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Tax Tips & Triage – “Wayfair” – Winter is Coming…
In previous publications, we talked about the Wayfair case and the states’ right to impose their sales tax laws (both the tax itself as well as the obligation to collect and remit on their behalf).Read More
Tax Tips & Triage – “Wayfair” for SaaS Companies
SCOTUS Decided! But what does “Wayfair” mean for SaaS companies?Read More
Startup Tax Tips & Triage – Convertible Debt
No tax deduction is allowed for interest paid (or payable) on a company stock when the payment is at the option of the company itself. So, if the debt looks like a stock grant, tax deductions for interest on that debt may not be allowed.Read More
What Politicians Don’t Say About Your Taxes
Politicians say taxes are too high or too low and always too complicated. Not unexpectedly, I agree taxes are too high. In an odd way though, I’m not sure they’re as complicated as many want you to believe.Read More
You may have outgrown your CPA… you don’t know it!
Today I received a call from a CPA in response to one of my recent blogs. He was concerned because he was unfamiliar of the issue I raised. He wanted to assess its impact on one of his clients.Read More
What California Pre-revenue Companies Need to Start Now to Preserve State Net Operating Loss Carryforwards
If you are a pre-revenue CA domiciled company with employees in other states, you need to sell something before December 31, 2016.Read More
Stop Thinking In Absolutes, It’s All About Scope!
We have previously shared our thoughts about the meaning of two sides of the project management triangle, cost and time. Now we’ll tackle the third, scope.Read More
Attention Start-Ups: Extended R&D Credit Has Unexpected Use
There’s a newly refreshed federal R&D tax credit waiting for you to take advantage of and I wanted to get you up to speed on it. The research & development tax credit has now been made permanent. The changes take effect immediately.Read More
A Year-End Tax Planning Solution That Works
For years, the biggest complaint we’ve heard from prospective clients is that they weren’t getting pro-active tax planning from their tax advisor. This was often the driving reason for a change.Read More
How To Get The Most Out of Your Workday
In my prior life as a tax partner at KPMG, I didn’t understand how clients regarded tax returns. But when I became responsible for tax filings for a theater company, my perspective changed.Read More
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