A fraud prevention app on a phone, to illustrate Occupational, Internal and Employee Fraud- how to detect and prevent it pt 2, by Rolf Neuweiler, a2zCFO.com

Occupational, Internal and Employee Fraud- how to detect and prevent it (Part 2 of 2)

Occupational fraud prevention & detection require a company to set up a reporting system, implement internal controls, & engage employees. In Part 1, we talked about three types of fraud, and the “fraud triangle”.  In Part 2 we will discuss fraud prevention and detection to reduce losses. Preventing fraud is much easier and less costly…

A disguised man committing fraud with a laptop, to illustrate for Occupational, Internal & Employee Fraud- What & Why, Pt. 1 of 2, by Rolf Neuweiler, a2zCFO.com

Occupational, Internal & Employee Fraud – What & Why (Part 1 of 2) 

Internal fraud is a universal and an “evergreen” problem across all industries and cultures. Failure of ethics and the struggles therewith are just part of human nature. A typical organization loses about 5% of its annual revenue each year due to employee fraud (2014 Report to the Nation on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, by the…

Virtual Meeting Online, to illustrate "Get Ready for the Post-COVID-19 Business Reality", article by Rolf Neuweiler, 3/28/2021, a2zCFO.com

Get Ready for the Post-COVID-19 Business Reality

Post-COVID-19 business world will see continued changes in digital transformation, DTC, platform model, brand building and digital marketing. Get Ready for the Post-COVID-19 Business Reality As more and more people are getting vaccinated in the US, and offices are starting to reopen beginning of this summer in 2021, it is time for business leadership to…

PPP Loan Forgiveness, " Deductible Expenses with PPP Loans & the 2nd Round of PPP Loans", article by Rolf Neuweiler, 1/5/2021, a2zCFO.com

Apply Non-deductible Business Expenses Related to PPP Loans in 2020 Taxes

The IRS rules that payroll and business expenses that PPP loans helped to cover in 2020 are not deductible in determining 2020 business taxes. For businesses that took out PPP loans in spring 2020, the IRS does not allow “double dipping” by deducting business expenses associated with the forgivable portions of your PPP loan, as…

Revenue - profit = expense: Use “Profit First” Principles for Businesses during COVID19 and After. Rolf Neuweiler, consulting CFO, principal at www.a2zCFO.com

Revenue – Profit = Expense: Use “Profit First” Principles for Businesses During COVID19 and After

This article is based on the book “Profit First”, by Mike Michalowicz, and a presentation by Gabriel Dutari about applying the Profit First principles (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1XzaaJBmRQ&feature=youtu.be) About 99% new businesses are started not by financial experts, but by specialists or technicians such as engineers, architects, lawyers, chefs, artists, who are very good at what they do,…

A hand and its index finger on keyboard of a laptop with an image of connected network around a computing cloud hovering above the keyboard, to illustrate cloud-based software for business accounting, an article by Rolf Neuweiler, consulting CFO at www.a2zCFO.com

Cloud-based system can improve accounting operation

Covid-19 has forced many businesses to conduct daily operations online, including accounting and finance. A cloud based system can improve collaboration and efficiencies in financial and accounting consolidation, reporting and teamwork. There are different types of subscription-based Software as a Service (SaaS) for accounting, such as QuickBooks Online, SlickPie, Sage 50, Zero and Kashoo.  A…

Covid-19 and re-assessing financial health of a business, used on a blog article by Rolf Neuweiler, consulting CFO of a2zCFO, LLC., about balance sheet and income statement, Please call me (925) 216-5058 or email: rolf@a2zCFO.com

Time to re-assess your company’s financial health

As our economy is going through dramatic changes due to Covid-19, it is time to re-examine your company’s balance sheet and income statement to make adjustments or even changes in direction in order to survive and thrive.  This article addresses what you need to do in this regard, following my last blog where I talked…

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A Crisis Calls for Changing Financial Budget and Business Plans

The world today is very different than it was 6 weeks ago. Before the Covid-19 lockdown, the U.S. economy was strong, the  bull market was high, and unemployment was low.  As our economy is slowly and gradually opening up, we are facing unprecedented unemployment, business closures, large numbers of people working from home, and many…

CAC, LTV, & LTV to CAC ratios measure recurring revenue business models' scalability, with limits, by www.a2zCFO.com, Rolf Neuweiler, consulting CFO for small businesses. (925) 216-5058 or email: rolf@a2zCFO.com

Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) and CLV to CAC Ratio – Part 2 of 2

In Part 1, we discussed CAC (customer acquisition cost), how to use it and its limitations. In Part 2 here, we will explain about CLV and CLV to CAC ratio. CLV – Customer Lifetime Value CLV (sometimes referred to as LTV) represents the total amount of revenue a business gets from a customer over the…