Much talk has been made of the new 20 percent tax deduction for pass-through entities but, as with most tax laws, it can get very complicated very quickly. Click through to learn more, and find out if you’re entitled to the break!
As the financial crisis of the past decade and the difficult-to-forecast political and economic future have shown, it is imperative that organizations understand the financial risk factors they face. A recently released study of nonprofit financial health shows that dramatic improvements are needed to bring stability to vital programs and to the communities they serve.
“Compliance” in small business federal government contracting business systems implies many different things. The bottom line objective is government approval going forward so that your rates are accepted in proposals, your audits have a satisfactory outcome and you get paid when you submit a billing.
The alternative minimum tax has long been a confusing thorn in the side of many taxpayers. Many hoped the tax reform law would end it, but it’s still with us, although the provisions have changed. Click through to see how the AMT might affect you.
Tuesday, January 30: Michael Kissell, CPA gave a presentation to the Objective Rally Point veterans’ business owner group at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Virginia on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, and covered the following topics. Qualified Business Income Deduction and how it affects S-Corps, Partnerships and Sole Proprietorships Entity formation under […]
Expert in Audit, Tax Compliance, CFO Outsourcing and Consulting Expands Firm’s Role in Meeting the Audit and Business Advisory Needs of Businesses and Not-for-Profit Entities. Rockville, MD: E. Cohen & Company, a full-service CPA firm based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with over 50 employees, is pleased to announce that Kimberly H. Maxwell, CPA […]
Expert in Tax Compliance and Consulting Expands Firm’s Role in Meeting the Tax and Business Advisory Needs of High Net Worth Individuals, Attorneys and Professional Services Firms. Rockville, MD: E. Cohen & Company, a full-service CPA firm based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with over 50 employees, is pleased to announce that Robin Meisner […]
In sports or in business, a winning team is dependent on the skills and talents of each of its members. Achieving success single-handedly is impossible; it requires skill, expertise and, most importantly, the synergy of a strong cohort. Read our newsletter for a list of the behind-the-scenes players who can help you take a property […]
The real estate market benefited from inexpensive financing and a significant supply of equity capital in 2017. Despite the slowdown in rent growth, increase of supply and the new tax reform, investors should benefit from stability in the coming year as well. Read more in our Real Estate Newsletter.
A stable 2018 is expected for both the U.S. and Canadian economies and the countries’ respective real estate markets, according to a new report from LaSalle Investment Management. Long-term trends will continue to drive strong financial performance. Read more in our Real Estate Newsletter.
There are significant changes coming down the pike in the form of Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) accounting standards updates and tax reform. If you find yourself hoping the nonprofit accounting environment will settle down in 2018, you’re not alone. We’re here to help. Consider these tips.
Can you prepare for your upcoming audit and still enjoy a relaxing lunch with colleagues? Yes, yes you can. If you want to learn how, join us and take the audit prep challenge. Just follow these four steps leading up to your next audit and see for yourself how it makes a difference. Read more […]
The largest piece of tax reform since the Reagan administration is complete. Nonprofits of all types face a brand new giving landscape following a doubling of both the standard deduction (up to $24,000 for couples and $12,000 for individuals) and the estate tax exemption (up to about $22 million for couples and $11 million for […]
This posting will provide strategic guidance on FEDBIZOPPS and factors for using it in small business marketing to government agencies and prime contractors. FEDBIZOPPS is an extensive resource and, if utilized prudently, it can enhance your small business government contract marketing plan dramatically. Read more in our GovCon newsletter.
For an end of year wrap-up, GovConWire published the top 17 stories for 2017. These articles were reviewed and analyzed to be the 17 stories with the highest readership for this year. GovCon Wire provides informative, to-the-point stories of the most significant contract awards, top-level executive moves, M&A activities and financial results of the sector’s most notable players. See […]
To qualify for the 8(a) Program, a firm must be a small business that is unconditionally owned and controlled by one or more socially- and economically-disadvantaged individuals who are of good character and citizens of the United States and that demonstrates a potential for success. What does this really mean? Here are five things you […]
The Department of Homeland Security is looking to step up its engagement with private sector entities in the wake of the May 2017 WannaCry attack. Part of that push will include increased outreach and cooperation with critical infrastructure companies identified under Section 9 of Executive Order 13636, issued under the Obama administration. See our newsletter […]
As many contractors know well, federal and defense acquisition processes can be a complicated, rule-intensive process subject to frequent change. Fortunately, some recent changes appear to be well designed to provide for greater protection of government contract information and defense-related information. See our newsletter for more.
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Expert in Government Contractors and Technology Companies Expands Firm’s Role in Auditing, M&A Structuring and Due Diligence; Financial Modeling, Strategic Planning, and Business Valuation. Rockville, MD: E. Cohen & Company, a full-service CPA firm based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with over 55 employees, is pleased to announce that Donald Keninitz, CPA, CGMA will […]