How “Structuring” Could Level Your Business

Increasingly, the IRS is using civil forfeiture laws and the "Bank Secrecy" act to seize the bank accounts of small businesses. If they suspect a small business has deposited or record their money in an unlawful or untimely manner, they can take your funds. You're...

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Will Nordstrom Be Fined?

Selling "Muddy; Heavily Distressed" Jeans for $425 These are supposed to be the newest craze. Nordstrom's dirty denim jeans “embody rugged, Americana workwear that’s seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you’re not afraid to...

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SEC Regulatory Red Flags

The most frequently addressed and audited topics we shared in a "risk alert" sent out by the SEC. The Securities and Exchange Commission's website says that their mission is to "protect investors; maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets; and facilitate capital...

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Common HIPAA Violations

HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. It's a federal regulation that protects an individuals' privacy pertaining to personal health information. This is a huge area where there are data breaches because your full identity can be hacked with...

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