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December 2014

Free Webinar – The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team

December 10, 2014 @ 11:45 am - 2:00 pm
Webinar
Free

Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access live-streaming webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential courses. The first session will feature Pat Lencioni discussing The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team. Use Smart Leadership to Bring Back Teamwork. Author of eight books that have sold over 2.5 million copies,…

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February 2015

Free Webinar – Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

February 11, 2015 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Webinar
Free

Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access live-streaming webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential courses. This session will feature Malcolm Gladwell who was named one of the "Top 10 New Thought Leaders of the Decade" by Newsweek. His topic is "Outliers - Why People are Successful." Learn…

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March 2015

Jeans Day for Charity

March 13, 2015
Kruggel Lawton Offices South Bend & Elkhart,

The Kruggel Lawton team will be dressing down to raise money for two different charities. The South Bend office will be raising money for Heartland Small Animal Rescue and Elkhart will raise money for Church Community Services. Employees will pay $5 to wear jeans and an additional $10 to wear tennis shoes. A matching contribution for all donations will be made by Kruggel Lawton at the end of the day. So, if you’re stopping by our offices on March 13,…

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April 2015

WEBINAR: Social Media – The Changing Landscape of Fundraising

April 16, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

The Not-For-Profit (NFP) sector faces unique challenges as technology is used in fundraising activities and as organizations try address the generational shift from baby boomers to Gen X and Millenniums. As NFPs adopt social media and other forms of technology consideration needs to be given to accounting and tax issues effect NFPs as the environment and landscape changes. This webinar is presented as a panel discussion that will examine the ever changing environment with fundraising, accounting and tax experts within…

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Free Webinar – The Great Game of Business

April 22, 2015 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
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Free

Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access live-streaming webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential courses. This session will feature Jack Stack, founder, president and CEO of SRC Holdings Corporation, a 100% Employee-Owned Company employing over 1200 people, with sales of over $450,000,000. His topic is "The Great Game…

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WEBINAR: Human Capital Strategy and Sustainability

April 23, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ensuring the sustainability of your organization is an important factor to consider as your organization continues to grow and expand. This session will focus on human capital strategy and its direct impact on the sustainability of your organization. Learning Objectives: Learn about current strategies in supporting human capital needs in your organization Learn to assess potential leaders and help them build their development plans Analyze current human capital development strategies CPE Credit This program has been approved for 1.50 (Business) recertification credit hours toward PHR,…

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May 2015

WEBINAR: Measuring and Monitoring Nonprofit Program Impact

May 7, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Join us for a discussion on what nonprofit organizations need to know in order to measure and monitor program impact and outcomes. Learning Objectives: Define Outcome Level, Outcome Change, and Net Effect and how you can ensure that all parties are using the same definition Discuss how a NFP can measure and monitor outcomes to ensure compliance grant agreements Identify policies and procedures and best practices that a NFP might want to consider adopting for measuring and monitoring program impact…

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Seminar: Determining the Value of Your Business

May 19, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Schafer Gear, 4701 Nimtz Pkwy
South Bend, IN 46628 United States
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Your business may be your largest asset. As such, its value is a crucial piece of your estate and/or succession planning. Understanding your business’ worth allows for informed decisions and, ultimately, financial success. During his presentation to the Michiana Chapter of National Tooling & Machining Association, Kruggel Lawton partner and certified valuation analyst Doug Osthimer will discuss the key points of determining value for the sale of a business. Topics covered will include: What is a business valuation and why should you…

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June 2015

Free Webinar – Delivering Happiness

June 10, 2015 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
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Free

  Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access live-streaming webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential courses. This session will feature Tony Hsieh, author of #1 NYT Bestseller, “Delivering Happiness” and Zappos CEO. His topic is "Delivering Happiness - A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose Free Resource." Your pain point: A…

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Seminar: Entrepreneur Essentials

June 16, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Kruggel Lawton Elkhart, 317 W. Franklin Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free

With nearly 495,000 small businesses across the state of Indiana employing almost 1.2 million Hoosiers, entrepreneurship in Indiana is growing. Kruggel Lawton CPAs wants to be a part of this great movement by igniting the spark for those who are passionate about owning their own business. We’ve created a series of seminars geared towards small business owners, small business supporters, and aspiring entrepreneurs as part of the first annual Indiana Entrepreneurship Week (#inewk) taking place June 14-20. Learn more about…

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Seminar: Introduction to QuickBooks

June 17, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Kruggel Lawton Elkhart, 317 W. Franklin Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free

With nearly 495,000 small businesses across the state of Indiana employing almost 1.2 million Hoosiers, entrepreneurship in Indiana is growing. Kruggel Lawton CPAs wants to be a part of this great movement by igniting the spark for those who are passionate about owning their own business. We’ve created a series of seminars geared towards small business owners, small business supporters, and aspiring entrepreneurs as part of the first annual Indiana Entrepreneurship Week (#inewk) taking place June 14-20. Learn more about…

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Seminar: Tax Tips for Start-Ups

June 18, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Kruggel Lawton Elkhart, 317 W. Franklin Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free

With nearly 495,000 small businesses across the state of Indiana employing almost 1.2 million Hoosiers, entrepreneurship in Indiana is growing. Kruggel Lawton CPAs wants to be a part of this great movement by igniting the spark for those who are passionate about owning their own business. We’ve created a series of seminars geared towards small business owners, small business supporters, and aspiring entrepreneurs as part of the first annual Indiana Entrepreneurship Week (#inewk) taking place June 14-20. Learn more about…

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August 2015

Free Webinar – Organizational Health

August 12, 2015 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Webinar
Free

Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access live-streaming webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential courses. This session will feature Patrick Lencioni, author of books and articles related to leadership and organizational life. His topic is "Organizational Health - A Powerful Advantage." Outdistance rivals by building a healthier organization…

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September 2015

Seminar: Economic Outlook & Business Succession Planning

September 9, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Knollwood Country Club, 16633 Baywood Ln
Granger, 46530 United States
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Free

