Beyond the Numbers

Weaver: Beyond the Numbers — where Weaver professionals examine financial and business trends, regulations, best practices and the issues that keep CFOs, CEOs and other business professionals up at night. Tune in to hear interviews with Weaver leaders who work with companies every day to manage risk, address financial reporting needs, solve tax issues and help business offices operate more efficiently.

Episodes

Beyond the Numbers: The Oil Spill Liability Tax

For this discussion on motor fuels taxation issues, Beyond the Numbers sits with two of Weaver’s industry leaders, Emilda Santiesteban and Leanne Sobel, J.D., both Directors of Motor Fuels and Excise Tax Services. They join host, Tyler Kern, to explore motor fuel taxation dynamics and offer their insights on a constitutional challenge to the federal […]

Weaver On Chain: The Current Regulatory and Tax Challenges of Decentralization

David Kerr, Principal at Cowrie, has ten years of experience in tax strategy, financial accounting, anti-money laundering, international tax compliance, and risk consulting across the gaming, telecommunications, technology, and digital asset industries. He is an expert in decentralized autonomous organizations and advises on structuring for legal and tax purposes. DAOs are represented by rules that […]

The Business of Government: Leadership in Government

Government does not measure profit and loss, but it is still a business. Government leaders deliver change, develop strategies, and adapt. Sharing her insights on the topic, Weaver National Strategy Leader Alyssa Martin, CPA, joined Business of Government host and State Government Practice Leader, Adam Jones. Martin has decades of public accounting experience and founded […]

Beyond the Numbers: Analyzing the Impact of Tax Legislation on Real Estate

  Politics and capital gains—how are these related and what do changes in both sectors mean for the real estate industry? Rob Nowak, Partner in Tax Services at Weaver, and Howard Altshuler, Partner-in-Charge of Real Estate Services at Weaver, dove into this topic on this episode of Weaver: Beyond The Numbers Podcast. Recently, Virginia and […]

Beyond the Numbers: The Rebound and Current Financial State of the Biopharma and Med Tech Industries

  COVID-19 rocked the world in most industries, but particularly for biopharma and pharmaceuticals, which were at the forefront. Tyler Ridley, Senior Manager of Valuation Services at Weaver, joined this episode of Weaver: Beyond The Numbers Podcast with Weaver hosts Howard Altshuler, Partner-In-Charge of Real Estate Services, and Rob Nowak, Tax Partner with Weaver, to […]

Weaver Beyond the Numbers Real Estate Edition: The Long and Winding Road to Tax Reform

  “There are a number of proposed provisions in the Build Back Better Act that could impact tax rates.” A lot is going on in the tax world that could have implications for companies and individuals. While nothing is official, there are many proposed changes to the tax code in the Build Back Better Act. In […]

Weaver: Beyond The Numbers Podcast

On this episode of Weaver: Beyond The Numbers Podcast, hosts Rob Nowak, Partner, Tax Services at Weaver, and Howard Altshuler, Partner-in-Charge, Real Estate Services at Weaver, discuss climate change and adaptability for the real estate industry. This past year we’ve seen extreme weather events creating stress on buildings, infrastructure and the supply chain. Texas faced […]

Beyond the Numbers: CCBO Conference Recap

Dan Graves, CPA, Partner with Weaver Risk Advisory Services, and Rebecca Goldstein, CPS, Partner with Weaver’s Assurance Services Team, returned from the recently held 2021 CCBO (Community College Business Officers), where they gave a joint presentation on grant compliance. They shared their experiences and insights from the conference with Adam Jones, Weaver’s State Government Practice […]

Weaver: Beyond the Numbers: The Global Minimum Tax Explained

Covering core elements of the Global Minimum Tax being considered by the world’s largest economies, Weaver’s International Tax professionals provide insight for multi-national businesses. Key Points: The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) looks to certain measures, including a global minimum tax to level the playing field among countries. Generally, the Global Minimum Tax […]

Weaver: Beyond the Numbers: Making the Most of Charitable Contributions

With tax season just around the corner, host Tyler Kern discussed the latest updates around charitable contributions with Justin Reeves, CPA, Tax Partner at Weaver. For those who itemize their deductions, the limit of cash contributions in 2021 has increased from 60% to now a staggering 100% of adjusted gross income. Reeves clarified the difference […]

Bonus Depreciation of Business Assets

“Both new and used property now qualify for bonus depreciation, which is a little bit of a departure from some prior law,” Nowak said. On this episode of Weaver: Beyond the Numbers, Host Tyler Kern talked with Rob Nowak, Partner in Tax Services at Weaver, about the bonus depreciation of business assets. “Bonus depreciation is […]

