Are You Taking Advantage of Employee Compensation Deductions?

Did you know that there is a tax advantage to taking money out of a C corporation as compensation rather than as dividends? A corporation can deduct the salaries and bonuses that it pays executives, but not dividend payments. If funds are paid as dividends, they’re taxed twice, once to the corporation and once to the recipient. Money paid out as compensation is only taxed once — to the employee who receives it. 

Tax Law Changes: Now Is a Good Time To Review Your R&E Strategy

It’s been years since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 was signed into law, but it’s still having an impact. Several provisions in the law have expired or will expire in the next few years. One provision that took effect last year was the end of current deductibility for research and experimental (R&E) expenses.

Business Tax Limits Have Increased For 2023

An array of tax-related limits that affect businesses are indexed annually, and due to high inflation, many have increased more than usual for 2023. Here are some that may be important to you and your business.

Have You Filed Forms W-2 and 1099-NEC Yet?

With the 2023 filing season deadline drawing near, be aware that the deadline for businesses to file information returns for hired workers is even closer.

2023 Q1 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses & Other Employers

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the first quarter of 2023. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. If you have questions about filing requirements, contact us. We can ensure you’re meeting all applicable deadlines.

Massachusetts Approves Millionaires Tax: What It Means for Taxpayers

During this week’s midterm election, Massachusetts voters approved Question 1 – an amendment to the state’s constitution that will increase taxes for the commonwealth’s wealthiest residents.

5 Year-End Tax Planning Ideas For Your Small Business

Now that Labor Day has passed, it’s a good time to think about making moves that may help lower your small business taxes for this year and next. The standard year-end approach of deferring income and accelerating deductions to minimize taxes will likely produce the best results for most businesses, as will bunching deductible expenses into this year or next to maximize their tax value.

Taking the Opposite Approach: Ways Your Business Can Accelerate Taxable Income and Defer Deductions

Typically, businesses want to delay recognition of taxable income into future years and accelerate deductions into the current year. But when is it prudent to do the opposite? And why would you want to?

President Biden Announces Revised Build Back Better Framework

Like the rest of the country, we have been waiting to learn what President Biden’s federal tax proposal will look like, and how it will impact individuals and businesses. On October 28, 2021 Biden announced a new version of the Build Back Better (BBB) framework that outlines spending provisions of $1.75 trillion over ten years, and revenue offsets of up to $2 trillion during that time period.