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Sales & Use Tax Deferral for Tech Companies Expires 12/31

Businesses engaging in research and development in the advanced computing, advanced materials, biotechnology, electronic device technology and/or environmental technology may be eligible for a sales/use tax deferral. To be eligible for the deferral program, businesses must start a new research and development or pilot scale manufacturing operation, or expand or diversify a current operation by... Read more.

Retroactive Portability of Estate Tax Exemption Expiring

Due to changes to the federal estate tax years ago, the estate tax exemption has been annually increasing from $5 million in 2011 to $5.43 million set to go into effect in 2015. Now, with the concept of Portability, the estate of a surviving spouse can benefit from any unused exemption... Read more.

Taxpayers Benefit From Tax Relief Extenders Law

On December 16, the Senate passed the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (TIPA), which the House had passed on December 3. TIPA is the latest “extender” package, a stopgap measure that retroactively extends through December 31, 2014, certain tax relief provisions that expired at the end of 2013.  Read more.

Are You Paying More Income Tax Than You Like?

Web TaxGuideEverybody pays more tax than they like. But nobody wants to pay more than necessary. To minimize your tax liability, you need to plan carefully and take advantage of all deductions, credits and strategies tax law allows. This is exactly what our online tax planning guide can help you do.

Thought Leadership

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Rob Keasal Appears on Real Estate Today Show

Real estate partner Rob Keasal was a guest on Tom Kelly's Real Estate Today Show on Sunday, December 14, 2014 where he discussed year-end tax tips including what tax programs expire on December 31, inheritance taxes, capital gains tax on rental property, mortgage interest, tax mistakes people are making this year and more. Listen to the podcast.

Are You Ready for the Omni Circular?

The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB’s) so-called Omni Circular supersedes and streamlines requirements from eight existing circulars that apply to federal awards. Although the new audit threshold has received much of the attention... Read more.

Industries and Services

Fraud & Forensic Accounting

From time to time questions about the financial integrity of a business or personal situation can arise. Speculation, theories and suspicions are a natural... Read more.

Succession Planning

Your objectives and vision for your company are important elements in your quest for a new owner. This process can be challenging... Read more.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Many business owners are involved in a sale, merger or acquisition once or maybe twice during their lives.  Read more.