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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... Read more.

Annual Apportionment Due 10/31

Just a reminder to anyone that engages in apportionable activities in the state of Washington: any business that remits Washington Business & Occupation (B&O) Tax... Read more.

Legislative Uncertainty Complicates Year End Tax Planning

Now that the final quarter of 2014 has begun, many businesses and individuals are turning their attention to year end tax planning. This year, however, uncertainty over dozens... Read more.

Choose Washington: A Guide for Foreign Business & Investment

Rob Keasal, International Tax Partner, authors "Federal Taxation of U.S Resident Aliens" in Choose Washington, a guide to assist foreign nationals in navigating how best to engage in Washington business. Read more.

Thought Leadership

Read a few of our latest viewpoints as our team of experts look at the immediate and long-term issues facing our clients.

Get Ready for the New Revenue Recognition Standard

In May 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers. The ASU represents the culmination of a major joint project between FASB and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) that sought to update revenue recognition... Read more.

Look Before Determining Executive Compensation

When a nonprofit sets the salary for an executive director or other individual key to the organization, the board of directors wants to make sure it’s paying what’s necessary to attract or retain the most qualified, capable individual for the position. 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.