Over the past few years, I have worked with many physicians and entrepreneurs on the forefront of telemedicine and other new healthcare technologies. Often the most frustrating aspect of growing a healthcare enterprise is the requirement that physicians (and other healthcare providers) be licensed in every state the patient they’re treating (even electronically) is located.
Every practice has had to deal with difficult patients from time to time. However, some patients turn out to be more than any practice or physician are prepared to handle.
The IRS issued an urgent alert to tax professionals who use IRS e-services to beware of an email asking them to update their accounts and directing them to a fake website. The subject line for the fraudulent email is “Security Awareness for Tax Professionals.” The “From” line is “Your e-Services Team.” It has both an IRS logo and an e-services logo that hyperlinks to a URL verified as a phishing site. The spoofing site poses as an e-services registration page.
Insider fraud can be devastating to organisations, their executives, and their employees. But companies, both public and private, can control loss due to insider fraud by developing some simple safety measures and setting up a framework through which all of the departments work together as a team to identify threats and prevent them from escalating into significant losses.
Detroit—Develop Detroit has secured its first two multifamily properties in Motor City: Marwood Apartments, located at 53 Marston St., and Midtown Square, situated at 93 Seward St.
Detroit not selected for $30 million federal grant for Brewster-Douglass, Eastern Market, Brush Park development
Detroit will not receive a large federal grant to help build a massive development on the site of the former Brewster-Douglass housing projects and redeveloping properties in Eastern Market and Brush Park.
In a tremendous victory for NMHC and NAA, Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) on September 22 introduced legislation to spur the production of multifamily rental homes for America’s working families through a Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit (MIHTC) that complements the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit. The apartment industry strongly supports the bill, and […]
Richard Williams of Polk & Associates spent quality time with members of the Michigan House and Senate on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Lobby Day is a great opportunity for members of the Michigan Manufacturers Association to learn more about the legislative process and MMA’s efforts to develop […]
In an effort to combat potential income tax fraud The Michigan Department of Treasury is cautioning taxpayers of fraudulent phone calls being made demanding taxpayers pay an immediate amount of money or face actions from the department. Calls are being received from a legitimate Grand Rapids-area Treasury phone number, which has apparently been cloned by the […]
We are pleased to announce that Robert Bennett and Jim Zann have been promoted! Polk & Assoicates has named Robert Bennett, Senior Audit Manager and Jim Zann, Senior Tax Manager. Please join us in congratulating these two on their new roles in our organization. Robert earned his Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from University of […]