Category: Small Business

Small Business

Florida Mandates New Information Reporting Requirement for Corporate Taxpayers in the State by Michael Hirsch, JD, LLM


Posted on September 16, 2019 by Michael Hirsch

Under new guidelines issued by the Florida legislature, corporate income and franchise tax filers in the state have an additional information-reporting requirement for taxable years beginning during the 2018 and 2019 calendar years. To avoid a late-reporting penalty equal to the greater of $1,000 or 1 percent of the tax due, taxpayers that already filed […]

What is Representations and Warranties Insurance? by Daniel S. Hughes, CPA/CFF, CGMA, CVA; and Mike Kaczka, CPA/CFF, CFE


Posted on September 12, 2019 by Daniel Hughes

Representations and warranties insurance (RWI) is becoming an increasingly common and required tool to expedite M&A transactions, bridge gaps in deal negotiations and reduce buyers’ and sellers’ risks of financial losses after deals close. At the most basic level, representations are the assertions sellers make about their companies, those entities’ financial positions and past and […]

5 Reasons You Should Not Hold Real Estate in an S Corporation by John G. Ebenger, CPA


Posted on September 04, 2019 by John Ebenger

Savvy investors know that holding real estate in their individual names is a bad idea that exposes them to a broad range of legal risks and personal financial liabilities. Instead, U.S. tax laws permit investors to structure their real estate holdings into separate business entities, such as partnerships, limited liability companies (LLCs) and corporations, which […]

Hurricane Dorian – It’s Not too Late for Businesses to Plan Ahead for Storms by Daniel Hughes, CPA


Posted on August 29, 2019 by Daniel Hughes

As Hurricane Dorian menaces the Florida coast,  it is not too late for businesses to prepare for the threat of a potential disaster that can interrupt normal businesses operations and cause millions of dollars in damages and lost revenue. Following are just a few things that businesses should consider as part of a well-thought-out disaster-preparedness […]

Tax Implications of Florida’s 2019 Legislative Session by Karen A. Lake, CPA


Posted on June 19, 2019 by Karen Lake

The Florida legislature recently passed a $91.1 billion budget for 2019 that provides some significant wins for individuals and business taxpayers located in the state while failing to address the remote and online sales tax collection issue created by the Supreme Court’s June 2018 decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair. Here are the details. Reduced […]