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Business Meal Deductions: The Current Rules Amid Proposed Changes

Restaurants and entertainment venues have been hard hit by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. One of the tax breaks that President Trump has proposed to help them is an increase in the amount that can be deducted for business [...]

By |2020-06-01T12:58:13-04:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Business Meal Deductions: The Current Rules Amid Proposed Changes

Revenue Recognition and Leases: FASB Gives Certain Entities More Time

Private companies and most nonprofits were supposed to implement updated revenue recognition guidance in fiscal year 2019 and updated lease guidance in fiscal year 2021. In the midst of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the Financial Accounting Standards Board [...]

By |2020-06-01T12:57:55-04:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Revenue Recognition and Leases: FASB Gives Certain Entities More Time

IRS Releases 2021 Amounts For Health Savings Accounts

The IRS recently released the 2021 inflation-adjusted amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). HSA basics An HSA is a trust created or organized exclusively for the purpose of paying the “qualified medical expenses” of an “account beneficiary.” An HSA [...]

By |2020-05-26T12:23:11-04:00May 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19|Tags: , , |Comments Off on IRS Releases 2021 Amounts For Health Savings Accounts

Overcoming The Challenges Of Remote Auditing During The COVID-19 Crisis

Many people are currently working from home to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Your external auditors are no exception. Fortunately, in recent years, most audit firms have been investing in technology and training to facilitate [...]

By |2020-05-22T13:27:17-04:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Audit, Blog, COVID-19|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Overcoming The Challenges Of Remote Auditing During The COVID-19 Crisis

Fortunate Enough To Get A PPP Loan? Forgiven Expenses Aren’t Deductible

The IRS has issued guidance clarifying that certain deductions aren’t allowed if a business has received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan. Specifically, an expense isn’t deductible if both: The payment of the expense results in forgiveness of a [...]

By |2020-05-18T12:30:50-04:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Fortunate Enough To Get A PPP Loan? Forgiven Expenses Aren’t Deductible

Independent Assurance Inspires Confidence in Sustainability Reports During COVID-19

Sustainability reports explain the impact of an organization’s activities on the economy, environment and society. During the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, stakeholders continue to expect robust, transparent sustainability reports, with a stronger emphasis on the social and economic impacts [...]

By |2020-05-15T15:16:38-04:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Audit, Blog, COVID-19, Sustainability|Tags: , |Comments Off on Independent Assurance Inspires Confidence in Sustainability Reports During COVID-19

Business Charitable Contribution Rules Have Changed Under The CARES Act

In light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many businesses are interested in donating to charity. In order to incentivize charitable giving, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act made some liberalizations to the rules governing charitable [...]

By |2020-05-11T14:07:55-04:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Business Charitable Contribution Rules Have Changed Under The CARES Act

COVID-19: A Reminder Of Why Cross-Training Your Accounting Staff Is Key

Imagine this scenario: A company’s controller is hospitalized for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and she’s the only person inside the company who knows how its accounting and payroll software works. She also is the only person with check signing [...]

By |2020-05-11T13:46:03-04:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19|Tags: , , |Comments Off on COVID-19: A Reminder Of Why Cross-Training Your Accounting Staff Is Key

The CARES Act Liberalizes Net Operating Losses

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or CARES Act, eliminates some of the tax-revenue-generating provisions included in a previous tax law. Here’s a look at how the rules for claiming certain tax losses have been modified to provide [...]

By |2020-05-04T13:24:29-04:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The CARES Act Liberalizes Net Operating Losses

Benchmarking: Why Normalizing Adjustments Are Essential

Financial statements aren’t particularly meaningful without a relevant basis of comparison. There are two types of “benchmarks” that a company’s financials can be compared to — its own historical performance and the performance of other comparable businesses. Before you [...]

By |2020-05-04T12:59:29-04:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Audit, Blog, COVID-19|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Benchmarking: Why Normalizing Adjustments Are Essential