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FINANCIAL SERVICES Blogs

In LaPorte’s continuing effort to transfer knowledge proactively to our clients and community, we offer simplified access to our many blog, video, and whitepaper resources in the Knowledge Center. Here, you can also learn more about LaPorte through a selection of firm-focused videos and recent news releases. Welcome to the Knowledge Center.

How high will interest rates go?

(authored by RSM US LLP) We expect the Fed to raise its policy rate above 5% in the near term while at the same time reducing its balance sheet by $95 billion per month.

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IRS delays caused employers to wait on needed COVID tax credit relief

(authored by RSM US LLP) Congress passed multiple pieces of legislation aimed at providing relief to employers struggling due to the pandemic. A new Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) report finds that ongoing IRS processing delays are causing businesses to wait on COVID-related credits claimed on Forms 941-X. The report states that as of Feb. 1, 2022, there were 447,435 Forms 941-X waiting to be processed.

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Cyber hygiene

Basic Cyber Hygiene

Cybersecurity has been a chief concern among small business owners for some time, but protecting data from bad actors has become even more important since

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