Category: Small Business

Small Business

IRS Extends Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Ian by Tony Gutierrez, CPA


Posted on October 03, 2022 by Anthony Gutierrez

The IRS has extended until Feb. 15, 2023, various tax-filing and tax-payment deadlines for individuals and businesses recently impacted by Hurricane Ian, which made landfall on Florida’s west coast on Sept. 28, 2022. The postponed deadline applies automatically to taxpayers with homes or businesses located anywhere in the state of Florida. Taxpayers eligible for this relief […]

401(k) Plan Sponsors Get More Time to Adopt Amendments by Melissa Fleitas, CPA


Posted on September 20, 2022 by Melissa Fleitas

Under recent guidance issued by the IRS, retirement plans, including 401(k)s, certain 403(b) plans and individual retirement accounts (IRAs), have additional time to adopt required amendments incorporating new legislation introduced in 2019 and 2020. The new deadline for non-governmental calendar-year plans to adopt these amendments has been postponed from December 31, 2022, to December 31, […]

There’s Still Time for Businesses to Claim Employee Retention Tax Credits by Andrew Leonard, CPA


Posted on August 19, 2022 by Andrew Leonard

Although it has been two years since Congress introduced the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC) to help businesses and non-profits keep workers employed through the COVID-19 pandemic, many qualifying entities failed to claim the credits on their 2020 and 2021 tax returns. The good news is there’s still time for employers to request a retroactive […]

UPDATED – Carried Interest Deduction Remains Intact Under New Law by John G. Ebenger, CPA


Posted on August 10, 2022 by John Ebenger

The sweeping Inflation Reduction Act approved by Congress and signed into law on Aug. 16, 2022, did not include any of the previously proposed restrictions to the beneficial tax treatment of carried interest typically paid to general partners, fund managers or others in connection with their performance. Consequently, qualifying taxpayers may continue to treat carried […]

Podcast – BPB Knows 401K Plan Audits


Posted on August 04, 2022 by Melissa Fleitas

In this episode Associate Director of Assurance and Advisory Services Melissa Fleitas shares what plan sponsors need to know about required reporting of 401(k) plans and employee benefits programs.

Avoiding Usury Traps in Business Lending Arrangements by Joel Glick, CPA/CFF, CFE


Posted on July 12, 2022 by Joel Glick

There are a variety of economic and non-economic factors that can negatively impact cash flows for businesses of all sizes across various industries. Currently, the ongoing labor and supply-chain constraints coupled with record-high inflation and rising interest rates are making it more difficult for businesses to cover their operating costs and maintain profitability. While there […]