The United States Needs to Pass Legislation to Keep Research & Development in this Country

  • Published: 11/17/2015 — 12:51 pm

U.S. Research and development is key to the development of new and improved products from the Apple watch to the latest vacuum cleaner.

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Deductibility of Corporate Interest on Convertible Debt

  • Published: 09/29/2015 — 12:50 pm

For companies with convertible debt (debt) there have been concerns about the tax deductibility interest expense on such debt.

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How To Get The Most Out of Your Workday

  • Published: 09/08/2015 — 7:45 am

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.

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Tax Costs… Are You Seeing the Bigger Picture?

  • Published: 08/28/2015 — 8:42 am

Ever heard of the project management triangle? Ever thought about business taxation in the context of project management?

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Tax Refunds Available for Cost Sharing Arrangements Containing Stock Base Compensation

  • Published: 08/26/2015 — 11:55 am

U.S. taxpayers that reported Cost Sharing Arrangements (CSAs) on tax returns which contain stock based compensation under IRC Section 482 should consider filing amended tax returns for prior tax years.

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The Hidden Tool To Manage Your Taxes

  • Published: 08/04/2015 — 5:52 am

Have you ever heard you can have it cheap and fast, but not good? Or maybe fast and good, but not cheap? So you settled for cheap and good but had to wait forever?

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Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure.

  • Published: 06/01/2015 — 10:34 am

My Dad was an engineer. I’m an accountant. For years, Dad complained that bean counters were the bane of his existence. He felt strongly that the individuals responsible for developing a company’s engine of growth should not be accountable to accountants.

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Is This Really All There Is?

  • Published: 05/15/2015 — 3:24 pm

Big Accounting hires the best and brightest from top schools. Not only do they require academic excellence, but they seek candidates who are well rounded with outside interests. Every accountant recognizes that the work is a grind but the experience is invaluable.

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Transfer Pricing isn’t Tax Hocus Pocus

  • Published: 05/14/2015 — 12:30 pm

If you’re already doing business in multiple countries and want to establish appropriate pricing, we explore clients’ motivations before recommending a pricing strategy.

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What Your Doctor And Accountant Have In Common

  • Published: 04/28/2015 — 6:19 am

In 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Seems just as true today as when Ben said it originally.

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