12 Days of Giving - Day 7: Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey

By Wiss, Posted in Wiss Gives Back

Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey is highlighted in Day 7 of our #12DaysofGiving Celebration. Wiss is happy to highlight this organization that is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities and other special needs by supporting personal growth, independence and participation in the community. CPNJ was founded in 1953 by the parents of children with cerebral palsy who wanted better services for their loved ones. They operated from donated space in the basement of Orange Memorial Hospital and... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 6: Community Food Bank of NJ

By Wiss, Posted in Wiss Gives Back

Community Food Bank of NJ is celebrated in Day 6 of Wiss' #12DaysofGiving. We are proud to highlight this dedicated organization that fights hunger and poverty in New Jersey. They pride themselves on being the powerful change agent that fills the emptiness caused by hunger with the basic human essentials that people need to survive. The Community Food Bank distributes 43 million pounds of food a year to more than 1,000 non-profit programs, as well as more than 400 programs served by its Part... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 5: Team Walker

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Team Walker is applauded in Day 5 of Wiss' #12DaysofGiving Celebration. We feel so privileged to have the relationship we do with Jerry Walker and his selfless and passionate TW team who works to provide positive influences in the lives of Jersey City children. Team Walker (TW) is an organization whose mission is to provide safe and constructive alternatives to the harmful influences that plague inner city youth, specifically in Jersey City, NJ. Through a structured academic and recreational environment, t... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 4: Goodwill Industries

By Wiss, Posted in Wiss Gives Back

Goodwill Industries International is highlighted in Day 4 of our #12DaysofGiving Celebration. Wiss is proud to highlight this organization that strives to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families. Goodwill works to enhance the dignity and QOL for individuals and families by strengthening communities, eliminating barriers to opportunity, and helping people in need reach their full potential through learning and the power of work. Goodwill provides job training, employment placement serv... read more.

The "Sexy" Career Path of Real Estate Accounting

By Wiss, Posted in Real Estate

By Wiss Associate I got into the field of real estate accounting for one good reason: I was majoring in accounting at Rutgers-Newark, working nights at a warehouse and looking for a part-time job that would let me use more of what I was learning at school. The first offer I got was for an internship with a real estate accounting firm. That turned into my first career job out of college and that’s what I’ve been doing for the last 15 years. If you’re just starting out and exploring career... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 3: Habitat for Humanity

By Wiss, Posted in Wiss Gives Back

Habitat for Humanity is highlighted in Day 3 of our #12DaysofGiving Celebration. Wiss is proud to celebrate this housing organization that builds simple, decent, affordable housing in partnership with people in need. In the United States, 48.5 million people are living in poverty. Minimum wage is not keeping up with the rising cost of living and many workers struggle to afford decent housing.Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit Christian housing organization founded on the conviction that eve... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 2: March of Dimes

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March of Dimes is highlighted in Day 2 of the #12DaysofGiving Celebration. Wiss is proud to highlight this organization that works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. The March of Dimes has led the way to discover the genetic causes of birth defects, to promote newborn screening, and to educate medical professionals and the public about best practices for healthy pregnancy. They have supported research for surfactant therapy to treat respi... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 1: NJ Sharing Network

By Wiss, Posted in Wiss Gives Back

NJ Sharing Network is highlighted in Day 1 of the #12DaysofGiving Celebration. Wiss is proud to highlight this organization and their very caring and dedicated employees. The NJ Sharing Network is a non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organization. They are responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue for the nearly 5,000 New Jersey residents currently awaiting transplantation. Additionally, they are also part of the national recovery system, which is in place for the more than 120,000... read more.

Bringing Companies Together Through Post-Transaction Integration

By Wiss, Posted in Advisory Services

By Paul Ursich You’ve just spent months doing due diligence and negotiating terms, and you’ve finally acquired another company — or your company has been acquired. Finally, the hard work is done. Or so you thought. Now begins the process of integrating the two companies, bringing together people, processes and procedures, culture, technologies and management responsibilities as seamlessly as possible.  Here are the next steps to managing the post-transaction integration process.&nb... read more.

These Cost Recovery Provisions Have Yet to be Renewed

By Wiss, Posted in Tax Services

By Craig Jackson It’s that time of year again, when business owners and accounting firms try to predict which federal depreciation provisions Congress will renew for 2016 — and which will not make the cut. Several depreciation provisions expired at the end of 2014, potentially impacting taxpayers who are accustomed to these accelerated depreciation provisions.  The uncertainty surrounding which provisions will renew has made the tax planning process challenging and unpredictable. To help... read more.