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Ohnuma Boosts BMF’s International Tax Services

We are pleased to announce the addition of Goshi Ohnuma, CPA, to our International Tax Services group. 

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Revenue Recognition Issue 9 – Special Focus: Manufacturing

Sales in a manufacturing environment can take a wide variety of directions that would result in significantly different revenue recognition timing on a company’s financial statements. If your operation makes a very simple product that is sold on a. Read More >>

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4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring Household Help

When you hire someone to work in your home, you may become an employer. Thus, you may have specific tax obligations, such as withholding and paying Social Security and Medicare (FICA) taxes, and possibly federal and state unemployment insurance.. Read More >>

IRS Releases Proposed Regulations to Clarify Qualified Business Income Deduction

When tax reform passed in December last year, corporations received a lower tax rate of 21%, while rates were slightly reduced for individuals. To give a similar benefit to businesses organized as pass-through entities tax reform enacted a 20%. Read More >>

Ohio’s Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is Back!

  Back-to-school shopping is right around the corner and for the fourth year in a row, The Ohio Department of Taxation has announced a sales tax holiday to help reduce the back-to-school blow to your wallet. The 2018 Sales. Read More >>

U.S. Supreme Court Reverses Quill Decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair Case

  On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of South Dakota, effectively reversing the long-held physical presence standard for sales tax collection that was in place since the 1992 Quill decision. The court’s decision makes. Read More >>

Tax Reform Series #7: Carried Interest Extended to 3-Year Holding Period

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”) adoption of Internal Revenue Code (“Code”) Section 1061 is targeted at hedge and private equity funds. The TCJA extends the holding period for favorable long-term capital gain treatment. Read More >>

Tax Insights: 529 Plan Use Expanded Under Tax Reform

  A 529 plan has historically been used to cover various qualified college expenses, including tuition, enrollment fees, books, supplies, housing, online educational materials, tutoring or classes outside of the home, and educational therapies for students with disabilities. Under. Read More >>

Tax Reform Series #6: Tax Savings from Accounting Methods

The Internal Revenue Service is working to implement the major tax changes approved by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”), including several provisions reforming and simplifying accounting methods for small businesses. Our latest Tax. Read More >>

Tax Reform Series #5: Meals & Entertainment Deduction Limitations

The Meals and Entertainment deductions have stricter limitations under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”). Our latest Tax Reform Advisor focuses on changes that were made to Internal Revenue Code Section 274 “Disallowance of Certain Entertainment,. Read More >>

Tax Reform Series #4: Transition Tax on Offshore Earnings

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has proven to be more complex than it appears, and the international tax provisions are no exception. This week’s alert describes the transition tax that converts our tax system from worldwide taxation to. Read More >>

Tax Reform Series #3: Excess Business Losses

Our latest Tax Reform Advisor applies to excess business losses, which most directly relates to individuals and the deductibility of business losses from sole proprietorships and pass-through entities – S-corporations and partnerships. Background Previously, the rules for excess losses. Read More >>