Kruggel Lawton Partner Doug Osthimer will be a featured speaker at an Economic Outlook and Business Succession Planning seminar presented by Old National Wealth Management. Doug will discuss the succession planning process, exit options, strategies to enhance value, and understanding valuations in the context of succession planning. Also speaking will be Matthew W. Finn, CFA, chief investment officer for Old National Wealth Management. This event is complimentary and breakfast will be provided. To register, call Cheryl Doolin at 574.239.9007 or…

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WEBINAR: Annual Nonprofit Tax Update

September 10, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

This webinar will cover the latest IRS tax changes for nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit financial executives will understand what they need to prepare the current Form 990. This course will cover the numerous tax reporting demands the 990 imposes, including how to respond to its inquiries. Learning Objectives: Discuss the latest tax issues and trends related to nonprofit organizations. Identify recent changes to the IRS code and regulation related to nonprofit organizations. Discuss the current IRS workplan and focus of the…

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Tailgate: ND vs. Georgia Tech

September 19, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Notre Dame Joyce Lot

It was a great day of tailgating on the Notre Dame Campus! Thanks to everyone who stopped out to say hi. Here are a few pictures from that afternoon.

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October 2015

Succession Planning Seminar Series Part 1

October 8, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce, 418 S. Main St.
Elkhart, 46517

Kruggel Lawton is Proudly Sponsoring This Seminar Series Presented by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce *All events to be held in the Chamber Offices, 418 S. Main St., Elkhart from 8:00-11:30 a.m. Which side of the baton are you on? Do you have retirement and sandy beaches in your near future? Maybe you're just getting started and want to buy an existing company or take over the family business. Whatever your situation, there's a lot to consider. In this two part seminar…

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Free Webinar – Fearless Leaders: Sharpen Your Focus

October 14, 2015 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Webinar
Free

Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access live-streaming webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential courses. This session will feature Cathy Greenberg, Ph.D, a #1 national best-selling author who has applied the “new science of happiness” to workplace issues for more than a decade. Her topic is "Fearless Leaders: Sharpen…

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Workshops on Business Valuation and Franchising

October 17, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Western Michigan University Southwest Campus, 2785 E. Napier Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022 United States
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SCORE Kalamazoo/Southwest Michigan and The Women's Business Center at Cornerstone Alliance are hosting a two-part workshop on the topics of business valuation and franchising. 8:30-10:30 a.m. - Buy or Sell a Business at the Right Price Kruggel Lawton partner and certified valuation analyst Doug Osthimer will discuss the key points of determining value for the sale or purchase of a business. Topics covered will include: What is a business valuation and why should you know the value of your business Valuation in…

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November 2015

Succession Planning Seminar Series Part 2

November 6, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce, 418 S. Main St.
Elkhart, 46517

Kruggel Lawton is Proudly Sponsoring This Seminar Series Presented by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce *All events to be held in the Chamber Offices, 418 S. Main St., Elkhart from 8:00-11:30 a.m. Which side of the baton are you on? Do you have retirement and sandy beaches in your near future? Maybe you're just getting started and want to buy an existing company or take over the family business. Whatever your situation, there's a lot to consider. In this two part seminar…

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CFO Summit 2015

November 11, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center, 240 U.S. 20
Middlebury, IN 45640 United States
$100

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED.  You're invited to attend Kruggel Lawton's 8th annual CFO Summit! CFOs and controllers are uniquely positioned to significantly impact the performance and success of their companies - well beyond traditional accounting functions. We know you wear a lot of hats. That's why this full-day program features a range of timely topics geared towards busy financial managers. Sessions will include: Adam Kronk, program director for the Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership is…

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January 2016

Free Webinar – Mastering the Rockefeller Habits

January 13, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Webinar
Free

For a second year, Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access live-streaming webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential courses. The first session will feature Verne Harnish discussing what you must do to increase the value of your growing organization. In this seminar, you will get a preview…

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February 2016

State and Local Tax Considerations for Nonprofits

February 18, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This session provides an overview of key state and local tax considerations for nonprofit organizations. Topics covered include establishing state nexus, state reporting of unrelated business income, and explaining how sales and use taxes apply to nonprofit organizations. CPE Credit This program has been approved for 1 CPE credit in the field of tax. Registration This web-based seminar is presented by BDO.  As an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, Kruggel Lawton is able to offer this program free of charge…

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March 2016

ERISA Compliance Webinar

March 10, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Free

ERISA Compliance and Voluntary Benefits What You Need to Know to Avoid Penalties! The Employee Benefits Security Administration, a division of the Department of Labor (DOL), has requested 885 full-time employees for enforcement and auditing purposes in 2016. It is not a matter of if your benefits plan will be audited, but when your plan will be audited. Attend this webinar and learn how to protect yourself from a DOL audit. Presenting will be Steve Beasy, CPA, a senior manager at Kruggel…

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May 2016

Free Webinar – Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

May 11, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Webinar
Free

For a second year, Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access live-streaming webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential courses. This third session of 2016 will feature Liz Wiseman who will address the topic of using strategic questions to guide employees' decision making. Diminishers drain the intelligence, energy, and capability…

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June 2016

Workshop: Valuing a Business – How to Buy or Sell at the Right Price

June 4, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Bronson Athletic Club, 6789 Elm Valley Drive
Kalamazoo, 49009
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$25

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. An alternative date is being set. SCORE Kalamazoo/Southwest Michigan is hosting a two hour workshop on the topic of business valuation. Kruggel Lawton partner and certified valuation analyst Doug Osthimer will present ways to determine a business' value, including: What is a clear business valuation? How knowing the value of a business helps you negotiate Valuation from the view of the buyer and the seller Business valuation data requests Value determination to a number you can count on…

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July 2016

Free Webinar – How to Create Leadership at Every Level

July 13, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Webinar
Free

For a second year, Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access live-streaming webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential courses. This fourth session of 2016 will feature David Marquet. Your pain point Getting people to think. Our answer Give control. Don't take control. Former nuclear submarine commander David…

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September 2016

Free Webinar – What Would Google Do?

