In addition to being the host of unsuitable since July 2019, Doug Houser, CPA, MBA, CEPA is the principal and director of construction and real estate services at Rea & Associates, a top 100 firm with offices throughout Ohio. Learn more about Doug at https://www.reacpa.com/biography/doug-houser.
These days, there are challenges at every turn. But that means there are opportunities abound, too. Today we’re going to talk about turning lemons into lemonade… at least, from a tax planning perspective. It’s no longer business as usual.Things are constantly changing, especially with the CARES Act and other legislation related to coronavirus. And, at the same time, businesses are strapped for cash. But none of these challenges should get in the way of tax planning for your business. In fact, tax planning is now more important than ever.Cindy Kula joins the show to share how COVID-19 may impact your tax liability, break down some of the new legislation to come out of this situation, and teach you how to minimize your tax liability.Listen to this episode of unsuitable to learn:What economic challenges most businesses will face in the latter half of 2020What you need to know about the Tax Act and CARES Act during the coronavirus economyThe key to minimizing your tax burden and maximizing your Qualified Business Income DeductionLearn more about this topic:Rea’s COVID-19 Resource CenterRead: “COVID-19 Is Accelerating The Rise Of The Digital Economy”Read: “Searching for a Tax Exempt Organization?”If you like this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio, hit the like button or share it on social media. You can also use #ReaRadio to join the conversation. You can also watch the podcast in action on the Rea & Associates YouTube channel and access additional resources at www.reacpa.com/podcast. 
If you’ve been watching the news lately, you’ve probably noticed an uptick in reports about cybercrime as many companies operate with a remote workforce. And if you’re currently preparing for re-entry, unfortunately, your cyber-safety concerns won’t go away as soon as your team is back in your physical building — in fact, re-entry poses a lot of cyber risks to companies. That’s why we’re sharing this episode with two of Rea’s top cybersecurity professionals, Shawn Richardson and Ty Whittenburg. We discuss how to re-integrate your employees and your information systems without adding additional risk to your business, what threats to look for upon re-entry, and the most important issues to consider while migrating your workforce back to your company’s network.Listen to this episode of unsuitable to learn:How are companies re-integrating their employees and information systems into their company networks without bringing risk to the business?Physical and digital evidence of a potential cyberattack that everyone in your business should be aware of while re-enteringImportant things to look for when reviewing your company data (and why the ways people access this data matters)Learn more about this topic:Listen: “Episode 236: How To Uncover Fraud In Your Organization”Read: “Education Is The Enemy Of Cybercrime”Read: “What Is Life After Coronavirus? Cyber Risk & Telecommuting”If you like this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio, hit the like button or share it on social media. You can also use #ReaRadio to join the conversation. You can also watch the podcast in action on the Rea & Associates YouTube channel and access additional resources at www.reacpa.com/podcast. 
We’ve all experienced disruption lately. But, as they say, the show must go on. So, if you want to grow your business, you must find ways to continue the important job of business development, even when everything has changed.Our expert guest on this episode of unsuitable is Amy Franko, author of the Amazon best-seller “The Modern Seller.” Amy discusses business development during disruption, how to organize your pipeline, how to stay in front of clients and rise above the noise, and how to help your customers prioritize what’s most important right now.Listen to this episode of unsuitable to learn:The importance of our mindsets as business developers during this period of timeHow to stay in front of clients and rise above the noiseThinking beyond the current crisis (without ignoring it)Learn more about this topic:Read: "The Modern Seller: Sell More and Increase Your Impact in the New Sales Economy"Rea’s COVID-19 Resource CenterListen: “Episode 235: Telecommuting: How To Embrace The Workplace Of The Future”If you like this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio, hit the like button or share it on social media. You can also use #ReaRadio to join the conversation. You can also watch the podcast in action on the Rea & Associates YouTube channel and access additional resources at www.reacpa.com/podcast. 
These days, businesses collect a ton of data, and this data can be used for a variety of purposes — even to commit fraud, unfortunately.To help us get the lowdown on our data, we’re joined by Greg Kelley, an expert in cybersecurity and digital forensics and the chief technology officer of Vestige Digital Investigations. Greg takes us on a journey behind the scenes of our electronic data infrastructure to tell us what we should be looking out for in an effort to keep our data — and our organizations — safe.Listen to this episode of unsuitable to learn:How to back up your data, why you should, and how to check that it’s being backed up properlyHow digital evidence from disparate sources, combined with some analytics, can help spot fraudWhen you will want to work with cybersecurity expertsLearn more about this topic:Read: “Education Is The Enemy Of Cybercrime”Read: “Can A Cybercriminal Crack Your Company’s Network?”Read: “Government Entities Are Not Immune To Cybercrime”If you like this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio, hit the like button or share it on social media. You can also use #ReaRadio to join the conversation. You can also watch the podcast in action on the Rea & Associates YouTube channel and access additional resources at www.reacpa.com/podcast. 
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Dublin, Ohio, United States of America
Episode Count
249
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
4 days, 6 minutes