March 15, 2023
President Biden’s 2024 budget proposal includes a variety of changes that could impact taxes for individuals and businesses.
February 24, 2023
Purchasing a heavy SUV could provide a more generous tax break than a smaller vehicle for business owners.
January 17, 2023
The cost of goods sold can account for 70% of a company’s expenses, according to recent discussions by the FASB’s Investor Advisory Committee. However, some companies skimp on details around the costs they incur to produce goods. The FASB’s disaggregation of income statement project could change that.
January 16, 2023
Every business can be an innovator. The research tax credit is a way to reward that innovation, and it comes with an intriguing feature related to payroll taxes.
December 18, 2022
The Securities and Exchange Commission advises business owners to keep five key areas in mind when preparing 2022 financial statements.
December 8, 2022
Depending on the nature of your company’s operations, your balance sheet may include inventory totals. Here’s why your inventory system might be flawed and giving you the wrong numbers.
June 10, 2022
The IRS has increased the optional standard mileage rate by 4 cents per mile, its first mid-year mileage rate adjustment in 11 years.
April 6, 2022
Businesses and nonprofit groups are gradually adjusting to requirements of the new lease accounting standard, such as bringing most leases onto the balance sheet. Since ASC 842 can seem confusing, here’s a quick guide to ease the adjustment period.
February 24, 2022
Being fully prepared and organized can help your financial statement audit go smoothly and ultimately save your business or organization time, money, and headaches.
January 7, 2022
If you received a Child Tax Credit or third-round Economic Impact Payment in 2021, watch your mailbox for a letter from the IRS – it will include key dollar amounts that you’ll need to complete your 2021 federal tax returns.
December 10, 2021
The early end of the employee retention credit surprised employers who had been underpaying payroll taxes in anticipation of the tax break. But there’s a collective sigh of relief after news from the IRS.
December 3, 2021
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are buzzwords in modern strategic management. Here are some of the benefits that initiatives in these areas bring to public and private companies and how companies can showcase their progress in footnote disclosures and separate diversity, equity, and inclusion reports.
November 23, 2021
Tax laws could change significantly in the coming weeks, but a few reliable year-end strategies should be at the top of your list as you look for ways to minimize your tax bill.
November 16, 2021
Congress has passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act after months of debate and negotiation. Find out what tax-related provisions have been built into the new law.
October 13, 2021
The outcome of two big pieces of legislation remains uncertain as negotiations continue in Congress. Here’s a look at the proposed bills and the potential tax law changes that could affect you or your business.
October 12, 2021
The new lease accounting standards changed in 2019 for public companies. Calendar-year private companies that follow U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles must comply with the updated lease rules in 2022.
October 11, 2021
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many audit procedures have been performed remotely, forcing auditors to rely more heavily on analytical procedures. It’s important to understand how auditors use analytical procedures to make audits more efficient and effective.
September 17, 2021
If your business hasn’t already claimed the Employee Retention Tax Credit, now is the time to check on your eligibility. The money can help with the costs you incur in hiring and retaining employees during the pandemic.
September 2, 2021
Have you taken a few minutes to really explore QuickBooks’ report center? It’s the best way to learn about the variety of reports available from one of QuickBooks’ most powerful components.
July 23, 2021
If you received a PPP loan, important forgiveness deadlines are approaching quickly. Are you prepared?
July 3, 2021
Tennessee offers a variety of tax-saving credits. Do you know what’s available and how they could help your business?
June 2, 2021
The estimated number of going concerns for the fiscal year 2019 fell to the lowest amount in 20 years, but the pandemic caused financial distress that could bring an end to this downward trend for the fiscal year 2020.
May 11, 2021
Cybercrime isn’t just an issue for big corporations. Your small business can be a target, too. Are you protecting your QuickBooks data?
April 30, 2021
What could President Biden’s tax proposals mean for you? Here’s a brief rundown of the American Families Plan.
April 7, 2021
The value of an internal audit is different for everyone and can change based on circumstances, but a solid framework can provide the conditions necessary to deliver value to you.
March 31, 2021
Eligible businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic now have until May 31 to apply for a PPP loan. Here’s the latest updates on the popular loan program.
March 25, 2021
The best choice of entity can affect your business in several ways, including the amount of your tax bill. Although S corporations can provide substantial tax advantages over C corporations in some cases, there are potential tax problems to assess before deciding to convert from C to S status.
March 22, 2021
Is your business taking full advantage of the Employee Retention Credit? Discover how you could make the most of the year-old ERC.
March 18, 2021
Did you resolve to pay bills on time in 2021? QuickBooks offers tools to help you enter, pay, and track them, so you can avoid late payments. Here’s how.
March 17, 2021
Because the new American Rescue Plan Act is such an expansive piece of legislation, it’s likely that you, your family, or your business can benefit from it.
March 12, 2021
The Internal Revenue Service has provided guidance for employers claiming the employee retention credit for 2020 and how it relates to eligibility for the Paycheck Protection Program.
March 11, 2021
The latest COVID-19-related stimulus bill, the American Rescue Plan Act, has passed and awaits signing by President Biden. What does this legislation mean for you individually or as an employer?
February 13, 2021
Tennessee business leaders say their outlook for 2021 has dropped significantly from 2020, according to the latest Tennessee Business Barometer. Although outlook had surged higher in October prior to the election, optimism for a brighter future has now faded.
September 2, 2020
The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance to help businesses implement the Presidential Memorandum issued August 8. The order allows employers to defer withholding and payment of the employee’s portion of the Social Security tax if the employee’s wages are below a certain amount, but it left questions and concerns when it was announced.
August 7, 2020
A meticulous approach to keeping business records can protect your tax deductions and help make an audit much less painful.
July 1, 2020
Business owners will receive notification starting this week regarding eligibility for financial relief as part of the Tennessee Business Relief Program.
May 14, 2020
The Small Business Administration has taken another step to allow employers more flexibility in repaying their loans under the Paycheck Protection Program.
May 13, 2020
The Small Business Administration’s newest announcement offers relief for some employers whose Paycheck Protection Program loans amounted to less than $2 million.
April 24, 2020
The just-passed $484 billion Interim Stimulus Plan, among other things, replenishes Paycheck Protection Program funds.
April 20, 2020
Congress provided $349 billion for PPP funds, but that money ran out late last week amid high levels of demand as the coronavirus has forced businesses to scale back or close altogether.
April 8, 2020
Loans are now available for eligible small businesses through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program. Here are the details about the loan qualifications and terms.
February 24, 2020
Tennessee business leaders have more positive views of the economy, and they are more optimistic about the future of the economy and their own business, according to a new survey.
February 1, 2019
Final IRS regulations on the qualified business income deduction are out. How will they affect your 2018 taxes?
January 14, 2019
Owners of manufacturing and distribution companies are often so focused on the here-and-now that planning for future catastrophes may fall through the cracks. But operating without a valid buy-sell agreement can cause financial distress and even tear a company apart if tragedy strikes.