September 14, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Webinar
Free

For a second year, Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access live-streaming webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential courses. This fifth session of 2016 will feature Jeff Jarvis, author of Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live (Simon Schuster, 2011) and…

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Business Expo After Hours

September 15, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Century Center – Downtown South Bend, 120 Doctor M.L.K. Jr. Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46601
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Free

Join Kruggel Lawton for one of the region's largest and most respected business-to-business and business-to-consumer trade shows...the 14th annual Business Expo After Hours presented by the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce. It's the business networking event of the year that acts like part trade show and part cocktail reception. Booths, food, live music and giveaways will all be featured! More than 1,500 attendees expected. We'll be at booth #502 so stop by and say hello!

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Preparing for the New FLSA Overtime Law

September 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce, 418 S. Main St.
Elkhart, 46517
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$15.00

  On December 1, 2016, a new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rule will go into effect that could significantly impact employers’ responsibilities to provide overtime pay. The Final Rule updates regulations that define the right for executive, administrative, and professional employees to receive overtime pay. In many cases, the minimum salary required for these workers to qualify for exemptions has been more than doubled. As a result, it’s estimated that over four million workers will lose their exempt status,…

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October 2016

Elkhart Chamber Biz-Ness Expo

October 4, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lerner Theatre, 410 S. Main Street
Elkhart, 46516
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Free

The Elkhart Chamber Biz-Ness EXPO brings in hundreds of vendors and over 1100 guests for a fantastic evening of networking! Admission is free so stop by our booth (#B15) and say hello! This year's theme is "Celebrating Indiana's History...And Yours!" so we'll be using this opportunity to commemorate our firm's 60th Anniversary (founded in 1956)!

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November 2016

CFO Summit 2016

November 9, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center, 240 U.S. 20
Middlebury, IN 45640 United States
$100

SORRY, REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. Wednesday, November 9 CFOs and controllers are uniquely positioned to significantly impact the performance and success of their companies - well beyond traditional accounting functions. We know you wear a lot of hats. That's why this full-day program features a range of timely topics geared towards busy financial managers. Sessions will include: Back by popular demand...Adam Kronk, head of school for La Lumiere School, will present an ethics session Stacy Feiner, an executive…

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Free Webinar – Freak Factor

November 16, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Webinar
Free

For a second year, Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access live-streaming webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential courses. This final session of 2016 will feature David Rendall, a speaker, leadership professor, stand-up comedian, and endurance athlete. During the last ten years he has spoken to audiences throughout the…

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January 2017

Free Webinar – Who: The A Method for Hiring

January 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Webinar
Free

Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute in 2017 to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access live-streaming webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential courses. This first session of 2017 will feature Geoff Smart who will address the topic of how to hire great people. Geoff Smart is a leadership advisor. He is a bestselling…

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February 2017

Webinar – Humor Wins: Using Humor to Maximize Your Impact

February 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Webinar
Free

Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute in 2017 to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential pre-recorded courses. The February session will feature Marshall Chiles, author of Your Presentation is a Joke. Chiles will delve into why humor is important, how it’s achievable, and give concrete methodology he’s…

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Nonprofit & Education Webinar: Board Governance – A Board Member’s Perspective

February 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

Developing strong and effective board leadership goes far beyond the lists of recommended practices and narrow definitions of governance that are discussed in blogs, articles, webinars, and even the questions on the IRS Form 990. An initiative this important requires strong and strategic leadership that invites and challenges board members and nonprofit staff to work together to position their organizations for success and greater mission impact. This webinar panel discussion focuses on how an organization can reach a new level…

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Webinar: Establishing an Effective Vendor Audit Program

February 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

This is the first webinar in BDO's Internal Audit Webinar Series for 2017. Join us at 3pm ET on February 28, 2017, as we share tips around establishing an effective vendor audit program. Learning Objectives: Describe the vendor audit process Discuss the aspects of an effective vendor compliance plan Identify key factors in selecting vendors to be audited CPE Credit Auditing - 1.00 hours Registration This web-based seminar is presented by BDO.  As an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA,…

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March 2017

Webinar – Evolved Enterprise

March 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Webinar
Free

Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute in 2017 to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential pre-recorded courses. The March session will feature Yanik Silver, author of several best-selling marketing books and tools including Maverick Startup, Instant Sales Letters® , 34 Rules for Maverick Entrepreneurs, and Evolved Enterprise. Yanik…

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April 2017

Quarterly Technical Audit/Assurance Update – Q1 2017

April 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - April 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

Presented as part of the BDO KNOWLEDGE Webinar Series program, the "Quarterly Technical Update – Q1 2017" webinar continues our tradition of lending a helping hand to financial management, board directors and audit committees to stay on top of today's hot topics and developments. This event is intended for our valued "KLients" and contacts, including audit committees, board members, management, finance and compliance professionals of both public companies and private companies. The presentation will be delivered by members of the…

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Webinar – The Small Big

April 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Webinar
Free

Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute in 2017 to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential pre-recorded courses. The April session will feature Steve Martin, director of INFLUENCE AT WORK (UK) and co-author of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Business Week International bestseller Yes!…

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Webinar: Reducing the Burden of SOX Compliance

April 25, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

Please join us for the second webinar in BDO's Internal Audit Webinar Series: Reducing the Burden of SOX Compliance Learning Objectives: Describe the items driving the cost of SOX compliance; Discuss recent changes affecting the cost of SOX compliance; and Identify key options in reducing the cost of SOX compliance. CPE Credit Auditing - 1.00 hours Registration This web-based seminar is presented by BDO.  As an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, Kruggel Lawton is able to offer this program…

