What the Government Shutdown Means for the IRS

The Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") has updated their Fiscal Year 2018 Lapsed Appropriations Contingency Plan ("the plan") which outlines ... read more >

Real Estate Industry: Opportunities in the Tax Reform Act

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (The Act) into law. The Act provides opportunities for all facets of the real estate ... read more >

Worker Shortage an Ongoing Challenge for Construction Firms in 2018

Construction

By Dave Foutz

In a recent survey of more than 1,600 construction firms conducted by Associated General Contractors of America, respondents reported that their companies ... read more >

Slowdown in International Enrollments Affecting U.S. Colleges and Universities

Many higher education institutions have their financial challenges these days, thanks in part to a saturated market, an increase in online education programs ... read more >

Tax Reform: A New Deduction for Individuals - 20% Qualified Business Income Deduction

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provided non-corporate taxpayers (e.g., S-corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and sole proprietorships) ... read more >

Geological and Geophysical Costs Now Amortizable Over 24 Months for Certain Non-E&P Companies

Generally, any geological and geophysical (G&G) expenses paid or incurred in connection with the exploration for, or development of, oil or gas within ... read more >

The Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Your Construction Company Beyond 2017

If you (or your trust or estate) own an interest in a pass-through construction company, you’ll want to take note of two of the more significant ... read more >