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2020 Q4 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers Image
2020 Q4 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers

With fall's arrival, it’s time for businesses to start thinking about fourth quarter tax deadlines.

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9/23/2020
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Private Foundations Need Strong Conflict-of-Interest Policies

Even if your private foundation has good intentions, it may not be enough. You need a conflict-of-interest policy to ...

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9/21/2020
Employers Have Questions and Concerns About Deferring Employees' Social Security Taxes Image
Employers Have Questions and Concerns About Deferring Employees' Social Security Taxes

The IRS has issued guidance to implement the deferral of the employee share of SS tax, but employers still have quest...

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9/17/2020
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Reporting Discontinued Operations Today

Many businesses have undergone strategic shifts during the pandemic. Here’s how to determine whether that chang...

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9/15/2020
5 Key Points About Bonus Depreciation Image
5 Key Points About Bonus Depreciation

Depreciating assets involves a complex area of tax law; here’s a rundown:

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9/9/2020
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The Possible Tax Consequences of PPP Loans

If your business received a PPP Loan, you should be aware of the potential tax implications.

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8/20/2020
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Funding a Sale to “Insiders”

Business owners often consider “insiders” as viable successors. Can this be a fatal flaw in planning...

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8/19/2020
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Forecasting Financial Results for a Start-Up Business

Today’s markets are unpredictable, but changing conditions can open new business opportunities.

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8/13/2020
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File Cash Transaction Reports for Your Business - On Paper or Electronically

If your business receives large cash or cash equivalent payments, you may have to report them to the IRS. 

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8/12/2020
PPP Update August 6, 2020: SBA Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness FAQs Image
PPP Update August 6, 2020: SBA Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness FAQs

The SBA just released a new round of FAQs targeted at providing guidance for PPP loan forgiveness. Find out more.

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8/6/2020
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Rethinking Cash Flow

Since you can’t escape the impact of cash flow, you might as well take it head on, right?

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8/6/2020
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Reporting CAMs in the COVID-19 Era

How the pandemic could add a new layer of complexity to the new-and-improved auditor’s report. 

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8/3/2020
Why Do Partners Sometimes Report More Income on Tax Returns than They Receive in Cash? Image
Why Do Partners Sometimes Report More Income on Tax Returns than They Receive in Cash?

In some cases, partners may be taxed on more partnership income than was distributed to them from their partnerships....

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7/30/2020
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Drive Success with Dashboard Reports

Is your business running like a fine-tuned machine? Dashboard reports can help you quickly recognize problems and eme...

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7/29/2020
Even If No Money Changes Hands, Bartering Is A Taxable Transaction Image
Even If No Money Changes Hands, Bartering Is A Taxable Transaction

Bartering is popular during times of economic downturns, which many businesses are suffering now due to COVID-19...

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7/23/2020
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Reporting Embedded Leases

Beware: Your supply and service contracts may contain hidden surprises known as “embedded” leases.

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7/15/2020
Businesses: Get Ready for the New Form 1099-NEC Image
Businesses: Get Ready for the New Form 1099-NEC

A tax form that used to be filed back in the 1980's is coming back for 2020. Here’s what businesses need to kno...

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7/14/2020
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Steer Clear of the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty

The “Trust Fund Recovery Penalty” is among the more dangerous tax penalties facing business owners and ma...

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7/6/2020
Haven’t filed your 2019 business tax return yet? There may be ways to chip away at your bill. Image
Haven’t filed your 2019 business tax return yet? There may be ways to chip away at your bill.

The extended federal income tax deadline is coming up fast. As you know, the IRS postponed until July 15 the payment ...

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7/1/2020
Where Transferable Value Comes From

One of the most important elements of a successful business transition is transferable value. No matter what an owner...

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6/18/2020
Realistic Timelines

Global economic disruption uniquely affects each business.

CARES Act: Funding and Employment Retention Provisions

CARES Act - Funding and Employment Retention Provisions

CARES Act: Tax Provisions for Businesses

CARES Act - Tax Provisions for Businesses

United States District Court Strikes Blow Against the Undead!