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May 2017

Webinar – Buyer Personas

May 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar
Free

Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute in 2017 to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential pre-recorded courses. The May session will feature Adele Revella, CEO of Buyer Persona Institute and author of Buyer Personas: How to Gain Insight into Your Customer’s Expectations, Align your Marketing Strategies,…

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“Selling a Business” Workshop

May 20, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Kinexus, 499 W Main Street
Benton Harbor, MI 49022 United States
$25

Learn the factors to consider when putting your business up for sale, and how different buyers could affect your sale. Equally important, learn how to determine the value of a business from both the seller’s and the buyer’s perspective. Knowing how to value of a business helps you to negotiate through mergers and acquisitions, and is the key to the selling process. 8:30 to 10:00 am. – What Happens to My Business When I’m Not There Any More? Your business…

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June 2017

Webinar – The Second Decision

June 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Webinar
Free

Kruggel Lawton has joined forces with The Coaching Authority and Gazelles Growth Institute in 2017 to offer high-end educational tools that executives of today's fast growing companies need. Through this partnership, Kruggel Lawton clients and friends are invited to access monthly webinars of some of Gazelles Growth Institute's most influential pre-recorded courses. The June session will feature Randy H. Nelson, speaker, coach, qualified entrepreneur, and a former nuclear submarine officer in the U.S. Navy. In this 30-minute presentation, you'll learn the…

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Webinar: Internal Audit’s Role in Highly Acquisitive Organizations

June 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

Please join us for the third webinar in BDO's Internal Audit Webinar Series: Internal Audit’s Role in Highly Acquisitive Organizations. Jeff Hemphill, BDO's Central Region Leader for Risk Advisory Services, will present. Learning Objectives: Discuss the key considerations associated with internal audit’s role in M&A activities; Discuss practical examples of internal audit projects related to acquisitions; and Identify benefits and pitfalls for internal audit in highly acquisitive organizations. CPE Credit Auditing - 1.00 hours Registration This web-based seminar is presented by…

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September 2017

Webinar: Harnessing the Power of Data Analytics and Continuous Monitoring

September 26, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

Please join us for the fourth webinar in BDO's Internal Audit Webinar Series: Harnessing the Power of Data Analytics and Continuous Monitoring. Shana McGee, BDO's Risk Advisory Services Manager, will present. Learning Objectives: Describe the process of continuous monitoring and use of data analytics; Discuss the steps to identify and plan continuous monitoring projects; and Describe the benefits of data analytics and continuous monitoring. CPE Credit Auditing - 1.00 hours Registration This web-based seminar is presented by BDO. As an independent…

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November 2017

CFO Summit 2017

November 8, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center, 240 U.S. 20
Middlebury, IN 45640 United States
$100

Wednesday, November 8 This full-day program features a range of timely topics geared towards busy financial managers in senior accounting positions. Join us for a day to plug in, recharge, and connect with other professionals in your field. Cost to attend is only $100 per person and includes 8 hours of CPE credit, continental breakfast, and lunch. Breakfast and check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. with sessions starting at 8:00 a.m. The CFO's perspective serves as the foundation for every session…

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Webinar: Internal Audit’s Role in Monitoring and Controlling International Exposure

November 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

Please join us for the final webinar in BDO's Internal Audit Webinar Series: Internal Audit’s Role in Monitoring and Controlling International Exposure. Michael Vierheller, BDO's Managing Director for Risk Advisory Services, will present. Learning Objectives: Describe an organization’s risks related to international operations; Discuss internal audit’s role in auditing international operations; and Identify key considerations in selecting international locations and planning the internal audit procedures. CPE Credit Auditing - 1.00 hours Registration This web-based seminar is presented by BDO. As…

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February 2018

SEMINAR: Planning for Tax Reform

February 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Holiday Inn Mishawaka – Conference Center, 1208 E Douglas Rd
Mishawaka, IN 46545 United States
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Free

  It’s time to get proactive and dissect tax planning strategies in the wake of the recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Tax reform of this magnitude will have broad implications – both on businesses and the people behind them. From lowering the corporate and individual income rates and eliminating numerous deductions, to the elimination of the AMT for corporations, the $1.5 trillion sweeping legislation represents the biggest change to the tax code in a generation. Kruggel Lawton’s Tax Group…

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Webinar: The Art of the Ask – Developing Your Donor Dance Steps

February 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

No matter how large and successful an organization may be, almost every nonprofit is interested in having more cash to accomplish its mission. BDO’s recent Nonprofit Standard Benchmarking Survey found that 40 percent of organizations list loss of revenue as a concern for their boards – which can be devastating for a nonprofit. Despite this concern, successful fundraising remains the number one challenge for most nonprofits, and many nonprofit executives and board members either hate or fear fundraising. Please join…

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SEMINAR: Tax Reform and the Effect on Nonprofits

February 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Holiday Inn Mishawaka – Conference Center, 1208 E Douglas Rd
Mishawaka, IN 46545 United States
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Free

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law on December 22, marks the largest overhaul of U.S. tax policy in decades. Is your nonprofit organization ready for the change? Regardless of organizational type (i.e. charity, private foundation, trade association, or education institution), all nonprofits are bound to feel the effects of the new tax legislation soon. To ensure they are not caught off guard, nonprofit leaders must take steps to understand the provisions’ potential impact on their organization. Join…

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March 2018

Webinar: New Revenue Recognition Guidance for Nonprofits

March 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:40 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

The new revenue standard (ASC 606) represents a significant change in accounting principles that will affect virtually all nonprofit organizations of all sizes and types. ASC 606 goes into effect in 2018 (public companies including some nonprofit organizations with tax-exempt debt) and 2019 (private companies and all other nonprofit organizations). Join nonprofit professionals from BDO for a webinar that will provide a comprehensive overview of the key principles, five-step model, significant judgments involved, and presentation and disclosure requirements of the…

