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The 5 Top Emerging Licensing and Brand Promotion Growth Areas for the Entertainment Industry

By | March 28, 2018|

By Danny Simon and Ilan Haimoff Film and Television Brand Integration and Cross Promotion Opportunities With more and more subscribers and viewers skipping commercials on their DVR or similar technologies, advertisers are looking for new and creative ways to get their [...]

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Entertainment and Media Newsletter: Volume 4, Issue 1

By | March 28, 2018|

Welcome to the Entertainment and Media Newsletter, containing content related to the people, news and business issues we see in our day-to-day service to the industry. In this issue: Hollywood and Bollywood – A Closer Look There is a great amount of potential between the [...]

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Entertainment and Media Newsletter: Volume 3, Issue 4

By | March 28, 2018|

Welcome to the Entertainment and Media Newsletter, containing content related to the people, news and business issues we see in our day-to-day service to the industry. In this issue: The History of the Laugh Track Whether you love or hate the laughter you hear in your [...]

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Entertainment and Media Newsletter: Volume 3, Issue 3

By | March 28, 2018|

Welcome to the Entertainment Newsletter, containing content related to the people, news and business issues we see in our day-to-day service to the industry. In this issue: The Impact of the New Revenue Recognition Standard on the Media and Entertainment Industry On May [...]

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Entertainment and Media Newsletter: Volume 3, Issue 2

By | March 28, 2018|

Welcome to the Entertainment Newsletter, containing content related to the people, news and business issues we see in our day-to-day service to the industry. In this issue: Watch for Those Red Flags! If you have an investment in an entertainment company, keep in mind that [...]

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Risk Assessment Approach to Evaluating the Need for a Royalty Audit

By | March 28, 2018|

While royalty and profit participation agreements can provide tremendous income opportunities for many in the entertainment industry, ensuring they are administered fairly can be challenging. Those that license intellectual property must ensure that their property rights [...]

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Entertainment and Media Newsletter: Volume 3, Issue 1

By | March 28, 2018|

Welcome to the Entertainment Newsletter, containing content related to the people, news and business issues we see in our day-to-day service to the industry. In this issue: What Profit Participants Need to Know – Product Placement and Product Integration in Television [...]

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Food Digest, January 2014: Taxing Thoughts: California’s Onerous Taxing Environment

By | March 28, 2018|

During our 2nd Annual Food & Beverage Industry Forum in September 2013, the difficulties surrounding doing business in California were recurring themes in the panel discussion. The conversation prompted this issue’s topic where we will be discussing the high tax [...]

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Entertainment and Media Newsletter: Volume 2, Issue 3

By | March 28, 2018|

Welcome to the Entertainment Newsletter, containing content related to the people, news and business issues we see in our day-to-day service to the industry. In This Issue: California’s Withholding Tax Requirements Place an Extra Compliance Burden on the Entertainment [...]

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Social Media in the Food and Beverage Industry: September 2013

By | March 28, 2018|

Food and beverage executives are recognizing the significant impact that digital, social and mobile technologies have on business growth. Research shows that the industry’s top-performing companies have an active and integrated social media presence. In addition to [...]

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Entertainment and Media Newsletter: Volume 2, Issue 2

By | March 28, 2018|

The Green Hasson Janks Entertainment Newsletter contains content related to the people, news and business issues we see in our day-to-day service to the industry. In This Issue The Alan Ladd Case Motion picture distributors, or studios, often license motion pictures and [...]

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Entertainment and Media Newsletter: Volume 2, Issue 1

By | March 28, 2018|

Welcome to the Entertainment Newsletter, containing content related to the people, news and business issues we see in our day-to-day service to the industry. In This Issue: Section 409A – An Important Tax Issue In response to the Enron crisis in the early 2000s, Congress [...]

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Food and Beverage Newsletter: February 2013

By | March 28, 2018|

Green Hasson Janks recently con­ducted a targeted survey of food in­dustry business owners and executives to explore topics such as business growth, pricing issues, new-business strategies and financial management. This year’s survey results show that owners are cautiously [...]

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Entertainment and Media Newsletter: Volume 1, Issue 3

By | March 28, 2018|

Welcome to the Entertainment Newsletter, containing content related to the people, news and business issues we see in our day-to-day service to the industry. In This Issue Film production tax credit extended– On September 30, 2012 Governor Brown extended the tax credit for [...]

