Knowledge and Insights

Offering resources and insights that help clients and communities

One of the ways Mercadien accelerates client and community success is by continually enhancing and sharing knowledge.  By offering our expertise and thought leadership on key business and industry trends and issues, we’re a better resource to you. It benefits everyone to keep minds sharp and fingers on the pulse of what’s critical in today’s dynamic environment.

We’re pleased to provide articles, news, and information to help you stay up-to-date on topics affecting your organization; learn about best practices and processes in relevant fields; and simplify the business and financial complexities you may face.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY CHECKLIST FOR ORGANIZATIONS DURING CRISIS

by Frank Pina, CPA, Managing Director
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Tax Notice 2020-18: What You Need to Know

March 26, 2020 | By: Frank Pina & Richard S. WillingerThis week in Notice 2020-18, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced special federal income tax return filing and payment relief in response to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.  This notice expands on and supersedes 2020-17 issued on March 18, 2020.  Just as news of the virus changes frequently, so does the…Read More

Coronavirus Resource Guide for Business Owners

March 26, 2020There is an ever-evolving flood of information being made available in response to the COVID-19 pandemic – what it means for businesses, owners and employees, federal and state guidance, clarity on specific issues such as insurance coverage and contractual obligations, what your business can do to be prepared under various scenarios, and much more. To…Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact, Risk & Response Toolkit

March 24, 2020 | By: Frank PinaDue to the rapid acceleration of the COVID-19 pandemic, countless organizations are putting together strategic plans in order to alleviate the potential effects on their operations, while continuing to meet the needs of their customers and constituents. As of right now, it is too premature to be able to evaluate the final outcomes this pandemic…Read More

Business Sustainability Checklist for Nonprofit Organizations During Crisis

March 23, 2020 | By: Frank PinaDuring an unprecedented crisis such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, an organization’s greatest chances of survival dramatically improve if it takes proactive measures to preserve cash immediately instead of taking a purely reactive “wait and see” mentality. The expression “cash is king” refers to the importance of cash flow in the overall fiscal health of a business.  This…Read More

Business Sustainability Checklist for Organizations During Crisis

March 20, 2020 | By: Frank PinaDuring an unprecedented crisis such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, a business’s greatest chances of survival dramatically improve if it takes proactive measures to preserve cash immediately instead of taking a purely reactive “wait and see” mentality. The expression “cash is king” refers to the importance of cash flow in the overall fiscal health of a business.  This…Read More

NJ 101.5 VIDEO: What To Do When Your 401K Catches Coronavirus

March 19, 2020The full impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic to New Jersey and the world may not be known for months. As schools close, businesses shut down and people are urged to practice social isolation, the economic effects will be far reaching. As individuals, we have a natural concern for our physical well-being, but many are…Read More

ALERT: Our Team Will Be Working Remotely Effective Thursday, March 19

March 17, 2020To Our Clients, Friends & Colleagues: We hope you and your families are safe and healthy and continue to be protected during these unpredictable times. We wanted to reach out to provide an update on how Mercadien is handling the Coronavirus outbreak. Our team has continued to closely monitor the Coronavirus outbreak and follow the…Read More

NJ 101.5 TOWN HALL VIDEO: How Coronavirus Affects NJ Health, Business & Life

March 16, 2020On Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m., New Jersey 101.5 presented a live broadcast confronting the worldwide novel coronavirus crisis, and how it affects New Jersey residents. New Jersey 101.5 Special Projects Director and Morning News Anchor Eric Scott lead the news and digital departments in bringing listeners vital information about New Jersey’s preparedness level…Read More

Important Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 13, 2020The safety, health and welfare of our clients, associates and colleagues are constantly top of mind at Mercadien. We have made it a priority to stay updated and follow the recommendations and requirements of state, local and federal government entities, the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization, and to implement necessary precautions…Read More

This Thursday: Ask Your Coronavirus Questions Live on NJ 101.5

March 10, 2020On Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m., New Jersey 101.5 is presenting a live broadcast confronting the worldwide novel coronavirus crisis, and how it affects New Jersey residents. New Jersey 101.5 Special Projects Director and Morning News Anchor Eric Scott leads the news and digital departments in bringing listeners vital information about New Jersey’s preparedness…Read More