OK – the subject line of this article is a naked attempt to attract your attention but if you read on you ...

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4/18/2019
Does the Wayfair Decision Affect You?

The criteria and precedent used to determine sales tax liability has changed. Will this change affect your business' ...

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2/7/2019
SALES AND USE TAX ECONOMIC NEXUS: ANALYSIS OF STATE THRESHOLDS

A brief summary of each state's economic nexus thresholds

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1/23/2019
The Qualified Business Income Deduction in a Nutshell

The new Qualified Business Income Deduction is one of the more complex proposed changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,...

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1/14/2019
How a REIT Can Benefit From a Cost Segregation Study

Many REITs are eligible to implement a tax strategy known as cost segregation. Unfortunately, misinformation has left...

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Are Your Business Expenses Deductible Under New Tax Law?

The deductibility of certain expenses is obvious, while in other cases it’s unclear. And the TCJA affects many ...

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11/28/2018
Tax Law Changes for Nonprofits

Which parts of the recent tax reform have the greatest impact on not-for-profit organizations?

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11/7/2018
Does Your Nonprofit Properly Report Donations?

Your not-for-profit probably already ensures that donors receive a receipt with information about claiming a charitab...

"Can’t You See This is The Land of Confusion": Uncertainty and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

While it remains the case that the lower corporate tax rates for C corporations increase cash flows and therefore pot...

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2/3/2018
THE TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT: 30 Ways The Act May Affect You And Your Business

A summary of the most widely applicable points of the tax reform passed in December 2017.

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1/19/2018
THE TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT: Changes to Business Taxation

Part 3 of 3: A summary of the most widely applicable points of the tax reform passed in December 2017.

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1/19/2018
Did Singing Auld Lang Syne Increase Company Valuations?

The Impact of New Tax Law on Valuations

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1/13/2018
Steven Sandoval Promoted to Individual Tax & Small Business Consultant

WEC is pleased to announce the promotion of Steven E. Sandoval from Supervisor to Individual Tax and Small Business C...

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7/29/2016
UBIT: How it Applies to Debt-Financed Property

If a tax-exempt organization engages in a business that is unrelated to its primary purpose, the general rule is that...

Four Reasons Why Already-Dismal IRS Service is about to Get Much Worse

Few, if any, of us enjoy dealing with the IRS. Often polled as America’s most hated federal agency, the agency&...

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11/25/2014
Publication Advertising: What is Taxable?

Many tax-exempt organizations publish magazines or other periodicals that contain editorial material related to the o...

Royalties and Sponsorship Payments: Are They Tax Exempt?

Many tax-exempt organizations allow for-profit entities to use the organization's name or logo to market goods and se...

How Will the New Repairs Regulations Affect Your Company?

The characterization of expenditures relating to fixed assets (tangible property) has been a challenge since the ince...

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2/25/2013
American Taxpayer Relief Act

After weeks, indeed months of proposals and counter-proposals, seemingly endless negotiations and down-to-the-wire dr...

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1/11/2013
Research And Development Tax Credit

Every taxpayer wants to reduce his/her tax liability, and if you are involved in qualified research activities, the R...

2012-2013 Tax Planning

Dramatic tax increases scheduled to go into effect in 2013 make 2012 tax planning imperative. The following taxes may...

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9/28/2012
Returning Heroes & Wounded Warriors Tax Credit

The Returning Heroes and Wounded Warriors Work Opportunity Tax Credit is an extension of the Work Credit available fo...

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6/22/2012
3 Ways a Cost Segregation Study Can Help You

A cost segregation study can help you maximize tax savings and increase cash fl ows on
your future, current...

‘Look-Through’ Lowdown

We all know how important it is to understand how tax laws affect the day to day operations of a construction busines...

Contractors Must Know All Accounting Options

Construction companies face an imposingly complex choice when it comes to their accounting methods. Because no two pr...