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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
The United States Needs to Pass Legislation to Keep Research & Development in this Country
U.S. Research and development is key to the development of new and improved products from the Apple watch to the latest vacuum cleaner.Read More
Deductibility of Corporate Interest on Convertible Debt
For companies with convertible debt (debt) there have been concerns about the tax deductibility interest expense on such debt.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
Tax Costs… Are You Seeing the Bigger Picture?
Ever heard of the project management triangle? Ever thought about business taxation in the context of project management?Read More
Tax Refunds Available for Cost Sharing Arrangements Containing Stock Base Compensation
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.Read More
The Hidden Tool To Manage Your Taxes
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?Read More
Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure.
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.Read More
Is This Really All There Is?
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.Read More
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