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April 2018

Beatles Tribute Concert

April 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mendel Center, 2755 E. Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022 United States
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Busy season will soon come to an end and Kruggel Lawton's team will be singing "Ob la di, ob-la-da, life goes on" and "Here Comes the Sun"! It just seemed like a natural fit that we sponsor the Mendel Center's Beatles tribute concert to celebrate. Experience a Beatles' concert the way it was performed over 50 years ago with 1964 THE TRIBUTE, coming to The Mendel Center in Benton Harbor, Mich., on SATURDAY, APRIL 21, at 8 pm. Rolling Stone…

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June 2018

Webinar: Impact of New Lease Accounting Standard on Retailers and Restaurants

June 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

It's been two years since FASB issued its highly anticipated standard on leasing, and companies can no longer ignore the approaching compliance deadline. The new standard takes effect in 2019 for public companies and 2020 for other entities. If you haven't already taken action, now is the time. It could take months to organize resources, gather relevant lease data, and implement new accounting policies. For many companies, the new requirements may also result in the need to upgrade and/or implement…

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Webinar: How a Poor Company Culture Can Impact the Bottom Line

June 26, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

From Uber to Volkswagen, companies have seen how scandals and poor culture impact the bottom line. Companies continue to struggle to ensure their culture supports the organization's purpose, strategy, and business model. What does a good assessment of culture look like? Please join us for the third webinar in our 2018 Internal Audit Webinar Series. Learning Objectives Describe the elements of an organization’s culture Discuss the internal controls designed to mitigate risk associated with poor corporate culture Describe how to…

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July 2018

Krasl Block Party

July 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Krasl Art Center, 707 Lake Boulevard
St. Joseph, MI 49085 United States
$5

Kruggel Lawton is proud to be a sponsor of the 4th annual Friday Night Krasl Block Party in St. Joseph. The official start of the Krasl Art Fair weekend, this event features Southwest Michigan's beer and wine, local food trucks, games, and live music. Exclusive providers this year are The Livery Microbrewery, Lake Michigan Vintners, Baja Gringo and Nosh Village. Meet Krasl Art Fair artists up close and personal while networking with friends, neighbors, and Kruggel Lawton team members. You…

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Webinar: 199A Deduction for Pass-Through Entities

July 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Tax reform drastically changed the landscape for how companies do business. Some of the most complex changes relate to recently enacted Section 199A Deduction for Qualified Business Income of Pass-Through Entities. We will discuss the definition of qualified business income (QBI) and outline current exceptions and limitations to the qualified business income deduction, as well as recommend proactive steps to take while awaiting additional guidance. Learning Objectives Define what constitutes qualified business income (QBI) Identify exceptions and limitations to the…

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Seminar: Navigating the Nonprofit Accounting Standards Updates

July 24, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gillespie Conference Center, 53995 State Road 933
South Bend, IN United States
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  Over the past few years, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has released a series of Accounting Standards Updates for nonprofit organizations - the biggest changes to nonprofit accounting in over 20 years. These updates significantly impact the presentation and disclosure of financial statements for nonprofit entities, revenue recognition, and reporting and presentation of leases. It's also important to note that one of the updates is in effect for the current 2018 reporting period, with the others not far behind. This…

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August 2018

St. Joseph Open House

August 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kruggel Lawton St. Joe, 526 Upton Drive
St. Joseph, MI 49085 United States
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Effective June 18, our St. Joseph team has moved out of the firm's Van Brunt Avenue office and into a new location on Upton Drive in St. Joseph. Please join us in celebrating at an official open house event on August 7. We’ll have light refreshments, office tours, and friendly conversation with our team members. Tuesday, August 7 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. 526 Upton Drive, St. Joseph, MI 49085 (Near Lake Michigan and Jean Klock Park) Please RSVP via the button…

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AFP Michiana’s Inaugural Philanthropic Institute

August 16, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Century Center – Downtown South Bend, 120 Doctor M.L.K. Jr. Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46601

Kruggel Lawton is proud to serve as the Breakfast Sponsor for the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Michiana Chapter’s Inaugural Philanthropic Institute. This event emerged from a need to provide area nonprofits with an interactive day of learning on various topics including: fund development, constituent engagement, marketing and communications, and board governance. In addition to a keynote presentation, there will be breakout sessions throughout the day - two of which will feature Kruggel Lawton Partner Margene Zink and Senior Manager Adam Schwelnus. Join…

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September 2018

Tailgate: ND vs. Ball State

September 8, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Notre Dame Joyce Lot

Please join us for a fun afternoon of tailgating for the Notre Dame vs. Ball State football game on Saturday, September 8! This year you can find us between poles 15 and 16 on the other side of the road/fence in the Joyce (J) Lot. If you’re heading north on Leahy Drive off of Angela, turn left on the lane just after Shamrock Village and an immediate left into Joyce Lot. Keep right to stay parallel with the lane/road. You’ll find…

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Webinar: The Emergence Of The Cloud And How It Impacts Your Internal Audit Plan

September 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

The migration of IT infrastructure and applications to cloud hosted environments is increasing at a rapid pace. As this migration happens, companies must adjust to the change in the risk landscape. What key challenges do companies face in this migration and how can we help them address these challenges? Webinar Learning Objectives Describe the migration of IT infrastructure, applications and security to the cloud Identify the risks and benefits of migrating to the cloud Describe which cloud services are leading…

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How To Deal With The Impacts of Wayfair

September 25, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Kruggel Lawton South Bend, 210 S. Michigan Street, Suite 200
South Bend, IN 46601 United States
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Tuesday, September 25 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. Kruggel Lawton South Bend Office 210 S. Michigan Street, Suite 200 South Bend, IN 46601 On June 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its widely anticipated decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, et al. No. 17-494. In a 5-4 decision, the Court held that the physical presence rule for state tax jurisdiction is incorrect and not a requirement under the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Overnight, remote sellers, online…

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October 2018

Webinar: Annual Nonprofit Accounting and Auditing Update

October 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

This webinar will provide an overview of the Accounting and Auditing Standards that has been issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the American Institute of CPAs, as well as provide a status report on current projects relevant to the nonprofit sector. Webinar Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to identify key changes to the audit and accounting guidance that affects the Nonprofit Sector Describe the impact that changes to guidance by the FASB…

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December 2018

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony At Our New St. Joseph Office

December 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kruggel Lawton St. Joe, 526 Upton Drive
St. Joseph, MI 49085 United States
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Free

Join us at our new St. Joseph, Michigan, office for a Ribbon Cutting ceremony with the Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce. More information and registration is available on the Chamber's website.

