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5 Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Accounting System

By Pinion Editorial | May 12, 2024
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Is your accounting system holding your business back? Maybe you’re so busy running the business that sorting through scattered financials seems more of a headache than it’s worth. Or maybe you’ve tried making changes and were met with responses like, “If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it”, or “We’ve always …

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Use It or Lose It: Lock in Estate Tax Advantages Now

By Pinion Editorial | May 7, 2024
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The estate tax exemption doesn’t sunset until the end of 2025. So why worry about it now?   Unfortunately, this historically high estate and gift tax exemption offers a short window of opportunity, and it may be closing soon. If you want to preserve more of your wealth, it’s important to …

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Just released! SAF Tax Guidance and GREET Updates  

By Pinion Editorial | May 1, 2024
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The U.S. Treasury Department released new tax guidance for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).  Below is a quick summary of high-level takeaways (CLICK HERE for Pinion’s holistic look at opportunity factors for Agriculture and Biofuels industries stemming from this release):  Biofuels – laying the groundwork:   The rules will have minimal impact …

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Co-ops Can Increase Employee Retention with These 6 Steps

By Pinion Editorial | April 22, 2024
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In recent years, securing new employees has been an overwhelming concern for businesses, with several reasons contributing to the shortage of job seekers. The pandemic has accelerated a shift to non-traditional work structures, and while companies offering remote positions have been receiving a steady stream of applicants, employers with traditional …

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Risk Management Firms Join Forces to Mitigate Agriculture Market Risks

By Pinion Editorial | April 11, 2024
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April 11, 2024 – Pinion Risk Management, LLC and Atten Babler Risk Management, LLC, two leading consulting and risk management firms to the agriculture industry, announced they have merged advisory resources and services, effective April 1, 2024. This strategic merger will further enhance the efficiency and effectiveness in addressing the …

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Firm Announces Three Principal Promotions

By Pinion Editorial | April 1, 2024
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April 1, 2024 – Pinion, a national business advisory and accounting firm focused on food and agriculture, announced the appointment of three new firm principals: Ryan Dreher, Jessica Dwyer, and Travis Lank. “These bright leaders have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to provide clients and peers with innovations and solutions that …

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Ryan Vestal Earns Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional Designation

By Pinion Editorial | March 5, 2024
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Ryan Vestal of Pinion was recently recognized as Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals (CCIFP) by the Institute of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals (“ICCIFP”). Vestal joins an exclusive group of over 1,150 professionals nationwide who have met the rigorous standards of the CCIFP designation in construction financial management. This sought-after accreditation …

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