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Three Safe Harbors for Business Repairs

Do you need to make repairs to your business premises or equipment? It can make a big tax difference if the work is characterized as a “repair” or an “improvement.” In brief, a repair is currently deductible by your business, while the cost of an improvement must be written off over time. The IRS and [...]

FASB Updates on Leases & Revenue Recognition

Lease Accounting  The FASB has approved a one year deferral for implementation for nonpublic companies.  This deferral effectively pushes the new requirement to record assets and liabilities for certain operating leases until 2021 for calendar year financial statements. Revenue Recognition As a reminder, the changes to revenue recognition are still effective this year for nonpublic [...]

By |2019-07-26T18:43:23+00:00July 26th, 2019|Accounting & Auditing, News & Events|0 Comments

2019 Midyear Tax Planning Letter

Dear Clients and Friends (and Blog Readers!): With the first tax season under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) behind us, we have a better understanding of the practical applications on the tax law changes. As expected, the law changes had a profound impact on many taxpayers and created new planning opportunities. There [...]

Alabama adds state incentives to the federal Opportunity Zone plan

As you are probably aware if you read this blog consistently, we think Opportunity Zones have great potential for taxpayers/investors.  In fact, since last fall, many of the uncertainties around Opportunity Zones have been cleared up through IRS regulations.  Most people are not expecting any more official IRS guidance release so the rules of [...]

IRS Explains 199A Rules for Real Estate

The massive tax legislation signed over a year ago, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), authorized a brand-new deduction for qualified business income (QBI) of pass-through entities and sole proprietors. This deduction under Section 199A of the tax code provides opportunities for a wide range of taxpayers, but has also caused confusion, especially as [...]

By |2019-04-16T19:28:49+00:00April 18th, 2019|Individual Tax, News & Events|0 Comments