorado impact businesses doing business in the state.

Noon–1 p.m.


February 26 Quality of Earnings and Due Diligence
Due diligence in the buy and sell-side of a transaction is incredibly important. Key considerations and practical tips for navigating a successful transaction will be discussed.

11 a.m.–Noon

Webinar recording not available


February 28 Tax Reform: Top 10 Considerations for Individuals
Are you prepared for the individual impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act as we head into the 2018 tax filing season? This session will outline key considerations for individuals regarding tax reform.

Noon–1 pm



Date Topic Time (CST)
March 20

Benefits of Fixed Asset Planning and Cost Segregation
Fixed asset planning is an excellent way to identify available deductions and opportunities to maximize cash flow and reduce income tax liability. Can your business benefit from fixed asset planning? 

Noon–1 pm


March 22

Business Trends: eDiscovery & Other Cybersecurity Incident Response Trends
The Federal Rule changes to eDiscovery and Evidence are now in place. Review some of the key changes to the Federal Rules and how you can strategically take advantage of the new rules. 

Noon–1 pm


March 26

Business Trends: Why System Integration Should Be Your Next Big Initiative in 2019
Your business data is worth more than almost any other company asset. Having access to data, allows you to make data driven decisions. Learn the benefits of system integration and how to pick the right type of integration solution for your business. 

Noon–1 pm



Date Topic Time (CST)
April 18

Revenue Recognition Rules
New rules will impact when and how businesses recognize revenue for financial accounting and tax purposes. By analyzing these rules now, you can plan for successful outcomes for your business. 

Noon–1 pm


April 23

Internal Audit: Do You Need Help?
Interested in reducing risk and improving overall and operational performance? An internal audit may be the answer.

Noon–1 pm


April 25

Succession Planning: Start Planning Now
There is great value in having a succession plan long before you need it. If succession is in your future, understanding the process and what you can do to prepare and operate with the end in mind is a good first step.

Noon–1 pm


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May 21

Employee Benefit Plan: Are You Meeting Your Fiduciary Responsibilities?
This webinar will discuss various steps to increase your fiduciary responsibility knowledge such as reviewing your investment line-up, complying with ERISA, completing fiduciary training or education, maintaining all pertinent documentation, managing cyber threats and protecting your plan data.

Noon–1 pm


May 23

Tax Considerations: Mergers & Acquisitions
Considering buying or selling a business? There are many tax considerations to help you save money and identify risk throughout the transaction process. 

Noon–1 pm


May 30

Performance Audit: A Tool for Both Private & Public Sectors
Curious to find out whether your strategic objectives are being met and/or could be improved upon? Performance auditing is a technique used by internal auditors to evaluate the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of your operations. Learn more about the benefits during this webinar. 

Noon–1 pm


May 31

International Tax: Sales Tax Considerations
International businesses need to understand how they're impacted and how the sales tax rules have changed as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Wayfair.




Date Topic Time (CST)
June 11

Earning Energy Efficiency Deductions: 179D & 45L
Have you constructed or renovated a building using energy efficient components? Or, have you designed a governmental space incorporating energy efficient elements? You could benefit from the 179D tax deduction. 

Noon–1 pm


June 13

Which Small Business Retirement Plan Option is Right for You?
As your business grows and changes, it is important to review your retirement plan offerings to determine if your current plan is the best plan for your business and employees. Learn more about current retirement plan options and the best time frames to make a change. 

Noon–1 pm


June 14

How to Find & Use Your Data to Drive Real Results
Interested in growing your business, being more strategic and productive? Learn how having access to the data you need might not be as difficult as you think and can help you make informed decisions. Data analytics and business intelligence may seem like “hype” but they are more tangible than ever, no matter your size, industry or budget.

Noon–1 pm


June 25

Fundamentals of Working Capital, Valuation Impacts and Deal Considerations
Navigating working capital and cash flow in day to day business operations is one thing but what does it mean when buying and selling a business? 

Noon–1 pm


June 27

Accounting Method Developments
Reporting income and expenses in the proper period can generate valuable cash savings and avoid potential conflict with the IRS. Learn more about recent developments in the area of accounting methods and periods and the potential opportunities and risks to your business.

Noon–1 pm


June 28

International Tax: US Reporting of Foreign Assets
Taxpayers with global assets need to understand how and when to report this information to avoid costly penalties. 

Noon–1 pm



Date Topic Time (CST)
July 10

International Tax: Inbound & Outbound Considerations Under New Section 199A
New section 199A provides a potential 20% deduction for qualified business income (“QBI”). This deduction can be claimed by both domestic and foreign taxpayers.

Noon–1 pm


July 11

Compliance Considerations: State Income Tax
State and local income tax compliance is evolving. Help ease your compliance burden by being knowledgeable about the changes and how they may impact your current processes and procedures. 

11 a.m.–Noon


July 16

Affordable Care Act: It's Time to Comply
The health care reform landscape continues to change, so it's important to keep abreast of the legislation and deadlines. This session will bring you up-to-date with the latest ACA developments and discuss how to best prepare for ACA compliance.

2–3 p.m.

Recorded webinar unavailable


July 18

International Tax: GILTI Tax Regime & Planning Opportunities
Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income (GILTI) has changed as a result of tax reform. Businesses working internationally need to understand the new rules and strategies plan for the future to comply. 

11 a.m.–Noon


July 22

Benefits of a Quality Assurance Review
Learn what a QAR is and how it benefits businesses during this webinar. 

Noon–1 pm


July 25

Human Resource Insights: Importance of an Employee Handbook
An employee handbook can act as the company's first line of defense against lawsuits or liability claims. It can protect both employers and employees.  

Noon–1 pm


July 30

Tax Update: Qualified Opportunity Zones – Understanding the Opportunity
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act gives taxpayers a new planning tool, Section 1400Z, for deferring and reducing capital gains that are reinvested in a Qualified Opportunity Fund (QOF).  

12:30–1:30 pm





Each session is eligible for one credit.

Liz Zaruba