9 Important Tax topics for Individuals and Business Owners in 2021

Managing significant tax changes will ensure individuals and businesses are positioned for success for the remainder of 2021 and beyond.

2021-03-25T16:05:54-04:00March 24, 2021|Categories: Tax: Business, Tax: Individual|Tags: , , |

American Rescue Plan Act Provides Aid to Pension Plans

The American Rescue Plan Act provides significant aid and funding for suffering pension plans, in part through direct financial assistance.

Don’t Overlook Advantageous Provisions of the SECURE Act

Although the 2019 SECURE Act was the most significant retirement plan policy legislation in over 10 years, its provisions have been somewhat in the background due to COVID-19. We've highlighted the following provisions that plan sponsors and employers without a plan may want to consider now.

Managing Those Physical Stocks in Your Safety Deposit Box

Taking steps now to transfer your physical stock to electronic will take a considerable burden off of your executor. Not only that, if you are able to transfer your physical stock while you are alive, you may also be able to retitle said stock so that it avoids probate.

2021-03-03T14:20:00-05:00March 3, 2021|Categories: Wealth Management|Tags: |

How the New Employee Benefit Plan Auditing Standard (SAS No. 136) Will Impact Plan Audits

Statement on Auditing Standards No. 136 prescribes certain new performance requirements for an audit of financial statements of employee benefit plans subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and changes the form and content of the related auditor's report. Read more.

2021-03-08T10:50:14-05:00February 26, 2021|Categories: Employee Benefit Plans, Retirement|Tags: , |

Do You Qualify for the Employee Retention Credit?

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) incentivizes organizations to keep employees on the payroll during COVID-19, and with new rules, it’s possible to claim as much as $14,000 per employee in 2021.

2021-03-08T10:06:57-05:00February 25, 2021|Categories: Not-for-Profit, PBMares COVID-19 Insights, Tax: Business|Tags: , , |

What’s Your Not-for-Profit’s Liquidity Policy?

It’s time to re-evaluate what liquidity actually means and how well-crafted policies can improve an organization’s operations, finances, and be a tool for educating the public, the Board, and management.

2021-02-25T09:27:22-05:00February 11, 2021|Categories: Audit & Assurance, Not-for-Profit|Tags: , , |

Recent Tax Court Case Details Substantial Rights Related to R&D Credit

The case explains the IRS’ view of the requirements to establish substantial rights for work performed under contract for the R&D credit.

2021-03-08T10:25:59-05:00February 10, 2021|Categories: Tax: Credits & Incentives|Tags: , , |
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