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January 2019

Offices Closed

January 30, 2019 - January 31, 2019

In anticipation of dangerously cold temperatures in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan, and for the safety of our team members, our offices will be closed January 30 and 31. That said, Kruggel Lawton's significant technology investments make it possible for many of our employees to work remotely. If you need to reach someone, please send them an email. We expect to be able to reopen on Friday, February 1, at 8:00 a.m. We do apologize for any inconvenience this may…

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March 2019

Leveraging South Bend Opportunity Zones

March 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aloft Hotel South Bend, 111 North Main St
South Bend, 46601 United States
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Free

Join us as we take a closer look at the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, aka Opportunity Zones (OZ). Learn how these incentives can benefit certain taxpayers, influence investment in properties and projects in the zones, and positively impact the South Bend community. Who should attend? Accredited investors and/or individuals with significant capital gains Real estate developers OZ commercial landowners Commercial investment realtors Lending and banking leaders Attorneys Accountants Expert panel discussions will cover: Introduction to Opportunity Zones…

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April 2019

Offices Closed – Firm Holiday

April 16, 2019

To mark the end of another busy tax season, Kruggel Lawton offices will be closed on April 16 so our team can rest and recharge.

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May 2019

Succession Planning & Value Builder Workshop

May 23, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Gillespie Conference Center, 53995 State Road 933
South Bend, IN United States
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$25

Award-winning speaker and best-selling author Dr. Tom Deans will come to the South Bend - Elkhart region on May 23rd. Dr. Deans will engage attendees with an effective presentation on succession planning and intergenerational wealth transfer. Following Tom's presentation, you will hear from value builder experts Tony Hutti and Bill McDonough on a proven methodology designed to improve the value of privately held businesses. Registration includes a continental breakfast and a copy of Tom's book, "Every Family's Business" listed by…

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August 2019

WEBINAR: Tackle Wayfair With Digital Transformation

August 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Now that the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision is the law of the land, understanding all the compliance implications must be top of mind for businesses selling goods or services into states where they do not have a physical presence. With only three states yet to enact economic nexus statutes for sales/use taxes, manually keeping track of every sales and use tax rate in the country and monitoring the taxability of items purchased and sold is no longer…

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WEBINAR: Tackle Wayfair With Digital Transformation (Re-Broadcast)

August 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Now that the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision is the law of the land, understanding all the compliance implications must be top of mind for businesses selling goods or services into states where they do not have a physical presence. With only three states yet to enact economic nexus statutes for sales/use taxes, manually keeping track of every sales and use tax rate in the country and monitoring the taxability of items purchased and sold is no longer…

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September 2019

WEBINAR: Inside Innovation – How to Improve Decision-Making

September 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Information is your company’s biggest asset. Understanding what data you have and how to utilize it can help you make more informed decisions. This webinar will teach you how to stay ahead of the game, improve your decision making, and shift your finance department from transactional to strategic. Learning Objectives Describe how to unlock real-time insights about their financial departments Utilize data to streamline processes, improve productivity and respond more efficiently to regulatory inquiries Understand how to utilize information to…

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WEBINAR: Top IT Audit Risks

September 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Information Technology is a rapidly evolving space that organizations can leverage to be a business enabler. However, the evolution of Information Technology has also brought with it increased risks and regulatory requirements. How does Internal Audit stay ahead of the evolving risk landscape presented by IT? What are the key IT areas that currently present risk to your organization? Webinar Learning Objectives Recognize the top IT risks Organizations face today; Identify the key Information Technology regulatory requirements that impact organizations;…

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October 2019

CFO Summit 2019

October 30, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center, 240 U.S. 20
Middlebury, IN 45640 United States
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$100

12th Annual Kruggel Lawton CFO Summit Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center 240 U.S. 20 Middlebury, IN 46540 This full-day program features a range of timely topics geared towards busy financial managers in senior accounting positions. Join us for a day to plug in, recharge, and connect with other professionals in your field. Cost to attend is only $100 per person and includes 8 hours of CPE credit, continental breakfast, and lunch.…

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November 2019

WEBINAR: Year-End Tax Planning Considerations For Individuals

November 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

BDO professionals will provide advice for individuals regarding important year-end tax planning topics. This one-hour webinar will identify opportunities for individuals to reduce or defer their annual income tax obligation and limit their total tax liability. Presenters will discuss topics such as managing tax liability by controlling income and deductions, the recently-enacted Opportunity Zones program, and year-end planning opportunities to take advantage of. Webinar Learning Objectives Review areas of tax reform legislation that pertain specifically to individuals and how to address the impact…

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Seminar: Reduce Your Transportation Costs

November 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Kruggel Lawton Elkhart, 317 W. Franklin Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free

No matter how you ship - whether parcel, LTL, ocean, air, or truckload - your supply chain is full of opportunities for increased savings and efficiencies. Presenter Brad McBride, CEO and founder of Zero Down Supply Chain Solutions and FreightOptics, will share how shipping in any mode can be simpler and more cost-effective than ever before. You'll learn: High level industry insight and best practices Where you are leaving money on the table How supply chain technology can impact your…

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WEBINAR: Year-End Tax Planning Opportunities for Businesses

November 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

BDO professionals will provide advice for businesses regarding important year-end tax planning strategies relevant to partnerships, C Corporations and S Corporations. This one-hour webinar will identify opportunities for businesses to accelerate or defer income or expenditures. Special focus will be placed on the impact of tax reform changes on 2019 business tax returns. Webinar Learning Objectives Review areas of tax reform legislation that pertain specifically to businesses and how to address the impact of those changes. Identify steps to take…

