The DOJ's Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative will target government contractors and grant recipients' security procedures in order to limit future cybersecurity problems. In this article, we review what you should know about the new civil cyber-fraud initiative, what might lead to infractions, and how to avoid hefty fines.
Changes to ERC Deductions for North Carolina Employers and Expansion of NC Business Recovery Grant Program for Phase Two Applications
North Carolina’s legislature recently changed state tax laws governing employers’ ability to deduct the employee retention credit from state taxable wages and significantly expanded eligibility for a business grant program with an application deadline of June 1, 2022.
Investment Policy Statements dictate how a nonprofit’s investment program operates. How is performance measured? Learning how to benchmark and measure success and organize the investment committee helps to ensure investment committee members satisfy their fiduciary duties.
Although not a permanent solution, ARPA includes important relief for eligible multiemployer pension plans and provides plan sponsors with an opportunity to return to a state of solvency that may not have been possible otherwise.
Most of us have a goal of retiring someday, so doesn't it make sense to consider strategies that minimize the taxability of your portfolio along the way? Here are a few ideas to think about when managing your portfolio in a tax-efficient manner.
Every not-for-profit manages funds, but not every organization has an established and well-documented Investment Policy Statement. Learn how the investment committee can review the IPS and safeguard against unnecessary investment risk.
For many years, beneficiaries of inherited IRAs were permitted to withdraw the balances over their life expectancies. Then, the SECURE Act largely eliminated this tax deferral opportunity. Its effective date of December 31, 2019 could be called “The Day the Stretch IRA Died”.
Hacking and ransomware have the potential to create havoc for the assets and sensitive data housed in benefit plans across the country. As a result, in 2021, the DOL scaled up its interest in how administrators are addressing and responding to cybersecurity risks.
High Inflation with Inventory? Consider a LIFO Election for the 2022 or even the 2021 Tax Year if You Received an Extension
When inflation is high, certain companies could use it as an opportunity to save on taxes. Electing LIFO for the 2021 tax year might be a smart move, but time is running out. It’s also not too early to begin evaluating LIFO calculations for 2022.
Executive Order provides an outline for next steps related to guidance and regulation in the digital asset space.