M&A volume skyrocketed in 2018. However, before you close on a prospective deal, it’s important to consult with your auditor and make sure your post-M&A financial statements comply with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Prepare the …Read More

 

The end of the year is approaching and it’s time to perform an effective inventory count. Beyond accounting compliance, a year-end physical inventory count can help reduce carrying costs and unearth fraud. Are you ready to …Read More

 

Even though tax planning is a year-round task, there is still time to take action on lowering your 2018 tax bill. Follow these last minute tax moves for your business: Postpone invoices. If your business …Read More

 

Following feedback from the payroll and tax communities, the Treasury Department and the IRS will incorporate important changes into a new version of the Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate, for 2020. The 2019 version …Read More

 

Investing in business assets is a traditional and powerful year-end tax planning strategy, and it might make even more sense in 2018. Sec. 179 expensing and bonus depreciation both allow an immediate deduction for the …Read More

 

TCJA Provisions: Research Credit May Be Available

If your company engages in qualified research activities, revisit the research credit to be sure you’re taking full advantage of its benefits. Changes under the TCJA could make the credit more valuable and/or available for …Read More

 

With the possibility that tax law changes could go into effect next year that would significantly reduce income tax rates for many businesses, 2017 may be an especially good year to accelerate deductible expenses. Why? …Read More

 
Sherri Roseen

Expense and Revenue Reporting Cutoffs

Under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), there are strict rules on when to recognize revenues and expenses. Here’s important information about end of period accounting “cutoffs” as companies start to adopt the new revenue …Read More

 
Sherri Roseen

New Contract Revenue Recognition Guidance Goes Live Soon.

The sweeping new revenue recognition standard goes into effect soon. But many companies are behind on implementing it. Whether your company is public or private, you can’t afford to delay the implementation process any longer. …Read More