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Entertainment and Media Newsletter: Volume 1, Issue 2

By | March 28, 2018|

Welcome to the Entertainment Newsletter, containing content related to the people, news and business issues we see in our day-to-day service to the industry. In This Issue Congress stalled extending Section 181 – In 2004, Congress created the Section 181 Film Tax [...]

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Seafood Mislabeling: Taking the High Road

By | March 28, 2018|

Seafood is one of the most popular foods in the United States and while the U.S. imports more than 84% of its seafood, only 2% is currently inspected by the FDA. Recent studies have shown that seafood may be mislabeled as often as 25% to 70% of the time for popular [...]

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Red Flags to Help You Assess the Need for a Profit Participation Audit

By | March 28, 2018|

Whether you are an individual, company stakeholder or the beneficiary of a trust or estate with profit participation rights to movies and television shows, you may be at risk for underpayment or delayed payment of your participation profits by a studio or other [...]

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Entertainment and Media Newsletter: Volume 1, Issue 1

By | March 28, 2018|

Welcome to the first issue of our Entertainment Newsletter, containing content related to the people, news and business issues we see in our day-to-day service to the industry. In This Issue Accounting Rule Changes Could Impact Your Bottom Line – As media technology [...]

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Forensic Accounting Newsletter: How to Detect and Prevent Fraud in the Workplace

By | March 28, 2018|

Companies take numerous precautions to prevent fraud in the work place. Proper internal controls, fair compensation and employee treatment, workplace perks, and appropriate monitoring all help deter fraud in the workplace. The tone and level of involvement from management [...]

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A Quick Glance at Tax Savings Ideas for the Food Industry

By | March 28, 2018|

It is that time of the year where discussions are often focused on seeking ways to save money on taxes. The U.S. currently has the distinction of being the country with the highest corporate income tax rate in the industrialized world. While tax reform and reduction in the [...]

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Breaking into the Hispanic Food Marketplace

By | March 28, 2018|

The Hispanic marketplace has become the most important U.S. demographic growth driver in the food, beverage and restaurant sectors, according to data from Hispanic market research firm Latinum Network. Demographic trends indicate Hispanics should continue to be a dominant [...]

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Impact of Lease Accounting on Corporate Real Estate

By | March 28, 2018|

The commercial real estate industry is no stranger to big accounting changes – all we have to do is look at how fair value accounting impacted the industry. However the impending update to lease accounting has a potential impact beyond obvious accounting. The best way to [...]

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Find Your Next Business Improvement Idea: From a CPA

By | March 28, 2018|

There are basic business principles we all recognize. Cash is king. Buy low, sell high. But as simple as these concepts sound, we also recognize how difficult they can be to execute. A CPA has the unique perspective of seeing the company from all angles and at a deep [...]

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Looking Beyond the Numbers

By | March 28, 2018|

What food executives look for in today’s CPAs Think back to the days when you might visit a CPA only to find him sitting in the corner of his office, wearing green eye shades, hovering over a stack of documents trying to make heads or tails of a client’s financial [...]

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Addressing the Accounting, Tax and Business Needs of Food Executives: August 2010

By | March 28, 2018|

In this issue, we address price sensitive consumers, obtaining capital in a tough economy, and implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Download Newsletter

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What Lenders Should Know About the Management Letter

By | March 28, 2018|

Written by Ilan Haimoff, principal in our Internal Controls Consulting team, this publication offers a brief description of the management letter and ideas for how lenders and investors might use the management letter as part of their risk assessment. Download Newsletter [...]

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Addressing the Accounting, Tax and Business Needs of Food Executives: March 2010

By | March 28, 2018|

In this issue, guest author David Orr, Senior VP and Regional Manager with Manufacturers Bank addresses ways of finding and keeping your financing sources in a difficult economy.   Download Newsletter

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Addressing the Accounting, Tax and Business Needs of Food Executives: November 2009

By | March 28, 2018|

In this issue, Don Snyder addresses ways of minimizing fraud in the workplace. Download Newsletter

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Addressing the Accounting, Tax and Business Needs of Food Executives: June 2009

By | March 28, 2018|

In this issue, four prominent food distribution executives discuss cost cutting measures in their business.   Download Newsletter

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