The July 31 deadline for businesses to file annual employee benefit plan returns (or request a three-month filing extension) is right around the corner. While all employers offering defined contribution plans will find a few changes to the information reporting requirements found on IRS Form 5500, those with 100 or more eligible plan participants should […]
Posted on June 23, 2022
Whether you are a long-time Florida business owner, or you recently relocated your company or staff to the state, it is that time of year when you must begin preparing for hurricane season, which runs annually from June 1 through November 30. The following checklist is intended to help you protect and preserve your assets, […]
The pandemic and subsequent years of economic uncertainty have proven that change is the one constant business leaders must accept and continually prepare for, not only to survive, but also to thrive over the long term. While changes may involve modifications to specific segments of a business, such as narrowing or expanding geographic distribution, products […]
Posted on June 02, 2022
In this episode Director of Consulting Services Steve Nouss explains the various types of SOC reports. Companies that have their processes reviewed under SOC standards give peace of mind to vendors and customers.
Posted on June 01, 2022
One of the most basic tenets of tax efficiency is tax-loss harvesting, or the practice of selling underperforming investments and creating a capital loss that you can then use to offset capital gains and ultimately reduce the amount of income subject to tax. Despite the simplicity of this concept, there is a myriad of complexities […]
June 1 marks the start of the Atlantic hurricane season and the potential for tropical force winds and heavy rainfall to damage property and impede business operations. The key to minimizing losses and getting your company back up and running after a storm is to have an actionable plan in place before the National Weather […]
In this episode Director of Tax Services Jeff Mutnik explains when someone needs an estate plan and the potential tax and legacy value in creating a plan, including avoiding probate and trusts you can control before and after death.
Posted on May 18, 2022
The pandemic has spurred a tsunami of entrepreneurial new businesses. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, a record 5.4 million new business applications were filed in 2021, compared to 4.4. million in 2020 compared to 3.5 million before the pandemic in 2019. Whether these ventures will prove successful remains to be seen, but each one […]
Posted on May 12, 2022
All 50 states and the District of Columbia have laws regulating the disposition of unclaimed property, whose title must transfer to the state after a set period through the legal process of escheatment. Over the past year, however, several states have changed their laws, stepped-up enforcement efforts and initiated litigation to help ensure businesses and […]
Posted on May 10, 2022
Congratulations! You filed your tax return (or requested a filing extension) and paid your tax liabilities by the April deadline. However, there are circumstances for which you may need to amend your return and/or attempt to reduce your tax liabilities for the current year. Following are some tips to keep in mind after filing your […]