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Pugh CPAs welcomes Andi Anderson to the team
Pugh CPAs is pleased to announce that Andi Anderson has joined the firm as Officer. Her estate and trust experience will be beneficial in working with clients to help achieve their tax planning goals. In this role, she will also assist clients on entity formation decisions as well as merger and acquisition advisory support.
Properly Funding Your Living Trust
Failing to properly fund a living trust is one of the most common errors people make and can lead to unintended consequences and added costs for both the individual and their beneficiaries. In this video, we'll provide an overview of how to properly fund a living trust.
R&E Expense Amortization Got You Down?
Now that Research & Experimentation expenses must be amortized over several years, many companies are looking for ways to increase deductions and reduce taxable income. Here are three opportunities to potentially accelerate depreciation and reduce your tax liability.
U.S. inventories are growing at twice the rate of sales
The surge in inventories raises the risk that firms will be caught with excess supplies just as demand begins to slow down this year.
Required minimum distributions after SECURE 2.0
SECURE 2.0 changes the rules governing how and when certain retirement savers can withdraw money from their retirement accounts and IRAs.
Protecting Your Finances During an Economic Downturn
Many economists are predicting that the US economy will experience a downturn, if not a recession, in 2023. A downturn can lead to job loss, reduced income, and financial insecurity. While it's impossible to predict the future with certainty, there are steps you can take to protect your finances during a downturn.
Incentivize Employees With Stock Appreciation Rights Instead of Equity
Many business owners want to incentivize and reward employees by tying their compensation to the company's performance. One way to do this is through stock options, but using stock appreciation rights might be a better solution.
FASB Proposes Changes to Lease Accounting Rules
The Financial Accounting Standards Board recently issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update for Leases (Topic 842). The update addresses related-party arrangements between entities under common control. This video provides an overview of the proposed changes.
Cybersecurity tips that every family office should know
Managing cybersecurity risk, including protecting sensitive data, is crucial for family offices.
5 essential conversations for the family at year end
Operational excellence plays an integral role in advancing family office goals and strategy.
Cybersecurity considerations and trends for boards and audit committees
Boards of directors can strengthen cybersecurity at their organizations by understanding trends and taking action accordingly.
Financial services organizations and edge computing
Financial services organizations need to assess what edge computing means for customers and growth plans.
Year-End Tax Planning For Individuals
As the 2022 year is concluding, it is time to begin once again thinking about the upcoming tax filing season. This process doesn’t have to be daunting; our tax advisors are here to assist every step of the way. While there are constant changes to tax laws and filing thresholds, especially due to the pandemic, we want to alert you to some of the larger ones occurring for the 2022 tax year. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but some key items to consider for end of year tax planning.
When To Outsource Your Accounting
Thanks to the cloud and automation, outsourcing has never been a more viable option than it is today. Quite often, outsourcing can be more efficient and less expensive than hiring dedicated staff. In this video, we'll cover the benefits of outsourcing your accounting.
How high will interest rates go?
We expect the Fed to raise its policy rate above 5% in the near term while at the same time reducing its balance sheet by $95 billion per month.