Conflict Resolution- A Process

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″ custom_padding=”0px||0px|||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″] Conflict Resulution: A Process By Cathy ulson, Business Consultant, AgStar Financial Services And Rebecca Salisbury, Cooper Norman CPAs and Business Advisiors The fact that conflict exists is not a bad thing.  Resulving conflict effectively can lead to both personal and professional growth.  Awareness of a situation is… Read More

Retirement Means Big Decisions for Farm Families

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″ custom_padding=”0px||0px|||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]Retirement can be a tricky business to plan for. The article “Retirement Unlikely for Some Blue-collar Americans” tackled some of the issues, and our own Mike Salisbury weighed in. ‘Farmers, loggers and other agriculture workers often have their wealth tied up in their homes or work property. Business… Read More

Devin Peterson Joins Cooper Norman

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]Cooper Norman is proud to announce the recent hiring of Devin Peterson as Business Consultant. Devin will be working out of the Pocatello office and specializing in farm business planning, financial analysis, family business succession and transition planning and other consulting services to farm and agribusiness clients. He will… Read More

CN Mobile App

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]Cooper Norman is proud to announce the release of CN Mobile, an Apple-based app to help you with your everyday business needs.  Cooper Norman recognizes that mobile applications have become a fundamental expectation of the modern taxpayer. Our team is focused on resolving your ongoing needs and is dedicated… Read More

Cooper Norman Leadership Transition 2013

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]Transition Planning is important. It’s one of the things we help walk our clients through as they hand off the torch from one leader to the next in a smooth step forward. We don’t just offer it as a service. We also utilize… Read More

Navigating Business Succession Minefields

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]The aging baby boomer generation is impacting the farm population as well as the non-farming population. This trend is generating increased interest by these aging farmers to begin to seriously consider developing a business succession plan for their farming business. Well over half of our consulting clients are seeking… Read More

Mike Salisbury and His Team Join Cooper Norman

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]Cooper Norman is pleased to announce that Salisbury Management Services (formerly known as Lookout Ridge Consulting) has joined our team. The partnership is part of a broader plan to provide family succession planning, financial managment, and business planning services to the agriculture community in Idaho and surrounding states.[/et_pb_text][et_pb_image _builder_version=”3.26.3″ src=””][/et_pb_image][et_pb_image… Read More

What Happens to the Family Farm

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″] Who Gets the Farm? Planning for retirement is tricky for most of us, but when it involves the family farm there are a lot of different issues to consider. Channel 11 talks to a local Idaho farm in Buhl as well as our own Todd Wadsworth about this issue: Our Ag Seminar taking place… Read More