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Research and Development Tax Credits

Research and Development Tax Credits

While most companies expense the cost of research and development activities, most fail to take advantage of the R&D tax credit. Learn how the tax credit works and what expenses qualify for it.
Overview and Benefits of a Stock Option Plan

Overview and Benefits of a Stock Option Plan

A stock option plan can be used to align the interests of employees and shareholders, and attract and retain talented workers. This video will cover the basics of a stock option plan and how your company may benefit from having one.
Preparing Your Business for a Recession

Preparing Your Business for a Recession

A recession can be challenging for any business. However, business owners can take steps to prepare for a recession and position their companies for growth as the economy recovers. In this video, we'll provide six tips to help you and your business prepare for a recession.
Changes to accounting for revenue contracts in a business combination

Changes to accounting for revenue contracts in a business combination

Discussion of the buyer's accounting in a business combination for contract assets and contract liabilities related to customer contracts.
The tax and trade implications of new legislation targeting Russia

The tax and trade implications of new legislation targeting Russia

A new law suspends Russia’s preferential trade status, and a separate proposal would deny foreign tax credits and certain deductions for U.S. companies earning income in Russia.
There Is Still Time To Make an IRA Contribution for 2021

There Is Still Time To Make an IRA Contribution for 2021

A great way to reduce taxable income while saving for the future is by contributing to an Individual Retirement Account. Learn about IRAs including the deadline to contribute, limits and tax deductibility.
The Benefits of Hiring an Outsourced CFO

The Benefits of Hiring an Outsourced CFO

When it comes to running any organization, proper financial management is critical. One of the most important decisions you'll make is if and when to hire a Chief Financial Officer. While many organizations may not be ready for a full-time CFO, they may significantly benefit from hiring an outsourced CFO.
Navigating the uncertain fates of Build Back Better and key tax issues

Navigating the uncertain fates of Build Back Better and key tax issues

Uncertainty about significant tax changes proposed in the Build Back Better bill require attention and action from taxpayers.
Senate Finance releases Build Back Better text

Senate Finance releases Build Back Better text

Senate Finance Committee Build Back Better language largely leaves House Bill unchanged. SALT language omitted as well as billionaires’ tax.
IRS releases guidance on Q4 removal of employee retention credit

IRS releases guidance on Q4 removal of employee retention credit

Employers need to react quickly to the new guidance to pay in amounts as if they were incurred on Dec. 31, 2021.
Valuing Your Business

Valuing Your Business

A business valuation helps to determine the fair market value of a company and may be needed for a variety of reasons such as buying or selling a business, transferring equity, developing an estate plan or purchasing insurance. In this video, we'll cover why you might need a valuation and the common methodologies used to determine value.
Tax Implications of the Infrastructure Act

Tax Implications of the Infrastructure Act

On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. In this video, we will cover three tax-related provisions that may affect you and your business.
House passes infrastructure legislation; sends bill to President Biden

House passes infrastructure legislation; sends bill to President Biden

Bipartisan infrastructure bill passes House with bipartisan vote. President Biden expected to sign by end of next week.
2021 year-end tax considerations for businesses

2021 year-end tax considerations for businesses

This RSM US, LLP year-end planning guide reflects the tax considerations and developments that we believe may create risk or opportunity for businesses in 2021 and beyond. It is not an exhaustive list of all tax issues that may affect your business, but it is designed to help you make informed decisions related to year-end tax planning.
Build Back Better Act – What is in and what is out?

Build Back Better Act – What is in and what is out?

After intense negotiations, some provisions were eliminated while others were rewritten in an effort to appease all Democratic members.
Nonqualified deferred compensation plans and payroll tax withholding

Nonqualified deferred compensation plans and payroll tax withholding

One of the most common issues overlooked by employers relates to the special timing rule in section 3121(v)(2).