Minnesota recently passed a tax bill that retroactively brings some of Minnesota’s income tax provisions into conformity with federal income tax provisions that were passed in December 2017, as part of the federal Tax Cuts …Read More

 

Buying or selling a business may be the most important transaction you ever make. So it’s important to seek professional tax advice as you negotiate. After a deal is done, it may be too late …Read More

 

Most C corporations are seeing a significant tax cut under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). But there are still certain tax vulnerabilities for these entities that haven’t changed much. Check out some of …Read More

 

Enhanced depreciation-related tax breaks for certain business real estate investments, such as qualified improvement property, may offer substantial savings when you file your 2018 tax return. Here’s what you need to know. Section 179 expensing …Read More

 

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act expanded the eligibility of the cash method for businesses. Usually, if a business’s receivables exceed its payables, the cash method of accounting will allow more income to be deferred …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

 

It’s getting to be that time of the year to review your business’s expenses for deductibility. The deductibility of certain expenses is obvious, while in other cases it’s unclear. And the TCJA affects many business …Read More

 

Too often, businesses allocate all or most of a building’s acquisition or construction costs to real property, overlooking opportunities to allocate costs to shorter-lived personal property or land improvements and boost current tax deductions. The …Read More

 

A cost segregation study can accelerate depreciation deductions Businesses that acquire, construct or substantially improve a building — or did so in previous years — should consider a cost segregation study. These studies combine accounting …Read More