North Carolina is on the verge of passing major tax changes affecting corporate, pass-through, and individual taxpayers. If passed, the state's corporate income tax would be eliminated and 250,000 taxpayers would be removed from state tax rolls.
Rising lumber prices aren’t the only numbers that construction firms are closely following. Price surges across many construction inputs are creating supply and demand volatility and concerns of inflation.
Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 136 is quickly coming up on the employee benefit plan horizon. Plan sponsors should familiarize themselves with the changes so they can be fully compliant for periods after December 15, 2021.
The unemployment rate for leisure and hospitality, 10.1 percent, is nearly twice the national average. However, there are Help Wanted signs everywhere and a bountiful number of job postings. How are private clubs responding to this challenge?
Not-for-profit organizations may be tempted to give gift cards to employees, volunteers, or those in need, but they need to be mindful of IRS de minimis fringe benefits rules, among other gift card considerations.