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September 28, 2023
Employee Retention Credit Update | September 2023

The very first time the IRS started warning people about ERC compliance and the scams and schemes going on was in the fall of 2022 after a big push from the AICPA. Lets take a look at how this has been going in just the past 12 months and see how it’s escalated dramatical...

September 26, 2023
2023 Q4 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the fourth quarter of 2023. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. Contact us to ensure you’re meeting all app...

September 20, 2023
It’s Important to Understand How Taxes Factor into M&A Transactions

In recent years, merger and acquisition activity has been strong in many industries. If your business is considering merging with or acquiring another business, it’s important to understand how the transaction will be taxed under current law....

September 6, 2023
Guaranteeing a Loan to your Corporation? There May be Tax Implications

Let’s say you decide to, or are asked to, guarantee a loan to your corporation. Before agreeing to act as a guarantor, endorser or indemnitor of a debt obligation of your closely held corporation, be aware of the possible tax implications. If your corporation defaults on t...

September 5, 2023
7 Questions Contractors Should Ask Before Seeking Outside Financing

Construction companies can leverage loans, lines of credit and other such products to help ensure positive cash flow, build creditworthiness and fuel business growth. But the options can seem limitless and overwhelming. Here are seven questions to discuss with your leadershi...

August 30, 2023
Planning an Exit Strategy for Your Manufacturing Company

Every business owner should have an exit strategy that helps recoup the maximum amount for his or her investment. If you’re considering selling your manufacturing company to a third party, understanding the tax implications can help you plan for and, in some cases, reduce ...

August 29, 2023
Minnesota Sales Tax Update

Starting from October 1, 2023, there will be some changes to sales tax regulations in Minnesota. The Minnesota State Legislators recently passed a law that increases the local sales and use tax rates for seven key metro counties....

August 29, 2023
Mandatory Roth Catch-Up Provision Delayed until 2026

The IRS granted an administrative transition period via Notice 2023-62 that extends until 2026 the new requirement per the SECURE Act 2.0 that any catch-up contributions made by higher income participants in 401(k) and similar retirement plans must be designated as after-ta...

August 18, 2023
Roth Conversions – a Case by Case, Year by Year Decision

Roth Conversions attract a lot of conversation in the personal tax and wealth management realm.  Here are some common overall goals of a Roth Conversion and some general scenarios where the strategy may be particularly appropriate.  ...

August 18, 2023
2023 Minnesota Tax Rebate Payments

Minnesota has introduced a one-time tax rebate payment, ranging up to $1,300. These payments are set to be disbursed from this week through September, and we are here to provide you with a concise overview of the eligibility criteria and distribution details....

August 16, 2023
Minnesota Special Property Tax Refund

The Minnesota legislature retroactively passed legislation that provides a refund if your property taxes increased by 6%. This provision has historically been in place at a 12% level. This is a one-time deal – only for property taxes payable in 2023 (which is reported on...

August 16, 2023
Nonprofits: Ready, Set, Audit!

By scheduling annual financial statement audits, you can demonstrate your organization’s financial fitness to donors and other stakeholders. Plus, state governments and other grant makers may mandate them. But don’t assume that auditors will simply swoop in and take care...