Tag Archives: tax

The IRS has revealed a new compliance campaign. Here’s what you need to know.

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Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. On February 1, 2017 the IRS Large Business & International (LB&I) Division announced a new compliance campaign. This campaign is focusing more on an issue basis, focusing on areas the IRS has deemed to be the highest risk for potential non-compliance and abuse by taxpayers. ...

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The Trump administration is considering changes that could impact retirement investors

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Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. On February 3, 2017, President Donald Trump called into review the new Fiduciary Rule, a rule whose effect would expand the definition of those considered a fiduciary, a term carefully defined under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. More commonly known as the ...

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What a Trump presidency could mean for your taxes

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Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. On Nov. 8th, 2016, the U.S. elected Donald Trump as the 45th president of the U.S. A major focus of this election season has been taxes — both Trump’s refusal to release his personal returns and his plan to change the current U.S. tax code. In ...

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5 questions IT companies should expect this tax season

Thought Leadership on Business Ideas for Growth Companies and Growth Consultants presented by Cerini and Associates LLP. With only 60 days left until taxes are due, it is time for businesses to prepare their 2015 annual tax returns. Business tax returns can be very complicated, especially in the ever-increasing technology sector. It is prudent to engage a tax professional cognizant of compliance ...

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Uncovering the importance of responsible person liability

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Thought Leadership on Tax Planning for the Middle Market presented by Friedman LLP.  Perhaps there is no area of state and local tax law that is more perplexing to businesses than sales and use tax. Forty-five states, plus the District of Columbia, impose sales and use tax. Moreover, many of those jurisdictions authorize localities within their borders to impose their own ...

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Is the price right? The four As of valuation

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Thought Leadership on Tax and Audit presented by ClearView Group. Business owners are passionate about their creations, and view each day as an opportunity to grow value. What started out as an idea and a dream has now become mature and may even outlive its founder. When this happens, owners begin asking questions such as: What is the true value ...

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3 ways to manage your risk under the Cadillac Tax

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Thought Leadership on Risk Management presented by AHT Insurance.  Those who manage employee benefit programs for any organization undoubtedly have the Cadillac Tax on their radar. Although it doesn’t go into effect until 2018, the Affordable Care Act’s excise tax on high-cost health plans could affect 26% of employers when it is implemented, with nearly 40% subjected to the tax ...

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Real property dealer vs. investor: An overview

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Thought Leadership on Real Estate Accounting presented by Friedman LLP.  A taxpayer’s activities and intentions when purchasing and selling real property are important in determining whether that taxpayer is a dealer or investor in real property. This distinction is relevant, since it determines the tax treatment of the gain on the sale of real property. If the taxpayer is a dealer ...

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Ps and Qs of M&A and IPOs

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Thought Leadership on Tax and Audit presented by ClearView Group. Rapid growth leads to exciting opportunities. Leaders looking for the next step in their company’s life cycle often turn to the public markets (IPO) or a merger/acquisition (M&A). Yet, the biggest challenges to a successful transaction are often internal, since internal resources typically haven’t kept up with meteoric growth. That’s ...

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The 2016 challenge you can prepare for: Affordable Care Act reporting

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Thought Leadership on Tax Planning for the Middle Market presented by Friedman LLP.  Dr. Seuss once said that “sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” Well, he clearly did not have the employer shared responsibility provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (”ACA”) in mind. Each tax season seems to bring new challenges for taxpayers. Last ...

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