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Offices Closed – Thanksgiving Holiday

November 28, 2019 - November 29, 2019

As the cool, crisp air begins to move in and we look forward to spending time surrounded by friends and family, we want to take a moment to thank you for your loyalty, trust and partnership. We know that you have choices when it comes to business advisors, and we are enormously grateful for all of our clients, referral sources, and friends. On behalf of everyone at Kruggel Lawton, we wish you a very happy Thanksgiving! Please note that our…

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December 2019

WEBINAR: Year-End State and Local Tax Planning for Businesses

December 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
BDO Webinar

This session will help identify planning opportunities for businesses following tax reform and decisions affecting state and local taxes. The presenters will focus primarily on state income tax and sales/use tax developments but will also touch on updates in credits & incentives, property tax and unclaimed property areas. Webinar Learning Objectives Discuss South Dakota v. Wayfair decision and identify how it impacts filing obligations. Review key tax reform changes and discuss the impact to state and local taxes. Identify income and sales/use…

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WEBINAR: Year-End Tax Planning Considerations For Individuals (rebroadcast)

December 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

BDO professionals will provide advice for individuals regarding important year-end tax planning topics. This one-hour webinar will identify opportunities for individuals to reduce or defer their annual income tax obligation and limit their total tax liability. Presenters will discuss topics such as managing tax liability by controlling income and deductions, the recently-enacted Opportunity Zones program, and year-end planning opportunities to take advantage of. Webinar Learning Objectives Review areas of tax reform legislation that pertain specifically to individuals and how to address the impact…

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WEBINAR: Year-End State and Local Tax Planning for Businesses (rebroadcast)

December 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

This session will help identify planning opportunities for businesses following tax reform and decisions affecting state and local taxes. The presenters will focus primarily on state income tax and sales/use tax developments but will also touch on updates in credits & incentives, property tax and unclaimed property areas. Webinar Learning Objectives Discuss South Dakota v. Wayfair decision and identify how it impacts filing obligations. Review key tax reform changes and discuss the impact to state and local taxes. Identify income and sales/use…

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WEBINAR: Year-End Tax Planning Opportunities for Businesses (rebroadcast)

December 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

BDO professionals will provide advice for businesses regarding important year-end tax planning strategies relevant to partnerships, C Corporations and S Corporations. This one-hour webinar will identify opportunities for businesses to accelerate or defer income or expenditures. Special focus will be placed on the impact of tax reform changes on 2019 business tax returns. Webinar Learning Objectives Review areas of tax reform legislation that pertain specifically to businesses and how to address the impact of those changes. Identify steps to take…

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February 2020

WEBINAR SERIES 2020 Optimizing Operations: How Data Can Drive You Through The Next Downturn

February 13, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

Recession can take a toll on any organization. Join us for a data-driven revisit of historical recessions, showcasing the characteristics of resilient companies and how to leverage data as an asset through the next downturn. Webinar Learning Objectives Identify your company’s core business focus (using themes from thriving recession survivors) Measure key performance indicators (KPIs), to manage adherence to your core business focus Scale those KPIs & evolve to advanced analytics Presenters Ryan Linn, Senior Manager, Business Services & Outsourcing - BDO USA,…

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March 2020

WEBINAR: Nonprofit Governance 2020 – What to Expect in the Next Decade

March 26, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Free

What does governance look like in 2020 and beyond for your nonprofit organizations? In today's world, there are many unknowns that affect everything from board habits and cultures to philanthropic trends. Nonprofits can better prepare for the future by understanding the sentiment of current donors and volunteers, various trends and issues affecting nonprofits and by considering the impact of various key indicators and predictors that could affect an organization. This webinar will be conducted by a panel of BDO national…

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WEBINAR: CARES Act – What it Means for You and Tax Strategies to Increase Cash Flow

March 30, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Free

As the number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continue to climb both in the U.S. and across the globe, individuals and companies alike are taking steps to navigate this public health emergency. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act addresses the economic impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak within the United States. The CARES Act is intended to provide relief and recovery to businesses and individuals. Learn what it means for you and what tax strategies you can utilize…

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April 2020

WEBINAR: Mitigating Risk During COVID-19 Disruption

April 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

We are in uncharted territory. As we navigate the COVID-19 outbreak, the full impact is still yet to be determined. Businesses worldwide are facing significant challenges and obstacles to which they need to respond rapidly. Are you prepared? Join us for the second webinar in our three-part series as we discuss supply chain disruption, data privacy and cybersecurity considerations, contract compliance and audit implications. Topics Covered: Supply Chain Disruption Data Privacy/Cybersecurity Considerations for Virtual Workforce Contract Compliance Navigating Broken Covenants…

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WEBINAR: Navigating COVID-19 Relief Resources for your Business

April 2, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

New programs and relief measures are becoming available to business owners through enactment of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the CARES Act. We've teamed up with Gibson and Lake City Bank to help you navigate relief opportunities and resources. Join us for a free webinar taking place Thursday, April 2, from 10:30 a.m.-Noon ET as we discuss: SBA loan programs to help manage cash flow Payroll and HR considerations for employers Tax implications to have on your radar Insurance…

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WEBINAR SERIES 2020 Optimizing Operations: Scoring Profitability Points Ahead of A Transition

April 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

Whether transition is tied to a leadership change, transaction or desire to shift strategic direction, it can provide a good time to asses and sharpen an organization’s focus. Learn how to make the most of transition and how an 80/20 assessment can refocus an organization, driving growth and profitability. Webinar Learning Objectives Detect processes that can be automated, as well as, identify the benefits of implementing automation in your back-office operations Understand the process for automation and learn the next…

