Are Your Business Meals And Entertainment Expenses 100% Deductible?

Article Summary This article attempts to help provide clarification for taxpayers in avoiding conflicts with the IRS with respect to business meals. On January 1,2018, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) invalidated the general deduction of business entertainment expenses. Nonetheless, the TCJA left … [Read more...]

Biden’s Capital Gains Plan: Proposed Changes May Affect Your Current and Planned Investments

Biden's Proposed Tax Plan Includes Significant Capital Gains Changes The Biden administration has recently released its proposed budget (aka "Green Book") for the 2022 fiscal year. The U.S. Treasury indicates the $6 trillion budget aims to improve infrastructure, clean energy, research & … [Read more...]

Gaining Clarity: The R&D Tax Credit – Eligibility & Misconceptions

  Topics What Is The R&D Tax Credit? Eligibility Benefits Misconceptions R&D Tax Credit Eligibility: The Four-Part Test Required Documentation Changes to the R&D tax credit in 2022   What is the R&D Tax Credit? The R&D tax credit is available to companies developing improved or … [Read more...]

Mark Your Calendars – Congress Enacts New Due Dates For Taxes

On July 31 Preseident Obama signed the short-term mass transit and highway funding extension bill into law, which continues to provide funding for transportation projects. Additionally, Congress included in the bill a number of changes to tax return due dates, tax extension lengths and statutes … [Read more...]

These Mistakes Could Lead To An IRS Audit

Tax season is here once again. Keep these common mistakes and pitfalls in mind when filing your tax return to avoid a visit from the Internal Revenue Service. Accurate Income Reporting The income reported on Form W-2 and Form 1099 needs to match the income reported on your return. Inaccurate data … [Read more...]

Benefits of an Audit

The benefit of an audit is that it provides assurance that management has presented a "true and fair" view of a company's financial performance and position. An audit underpins the trust and obligation of stewardship between those who manage a company and those who own it or otherwise have a need … [Read more...]

Corporate Compliance That Makes Sense

It’s hard to keep up with compliance requirements when there are so many new regulations being added every day. Unless you have an internal auditor, how do you know if your company is following all the rules? Even if you have an internal auditor, without knowing all the regulations, your company can … [Read more...]

How Do You Know If You’re Getting a Quality Audit?

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) was founded in 1887 to represent the CPA profession nationally regarding rule-making and standard-setting. The AICPA holds a high level of professional standards for accountants, as well as a strict code of professional ethics, a licensing status and a … [Read more...]