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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.

SOC reports: Proving security, building trust

(authored by RSM US LLP) To better manage risks, vendors and service providers should verify the strength of their internal controls, driving demand for the independent audits known as System and Organization Controls (SOC) reports.

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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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