Reflecting On OPIS RFS, RINs and Biofuels Forum 2021

“The timing of the conference this year was quite interesting,” Dunphy said. “We have annual objectives that EPA publishes each year of the period of the regulations. We have now been waiting for an announcement related to 2021 about the standards the industry to try to meet.” On this episode of Weaver: Beyond The Numbers, […]

Weaver Beyond the Numbers Property Taxes, An Appeal to the Appeals Process

  The tax assessor’s notice isn’t always the final say on what taxpayers must remit. Companies can easily appeal these decisions with a proactive appeal strategy for their real and personal property taxes . Discussing Property tax can encompass a large portion of your company’s tax burden and with rising assessments there is a feeling […]

Confessions of the QSA: An Introduction to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard

  As most in the industry know, a QSA must get certified by the PCI Security Standards Security Council to audit merchants for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance. Created in 2004 by major credit card brands, such as Visa and American Express, the council acts as a form of self-regulation. So, […]

Ep 1049: Predictions For The Industry for 2021-2022

On this episode of Weaver: Beyond The Numbers Real Estate Edition Podcast, hosts Rob Nowak, Partner, Tax Services at Weaver and Howard Altshuler, Partner-in-Charge, Real Estate Services at Weaver, talked about their predictions for industry trends for the rest of 2021 and into 2022. “If I had my sunglasses, I’d be putting them on because […]

Weaver Beyond the Numbers Real Estate Edition: What Is Reverse Logistics, and How Can You Navigate It?

Weaver’s Rob Nowak, Partner, Tax Services, and Howard Altshuler, Partner-in-Charge, Real Estate Services, know many logistical challenges come into play when ordering something online. But what barriers exist on the backend for returning those online purchases? Nowak and Altshuler discussed the world of reverse logistics to see if they could figure out what goes on […]

What Are the Biggest Unknown Risks in Real Estate?

On this episode of Weaver Beyond the Numbers, Real Estate Edition, Howard Altshuler, Partner-in-Charge, Real Estate Services for Weaver and Rob Nowak, Partner, Tax Services for Weaver were joined by Andy Freundlich, Partner, Assurance Services for Weaver for a lively discussion on risk assessment and management in real estate. “This last year has been amazing […]

Relocating Your Business to Texas? Critical Considerations before Making the Move

Relocating a business is a complex move but something that can be very beneficial to a company. One state where they are flocking is Texas, named the “Best State for Business” by Chief Executive Magazine. What are the implications, tax-wise, for such a move? Weaver experts and CPAs David Jackson, Partner, State and Local Taxes, and Jason Avila, […]

Ep1043: Building Trends Impacting Commercial Real Estate

  The world experienced many changes during the pandemic. As a result, many things might translate to the commercial real estate (CRE) sector. Weaver Beyond the Numbers Real Estate Edition hosts Howard Altshuler, Partner-in-Charge, Real Estate Services and Rob Nowak, Partner, Tax Services shared their thoughts on these possibilities. “I was thinking about some things I’ve seen, like contactless […]

Beyond the Numbers: COVID-19 Happened – Where Did Your Data Go?

In the wake of the spread of the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic it brought about, the world’s businesses and operations are attempting to engineer a return to what’s likely to be a new global normal. However, in the midst of this uncertain period, what’s happened to data? On this episode of Beyond the […]

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Beyond the Numbers: Documentation is the Key to an Effective Fiduciary

  Mistakes are costly in any industry, but when it comes to employee benefit plans, you’re dealing with someone’s retirement income and their livelihood. That’s why being designated an employee benefits plan fiduciary is much more than crossing your T’s and dotting your I’s on paperwork. In this episode of Weaver: Beyond the Numbers podcast, […]

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Beyond the Numbers: How Economic Nexus Laws Will Change Sales Taxation For Good

  Technology continues to change the way that Americans are doing business. More consumers than ever are shopping online, helped by outdated laws about sales tax collection for remote sellers. Congress was asked to act and change the laws, but when they moved too slowly, the states took their own action. Enter South Dakota v. […]

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Beyond the Numbers: How Do You Keep Your Company Safe in the Cloud?

Trip Hillman and Kyle Morris join Weaver: Beyond the Numbers this week to talk about how companies can maintain compliance in today’s “cloud offering” society. To the average user, there is still much uncertainty about the cloud. However, it has revolutionized business capabilities. It has allowed companies to scale without having to invest time and […]

Beyond the Numbers: Redefining Lease Accounting with Jody Allred & Colby Horn of Weaver

  This podcast was recorded in November of 2018. The new FASB standard is having a drastic effect on lease accounting. Though what you pay isn’t changing, how you pay and categorize your leases is seeing a major shift. Under the FASB standard, lessees must use their balance sheet to recognize operating lease assets and […]