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2022 Q3 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers

If you’re a business owner or executive, you might be taking it a little easy this summer. But don’t take it so easy that you forget about these third-quarter tax deadlines.
Estate Tax

Your Estate Plan: Don’t Forget About Income Tax Planning

With the federal estate tax exemption currently so large, you may want to devote more time to saving income taxes for your heirs.

Contingent Liabilities: To Report or Not to Report?

Is your company being transparent about contingent liabilities? In today’s uncertain conditions, reporting contingencies can be challenging. Here’s a refresher on the accounting rules for disclosing and estimating expected losses.

CalSavers Deadline is Approaching for California Employers

The CalSavers retirement savings program was first signed into law in 2016 for private sector workers whose employers do not already offer a retirement plan. Employers who already offer a retirement plan are exempt from this requirement.

Proposed Regs for Inherited IRAs Bring Unwelcome Surprises

The SECURE Act nixed the “stretch IRA” and replaced it with a new 10-year rule on inherited IRAs. However, subsequent IRS guidance has created confusion about when certain beneficiaries must begin taking distributions.

 Businesses May Receive Notices About Information Returns That Don’t Match IRS Records

If your business has independent contractors or makes other payments to customers or others, you probably file 1099 forms with the IRS. The tax agency is currently sending out notices about these forms to some taxpayers.

Important News for California Pass Through Entities: PTE Payment Due June 15

California enacted Assembly Bill 150 (“AB 150”) in 2021 as a method for deducting state and local taxes in excess of federal deduction limitations.

CFO, Yes or No? Here’s How to Decide

If your nonprofit’s budget is growing and your executives are struggling to juggle financial responsibilities, it may be time to hire a CFO. Learn about what these executives do and what to look for in a candidate.

Goodwill in a Bad Economy

Internally generated goodwill isn’t on the balance sheet. But acquired goodwill is another story. Do you know the rules for reporting acquired goodwill and subsequently testing it for impairment? This is a hot button for many organizations today.