Section 179D Tax Deduction Extended for Commercial Building Owners and Designers

Energy-efficient building design has been gaining more traction in recent years. When sourcing renewable materials or designing for sustainability, there are more ways than ever for building owners and designers to save money on taxes and offset construction costs.

What Taxable Clubs Should Know About the CARES Act

Springtime normally signals the start of the busy season for country clubs. Golfers eager to take advantage of nicer weather and club members who enjoy other facility amenities will have to wait longer.

Main Street Lending Act Provides Financial Relief to Mid-Size Companies

There are around 40,000 mid-size businesses employing 35 million Americans, but as of yet, financial relief measures have been targeted to small businesses and self-employed individuals.

2020-04-17T16:08:04-04:00April 16, 2020|Categories: Business Advisory, PBMares COVID-19 Insights|Tags: , |

The Impact of Coronavirus on Commercial Real Estate

Sudden business disruptions, closures, and stay-at-home orders are becoming common across the United States. Real estate is getting hit hard, and from different angles.

2020-09-25T13:37:01-04:00April 8, 2020|Categories: Construction and Real Estate, PBMares COVID-19 Insights|Tags: |

Is Coronavirus a Triggering Event for Force Majeure in Real Estate Contracts?

The language in real estate contracts has always been important. In normal circumstances, poorly worded contracts or contracts that don’t address the specifics of the project or lessor/tenant relationship can end up costing parties time, money, and frustration.

2020-04-10T10:29:11-04:00April 5, 2020|Categories: Construction and Real Estate, PBMares COVID-19 Insights|Tags: |

Improving Safety Data and Lowering Risk on Construction Sites in 2020

Construction worksites are responsible for about one out of every five workplace-related fatalities in the U.S. each year. Safety practices have drastically improved over the past two decades, but even one fatality is a failure.

2020-03-02T21:31:42-05:00February 4, 2020|Categories: Construction and Real Estate|Tags: , |

How Employers Can Comply with the DOL’s New Overtime Rules

After more than four years in the draft proposal stage and federal lawsuits, Congress recently enacted new overtime rules for white-collar workers.

Business Interest Limitation Affects More Businesses

One recently overlooked item of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for companies involved with a syndicate or tax shelter is business interest expense limitation. Don’t be caught off guard. Proper planning and reporting can help preserve your current year deduction.

2019-09-27T13:37:50-04:00August 16, 2019|Categories: Accounting, Business Advisory, Tax: Business|Tags: , |

Charitable Donations vs. Exchange Transactions

Not-for-profits have to report all donations they receive throughout the year. But not all donations are created equal. It can be difficult to determine if the funds are a charitable donation or an exchange transaction. Read on and learn what factors can help determine how the funds should be reported.

2019-07-24T19:13:28-04:00April 19, 2019|Categories: Not-for-Profit|Tags: , , |
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