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Sell-Side Strategies: Preparing Your Business for Sale

As seen in Crain’s Cleveland ACG Corporate Growth & M&A edition, January 2020 There are a myriad of diligence issues that can adversely impact purchase price and sometimes kill the deal. While there is no absolute on completely avoiding. Read More >>

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2019 Tax Provisions: Extenders Bill, ACA Tax Repeal, SECURE Act

Averting another government shutdown, President Trump signed a $1.4 trillion spending package which will fund the government until September 30, 2020.  As part of the spending package, there are several tax provisions including an ‘extenders’ bill, the SECURE Act. Read More >>

2019 Year End Tax Planning for Business and Individuals

With the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) changing the playing field in the tax realm, there are several approaches you may want to consider before year-end to help minimize your tax burden. Below are some of the. Read More >>

Ohio Tax Update for Lawyers, Lobbyists, Pink Tax; Wayfair Guidance Rollout

November 21, 2019 Tax Advisor

Ohio Senate Bill 26 Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed Ohio Senate Bill 26 into law, which reflects several noteworthy tax changes. Repeals the lawyer and lobbyist exemption from claiming the business income deduction and preferential 3% tax rate. As. Read More >>

2020 Cost-of-Living Adjustments

November 6, 2019 Tax Advisor

The IRS has announced the 2020 cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs), which impact retirement plans for more than 67 million Americans. In addition, the Social Security Administration announced the 2020 social security wage base will be $137,700, which reflects a 3.6%. Read More >>

Ohio’s 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday August 2-4

Back-to-school season has returned – and so has the Sales Tax Holiday! For the fifth consecutive year, The Ohio Department of Taxation has announced the return of the sales tax holiday to help reduce the back-to-school blow to your. Read More >>

Ohio Update: Budget Bill Passed; Relief for Storm Victims

On July 18, 2019, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed a new two-year state budget that includes lowering personal income taxes and retaining key business tax provisions. While the biennial budget period began July 1, 2019, most of the tax. Read More >>

Manufacturing Business Expenses: 4 Tips for Deducting Meal & Entertainment Costs

Manufacturing owners have numerous questions around travel and entertainment expenses when attending trade shows, visiting with customers, meeting with suppliers, golf outings and other business trips. The rules and record-keeping can be a nightmare for the accounting team and. Read More >>

Breaking News: Tax Extender Bill Proposed

On Thursday, February 28, Senate Finance Committee leaders introduced legislation to retroactively extend tax provisions that expired at the end of 2017 and 2018. The measure would extend some 29 expired tax provisions through the end of 2019 at. Read More >>

IRS Issues Transitional Guidance on Meals & Entertainment Deductions

As we noted in our March Tax Reform Series #5 Advisor, the TCJA amendment caused significant confusion regarding the deductibility of meals that occurred before, after or during the entertainment. IRS Notice 2018-76 was issued to provide transitional guidance. Read More >>

2018 Year End Tax Planning for Business and Individuals

This year was big. The barrage of tax changes and updates were so far-reaching, that every individual and business has been touched by it in some way. With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) changing the playing field. Read More >>