Enhanced Research and Development Benefits to a Small Business

Tax

By Douglas Papa

Small business taxpayers may get new benefits in 2016 relating to research and development tax credits. For tax years beginning after December 31, 2015, ... read more >

Updating Your Retail or Restaurant Space? What You Need to Know About IRS Revenue Procedure 2015-56

Retail|Tax

By Carl Scharf

It appears that everywhere we look businesses operating in the retail and restaurant industry are remodeling or refreshing their space in order to stay ... read more >

Lower Refunds on Excise Tax for Propane Users

On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act (PATH), which made permanent certain tax provisions that ... read more >

Standard SOC 2 Report Not Meeting Client Needs?

SSAE 18/SOC

By Frank Dezort

Upon distribution of your SOC 2 report, do you find that many clients are requesting additional subject matter related to your services or requesting that ... read more >

ESOP Plans, Are You Exercising All of Your Fiduciary Responsibilities?

ERISA

By Michael Renzelman

More and more companies continue to move to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) structure. With each of these transactions comes new fiduciary responsibility. ... read more >

Holiday Bricks and Clicks

Retail

By Brian Reitz

If you spent 30 minutes driving around the mall parking lot so you could pick up that last-minute holiday gift, the following statistic may not come as ... read more >

Record Low Oil Prices Affect Standard Mileage Rate and Social Security Benefits

Oil prices continue to plummet due to record production and weak demand. Production increases in North America are attributable to the various shale plays ... read more >

Truck Driver Shortage: Who Is Going to Deliver the Package You Ordered from Amazon?

Co-authored by Jim Gilboy and Garrett LaBrosse There is no doubt that the trucking industry is a crucial component of the U.S. economy. Almost 70% of the ... read more >

Tax Extenders Impact on the Manufacturing Industry

After months of speculation and delay on the "tax extenders" legislation, the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act) was ... read more >