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Businesses Can Utilize the Same Information IRS Auditors Use To Examine Tax Returns

The IRS uses Audit Techniques Guides (ATGs) to help IRS examiners get ready for audits. Your business can use the same guides to gain insight into what the IRS is looking for in terms of compliance with tax laws [...]

By |2019-07-22T15:41:42-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Audit, Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

It’s a Good Time to Buy Business Equipment and Other Depreciable Property

There’s good news about the Section 179 depreciation deduction for business property. The election has long provided a tax windfall to businesses, enabling them to claim immediate deductions for qualified assets, instead of taking depreciation deductions over time. And it [...]

By |2019-07-15T18:31:59-04:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Tax|0 Comments

Why Do Companies Restate Financial Results?

Every year, research firm Audit Analytics publishes a study about financial restatement trends. In 2018, the number of public companies that amended their annual reports increased by 18%. Many of these amendments were due to minor technical issues, however. Of [...]

By |2019-07-15T18:30:04-04:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: |0 Comments

Private Companies: Beware of SEC Scrutiny

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) doesn’t monitor just publicly traded companies. It also looks at the dealings of some private companies, often to the surprise of their owners and executives. Reasons for SEC scrutiny The SEC’s mission is [...]

By |2019-07-15T18:27:55-04:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Tax|0 Comments

M&A Transactions: Avoid Surprises From The IRS

If you’re considering buying or selling a business — or you’re in the process of a merger or acquisition — it’s important that both parties report the transaction to the IRS in the same way. Otherwise, you may increase your [...]

By |2019-07-15T18:24:59-04:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Audit, Blog|0 Comments

Bartering: A Taxable Transaction Even If Your Business Exchanges No Cash

Small businesses may find it beneficial to barter for goods and services instead of paying cash for them. If your business engages in bartering, be aware that the fair market value of goods that you receive in bartering is [...]

By |2019-07-01T16:59:26-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: |0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Interim Reporting

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requires certain public companies to publish quarterly financial statements to give investors insight into midyear performance. Though interim reporting generally isn’t required for private companies, stakeholders in smaller entities can benefit even more than [...]

By |2019-07-01T16:56:06-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: |0 Comments

Which Entity Is Most Suitable For Your New Or Existing Business?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has changed the landscape for business taxpayers. That’s because the law introduced a flat 21% federal income tax rate for C corporations. Under prior law, profitable C corporations paid up to 35%. The [...]

By |2019-07-01T16:54:25-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Tax|0 Comments

In Pursuit of Global Tax Transparency

In today’s global economy, multinational corporations engage in numerous cross-border transactions. But how they report those transactions is often vague. To help minimize stakeholders’ exposure to potential hidden risks, the Financial Accountability & Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition wants multinationals to [...]

By |2019-07-01T16:52:09-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Tax|0 Comments

2019 Q3 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses And Other Employers

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the third quarter of 2019. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. Contact us to [...]

By |2019-06-17T12:46:33-04:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: |0 Comments