Small Business Services

End of Year Tax Savings for Individuals

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) brought many new rules for individual tax filers, and there are quite a few ways taxpayers can use these changes to their advantage. With the end of the year quickly approaching, it’s the [...]

The Tax Implications if your Business Engages in Environmental Cleanup

If your company faces the need to “remediate” or clean up environmental contamination, the money you spend can be deductible on your tax return as ordinary and necessary business expenses. Of course, you want to claim the maximum immediate income [...]

By |2019-11-18T15:39:13-05:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Small Businesses: Get Ready for your 1099-MISC Reporting Requirements

A month after the new year begins, your business may be required to comply with rules to report amounts paid to independent contractors, vendors and others. You may have to send 1099-MISC forms to those whom you pay nonemployee compensation, [...]

By |2019-11-13T14:07:31-05:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: |0 Comments

GAAP vs. Tax-Basis: Which is Right for your Business?

Most businesses report financial performance using U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). But the income-tax-basis format can save time and money for some private companies. Here’s information to help you choose the financial reporting framework that will work for your [...]

By |2019-11-13T14:03:32-05:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: , |0 Comments

How to Keep Track of Small Tools and Equipment

Whether it’s hard hats and drills on a jobsite, iPads in an office or RFID readers in a warehouse, small tools and equipment have a tendency to disappear at many companies. The cost of lost, damaged and stolen items can [...]

By |2019-11-13T13:44:39-05:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Audit, Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Accelerate Depreciation Deductions with a Cost Segregation Study

Is your business depreciating over a 30-year period the entire cost of constructing the building that houses your operation? If so, you should consider a cost segregation study. It may allow you to accelerate depreciation deductions on certain items, [...]

Reasons Why Cash is King

In financial reporting, investors and business owners tend to focus on four key metrics: 1) revenue, 2) net income, 3) total assets and 4) net worth. But, when it comes to gauging short-term financial performance and creditworthiness, the trump [...]

By |2019-10-21T15:53:49-04:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Setting up a Health Savings Account for Your Small Business

Given the escalating cost of employee health care benefits, your business may be interested in providing some of these benefits through an employer-sponsored Health Savings Account (HSA). For eligible individuals, HSAs offer a tax-advantaged way to set aside funds [...]

By |2019-10-18T16:15:52-04:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|0 Comments

Nonprofits: New Alternatives for Reporting Goodwill and Other Intangibles

Did you know that the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently extended the simplified private-company accounting alternatives to not-for-profit organizations? Many merging nonprofits, including educational institutions and hospitals, welcome these practical expedients. Here are the details. Alternative for goodwill [...]

By |2019-10-16T16:17:28-04:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|0 Comments

Measuring Fair Value for Financial Reporting

Business assets are generally reported at the lower of cost or market value. Under this accounting principle, certain assets are reported at fair value, such as asset retirement obligations and derivatives. Fair value also comes into play in M&A [...]

By |2019-10-17T12:50:30-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|0 Comments