Category: Small Business

Small Business

Tax Efficient Pre-Immigration Planning Takes Time by Magda Szabo, CPA, JD, LLM


Posted on January 10, 2023 by Magda Szabo

The United States continues to be a destination for foreign citizens to invest their assets, conduct business and, in many cases, make their permanent home. Those individuals seeking U.S. residency often find the path to citizenship lined with a wealth of opportunities, a broad range of new responsibilities and costly liabilities, including U.S. income tax, […]

How Can Taxpayers Prepare for New Corporate Transparency Act Reporting? by Joel G. Young, JD, LLM


Posted on January 04, 2023 by Joel Young

In late 2022, the U.S. Treasury issued final requirements that certain corporations, LLCs, partnerships, business trusts and similar entities will need to begin reporting under the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA). While the CTA aims to bolster the country’s anti-money laundering policies and unmask the identities of the true owners behind shell companies and other opaque […]

Leading and Growing Company Culture in Hybrid and Remote Work Environments by Richard A. Berkowitz, JD, CPA


Posted on December 28, 2022 by Richard Berkowitz

COVID-19 literally forced businesses to close their doors in 2020 and begin the process of adapting to remote-work arrangements. With many companies reporting surprisingly higher levels of productivity and profitability, the economics of the new paradigm have been favorable. Today, however, as it becomes clear that hybrid work schedules are here to stay, businesses are […]

UPDATE: IRS Delays Reporting Requirement for Transactions Involving Venmo and other Payment Apps by Savannah Snow, CPA


Posted on December 17, 2022 by Savannah Snow

Mobile payment processing apps, such as PayPal, Venmo, Cash App and Square, have made it easy for friends and family to send and receive payments as gifts or reimbursements for shared expenses. These platforms have also spread to the commercial sector, where many businesses accept them as forms of payment for goods and services. It […]

IRS Increases Retirement Plan Contribution Limits for 2023 by Jack Winter, CPA/PFS, CFP


Posted on December 08, 2022 by Jack Winter

The IRS recently released its annual cost-of-living adjustments for retirement savers, increasing the annual limits participants can contribute to those plans in 2023. Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans The maximum amount you may contribute via salary deferral to an employer-sponsored 401(k) or 403(b) retirement savings plan in 2023 is $22,500, up from $20,500 last year. If you […]

Changes Ahead for Bonus Depreciation by Joshua P. Heberling, CPA


Posted on November 07, 2022 by Joshua Heberling

Companies considering a purchase of certain tangible business assets may want to accelerate those acquisitions in 2022 before they lose the full benefit of 100 percent bonus depreciation, which will begin phasing out at the end of the year. Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed into law in 2018, businesses gained the ability […]