Pros and cons: Should businesses add cryptocurrency to transactional activities?20210810164400

Pros and cons: Should businesses add cryptocurrency to transactional activities?

FMLAugust 10, 2021
The Fairfield County Business Journal interviewed me recently and wrote a lengthy article on cryptocurrency where I was the only source. The impetus for this particular topic — businesses adding crypto to transactional activities — was Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin dominating the financial news hea...
FML talks to HBJ about state taxes for cannabis companies20210806131000

FML talks to HBJ about state taxes for cannabis companies

FMLAugust 6, 2021
The Hartford Business Journal published an article based on an interview with me about the burgeoning adult-use cannabis industry in Connecticut. One aspect of the plant being considered federally illegal is it creates a substantial state tax burden to companies in the sector. Read the full version ...
Business Insider quotes FML on restaurants’ struggles to find workers20210806094400

Business Insider quotes FML on restaurants’ struggles to find workers

FMLAugust 6, 2021
I was quoted in a recent Business Insider article about how restaurants are dealing with a dearth of workers, and getting creative to fill those openings. Here is a link to the full story. I’m in the very unique position of experiencing this issue from both a personal and professional perspect...
Why cryptocurrency transactions matter (and how to do them right)20210726142844

Why cryptocurrency transactions matter (and how to do them right)

FMLJuly 26, 2021
See this article as it originally appeared in CFO Magazine. With the price of bitcoin in the headlines daily and Tesla very publicly making major investments in cryptocurrencies, CFOs may be wondering if there is an opportunity here for their organization. While it’s certainly no...
New Haven Biz quotes FML on hiring CFOs20210712132951

New Haven Biz quotes FML on hiring CFOs

FMLJuly 12, 2021
I had the chance to talk with New Haven Biz for a recent article titled, Flush with cash: Record venture capital funding driving local startups’ demand for CFO talent. “For much of the U.S. economy, 2020 was a year best forgotten,” the article begins. “But for venture capital, 2020...
Hartford Business Journal interviews FML about cryptocurrency and taxes20210628183700

Hartford Business Journal interviews FML about cryptocurrency and taxes

FMLJune 28, 2021
On May 20, the Treasury Department announced it would require crypto transfers valued at $10,000 or more to be reported to the IRS. These new IRS regulations put businesses that deal in cryptocurrencies on notice about the increased scrutiny of digital assets. I recently had the chance to discuss th...
Hartford Business Journal story on workplaces quotes FML20210614131700

Hartford Business Journal story on workplaces quotes FML

FMLJune 14, 2021
The Hartford Business Journal published an article recently on employers in the Greater Hartford area testing the waters of a post-COVID work environment. I had the chance to be quoted along with other local business leaders. Read the full story here. Below is an excerpt from the section of the arti...
Buy or sell? Transaction market is hot on both sides.20210604174700

Buy or sell? Transaction market is hot on both sides.

FMLJune 4, 2021
See this article as it originally appeared in the Hartford Business Journal. The onset of the pandemic left small business owners with more questions than answers. But one answer that many agreed upon was that maybe it was time to sell. An uncertain future in terms of both pandemic duration and pote...
Talking Yale Innovation Summit on WTNH Good Morning Connecticut20210519132700

Talking Yale Innovation Summit on WTNH Good Morning Connecticut

FMLMay 19, 2021
I was recently invited to be a guest on WTNH’s Good Morning CT at Nine on the first day of the annual Yale Innovation Summit. I was interviewed by anchor Laura Hutchinson about the event and the role FML plays in the start-up landscape in Connecticut. Watch the full interview here. Frank: The Yale I...
FML Shares Tax Tips on WNPR’s All Things Considered20210512153053

FML Shares Tax Tips on WNPR’s All Things Considered

FMLMay 12, 2021
FML partner Angel Li was a guest on WNPR’s All Things Considered just ahead of the May 17 extended tax filing deadline. Angel spoke with host John Henry Smith about the economic stimulus payments, unemployment income and the child tax credit. Listen to the full audio or read the transcript below. (A...