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May 31, 2023
2023 Minnesota Tax Bill Signed into Law

Gov. Tim Walz signed the 2023 Minnesota tax bill into law on May 24th. The bill includes full Social Security state income exemption for those earning less than $100,000 annually (married/joint) or $78,000 (single/head of household), phasing out at $118,000 for single filers...

March 24, 2023
2023 Q2 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses and Employers

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines that apply to businesses and other employers during the second 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...

February 21, 2023
Do You Run a Business from Home? You May Be Able to Deduct Home Office Expenses.

Many people began working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic — and many still work from their home offices either all the time or on a hybrid basis. If you’re self-employed and run your business from home or perform certain functions there, you might be able to claim...

February 14, 2023
Minnesota Long-Term Care Legislation

We wanted to bring your attention to a long-term care topic working its way through the Minnesota legislature. It mimics current legislation in place in the state of Washington and in serious consideration in California, New York and Pennsylvania. States, which end up beari...

February 1, 2023
Many Tax Limits Affecting Businesses Have Increased for 2023

An array of tax-related limits that affect businesses are indexed annually, and due to high inflation, many have increased more than usual for 2023. Here are some that may be important to you and your business....

January 18, 2023
How the New SECURE 2.0 Law May Affect Your Business

If your small business has a retirement plan, and even if it doesn’t, you may see changes and benefits from a new law. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement 2.0 Act (SECURE 2.0) was recently signed into law. Provisions in the law will kick in over sever...

December 19, 2022
2023 Q1 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 first quarter of 2023. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. If you have questions about filing requirement...

December 14, 2022
Do You Qualify for the QBI Deduction? And Can You Do Anything by Year-End to Help Qualify?

If you own a business, you may wonder if you’re eligible to take the qualified business income (QBI) deduction. Sometimes this is referred to as the pass-through deduction or the Section 199A deduction. The QBI deduction is: ...

November 28, 2022
Intangible Assets: How Must the Costs Incurred Be Capitalized?

The term “intangibles” covers many items. It may not always be simple to determine whether an intangible asset or benefit has been acquired or created. Intangibles include debt instruments, prepaid expenses, non-functional currencies, financial derivatives (including, bu...

November 15, 2022
November 21, 2022: Section 174 R&D Costs Update Webinar Recording

The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act made significant changes to the tax treatment of R&D costs that will affect almost every company in 2022. Boyum Barenscheer's Greg Carlson and Aprio's Dave Hanson hold a webinar that covers the changes, impact on businesses and steps needed to incorpo...

November 7, 2022
2023 Limits for Businesses That Have HSAs — or Want to Establish Them

No one needs to remind business owners that the cost of employee health care benefits keeps going up. One way to provide some of these benefits is through an employer-sponsored Health Savings Account (HSA). For eligible individuals, an HSA offers a tax-advantaged way to set ...

November 4, 2022
Inflation Means You and Your Employees Can Save More for Retirement in 2023

How much can you and your employees contribute to your 401(k)s next year — or other retirement plans? In Notice 2022-55, the IRS recently announced cost-of-living adjustments that apply to the dollar limitations for pensions, as well as other qualified retirement plans for...