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May 2020

WEBINAR: PPP Loan Forgiveness Questions & Answers

May 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Congratulations! You've been approved for a PPP loan through the Small Business Administration. Now what? This webinar will provide the key considerations for approved PPP borrowers, including: Estimating the PPP loan forgiveness amount Proper documentation: Keeping track of how PPP loan proceeds are spent The math behind loan forgiveness Applying for PPP loan forgiveness Presenting will be two directors of Kruggel Lawton's Client Accounting Services practice, Scott Dawson, CPA, and Adam Schwelnus, CPA, CGMA. When registering, you will have an…

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WEBINAR: PPP Loan Forgiveness Updated Guidance

May 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Last week the SBA released additional guidance regarding the PPP loan forgiveness process. This webinar will address new, up to the minute guidance in detail, focusing on the knowns, the unknowns, and strategies for borrowers applying for forgiveness through their 8-week covered period. Presenting will be two directors of Kruggel Lawton's Client Accounting Services practice, Scott Dawson, CPA, and Adam Schwelnus, CPA, CGMA. A recording of this webinar will be sent out to all registrants the following day.

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June 2020

WEBINAR SERIES 2020 Optimizing Operations: Subtraction By Inaction: How Standing Still Could Cost Your Business

June 17, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

In an evolving world, organizations need to transform to keep up with the pace of business. From digital transformation to regulatory shifts, learn how to successfully navigate change that can otherwise plague your finance function. Webinar Learning Objectives Apply tools and resources to help you successfully navigated these changes. Describe specific business changes and trends that will impact your business. Determine how to focus on changes that you can control without putting too much pressure on staff and incurring costs.…

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WEBINAR: Analysis of the PPP Flexibility Act

June 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Directors of Kruggel Lawton's Client Account Services practice, Scott Dawson and Adam Schwelnus, will present a live webinar discussing the PPP Flexibility Act (PPPFA) on Thursday, June 18, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Signed into law on June 5, 2020, the PPPFA will provide more time and flexibility for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers to use their loan funds, qualify for loan forgiveness and additional relief from the program's original requirements. Topics to be discussed: Extension of the covered period to…

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September 2020

WEBINAR SERIES 2020 Optimizing Operations: Automation Anecdotes: Stories of Innovation Successes

September 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

Imitation in the form of mastering the basics, otherwise known as “Immovation,” can unlock the greatest benefits of innovation. Hear some of our stories about how automation has created success in other organizations and how you can replicate that in your own. Webinar Learning Objectives Recognize opportunities for automation in their own organizations. Apply techniques in their own finance and accounting departments that automate processes and procedures. Identify ways to innovate key finance and accounting functions. Presenters Tony Huckeby, Managing…

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October 2020

WEBINAR SERIES 2020 Optimizing Operations: 5 Features Of An Optimized Team

October 28, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BDO Webinar
Free

An efficient finance and accounting department can’t run without the right people in place. Learn how to build a powerhouse team and keep them. Webinar Learning Objectives Implement a positive alignment of team member strengths and roles. Foster an environment to retain talent, handle critical conversations and manage conflict among teams. Apply techniques to ensure your finance and accounting teams are running as efficiently as possible. Presenters Donna Paul,Managing Director, Business Services & Outsourcing - BDO USA, LLP Michael Ward,Partner, Business…

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November 2020

CFO Summit 2020

November 10, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
CENTER six one five, 2707 County Rd. 15
Elkhart, IN 46514 United States
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Get your Ticket Today! Registration Closes October 30 Register to Attend   Register to AttendRegister to Attend The CFO Summit provides expert knowledge for over-scheduled finance and accounting executives. Join us for a day to plug in, recharge, and connect with other professionals in your field. Due to concerns related to COVID19, this year's event will take place 100% virtually through Zoom video conferencing. This year’s full-day event will address some of the more pressing challenges and issues CFOs and…

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December 2020

WEBINAR: How to Use QuickBooks Online to Manage Your Business Finances

December 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar,

  Millions of small businesses use QuickBooks Online, and more are moving to the cloud every day. This free webinar session presented by Kruggel Lawton CPAs will help you understand the benefits of using QuickBooks Online to manage your small business finances. Our guest speaker Valerie Heckman from Intuit QuickBooks will show you how you can save time and get paid faster while easily collaborating with the accounting team at Kruggel Lawton CPAs. You’ll learn how to connect your bank…

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Offices Closed – Holiday Schedule

December 21, 2020

As winter begins to move in and we look forward to spending time with family, we want to take a moment to thank you for your loyalty, trust and partnership. We know that you have choices when it comes to business advisors, and we are enormously grateful for all of our clients, referral sources, and friends. On behalf of everyone at Kruggel Lawton, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season! Please note that our offices will be closed…

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January 2021

Webinar: Client Briefing on PPP2 and FFCRA Legislation

January 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar,

The 2021 Appropriations bill was recently signed into law and includes $900 billion in relief that could assist businesses and individuals facing economic challenges related to the COVID19 pandemic. Kruggel Lawton CPAs invites you to join our Client Accounting Services (CAS) Directors Adam Schwelnus, CPA and Scott Dawson, CPA for a live legislative update on January 13, 2021 from 1-2PM.  Join in for a professional briefing with a summary of the law. The webinar will focus most specifically on the…

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Tax Deadline for Individuals

January 15

Individuals - The fourth (and final) 2020 estimated quarterly tax payment is due today. Note that you do not have to file this payment due on January 15, 2021, if you file your 2020 tax return by January 31, 2021 and pay the remaining balance owed with your return.

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Tax Updates from the New COVID Stimulus Package

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar

Kruggel Lawton CPAs invites you for a special presentation by Senior Manager Kate Leichty and Partner Stephen Varner on how legislation and rulings related to taxes has changed for 2020 and future years. Several changes have been made to the tax treatment under new guidelines, Kruggel Lawton CPAs is here to provide a full briefing. The free webinar is open to the public and is targeted toward business and nonprofit leaders as they prepare for the 2020 tax year.

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