Posted on September 23, 2022
To account for persistent inflation and higher fuel prices, the IRS raised some of the standard mileage rates taxpayers may use to calculate the deductible costs of operating cars, vans or trucks for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes during the final six months of 2022. Taxpayers also have the option to calculate these deductible […]
Posted on September 20, 2022
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, […]
In this episode Director of Assurance and Advisory Services Hector Aguililla describes quality of earnings reports and why they are so valuable to buyers and sellers in M&A transactions.
Posted on August 19, 2022
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 […]
Posted on August 10, 2022
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 […]
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.
Posted on July 20, 2022
Included in New York’s 2022-2023 budget is a $250 million COVID-19 Capital Costs Tax Credit Program, offering financial assistance to help the state’s small businesses cover some of the operating costs they incurred adapting to the pandemic. The assistance comes in the form of tax credits equal to 50 percent of qualifying expenses and up […]
Posted on July 12, 2022
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 […]
The thought of an IRS audit can strike fear and loathing in any law-abiding U.S. taxpayer. As the recipient of an examination notice from the IRS, it is the taxpayer who shoulders the responsibility to prove that previously filed tax returns were both complete and accurate. This burden of proof does not lie with the […]
The July 31 deadline for businesses to file annual employee benefit plan returns (or request a two and a half 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 […]