Published Articles

Kreischer Miller provides thought leadership in many industry areas and publishes articles of note frequently through our e-newsletter Looking Forward as well as The Leading Edge and other Interviews for several printed magazines.



Business Transfers: How to Prepare Yourself and Your Company for an Ownership Transition

October 1, 2015

Mario O. Vicari, Director

Smart Business

This article originally appeared in the October 2015 issue of Smart Business Philadelphia. For the owner of a private company, the transfer of your business is one of the most difficult and complex things you will ever…View

Avoid the Stress: The Best Protection Against Trouble With the IRS is to Play By the Rules

September 15, 2015

Richard J. Nelson, Director, Tax Strategies

Smart Business

This article originally appeared in the September 2015 issue of Smart Business Philadelphia. The number of IRS audits will be reduced to 1 million in 2015, down from 1.3 million audits in 2014, according to IRS Commissioner…View

Spread the Wealth: How Business Owners Can Mitigate the Risk of Customer Concentration

August 3, 2015

David E. Shaffer, Director, Audit & Accounting

Smart Business

This article originally appeared in the August 2015 issue of Smart Business Philadelphia. When a company’s customer base is too concentrated on a handful of large clients, it can make the owner and its management team…View

Manage Your Risk Factors: Why Enterprise Risk Management is Key to an Effective Growth Strategy

July 2, 2015

Stephen W. Christian, Managing Director

Smart Business

This article originally appeared in the July 2015 issue of Smart Business Philadelphia. For many owners the value of their business is the largest asset on their personal balance sheet. As such, it is critically important…View


Leading Edge

Leading Edge Winter 2015

January 30, 2015


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October 30, 2014



Looking Forward

Implications of the Cloud on IT Resources

September 21, 2015

Sassan S. Hejazi, PhD, Director, Technology Solutions


Cloud computing comes in many forms, from the use of third-party resources to store data (called the "public cloud") to delivery of IT services within a company based on virtualized infrastructure, self-configuration, and…View

Quality of Earnings Reports – Why Wait For a Sale?

September 21, 2015

Richard Snyder, Director, Audit & Accounting


Quality of Earnings reports are generally associated with the sale of a business and are typically prepared by an independent professional as part of the due diligence phase in an acquisition. The main objective of a Quality…View

Employees Are Your Most Important Customers

September 21, 2015


When a customer complains about your product or service, you probably jump into action. Making sure that customers are satisfied is often the hallmark of a successful business – if you have enough happy customers, you are…View

Who is Advocating for Philadelphia’s Manufacturers?

September 21, 2015

Michael A. Coakley, Director, Audit & Accounting and Manufacturing Industry Group Leader


The manufacturing industry in the Greater Philadelphia region has been experiencing sustained, albeit at times slow, growth over the past few years. However, the industry appears to still suffer from an overall image problem…View