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RSM's private equity services help middle market firms maximize profits and create value throughout the private equity life cycle.


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Nine research and development tax credit myths costing you money

Misconceptions about the federal research and development tax credit leave many companies paying more tax than required.

  • Windram, Tom
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White Paper

Using sell-side due diligence to maximize deal value

Learn how sell-side due diligence can help maximize value and minimize negotiations.

  • Gruidl, Nick
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White Paper

A guide to accounting for business combinations (third edition)

A plain-English explanation of the accounting for a business combination accompanied by detailed examples, illustrations and checklists.


Insight Article

Credits and incentives can add real value to your deal

Credits and incentives aren’t just for new businesses. Learn how private equity companies may be able to benefit when buying existing businesses.

  • Bartman, Jean
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Insight Article

Payroll and employment taxes are an often-overlooked M&A issue

Companies often overlook payroll and employment taxes during transactions. Learn how to avoid this potentially costly mistake.

  • Ellenwood, Tim
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Insight Article

Corporate performance management helps drive improved results

By leveraging corporate performance management solutions, private equity firms can optimize their finance processes.

  • Emerling, Peter
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Insight Article

New Jersey’s sourcing rule for gain on dispositions can be deal-killer

Private equity companies have become inundated with state income tax issues as portfolio company investments have shifted to partnerships and LLCs.

  • Kwiatek, Harlan
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Insight Article

Biggest tax risks facing private equity during due diligence

This article discusses six tax risks private equity firms should watch out for during due diligence.

  • Gruidl, Nick
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Case Study

RSM guides speedy transition for carve-out, on time and under budget

Learn how RSM helps a private equity client through a fast-paced carve-out transition needing infrastructure and technology system renewal.


Insight Article

Sales and use tax presents a higher risk than what you might think

Sales and use tax is an area of risk not always given the attention it deserves by private equity deal-makers

  • Wozniczka, John
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Video

Technology strategy is key to your growth

Technology is at the core of businesses today. Companies wanting to achieve growth and manage risk must have a solid technology strategy.

  • Caforio, Jonathan
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Insight Article

The importance of pretransaction sell side SALT due diligence

By preparing for a sale through sell side tax due diligence, a seller can fix issues before they are identified by a potential buyer.

  • Wojcik, John
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Tax Alert

Income tax effects of non-vested partnership capital interests

In a decision relevant to private equity funds, a court addressed the allocation of partnership income to non-vested capital interests.

  • Musi, Gennaro
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Tax Alert

IRS proposal draws a line in the sand on allocation of certain M&A costs

Proposed regulations would eliminate flexibility in the allocation of success-based fees and compensation costs related to certain M&A transactions.

  • Kasden, Amy
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Tax Alert

M&A friendly procedures for accounting method changes issued

New accounting method procedures help alleviate risks, minimize unintended tax results, and simplify negotiations in M&A transactions.

  • Kasden, Amy
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Case Study

Lakeside Capital boosts visibility, agility and efficiency with NetSuite

RSM implements a cloud-based NetSuite solution for Lakeside Capital, enhancing flexibility, access and reporting speed, and removing data silos.


Case Study

Merger integration initiatives lead to $1 million in annual savings

Learn how a manufacturer improved its product line profitability while streamlining the back office.


Insight Article

Are you capitalizing on state and local credit and incentive programs?

The vast array of state and local incentives available to attract and retain businesses is an important tool in a portfolio company’s growth strategy.

  • Blaze, Tom
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Video

Best practices in private equity valuations

This four-part video series explores excellence in private equity valuations.

  • Sanderson, Colin
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